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    Mahabang Buhangin Beach, Tinaga Island, Calaguas, Camarines Norte

    An unexpected Calaguas Island redux, and reluctantly too!

    Tutubi was able to visit again his favorite backpacker beach during his trip to Paracale, Camarines Norte. Due to his friends insistence to have lunch on Maculabo Island by hiring a boat at Paracale port

    These are what Tutubi saw on Tinaga Island the second time around:

    boat rental calaguas islandthe big boat that ferried Tutubi to calaguas island for the 2nd time (PhP3,500.00 rate)

    world's best beaches

    Tutubi's companion didn't really intend to swim but quickly dove into the water when he saw the awesome beach that Tutubi avers was really very good

    mahabang buhangin beach calaguas island

    mahabang buhangin beach tinaga island vinzons camarines nortesand so fine and not hot to the feet

    the owner of the large part of Mahabang Buhangin is experimentin in growing bermuda grass on the island plus the use of solar power to charge car battery

    Changes to Calaguas Island:

    there's a confirmed mobile phone signal from Smart at a certain location on the beach marked by bamboo "totem" poles. You can bring solar power chargers to charge your cellphones due to the presence of cellphone signal on Calaguas Island

    You can find battery charger using solar energy owned by the Patents holder of much of Mahabang Buhangin Beach Resort

    Beach property is for sale, a few hectares of this paradise is for sale by a whopping PhP3.5M, no title yet but a Patent owned by Lolo whom Tutubi personally met.

    Drinking water is still fetched from a fresh water well (from where Sadako climbed up)

    How to get to Calaguas Island:

    Board a bus to Daet, Camarines Norte via Sta. Elena (Piltranco, Amihan Express, Daet Express, fare: PhP500.00), get off at a junction called Batobalani in Jose Panganiban town, ride a tricycle to the port of Paracale (fare: PhP20.00) then look for boats going to Tinaga Island (PhP60.00 fare) or rent a boat to Calaguas Island (PhP3,500.00 boat rental rate).

    You may get in touch directly with the owner of Mahabang Buhangin Beach resort for the latest "accommodations/room rates," camping/pitching of tents, water, electricity or simply boat rentals and contact numbers.

    Related Posts:
    Maculabo Island
    Calaguas Island
    Apuao Grande Island

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    posted by GingGoy @ 9:22 PM,


    At Apr 20, 2012, 3:48:00 PM, Anonymous Jan's Travel and Tours said...

    Wonderful photos - the place is really beautiful. Thanks for sharing some information about the place.

    At Sep 21, 2012, 3:23:00 AM, Anonymous r1v13r4 said...

    Im so curious to go there. The sand in your pics seems comparable to Boracay's. Can you post the number of the Mahabang Buhangin Owner? I'd love to go there next year. Thanks a bunch!

    At Mar 15, 2015, 10:13:00 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

    Can I have the number of the owner ?


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