Laoag nestled in Ilocos Norte is a city that means “light” because this place is the sunniest city in the Philippines. There are plenty of interesting places you can visit here, from the natural sites to amazing manmade places. Join in the fun, explore Laoag and unravel amazing things that this city has to offer.
The best time to visit Laoag is in the month of November to April because the weather will be less likely to rain during the day. Therefore, the weather will not disrupt any outdoor activities that you have planned. If you are planning to visit Laoag in the least expensive months, you can come here in October. This is because there are not many tourists here in Laoag which increase the likelihood for you to get better deals for your airline tickets and hotel tariffs. April, November, and March are the months where Laoag will be tourist-frenzy, you will need to plan early if you would like to come in any of these months so that you will not overspend from your initial budget.
Kalibo International Airport - The Kalibo International Airport serves Kalibo city and Boracay. This airport is situated 2 kilometres away from the town centre, and 68 kilometres away from Caticlan Port. Kalibo International Airport is the hub for Air Asia, Cebu Pacific, PAL Express, Philippine Airlines, Silk Air and Tiger Airways. You can see on the second floor of this airport, various restaurants, duty-free stores, cafés and craft vendors for you to drop by while waiting for your flights. For transportation, you can take buses, chartered vans, taxi or even just rent a car. Just for your information, certain hotels or resorts will provide their ground transportations for their guests. You might need to make the booking directly with hotel management for this type of transportation. Another way is by using a tricycle. Roughly, it is going to take around PHP 100 to get to Kalibo Town.
Laoag International Airport - Laoag International Airport is an international airport that mainly serves Laoag city. This airport situated 7.6 kilometres away from Laoag City. Laoag International Airport serves only two airlines which are PAL Express and Royal Air Philippines. There are some eateries, shops that you may go while you are waiting for your flight to arrive or depart. One of the interesting parts of this airport, you can get massage service from blind masseurs here at an affordable price. Not only you are helping the one in need, but you will also melt away the tense on your body from a long-hour flight. On the other hand, Laoag International Aiport also provides different means of transportations that you can choose to reach Laoag city – taxis, tricycle and shuttle buses.
The climate in Laoag is tropical savanna climate where this place will be warm to hot temperature across the year. Sometimes the temperature in May can even touch up to 41.8 degrees Celsius. For the Philippines is a tropical country, Laoag only has two seasons which are dry and wet. The dry season usually will start in November through April while the other season lasts from May to October. For the wet season, it will be rainy most of the days in the months of June, July, and August. You might want to bring an umbrella every time you go outside if you happen to visit Laoag in any of these months.