Still can’t get enough of Batanes Island scenery? Stay with me for another day exploring this amazing island. And with this South Batan Tour, I’m going to show you the best places to visit in South Batan!
Previously during our North Tour, we explore some of the historic places in Batanes, now we’re going to add some spice and flavor on this tour. Believe me, South Batan has it all, all the places you see in the North can be seen in the South as well but with a different vibe rather.
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TOP PLACES TO VISIT IN SOUTH BATAN
Chawa View Deck
First stop of the day. A very stunning view to start our South Batan tour. The Chawa view deck has this little grotto at the Top where you can sit, relax and enjoy the view. You can also take a hundred of steps down to see a small coast at the bottom.
Tayid Light House
As you all know, Batanes is full of lighthouse and one of their famous lighthouse in town is the Tayid. The architecture of the lighthouse is a little bit different because of it’s hexagonal body shape.
The lighthouse also have their little souvenir shop, honesty is the best policy here as well, you just be honest and put your payments on the respective box!
Rakuh-A-Payaman a.k.a. Marlboro Hills
This is one of the highlights and remarkable tourist spot in Batanes. It is the like a large pastureland of the Mahatao, Batanes. This place is definitely relaxing and amazing. What-a-view!
I am pretty sure you don’t want to leave this paradise once you’ve set your foot in this ultra-greenish land of Batanes. This place definitely captures my heart all throughout the trip!
Alapad Rock Formation
You’ll just gonna get amaze on how this rocks formed right? Here we are at the infamous Alapad Rock Formation! You can also find here the famous Blow UR Horn in Town!
Now make your jump shot and photo op at the Blow UR Horn Sign.
Lunch at Nanay Ching’s
We had a full course of local meal for only 300php per head! The food is already set and they serve different meal sets per day.
This place is amazing as you get 3-in-1 view, a beach, a hills and stunning rock formations!
Got our pre-nup like picture with a cute little rock, our tour guide Kuya Christian is definitely good in taking photos.
This place can prove how honest the Ivatan’s is. Welcome to the infamous Honesty Coffee Shop. The shop is nice and have a lot of foods for pasalubong and some souvenirs. It doesn’t have a store keeper, you just need to list down the things you’ll be buying and put your payment in the box provided. Also, get your own change if you have. Unique right?
House of Dakay
This is known as one of the oldest stone Houses in Batanes. It was built way back in 1887. The house was said to be pass down to Jose Dakay from his Aunt. This is also one of the five houses that stood strong and survived the killer earth quake that struck Batanes way back in 1918.
The owner now is very friendly and even offer us to take a picture with the traditional clothes of Ivatan.
Beach at last! Homoron White Beach
This is our last stop before we end the tour. We drop by the Homoron Beach, this beach has the friendliest waves so the tourists and people can enjoy swimming!
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