3 Islands to explore in Zambales
Zambales is a province located on the western coast of Central Luzon,Philippines. It is basically an agriculture province. The Zambales coastline is most famous for its sandy beaches and deep blue sea teeming with coral reefs.
Capones Island or “Isla de Gran Capon” is four kilometers off Barangay Pundaquit of Zambales in the main island of Luzon. This island boasts of white-sand beaches conducive for overnight camping, day picnic and swimming; turquoise water, and rich marine life that is great for diving and snorkeling. The only structure there is an old Spanish lighthouse known as Faro de Punta Capones.
Magalawa is one of the 19th barangay in the municipality of Palauig, Province of Zambales, Philippines. Surrounding the island is the China Sea. Beyond the north is the San Salvador Island of Masinloc and on the east is Sitio Luan, Lipay. It is known for its beautiful beaches. Magalawa is 56 hectares in the area. The main source of livelihood is fishing and some are engaged in the shell craft industry. it is now also one of the main tourist areas.
A beautiful island that was located in the heart of the Zambales. It is also known as Watling's Island. it is one of the famous tourist place which has white sandy beaches and the island is home to many shallow-water coral reefs, where snorkelers can observe hundreds of fish species without the use of scuba equipment. It is also known for its quick drop in the submerged platform of the island, allowing for numerous dive sites.