Travel Guide: Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte: Where to Stay, Bus Fare, Trip Schedules
UPDATED: April 2013
Where to Stay in Pagudpud: (Resort & Hotels, call for room rates)
Hannah's Beach Resort and Convention Center
Mobile: +63.928.520.6255 (9am - 5pm only)
Telephone Number: +63.2.806.1477
Saud Beach Resort
Villa del Mar Ivory Beach Resort
Terra Rika Beach and Dive Resort
Mobile: +63.918.9371752; +63.920.255.8377
Arinaya White Beach Resort
For cheap Pagudpud accommodations, you may look for homestays near the beach for about P250/night per person. As a rule, no beach front resort is cheap :P
Where to eat in Pagudpud:
There are many restaurants in Pagudpud but mostly in the resorts/hotels. There are eateries in many places to satisfy your growling stomach. You can also go to the market to buy fresh seafood and other stuff to cook/grill on the beach or you can ask locals to cook food for you.
Pagudpud ATM, Banking, Money Changers:
No ATMs and banks in the area so bring cash with you. The nearest ATMs are in Laoag City.
How to get to Pagudpud, the way true backpackers would:
Bus to Pagudpud from Manila: (call the bus companies for the latest bus schedules)
Terminal: Lacson St (Gov. Forbes) corner Espana (near UST) in Manila
Manila to Pagudpud: 9:30pm (Fare: PhP600.00)
Pagudpud to Manila: 8:00pm (Fare: PhP600.00)
Telephone number: +63.2.749.4862; +63.2.731.4473
Comments: Buses have toilets/comfort rooms
Trip Duration: around 10 hours (depends on traffic)
Trip Schedules: 4:30pm, 6:30pm, 8:30pm (Regular Aircon Fare:PhP600.00)
Telephone Number: +63.2.781.9306
In Pagudpud town, request the bus conductor to for you to be dropped off in a place called Centro (near the public market and Pagudpud Municipal building) or tell him you're going to the white beach then ride a tricycle to your resort.
Manila to Laoag Bus Companies:
Bus Fare: PhP600.00 (Aircon), PhP800.00 (deluxe bus)
Telephone Number: +63.2.743.8582
Maria De Leon
Bus Fare: PhP600.00 (Aircon)
Terminal is on Dapitan St, Manila (Back of UST)
Telephone Number: +63.2.731.4907
Bus Station Address: 816 Aurora Blvd., Cor. P. Bernardo St.
Cubao, Quezon City (near Arayat Market)
Telephone Number: +63.2.725.1740
Bus Commute from Manila to Vigan to Laoag to Pagudpud:
Partas Bus: Duration 6 to7 hours
Vigan to Laoag, Trip Duration: 1 to 2 hours
Laoag to Pagudpud bus: Trip takes about an hour. Signboard: Pagudpud or Claveria, Cagayan
Manila to Laoag (Trip takes 10 hrs) try Partas bus, terminal in Cubao, QC or Pasay. Fare costs PhP600
Comments: reclining seats
Going back to Manila:
If you plan to return to Manila at night, you may take Florida bus.
Return trip during the day day requires a tricycle ride to Pagudpud municipal hall where you can ride Laoag-bound mini-buses (fare: P70). In Laoag City, ask a tricycle driver to take you to bus terminals of Farinas (bus to Manila) or Partas (bus to Cubao. Fare: P701). Trip Duration: 11 hours with stopovers
Other Interesting Places to See in Pagudpud (Tourist Spots):
Kabigan falls (short drive/ride and 30 minutes trek away), Blue Lagoon (Maira-ira, boat ride from Saud Beach), Agua Grande, Paraiso ni Anton, Yellow Orange Sands
Diving and surfing sites along the coasts of Balaoi and Pasaleng, Ilocos Norte. You can also hire boats for Island-hopping and dolphin watching off the coast of Pasaleng from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Pagudpud, if you're from Metro Manila like Tutubi, it means Pagud na, pudpud pa!
How to get to Pagudpud from Laoag Airport
posted by backpacking philippines @ 9:11 PM,
- At Jan 25, 2010, 12:26:00 AM, said...
pagudpud is the best
- At Jan 25, 2010, 12:28:00 AM, said...
come visit ilocos norte..reply kau sa fb ko at firstname.lastname@example.org...im your tour guide. im from ilocos norte in laoag city
- At Apr 29, 2010, 7:58:00 PM, said...
Salamat sa advice.
- At May 23, 2010, 10:07:00 AM, said...
magkanu po pamasahe manila to pagudpod?
- At Jun 14, 2011, 4:20:00 AM, Just My Personal Opinions said...
Hi, do you have some updated details on how to go to Pagudpud from Manila?
- At Jun 14, 2011, 5:54:00 PM, backpacking philippines said...
just my personal opinion, working on it...not soon though.
- At Nov 10, 2011, 9:33:00 AM, said...
from candon city how will i get to pagudpod island?? how much yung fare? cheap accomodation marami ba dun. group for 8 adults and 1 child kasi kami.. please advised
- At Nov 28, 2011, 6:50:00 PM, said...
Agua Seda is the most affordable and best beach resort in Pagudpud in my opinion.
- At Dec 11, 2011, 7:06:00 PM, said...
how much na po yung bus fare ngayon going to pagudpud from manila?
- At Jan 3, 2012, 12:13:00 AM, said...
We're going to Pagudpod on jan10....we're backpackers and have minimum budget...anyone has an idea how much is the present rate of home stay in the area?
- At Jan 25, 2012, 12:27:00 PM, said...
Goodpm. Just wanted to know if there is a bus that one can ride anytime from vigan to pagudpud and how much is the fare. How long is the trip na rin po. Thanks,
- At Jan 25, 2012, 5:28:00 PM, said...
kasya na kaya ung 7k sa dalawang tao for 2 days stay in Pagudpud?
- At Apr 2, 2012, 7:42:00 PM, said...
i'm from laoag city, ilocos norte. if you have plans to go there this season, let me know, I will be your tour guide. 09194746204
- At Apr 3, 2012, 4:56:00 AM, said...
Hi! Ilocos is definitely a wonderful place to visit, got a question though, do you have any idea about the road condition from Pagudpud to Isabela? We're planning of going to Pagudpud, then go straight to Isabela, and back to Manila.