Best Tourist Spot in Iloilo
Iloilo City is on Panay Island in the Philippines. It’s known for its Spanish colonial churches and old houses. On Jaro Plaza, Jaro Cathedral has a shrine to the local patron saint, Our Lady of the Candles. Nelly’s Garden is an iconic 1920s mansion. Museo Iloilo explores local history. The Iloilo Esplanade is a pathway along the Iloilo River. To the west, the 18th-century Miagao Church has an ornate sandstone facade.
Gigantes Islands, Carles, Iloilo
Islas de Gigantes is an island chain within the larger Western Visayas archipelago in the Visayan Sea. It is part of the municipality of Carles, Iloilo, Philippines, and the northernmost part of Iloilo province. The Gigantes Islands consist of about ten islands; the two largest are Gigantes Norte and Gigantes Sur.
Travel time from Bancal Port to Gigantes Norte takes around 1.5 hours. Carles is approximately 1.5 hours from Roxas City, 3-4 hours from Iloilo City, and 3 hours from Kalibo . There is a regularly scheduled local passenger ferry that runs once daily from Bancal Port to Gigantes Norte Island.
Garin Farm, Iloilo
This inland resort is worth visiting as a pilgrimage of sorts. It features a hill where you can marvel at statues depicting various biblical moments, and climb 420 steps and into a “Dark Meditation Tunnel” to get to “Heaven’s Gate”: a blinding white lineup of angel statues surrounding a huge Divine Mercy Cross.
Garin Farm is a unique yet enchanting blend of leisure, spirituality, agriculture, and nature – giving you and your family or friends a vacation you will not forget.
Sicogon Island, Carles, Iloilo
With its fine, light sand, interesting coves, tropical forests, and crystal clear waters, it’s hard to keep this island retreat a secret for long. An excellent spot to frolic and catch the sunrise is Brgy. Buaya, whose sprawling beach strip can rival Boracay’s 4KM White Beach. Go for a swim to cool off, or just lie on a beach blanket to get a tan.
Sicogón is an island in northern Iloilo, which is part of the municipality of Carles, Iloilo, Philippines. It is named after cogon, a type of grass found in abundance on the island. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 5,238.
Bulubadiangan Sandbar, Concepcion, Iloilo
Three hours away by bus from Iloilo City, Concepcion comprises a cluster of 16 islands with white sand beaches and verdant landscapes surrounded by the azure sea. Bulubadiangan is the tourist favorite—who doesn’t love sandbars?—which you can reach from the town plaza by boat.
Postcards. That’s how we took our first glimpses of the beauty of the Philippines. Seeing these postcards of beaches, hills, mountains, and islands that adorn our country were our first steps in embracing a lifestyle of travel and adventure. And once again, we had the opportunity to visit another postcard-worthy, summer-perfect destination. This time, we buried our feet in the stunning sandbars of Concepcion, Iloilo.
During dry season, the temperature could drop to as low as 15 degrees or even lower during wet season. This makes Bucari the summer capital and perhaps the most beautiful highland in Panay.
Bucari is an area with mountainous terrain situated in the highlands of Leon and Alimodian, both are municipalities of Iloilo province in Panay island, Philippines.