Budget Travel Guide: Anawangin, Capones Island and Pundaquit Beach

Zambales brought me into its hidden paradise. No doubt why people visit this one amazing province in Central Luzon. If you want to see more of this breathtaking site, check out my the previous post about Anawangin, Capones Island and Pundaquit Beach.

 

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View from the Summit of Anawangin:)

Before you start your trip to Zambales, see first the guide, activities, tips and suggested itinerary below:

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ACTIVITIES:

Surfing, Island Hopping, Trekking, Snorkeling, Diving, Swimming, Skimboarding, etc…

HAPPY RABBIT TIPS:

  • Since there’s no electricity, bring flashlights and power bank. No mobile networks and signals in Anawangin cove. You may get a network in Capones Island but might still be a poor connection.
  • Bring sunblock to protect your skin
  • Bring mosquitoes repellent
  • Bring ropes – you’ll use it for hanging your wet clothes
  • Bring cameras, blanket, pillow, zip lock bag, toiletries, and goggles.
  • Opener, knife (for opening cans, bottles)
  • Bring food and water if staying overnight. Stores are available, however, it’s pricey. (Note that our tour operator provided food and water for us).

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HOW TO GET THERE?

From Manila- Zambales

Ride a Victory Liner bus going to Iba, Zambales, and ask the driver to drop you off to San Antonio. From there you can ride a tricycle going to Pundaquit (P60.00). Rent a boat going to Anawangin or Nagsasa Cove. Boat rates range from P1,000.00 to P1,500.00 depending on how many islands you want to visit.

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You may also opt to avail tour packages, like what we did.  We get the package from BOOK WITH US PROMO:

Package inclusions: (P1,499.00 – 2D1N Anawangin Joiner Tour)

✪ Roundtrip Van Transfers (Manila-Zambales-Manila)
✪ Round trip Big Boat Transfers with Life Vests
✪ Woods for Bonfire
✪ Cooking Wares
✪ Drinking Water
✪ Charcoal
✪ Iced tubes with Cooler
✪ Sidetrip in Capones Island
✪ Sight-seeing Camara Island
✪ Private Tents (2-3 pax)
✪ Entrance fees
✪ Shower Area
✪ Parking fee
✪ Drivers food
✪ Toll Fees and Gas
✪ Trekking to hilltop

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Additional P300.00/person for the meals (Optional)
Day 1
Lunch: Chicken adobo and Buttered Veggies
Dinner: Sinigang na Isda and Inihaw na Liempo
Day 2
Breakfast: Hotsilog and Coffee
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TOUR ITINERARY

DAY 1:
2:30AM – Assembly Time at MCDO MRT QUEZON AVENUE
3:00AM – Departure
6:00AM – ETA at San Antonio, Zambales Public Market
7:00AM – Meet our tour coordinator in Zambales
7:30AM – Boat transfer to Capones Island
8:30AM – Departure from Capones to Anawangin/Nagsasa Cove
9:00AM – ETA at Anawangin Cove
12:00PM – Lunch Time
1:00PM – Trekking to Hilltop (15 mins)
1:30PM – FREE TIME FOR SWIMMING
7:00PM – Dinner Time

DAY 2:
7:00AM – Breakfast Time
9:00AM – Departure from Anawangin/Nagsasa Cove to Pundaquit Beach
11:00AM – Departure from Zambales to Manila
3:00PM – ETA in Manila (McDo MRT Q.Ave)
Note: Itinerary may change depending on the weather condition.
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For more info visit or call BOOK WITH US PROMO:
Reservation Landline numbers
(02) 501-2199
(02) 738-1522
Reservation Mobile numbers
09158866168
09988641463
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Email at: bookwithustravelandtours@gmail.com
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Their office is located at Unit4A 2F Kaminari Bldg., Banawe St. Quezon City 1114
Mon – Sat 9:00am to 6:00pm

 

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