Bacala Sandbar

Masinloc, Zambales

Bacala Sandbar is located in Masinloc, Zambales. It is in the middle of the blue and clear bay waters, a beach house that locals call "Bacala." The shallow water is safe even for nonswimmers.

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  • The Bacala Sandbar And Rest House

    The Bacala Sandbar And Rest House

    Leo likes to do a lot of research before going on a trip but no amount of scrutiny will cover everything there is to discover about any given destination. Many of the highlights we've had in our travels over the years belong to the categories of the unplanned and the unsought. Those are some of the things that make a journey truly exciting, pleasurable and meaningful.

    Four years ago we visited Magalawa Island in the town of Palauig, Zambales, another off-the-beaten track destination in our bucket list at that time. On the second day at Magalawa the resort caretakers offered a ride to the gi ...

  • Promoting Green Travel

    Promoting Green Travel

    When you have Human Nature, Route +63 and Save the Philippine Seas (SPS) working together for a special project, know for a fact that more than their own establishments, it will be the environment and community that will benefit more.

    Human Nature is a pro-poor, pro-environment and pro-Philippines manufacturer and seller of 100 percent natural beauty and personal care products. Route +63, meanwhile, is a social enterprise that offers local, immersive and responsible tour packages for Filipinos.

    And Save the Philippine Seas, is an organization that aims to protect the country's rich but t ...

  • Be A Responsible Traveler

    Be A Responsible Traveler

    Summer season calls for so many water adventures and most of us are gearing for that outdoor fun on the open beach to take a dip in the water, snorkel, do some water sports, and take a deep dive to see marine life. With all these outdoor activities, we usually pack bottles and bottles of SPFs to shield our skin from the harmful rays of the sun. And that should be all right; with the current condition of our ozone layer, we need to arm ourselves with as much protection as we can to avoid skin damage. Problem is, if you are heading towards the open sea, you have to be responsible for the living ...

  • San Salvador and Magalawa Island

    San Salvador and Magalawa Island

    Zambales Expedition: Discover the Rich Biodiversity of San Salvador Island in Masinloc and Magalawa Island in Palauig.

    If you are looking to enjoy an unusual travel experience in Luzon without having to hop on a plane or a ferry, the five-hour drive from Metro Manila to this northern town of Zambales province may be well worth the time and effort.

    How to get there:
    From Cubao, Take a Victory Liner Bus going to Olongapo (it'll take about 3 hours to get there)then Ride a UV Express Van going to Sta. Cruz (another 3 hours). Tell the Van driver to drop you off in Masinloc "Bayan". It's Easy ...