Balesin Island, Polillo, Philippines
About Balesin Island
A destination of unmatched natural beauty located off the eastern coast of Luzon in the Philippines, Balesin Island is a 500-hectare tropical island paradise with 7.3 kilometers of pristine white-sand beaches. It is one of the best tourist places in this area.
Attractions near Balesin Island
Cagbalete Island is one of the jewels of Quezon Province. Located off the coast of the town of Mauban, it is a small island paradise in the province surrounded with cream sand that exposes significantly during low tide. The 1,640-hectare privately owned island is home to a diverse ecosystem. With a unique variety of birds, rich marine life, and the abundance of unique species of plants, the island is a complete paradise for adventurers and nature lovers.
Also known as San Luis Obispo de Tolosa Parish Church, Lucban Church follows the style of Baroque architecture with features of Corinthian columns and niches on its facade. Its interiors meanwhile are washed with colorful frescoes on its walls and ceiling. The church was established by Franciscan priests in 1578 and was elevated as a parish in 1595. Lucban Church weathered several wreckages from a fire, bomb, and earthquake, but was subsequently rebuilt thereafter.
MOUNT BANAHAW, AN OLD VOLCANO, is considered a holy mountain; a keeper of secrets, stories, and cults. Filipinos make the journey to Banahaw’s slopes in an effort to restore their vitality and spiritual health. Belief in its powers draws pilgrims from all over the country year-round, culminating in huge gatherings and en masse rituals during Holy Week (Easter).
One of the renowned energy sources in Phillippines. This windmill is located in the heart of Rizal and it covers an area of 4,515 hectares in a beautiful area. The project consists of 27 wind turbine generators grouped into three clusters with an aggregate capacity of 54 megawatts. It was one of the great places to see in Rizal.
One of the famous old roman catholic church which was located in Quezon. The main features of the church include the old baptistery located at the first floor of the four-story church belfry that contains old bells. Connected to the left side of the main structure is the 1922 convent that was erected during the term of Fr. Policarpio Trinidad. It was one of the famous pilgrimage centres in this area.
A dormant volcano which was located in the heart of Quezon and it is also considered as the Devil's mountain in Filipino folklore. The view from here is truly astonishing and it is one of the finest trekking destinations in this area.
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