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Biliran City is a young province but never lacks in great attractions and destination to offer. Its tranquil beach locations and astounding waterfalls and cascades are definitely a must-visit as well as Instagram-worthy.
Biliran is best for people who crave for beaches and the sea. It has two main islands which is the Biliran Island and the Maripipi Island. Every town is gifted with splendid islands, beaches and resorts that are ideal venues for a sweet city escape. Tourists can choose from family-friendly destinations to their desired places for extreme adventures. Indeed, Biliran escapade will never be complete without attending to its vibrant festivities.
Tacloban, Leyte is the main portal to Biliran City. There are several airlines in Manila International Airport that offer direct flights to Tacloban.
A RORO ride from Manila going to Tacloban would cost around P1000. Another route is from Cebu where you can take a ferry for a 10-hour travel to Naval.
From Tacloban airport, travel to Biliran City would take two to three hours. Look for van service which costs Php 140 per head. You can get discount is traveling with a big group. There are also buses plying in Tacloban that are bound to Naval.
You can take the sikad or pedicab, multicab, jeepneys or tricycle when getting around the province.
When in Biliran, you should never miss the waterfalls and cascades. There are many choice more than you could imagine! Bagongbong Falls, Ulan-ulna Falls and Casiawan Falls are just among the many hidden paradises you can discover in Biliran.
You can also choose from the beach resorts you can visit if you don’t prefer trails and long walks. You can try visiting the Coco Grove Resort or the Paradise Beach in Culaba. Whichever you choose, you’ll get assured that you’ll be relaxed by the blue and greens of each resort.
You can go on scuba diving at Agta Beach Resort which is rich in corals and various sea creatures. Take advantage of Biliran’s geographic location. Do island hopping with friends and explore many white beaches in the province. Attend several festivities and be one with the locals.
Biliran is also rich in historical and religious shrines that are worth your visit. There’s the Pilgrimage Church of Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage in Almeria, St. James the Apostle Catholic Church in Caibiran and the Shine of the Holy Trinity in Naval.
Discover their well-maintained culture by trying their local delicacies and products. Meet the Higatangan Mat Weavers and watch them craft a beautiful and colourful piece of mat that you can take home for your family and friends.
Knowing that the place is home to healthy coral reefs and marine reserve, you should definitely try their sea foods that are served fresh from the sea! When staying near a beach resort, there are eateries and restaurants nearby that offer a long list of menu.
There is Agta Beach Resort in Almeria which you can go to after scuba diving. You may also try other restaurants in other beaches. They may offer almost different cuisines but you can enjoy the rustic feels of their venue. Tranis Garden Resort is also a must-try in Barangay Bato or try the chiken sa gata in at Lola Tanang’s in Naval.
Biliran is not really a good venue for nightlife. It’s best to enjoy the silent night in the beach and have a cold drink with your company. But if you’re really in the mood for a vibrant nightlife, you can go to nearby provinces for your much-needed party music.
One of the most recommended accommodation is in Agta Beach Resort because it offers packages for other activities such as scuba diving, kayaking, massage, habal-habal ride and more. If you want to explore more and try other beaches that others don’t discover yet, there are a number of choices for your Biliran travel.
You may be looking for luxury hotels in Biliran but it is best to stay in lodges and inns merely because you deserve to experience the local ambience of the place. GV Hotel is one among the hotels in Biliran where each night can cost P1000 for a single bed room.
Almost all the municipalities of Biliran have lodges and inns so accommodation is never a problem here.
Spend a week or two in Biliran because the usual 3 days-two nights stay will never be enough to know and enjoy the place has to offer.
Plan your itinerary wisely; clearly plot your destinations and make sure to do advance research on the fees and other necessary precautions.
Pack light and always bring water everywhere you go.
Choose to stay in a place where everything is near based on your itinerary.