Calayan Island, the largest of the Babuyan group of islands is much closer to the China Sea. It is found along the Luzon strait on the northern region of the Philippines. The island boasts of white sand and sharp rock formations which could very well serve as potential landmarks for tourists, both foreign and local.
Home to a number of well-preserved islands and wonderful Philippine Beach Holidays that are really worth visiting, Calayan Island has this unique ambiance and total serenity that countless visitors find irresistible.
Apart from the extremely beautiful beaches, like the Sibang Cove and Cababaan Cove, you can still find other charming attractions in the island. To name a few, these are the Portabaga Falls Resort and Inn, Lakaylakay Lagoon, and the rocky formation along the Camalaggaon Caves.
When visiting the island, you will be faced with challenges like unpredictable weather conditions and rough seas. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that you take heed of advice and alerts from the weather bureau before embarking on your trip.
To reach the place, take the bus with Laoag-Claveria route from Manila. Travel time is estimated to be 12 to 14 hours. From Claveria, ride the motorboat to the faraway and secluded Calayan Island.