Roxas City is a modest city located in the province of Capiz in the Western Visayas region. It gained its cityhood in 1951 and was named after the fourth president of the Philippines, Manuel Acuna Roxas. This city is strategically located at the coastline. Thus, it is blessed with an abundance of marine life. It is called 'Seafood Capital of the Philippines'. Therefore, one of the tourist attractions in this city is its famous seafood restaurants.
Roxas City is perceived to be at its best weather in early March to the mid of April. The average temperatures recorded during this period range from 27 to 28 degree Celcius. Whereas the chance of precipitation graph shows the least reading of rainfall to receive during these two months, March followed by April. Also, the city will be happening and crowded in March and October because these are the most popular months for tourists to visit Roxas City. Therefore, note that the hotel rates will fluctuate up becoming more expensive compared to the least popular months.
Puerto Princesa Palawan International Airport - Located in Barangay San Miquel, Palawan, this airport serves the people in the entire Puerto Princesa vicinity. It operates international flights to major tourism places; Seoul and Taipei by Easter Jet and Tigerair Taiwan respectively. It also operates domestic flights to many destinations such as Cebu, Clark, Manila, Iloilo, El Nido, Busuanga, Cuyo, Sipalay, San Vicente and Taytay.
Roxas Airport - Roxas Airport is situated in Barangay Gabuan, Roxas City. This airport serves the people of the city as well as the Capiz province. It only operates flights from and to Manila by Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines. Therefore, tourists from Puerto Princesa region who plan to visit Roxas City have to take transit flight from Palawan to Manila and finally to Roxas City.
Roxas City is affected by a tropical climate. To be specific, its average temperature recorded throughout the year is 27.7 degrees Celcius. Roxas City has a small range of temperature. While the average reading of rainfall observed throughout the year is 2338 mm. Similar to Puerto Princesa Palawan, which it also has the same climate pattern, tropical. The average annual temperature recorded is also around 27 degrees Celcius. However, Puerto Princesa Palawan recorded only 1648 mm of average rainfall reading. Thus, tourists from Puerto Princesa to Roxas City have always to prepare an umbrella when touring around the city.