Catanduanes is the 12th largest island in the Philippines. It is situated at the easternmost part of Luzon. With the Philippine Sea at its eastern part, this province sure presents quite a unique biodiversity.

Catanduanes’ tourism industry has seen a quick, steady increase over the years. This province is known for having amazing beaches, prehistoric caves, and Spanish colonial stone chapels and massive churches.

Tourist Attractions:

Puraran Beach

Puraran Beach not only offers scenic view and crystal clear waters. It is also home to the “Majestic Wave” that top surfers from all over the world come for during surfing season, which happens to be from July to October.

Binurong Point

Being one of the most recent discoveries, Binurong Point is relatively untouched. It offers a Cliffside view of the Philippine Sea. An east hike from a rocky beach in Baras and tourists can get to this area.

Other Beaches in Catanduanes

  • Amenia Beach Resort (Palawig, San Andres)
  • Balite Beach Resort (Balite, Virac)
  • Cathy’s Spring Resort (Sagrada, Viga)
  • Hiyop Point (Hiyop, Pandan)
  • Loran Ruins (Panay Island, Bagamanoc)
  • Luyang Cave Park (Lictin, San Andres)
  • Maribina Falls (Marinawa-Binanuahan, Bato)
  • Museo de Catanduanes (Santa Elena, Virac)
  • Nahulugan Falls (San Pedro, Gigmoto)
  • PAG-ASA Weather Radar Station (Buenavista, Bato)
  • Palumbanes Group of Islands (Palumbanes, Caramoran)
  • Soboc Cove (Soboc, Viga)
  • Twin Rock Beach Resort (Igang, Virac)

Churches in Catanduanes

• Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church (Batong Paloway, San Andres)
• Holy Cross of Batalay Shrine (Batalay, Bato)
• Our Lady of Sorrows Shrine (Batong Paloway, San Andres)