10 attractions you should visit in Batanes - With photos & details

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Top 10 attractions to explore in Batanes

It is the northernmost province in the country, and also the smallest, both in population and land area. Batanes is listed in the UNESCO tentative list for inscription in the World Heritage List.

Basco Lighthouse - Naidi HillsBasco, Batanes, Philippines
Viewing Decks

The structure is a 6-story building with a gallery or viewing deck on the fifth floor. It is located in Naidi Hills in Barangay San Antonio, the lush green hills and the open sea provide a beautiful backdrop for the lighthouse.

Chamantad-Tinyan ViewpointSabtang, Batanes, Philippines
Short Hikes

Chamantad-Tinyan Viewpoint offers a panoramic view of Chamantad Cove and the rolling hills of the villages of Tinyan.

Morong BeachSabtang, Batanes, Philippines
Rock Formations

It is a beautiful beach located on the Sabine island of Batanes province. There is an incredible natural stone formation called Nakabuang Arch boosting the beauty of Morong Beach.

Mount IrayaMount Iraya, Basco, Batanes, Philippines

Iraya is located on Batan Island and designated as the highest point in the province of Batanes. It is a dormant volcano, its last eruption happened in 1454.

Ruins of SongsongSitio Songsong, Uyugan, Batanes, Philippines
Old Ruins

Ruins of Songsong is a cluster of roofless shells of old stone houses abandoned after a tidal wave that hit the island of Batan in the 50s.

Sabtang ChurchSabtang, Batanes, Philippines

San Vicente Ferrer Church, also known as Sabtang Church, is a Roman Catholic church located near Sabtang Port in Sabtang.

San Carlos Borromeo ParishMahatao, Batanes, Philippines

San Carlos Borromeo Church is a Roman Catholic church located in Mahatao, Batan Island.

San Jose de Ivana ChurchIvana, Batanes, Philippines
Old Ruins

The San Jose de Ivana Church is a roman catholic church established in 1787. It was declared as National Historic Landmark by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines.

Valugan Boulder BeachContra Costa Rd, Basco, Batanes, Philippines
Rock Formations

The beach is known for its smooth boulders that line the shoreline, which stretches for miles.

Vayang Rolling HillsBasco, Batanes, Philippines
Mountain Peaks

It offers a spectacular view of endless waves of rolling hills along with the beautiful view of the west philippine sea.

Map of attractions in Batanes