Romblon is another tourist spot in Region IV-B. There are many natural attractions that the residents are proud to have. Here are some of those natural spots in Romblon.
Mt. Guiting-Guiting (Sibuyan, Romblon)
Mt. Guiting-Guiting rise 2,075 meters above sea level in the middle of Sibuyan Island. Wild and unexplored, it is a challenging mountain for seasoned climbers. Before hiking, hiring experienced guides is a must. Wild ferns, orchids, and bonsai dot the rocky trails. The entire island and neighboring Romblon and Marinduque can be seen at the summit of the mountain.
Bonbon Beach (Brgy. Lonos, Romblon)
This great expanse on the eastern shores of Romblon Island possesses fine white sand and a gradually sloping ocean floor. A small islet accessible by foot at low tide is just right across the beach. The islet has a secluded swimming area on a short stretch of fine white sand.
Tiamban Beach (Brgy. Lonos, Romblon)
Located due north of Bonbon Beach, this beach is covered with fine white sand, narrower than Bonbon but almost as long.
San Jose (San Jose, Romblon)
The coastline of San Jose town harbors some of the most beautiful and isolated beaches in the province. Famous are the ones located in Barangay Lunas and Bignay. One should ride banca to get access to the coastal village. Horses are the major means of transport to visit inland villages.
Mablaran Falls (Linawan, San Andres, Romblon)
Set amidst luxuriant foliage, the waterfall flows into a 20-foot deep pool of cool, blue-green water. This is one of the most common picnic and swimming spots in town, although picnickers are advised to bring their own food and gear.
Santa Fe Trail (Santa Fe, Romblon)
The mountain-zigzag road leading to Santa Fe where one can see the beautiful Tablas Strait, Looc Bay, the neighboring island of Panay, San Jose, and Boracay Islands.
Cobrador Island (Romblon, Romblon)
Cobrador is the largest among the islets dotting the seas around Romblon.Reputed to hold deposits of rare black, gold, and green marble. The best sweetsop and papaya are also grown here. Other treasures of Cobrador Island are its beaches – the most prominent being the wide expanse of fine white sand for about one kilometer on the eastern side of the islet.
Tinagong Dagat (Brgy. Talisay, Calatrava, Romblon)
Measuring 40 meters in diameter and about seven fathoms at its deepest, this “Hidden Sea” is a circular pool of saltwater barely 10 meters from the sea on the northmost tip of Tablas Island. It is a home to several species of saltwater fishes and seashells. The route to Tinagong Dagat crosses a shoreline of sheer cliffs, interesting rock formations, small coves, and a fishing village.
Mainit Falls (Brgy. Patoo, Odiongan)
Earning its name from its warm waters, Mainit Falls is a three-tiered cascade that forms three deep pools ideal for bathing. Visitors are advised to bring their own food, drinking water, and gear as the area is secluded and undeveloped.
Cantingas River (Taclobo, San Fernando, Romblon)
A natural swimming pool; the water is clear, odorless, tasteless, and ever-flowing; one could quench his thirst while swimming. Around four kilometers away from the poblacion, it has a cottage with a conference hall.
Because of the residents’ care about their natural environment, Romblon stays beautiful just like any other tourist destinations in the Philippines.
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