Did you just say an awesome quick vacation without spending too much? Well then, grab your backpacks and let’s go to the Boracay of the North, no other than the awe-inspiring Potipot Island!
Potipot Island lay bares its pristine white sand and sapphire blue water! It is surrounded by trees and it holds the title as the Lexical Crown of the Philippines!
It is located in Barangay Uacon, Zambales and approximately 5 to 6 hours drive from Manila.The entrance fee is only P100 during the day and P300 for overnight stay. You can rent a nipa hut or bring your own camp tent and gather around with your friends and family at night around the bonfire!
How to get there? Take a Victory Liner bus in Pasay, Cubao or Caloocan Terminals bound to Sta. Cruz Zambales. Go down at Uacon Barangay Hall in Candelaria. From the Hall, take a tricycle going to Potipot Island jump-off. From the jump-off you need to take a boat going to the island.
There’s no store in the island so you must bring your own food. This is a virgin island, no electricity and major infrastructures, respect its serenity and savor the comfort it gives!