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Pagudpud

Pagudpud is a town with a great location: it’s at the coast of Ilocos Norte, northern Luzon, which explains why Pagudpud is rife with resorts. Its beaches have white sand and crystal-clear waters. With its natural beauty surprisingly not yet congested by tourism, it would be smart to book a trip while it is not yet on most people’s radars.

There is a long list of beaches in Pagudpud, with Saud Beach being one of the most popular tourist areas. Accommodations here include Saud Beach Resort and Hotel, Casa Victoria, Polaris, and Evangeline’s.

Blue Lagoon is a more tucked away alternative, with resorts like Punta Azul, Casa Consuelo and Hannah’s. At Hannah’s, you can try the longest zip line over open air in the Philippines. There are also the Pannzian Beach and Mountain Resort, Terra Rika Dive Resort, and the Arinaya White Beach.

For breathtaking waterfalls, you can visit Kabigan Falls, as well as the Abang Falls in Bangui — just make sure you’re up for a trek. Bangui is also home to Southeast Asia’s largest turbine facility, so look out for windmills when you visit the town.

Beaches are not the only natural wonders in this resort haven, there are also natural formations to visit like Timmantang Rock and Bantay Abot Cave. However, be very careful and do not attempt to climb these attractions without a guide present — broken limbs are not worth the Facebook profile picture.

Look out for the lighthouses along the coast as well. Cape Bojeador Lighthouse, in particular, is still functional and houses a museum to boot.

Don’t miss out on the local seafood you can get for cheap in the markets. A notable restaurant in the area is BergBlick at Sitio Salucag, Barangay Burayoc, which serves a fascinating and delicious fusion of German and Ilocano fare. Try gamet, as well; this is the Pagudpud version of Nori, which originates from the town of Burgos.

Top Rated Hotels in Pagudpud Browse All

  1. Kapuluan Vista Resort
    4.5 Stars
    Hotel
    11 Reviews View
  2. Hannah's Beach Resort and Convention Center
    4.0 Stars
    Hotel
    23 Reviews View
  3. Saud Beach Resort
    5.0 Stars
    Hotel
    4 Reviews View
  4. Evangeline Beach Resort
    4.0 Stars
    Hotel
    4 Reviews View
  5. Casa Consuelo
    4.5 Stars
    Hotel
    2 Reviews View
  6. Tartaruga's Hotel and Pagudpud Yacht Club Restaurant
    4.5 Stars
    Hotel
    2 Reviews View
  7. Kingfisher Sand Sea Surf Resort
    4.5 Stars
    Hotel
    2 Reviews View
  8. Pannzian Beach Mountain and Resort
    5.0 Stars
    Hotel
    1 Review View
  9. Natsuca Beach Resort
    5.0 Stars
    Hotel
    1 Review View
  10. Polaris Beach Resort
    4.0 Stars
    Hotel
    1 Review View

Top Rated Places in Pagudpud Browse All

  1. Patapat Viaduct
    4.5 Stars
    Tourist Attraction
    15 Reviews View
  2. Kapuluan Vista Resort
    4.5 Stars
    Hotel
    11 Reviews View
  3. Hannah's Beach Resort and Convention Center
    4.0 Stars
    Hotel
    23 Reviews View
  4. Bergblick Deutsches
    4.0 Stars
    Eastern European
    12 Reviews View
  5. Saud Beach Resort
    5.0 Stars
    Hotel
    4 Reviews View
  6. Maira-ira Beach
    5.0 Stars
    Great Outdoors
    3 Reviews View
  7. Kabigan Falls
    4.5 Stars
    Great Outdoors
    3 Reviews View
  8. Evangeline Beach Resort
    4.0 Stars
    Hotel
    4 Reviews View
  9. Casa Consuelo
    4.5 Stars
    Hotel
    2 Reviews View
  10. Kingfisher Sand Sea Surf Resort
    4.5 Stars
    Hotel
    2 Reviews View