Yaha Mangrove Forest

Masinloc, Zambales

Yaha Mangrove Forest is located in Masinloc, Zambales. it is only a 15-minute boat ride to Yaha, a 8-hectare islet of mangrove forest in the middle of the bay. Yaha is one of the few places in the country where a hybrid species of mangrove known as bakawan lalake and bakawan bato or Rhizophora lamarckii could be found, according to the Integrated Coastal Resources Management Program.

Yaha Mangrove Forest News

  • 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

    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

    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 ...

  • Masinloc offers access to unique ecotourism sites

    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.

    Many tourist destinations have capitalized on the ecotourism hype, but the rustic coastal town of Masinloc is clinging on to its own winning formula—nature tourism and the community's sense of self-reliance.

    Masinloc lies 230 kilometers northwest of Metro Manila and 110 km from the Subic Bay Freeport. It is home to the disputed Bajo de Masinloc (Scarborough S ...