Puting Balas Beach

Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur

Puting Balas Beach a stretch of white sand beach just five minutes via motorboat southern of the seaport of Pagadian City. Clear, deep, blue water (even at low tide) are ideal for swimming and diving.

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  • Travel Guide Pagadian Zamboanga Del Sur

    Travel Guide Pagadian Zamboanga Del Sur

    Mention Pagadian and one thing comes to mind: the iconic inclined tricycle. Tricycles, three-wheeled public form of transportation, can be found all around the Philippines, but the ones here are pretty unique. Designed to adapt to the city's hilly terrain, Pagadian's tricycle is inclined at about 25-40° angle. Sure, it's a unique photo op, but apart from riding the tricycle, little else comes to mind when you mention Pagadian. What else can you do there?

    Originally a stop-over for traders who plied the road between the old Spanish fort-town of Zamboanga on the southwestern tip of the Zambo ...

  • Visit Unpretentious Pagadian City And Dao-Dao Island

    Visit Unpretentious Pagadian City And Dao-Dao Island

    The city of Pagadian is the capital of Zamboanga del Sur province in Mindanao. It is called by some as the "Little Hong Kong of the South", but not because of the skyscrapers and bright lights. In fact, the city is still in its developing stages. Rather, it is similar to Hong Kong because it also has a hilly terrain that plunges into a bay.

    What it may lack in modern infrastructures at present, it makes up for with a laid-back city life and plenty of natural wonders. And perhaps, this is why Pagadian is charming and attractive to adventure seekers, or to those who like to discover places th ...

  • 12 Spectacular Sandbars In The Philippines

    12 Spectacular Sandbars In The Philippines

    So you've been to Kalanggaman Island in Leyte? Do you know that there are equally enchanting sandbars in the Philippines that you can also visit? Here's a list of the best sandbars I've been to in the Philippines. If your personal favorite is not on this list, feel free to leave a comment below. I sure hope to visit in the future.

    COTIVAS SANDBAR CARAMOAN

    Devoid of luxury trappings, Cotivas is one of the most beautiful islands in Caramoan and it has a picturesque sandbar to boot. The rippling creamy sand that emerges during low tide is lapped by navy blue waters inhabited by a good n ...

  • Zamboanga Del Sur Tourist Attractions

    Zamboanga Del Sur Tourist Attractions

    Are you looking for the best tourist attractions the country has to offer Then you should not miss visiting the province of Zamboanga Del Sur as it possesses wonders both natural and manmade, shaping this wonderful land into the vibrant and majestic province that has drawn visitors from all over the Philippines.

    Mabait Beach ??" located in Barangay Poloyagan, about 2 kilometer from Pagadian proper, available for fishing and swimming.

    Puting Balas ??" a stretch of white sand beach just five minutes via motorboat south of the seaport. Clear, deep, blue water (even at low tide) are ideal f ...

  • 5 Must See Sandbars in PH this 2015

    5 Must See Sandbars in PH this 2015

    Undeniably, the Philippines has some of the best coasts in the world, with over 7,000 islands, you will never run out of beaches here. But more than that, our bountiful country also harbors idyllic sandbars that beckon sun-seekers. Sandbar is defined as "a long mass or low ridge of submerged or partially exposed sand built up in the water along a shore or beach by the action of waves or currents." They are often visible during low tide.

    Here are some of the best ones you can visit this year:

    1. Vanishing Island (Davao del Norte)

    A real stunner, the Vanishing Island ??" as you might ...