General information on Zambales
and it's Municipalities.
The Province of Zambales consists of Thirteen Municipalities and one
City: These are (from North To South) Sta.
Subic and Olongapo
The Zambales Resort
Owners Association have Members in most of these Municipalities, In
Rama International Beach Resort, one of the founding Members of
the Zambales Resort Owners Association, is located in Binoclutan, the
"Beach Capital" of Botolan, this area is now developing into
a major area for Retirement
and Rest Houses. Rama International Beach Resort also offers long term
accommodations, you can even purchase
your own Lot within the Resort area to build your own rest or retirement
house. Botolan is also Home of the Famous Mt.
Pinatubo which erupted in June 1991 even causing a major weather change
Zambales has 173 Kilometers of Pristine Beaches nestled
between Mountains and the South China Sea.
Major places of interest:
Cruz: Sagrada Famelia Caves, a unique area of limestone
Caves, many still unexplored, the Hermana Mayor Island, Hermana Menor
Island, this is the most Northern Municipality and the Northern Gateway
to the Province from neighbouring Pangasinsn.
Poti Pot Island and Lake Candelaria with it's mangrove forests.
Mt. Tapulao, (International name "High Peak"), with it's
2037 peak is the Highest Peak in Zambales, still covered in pristine Rain
Forest and many species of Orchids. Palauig also has some magnificent
Rivers that are ideal for recreation, including rafting.
Masinloc Bay, Oyon Bay, a marine preserve, San Salvador Island
and the areas of Corals now being used for ECO Tourism.
The Provincial Capital and Birthplace of Pres.
Ramon Magsaysay. Iba is one of the busiest Beach Areas, also with
River Resorts Iba
also celebrates the Mango Festival, a huge week long affair promoting
Tourism and the Mango Industry. Zambales Mangos are the "Sweetest
in the World" (Guinness Book of Records).
One of the fastest growing Resort and recreational areas, in particular
Binoclutan with nice hikes to nearby Waterfalls, Botolan is also the
Home of Mt. Pinatubo and Hosts two of the biggest Fiestas in Zambales,
Fiesta Poon Bato in January and the Domorokdok Festival in May.
Mountains, Rivers and Beaches.
Felipe: Mountains, Rivers and Beaches and the best access to
the slopes of Mount Pinatubo with it's Hot springs Crater Lake.
Narciso: One of the Best Surfing Locations in the Province
and the spectacular La Paz Reef.
Antonio: Spectacular drop off point to the Capones, Camera,
Anawangin and Silanguin Islands, Mountains and numerous Resorts.
Marcelino: Spectacular Mountain views.
Inland Resorts and Mountains, also a large vegetable growing area.
Subic Bay and the Subic Bay Freeport Zone run by the Subic Bay Metropolitan
Zambales' only City and a major business Center, plus the Southern entry
to the Province and the Nearest to Manila.
Rama International Beach Resort can arrange trips
or tours to most of these destinations.
My thanks to Wikipedia
, the Zambales Provincial Government
and the Zambales Resort Owners
Association for much of the information here.
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