Tagbilaran City is the main entrance of the Bohol provincial island and the capital of the province. Also known as "City of Peace and Friendship", Tagbilaran is a relatively small city of the island. Meanwhile, Masbate is one of the provinces in the Philippines that consist of 3 islands. Masbate Island is the largest of three major islands. The other two major islands are namely Ticao Island and Burias Island. AirAsia, Philippines Airlines (Operated by PAL Express) and Cebu Pacific (Operated by Cebgo) offer connecting flights from Tagbilaran to Masbate via Manila. Alternatively, you may get to Masbate by boat. There are a few small islands around Masbate, a great opportunity for you to explore mother nature. If you just want to stroll around the small-town Masbate, you may include a visit to the capitol, ancestral buildings, and Masbate Cathedral.
The best time to fly to Masbate is during the driest months between February to May. These months recorded the lowest precipitation so you may enjoy outdoor activities such as island hopping.
Bohol-Panglao International Airport - The airport is the main entry by air transportation to the provincial island of Bohol. Located in the City of Peace and Friendship, Tagbilaran, the newly open airport operates to replace the old terminal at Tagbilaran Airport located in the downtown area. Air Asia, Air Juan, Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines offer domestic flights to Manila, Boracay, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu City, Davao, and Angeles. In addition, Philippine Airlines offers international flight to Seoul, Korea.
Masbate Airport - The airport is also known as Moises R. Espinosa Airport is the airport serving the provincial island of Masbate. The airport is the main entry by air to the island. The airport is named after Moises Espinosa, Sr., the Representative of Masbate at that time.
The mainland of Masbate is covered by a tropical climate characterized by no very pronounced maximum rain period, with a short dry season. Masbate has the lowest average annual precipitation compared to other provinces.