Top Tourist Spots in Romblon [And How To Get There]

Looking for a perfect place for your weekend break or family get-together? Romblon might just be the province you’re looking for. To give a brief background, this archipelagic region in the country was originally inhabited by Negritos and Mangyans. The place witnessed the Spanish, Japanese, American, and Revolutionary periods. Today, it is not only populated with locals but as well as foreign nationals because of its exciting and unique features. To explore the beauty of this location, here are the top tourist spots in Romblon.

Top Tourist Spots in Romblon
Top Tourist Spots in Romblon

Must-Visit Tourist Spots in Romblon, Philippines

Cresta de Gallo

Cresta de Gallo is the talk of the town of travelers in Romblon. Just by hearing its name, you would imagine it as a breathtaking paradise, what more if you would have the chance to get here? This has a white-sand beach and clear blue waters that could make you swim and walk on the shore the whole day. [Check out our DIY Travel Guide to Cresta de Gallo]

Cresta de Gallo
Cresta de Gallo | Photo by Edss Tolentino

Looc Fish Sanctuary

Looc Fish Sanctuary is one of the top tourist spots in Romblon situated in Looc. This is a place where marine resources are protected. It is also open for swimmers and non-swimmer who want to come in contact with the clean water and sea animals.

Bonbon Beach

Bonbon Beach is a privately owned property in Romblon. Although it is a tourist destination, you will mostly spend your time here without too many people in the background. The place is quiet and peaceful, good enough for your relaxation.

Bonbon Beach

Tiamban Beach

Located just hours away from the regional highway of Romblon, you will run into one of the best beaches in the province– the Tiamban Beach. The seawater is perfect for swimming, the air is fresh, and the island is surrounded by coconut trees, which will remind you that a tropical life is sometimes better than cars and fine restaurants. To get here, you will need to travel from Ondiongan port to Romblon port so make sure to bring your snacks on the way.

Tiamban Beach
Tiamban Beach

Mount Guiting-Guiting

If you are looking for a more adventurous trip in the province of Romblon, check out Mount Guiting-Guiting. Unlike other mountains, this one is kind of difficult to climb. This mountain is steep and has jagged trails which you need to cross for you to reach its summit. So before you decide to hike or trek here, ensure that you are strong enough to start the trip. Nevertheless, the place is ideal for active and fitness trips.

Mount Guiting-Guiting
Mount Guiting-Guiting | Photo by Edss Tolentino

Dagubdub Falls

One of the top tourist spots in Romblon worth visiting is Dagubdub Falls. This destination has waterfalls originating from the mountains and surrounded by green trees and wild orchids. The place has also pools in different levels where you can swim. [Check out our Travel Guide to Sibuyan Island]

Carabao Island

Last but not least is the Carabao Island with white sands and white-blue seawater. This place is a must-visit destination because of the exotic rock formations, clean beaches, hidden caves, and nearby stores under the shade of the dancing coconut trees.

Carabao Island
Carabao Island | Photo by Edss Tolentino

How to get to Romblon

There’s a limited flight between Manila and Tablas, Romblon. Because it’s not frequent, so, the cost of a flight is quite high. The most common way of going to Romblon to date is by taking a ferry from Batangas. The fare is relatively cheaper and the frequency of trips is daily. You can basically take an overnight ferry and you should be in Romblon early in the morning. Boats go to the three major islands in the province: Romblon, Tablas, and Sibuyan.

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