Calapan Sights and Landmarks Guide, Philippines
The town’s Sanduguan Festival is a celebrative tradition to catch sight in Calapan. Other than that, are the green lustrous mountains beyond the beautiful resorts and classy hotel accommodations that Calapan values.
After a quick peek at the Calapan City Hall where the seat of governance in Mindoro’s capital occurs, you might head your way to the Casa Real Ruins where history can be brought back to life as you reminisce. Traveling on foot or riding a van, you can pass by San Vicente Bridge and proceed to the Santo Nino Cathedral to gaze at the Hispanic features of the religious infrastructure where most city dwellers say a little prayer for peace and unity. You might want to get to the Bishop Finneman Center for an enhanced knowledge about the town and Mindoro High School for a short capture of the children crossing in and out of the school gate.
The natural beauty of Calapan is brought to surface because of its numerous beach resorts and islets such as: Pachoca-Balite Beach, Maidlang Marches, Lazareto-Suqui-Parang Beach Silonay Islet, the Baco Chico Islets 1, 2 and 3 and Horca Pilot Islet. You can choose from one of the islets or resort as you wish. Snorkeling, fishing, kayaking, diving can possibly be enjoyed especially when the sun is up. It makes you appreciate nature more when you see it clearly under the waters.
If you’re traveling in the month of April, Sanduguan Festival will make your trip a little bit more exciting. It’s considered to be one of the country’s most colorful festivities, thus it is a must-see. If you’re in town in May, the Santacruzan celebration delights you with a parade of queens and princesses in traditional costumes. Calapan is also rich in eco-tourism adventures that you can experience at Calapan City Nature’s Park, Bulusan Suqui Eco Trail and Bulusan Caves. Get ready to scream out of excitement.
In addition, there is no denying that the hotel infrastructures of Calapan can wow you. Its classy exteriors will invite you to stop by for an ocular. You can just take a pick at any of its hotels like the Filipiniana Microtel Inn and Suites and Morning Breeze Lodge. You might also prefer to just take your breakfast or lunch the al fresco way at any of Calapan’s beaches like Parang Beach Resort, El Pueblo Rhizort, Aganahaw Beach Resort and Donnyland Beach Resort.
The thing with beach resorts, caves and parks is that their innate beauty makes your city tour experience environment-friendly as much as possible. That is what Calapan can offer you best.