Off the beaten path, this site is as raw and unspoiled as it gets. This is one of the oldest golf courses in the Philippines with Pershing himself as the club's first president. There are 11 islands to be exact, all of which are perfect to incorporate into a day of island hopping. Pasonanca Park is one of the best places to visit with kids in Zamboanga since it features a kids pool with water slides. Because of its geographic location, Zamboanga City is a melting pot of culture and cuisine. Cruz is the ideal place to go. Pray at the Zamboanga CathedralMetropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception or commonly known as the Zamboanga City Cathedral is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Zamboanga created in 1910 as diocese and elevated in 1958 as an archdiocese.
This is literally a beach in the middle of the warm, clear, turquoise water. Interesting rounds await the average golfer or seasoned campaigner, as flexibility is assured with long tee mounds. Freedom Park on the other hand is a burial site of the slain Mayor Cesar Climaco. Paseo del Mar is a favorite hang-out of the locals; it is dotted with cement benches and a long walk way along the shore. You can rent eco-friendly casitas in their garden or the specialty treehouse where you can enjoy the breeze of fresh air and wake up with a view of the sea. This island is visible from the mainland and is comprised of coarse sand, rocks, and mangrove.
It was used by the local tribes, Badjao and Sama Bangingi to be exact. Souvenir from Pink Beach Zamboanga Apart from Canelar Barter Trade Center, there are also barter centers inside Sta. Cebu Pacific also has regular flights to Zamboanga City via Cagayan de Oro and Davao City. It literally took us a few steps from the main road to get to Pulacan Waterfalls. You can leisurely stroll along the paved pathways in the park or just relax on the lush green lawns.
It covers an area of 400 square meters and is the source of water for the Labangan irrigation system. Climb the stairs to enter as you daydream about living the tree house life. You can haggle it out and go home with multi-colored and woven bags and accessories that are uniquely made. This is a developed natural park, tucked away in greenery. Vintas are one of the most well-known icons of Zamboanga City.
Cruz where you can also see beautiful birds while you ride a paddle boat. The beach is in Sinunuc, about 8 kms. The beach was very well maintained and had white sand that my feet were thankful for no hot iron filings here! All three bridges are safe and fully functional. Pink Sand Beach in Sta Cruz Island You can also visit mangroves that are already a hundred years old at the Lagoon in Sta. It is actually made up of 2 islands, the other one is called the Little Sta Cruz island which is a protected area and the public are restricted to visit it since it is being used as a military camp.
Colorful Vinta in Santa Cruz Island And of course, Zamboanga La Hermosa, their most celebrated feast of Nuestra Senora del Pilar. The Port of Zamboanga is an international port of entry. This park is a hiking distance from , so visiting them both in one route would be easier. They have a wide selection of raw seafood like fish, crabs, shellfish, prawns, squid, shrimp, fish and shellfish that you can have cooked. You may also follow my travels and adventures on , and or e-mail at.
Yakan Weaving Village A recommended place to shop for souvenirs is the Yakan weaving center. Yakan Weaving Village — Tourists who want to purchase native souvenirs can check out this weaving center. This would certainly be a unique memento to walk away with. The historic mosque used to have golden minarets, but these were repainted red when the mosque was renovated to accommodate more visitors. You can also find here the and of course, the highlight of the park, a huge statue of Maria Clara.
Embark on this adventure and you will be overwhelmed to see the aquatic world up-close. My sister found a hermit crab and I found an emerald green lizard. Of note here is a treehouse and the boy scout grounds. You can do this after visiting the lagoon or after swimming at the pink sand beach. The city is dappled by several shopping malls, restaurants, towering commercial buildings and tourist spots.
Yes, I spotted some of these charming creatures hiding on soaring trees. The Yakans, the original inhabitants of Basilan, are considered among the finest weavers in the Philippines. There used to be an old tree house that sits in the middle of the park, but was later removed for a reason. Pack your things and book a flight now! After parking your vehicle, you will have to climb down a few steps to reach the first cascading fall. To tell you honestly, Rio Hondo is not really a tourist spot because first and foremost, it is a villageof family carrying and suffering the poverty. This means that the city is a melting pot of cultures, and the modernist cathedrals, temples and grand mosques in the downtown area attest to this. Ditoray Waterfalls is located a bit further — 14 kilometers away — and it is worth the trip.