Potipot Island

Candelaria, Zambales

Potipot Island is located in Candelaria, Zambales. About 60 kms. off the coast, the town of Candelaria in Brgy Uacon is the jump off point to Potipot Island, an idyllic South Sea setting with fringes of white-sand beaches and a beautiful snorkeling reef.

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  • The Beaches Of Zambales

    The Beaches Of Zambales

    25 years ago the province of Zambales was mostly known by travelers for its Subic Bay Freeport Zone (formerly Subic Naval Base, the largest American naval facility outside the United States at the time) and Mt. Pinatubo, whose eruption in 1991 was the second largest volcanic eruption of the century. There were beaches along its western coastline, to be sure, but these were ordinary-looking gray-sand beaches.

  • Potipot Island Budget Travel Guide Itinerary To The Small But Wonderful Jewel Of Zambales

    Potipot Island Budget Travel Guide Itinerary To The Small But Wonderful Jewel Of Zambales

    The Philippines has one too many islands and you can never go wrong whichever it is you would choose to explore. In our time where travel is the in-thing and almost everyone wants to fulfill their wander-list/lust, finding that one beautiful spot where you can quietly commune with nature and simply relax is too difficult. We now live in a world where information travels faster than the speed of light that once an unfamiliar destination surprisingly pops up on Facebook, we're only counting days before it gets too crowded. While some people appreciates seeing new faces to befriend with, there ar ...

  • Potipot Island The Boracay Of Zambales

    2nd Day in Zambales, Philippines and it is time to see the paradise and one of the beautiful island of the Philippines. We went to Potipot island and I was really shocked of what I saw and what I've experience. It is a big opportunity for me to see this paradise and I may say that it is really the BORACAY OF THE WEST!

  • Zambales 2.0 Potipot Island And Nagsasa Cove

    Third weekend gateway with friends this 2017 in Potipot Island and Nagsasa Cove Zambales, Philippines.

  • Potipot Island Better The Second Time Around

    Potipot Island Better The Second Time Around

    As it turned out we would spend only one night at Cabo Beach and ended up driving to Zambales one day earlier than planned. We reached our home for the night ??" Dawal Beach Resort in Uacon, Candelaria town ??" late in the afternoon. Viewed from the beach just at the back of the resort, Potipot Island looked like a mere stone's throw away.

    The following morning three of our friends and us boarded a small motorized outrigger boat for the island. The ride took about 7 minutes and we were soon greeted by clear turquoise waters surrounding a white sand beach. After paying the entrance fees we w ...

  • Places To Visit In Zambales

    Places To Visit In Zambales

    Just recently, the province of Zambales became more popular because of the issue about the West Philippine Sea arbitration case with China. The long stretch of shoreline, facing the West Philippine Sea, has fine white sand, the water is crystal clear, the ambiance is absolutely refreshing, and more to offer. Having said that, since it is already considered as tourist destinations, beach resorts created variety of water activities like scuba diving. Here are just some of the famous beaches in Zambales:

    First is Magalawa Island (photo above), it has fine white sand, like Boracay, and surround ...