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    Backpacker-friendly: Patar White Beach, Bolinao, Pangasinan

    A hidden gem of Bolinao, Pangasinan unknown to ordinary people is the presence of a long fine white sand beach in barangay Patar, less than a kilometer from Cape Bolinao Lighthouse that is a perfect spot for backpackers and travelers with a shoestring budget.

    treasures of bolinao beach resort patar bolinao pangasinanPatar Shite Beach's stretch of fine white sand, with Treasures of Bolinao Beach Resort on the background

    patar white beach bolinao pangasinanfine white sand, clear waters, no hecklers and pesky vendors in sight unlike...it's more fun here than...

    Patar Beach Resorts, hotels, accommodations and camp site:

    there are really two "Patar Beach resorts" here on Patar White Beach, there's the 5 star Treasures of Bolinao Beach Resort and the bundget travel-friendly cottages for rent on the beachfront.

    Cottages for rent rates are pegged at PhP200/cottage for a day. Backpackers can pitch tents on the beach but camping rates for PhP200 to be paid at barangay Patar for them to provide security and for the use of public restrooms/washroom/toilets.

    Tutubi asked around for overnight accommodations, he got quotes for as low as PhP1500.00/cottage good for 15 people (backpacker or dorm type) not for the squimish but very cheap beachfront accommodations.

    the public restroom near the service road to Patar White beach

    open cottages for family picnics/company outings for only PhP200.00/cottage/day

    Next...cheap souvenir shirts and shellcrafts

    Related Posts on Bolinao, Pangasinan:

    Bolinao Beach Resorts
    Puerto del Sol beach Resort and Spa
    Enchanted Cave Bolinao Pangasinan
    Cape Bolinao Lighthouse
    Bolinao Church
    Binungey

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    posted by backpacking philippines @ 8:02 PM,

    2 Comments:

    At Jan 9, 2012, 4:53:00 PM, Anonymous beach resort philippines said...

    This is really a great post. Philippines is a very blessed country because of the beautiful nature.
    Thanks for sharing.

     
    At Jan 11, 2012, 8:18:00 AM, Blogger Photo Cache said...

    that's a neat day trip spot. so close to my home province of tarlac.

     

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