BALER ITINERARY: 14 finest things to Do & locations to go to

#BalerBalikan. That was our hashtag when I very first set foot in Baler with friends. I got a message from a buddy asking me if I wished to come join him on a trip to Baler. I hit back with a resounding yes. We discovered ourselves at 1 am traveling from EDSA to NLEX as well as SCTEX. We lastly shown up in Baler extremely early in the morning. as well as left on the exact same day at 8 pm. It was wonderful as well as short. like a whirlwind romance. Wuw.

Months later, I was back with the bad Traveler team, as well as then for the third time with my relatives. as well as recently, I returned with the whole North Philippines visitors Bureau’s Lakbay Norte 8 participants. You would believe I’d be tired of Baler by now however I still enjoyed every bit of it. I believe my buddies as well as I fell four letters short when we coined our hashtag on our extremely very first trip. It should have been this — #BalerBinabalikan.

Baler, in spite of its growing tourism industry, has maintained its laidback vibe which I love. The scenic drive provides travelers with a long (sometimes winding) stretch of rich fields as well as forests as well as provincial tableau. Baler as well as other close-by towns boast different attractions, whether including nature as well as difficult activities or downtown chill time. right here are a few of the locations to go to as well as things to perform in Baler.

WHAT’S covered IN THIS GUIDE?

SABANG BEACH
DITUMABO FALLS
CAUNAYAN FALLS
DIGUISIT FALLS
DIGUISIT beach & ANIAO rock FORMATIONS
CEMENTO BEACH
DICASALARIN COVE
AZBAHAEN leisure farm & RESORT
BALETE TREE
HISTORICAL TOUR
FOOD CRAWL
ERMITA HILL
VINCENT GONZALES ART MUSEUM
JOKER’S HIDEAWAY
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SABANG BEACH

Sabang beach is synonymous to the town of Baler. most of the resorts as well as business establishments are concentrated around the beach area. The sand is fine as well as brown (dark brown when wet) however it really doesn’t matter since the primary draw is the swell. Here, novices as well as pro surfers gather for the like of riding the waves. during high noon as well as when the waters are flat, the blue hue is visible instead of the foamy swells. After a day of being tossed right here as well as there by the waves, reward yourself with a massage or medical spa service.

Rates:

Surfboard rental + trainer fee: P350/hour

Surfboard rental only: P200/hour or P800/day

DITUMABO FALLS

Some state that when visiting waterfalls, the very best time is during the wet/rainy season since the cascades are raging as well as more visible. however rainy or not, Ditumabo “Mother” Falls is a sight to behold. It’s grand as well as imposing. as well as cold. I mean, the water is cold. Hehe. To stand in her existence as well as satisfy her deal with to face, you requirement to take a 20-minute trek. The terrain is mainly flat with a few gentle slopes as well as a couple of boulder-laden river crossing. Near the jump-off point, there are food stalls. If you are bringing a car, car parking is available. Although Ditumabo is found in San Luis, you can quickly reach it from Baler.

Entrance Fee: P30/person
Parking Fee: P30/vehicle
Tour guide Fee: P200/guide
Location: Ditumabo mom Falls Street, San Luis, Aurora

CAUNAYAN FALLS

Also found in San Luis, just south of Baler, Caunayan Falls is much easier to reach than the more famous Ditumabo Falls. The cascade is likewise gentler than the mom Falls. The chilly water is remove as well as shallow. We went there early in the morning, so it was like we own the place. Although shallow, the present can get strong, particularly near the falls. You may add this to your itinerary or make this an alternate to Ditumabo if you got a senior buddy who can only trip a short distance. You can gain access to it with Amatorio resort in Barangay L. Pimentel. From the car parking area, you just requirement to walk a short distance, not more than five minutes to reach it.

Entrance Fee: P20 (adults) / P10 (children) / P15 (senior)
Cottage Rental: P200 (small) / P500 (big)
Location: Barangay L. Pimentel, San Luis, Aurora

DIGUISIT FALLS

You may miss the jump-off point as this is found on the side of the road. If you are coming from the town, it would be on the right-hand side of the road. across the jump-off point, your marker would be an area with cottages as well as tables for rent. The climb is simple as well as quick. In less than 10 minutes, you can reach the falls. just be cautious climbing up as well as going down since it can get slippery.

Entrance Fee: FREE
Cottage Rental: P200
Landmark: No specific landmark, however you will notice vehicles parked on the side of the road as well as on the other side, lining the coast, are rows of cottages. In Google Maps, it’s somewhere in between Dragonfly resort as well as Sea GraceVillas.

DIGUISIT beach & ANIAO rock FORMATIONS

Just a few meters away from the Diguisit Falls are Diguisit Beach, Aniao (also Anyao) rock Formations, as well as Lukso-Lukso Islets (or Diguisit Islets). Unlike the other beaches in Baler, the rocky function of this location makes it a unique beach destination in town. during low tide, you can check out by walking further to the islets. Make sure you wear thick-soled footwear as most rocks are sharp. If you are costs more than someday in Baler as well as you got no issue waking up early, go there to witness the sunrise.

Entrance: free unless you want to go into with the resort which collects P20.
Cottage Rental: P300-500 (nipa hut)

CEMENTO BEACH

Aside from Sabang, one of the surfing areas in Baler is Cemento Beach, stated to be much more difficult than Sabang. Cemento’s Cobra Reef got its name from its waves, which look like the head of a cobra about to strike. Surfers prefer to surf in the morning when the water’s clearness is glasslike (which depends upon the weather condition condition).

You may gain access to Cemento beach via Nature eco-friendly forest resort if you want to experience both the waves as well as calm waters. For a resort that is found by the road (and a bridge), it still retains the raw beauty of nature. Kayaking along the tributary is one of its draws. It likewise has a floating cottage, a pool, as well as nipa hut cottages.

Location: Sitio Cemento, Barangay Zabali, Baler, Aurora
Resort get in touch with Details: +63 977 815 7346 / +63912 208 3477

DICASALARIN COVE

If you continue driving beyond Diguisit beach, you will reach the entrance to Dicasalarin Cove near the end of the national/public road, which is punctuated by the PAG-ASA Radar Station. Dicasalarin is a personal beach. To go there, you requirement to register very first at Costa Pacifica. The road is as well steep as well as winding, so you requirement a vehicle or hire a habal-habal.

Opening hours: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Entrance Fee: P300 (P100 for Costa Pacifica guests)
Habal-habal ride: P200-P300 roundtrip

Another method is to avail SeaSta beach Resort‘s boat tour. The travel time from Baler Fishport to Dicasalarin is over an hour. note that the boat won’t dock however would just stop as well as float around Dicasalarin Bay to let you do a picture op with the cove as your backdrop. After the tour, you may want to try water sports with buddies or family. Buoyancy Water sports is likewise stationed at Baler Fishport. select your poison: flying Fish, UFO couch or Banana Boat.

SEASTA beach RESORT
Location: Baler Fishport, Sitio Cemento, Barangay Zabali, Baler, Aurora
Contact Numbers: +63 905 396 0094 / +63 908 609 1209
E-mail Address: seasta2015@gmail.com
Official Website: www.seastabeachresort.com

BUOYANCY WATER SPORTS
Rates: flying Fish (P550/pax, 4-5 pax); UFO couch (P350/pax, 6-7 pax); Banana boat (P250/pax, 6-10 pax); Torpedo (P1000/ride, 2-3 pax); Jumbo (P1000/ride, 2-3 pax)
Operating Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Baler Fishport, Sitio Cemento, Barangay Zabali, Baler, Aurora
Contact Numbers: +63 929 080 6923
E-mail Address: carinacamposano1286@gmail.com
Official FB Page: Buoyancy Water sports Baler

AZBAHAEN leisure farm & RESORT

Azbahaen features a bee farm, an orchidarium, fish ponds, a herb garden, a winery, as well as rice fields. however it is not only a location where you can relax as well as discover about farming. It is likewise an event location as well as retreat place. The amenities include cottages, swimming pools, dormitories, farmhouse, function hall, as well as lodging house. You can likewise buy their bestselling product — the Bignay wine (wineberry). other products are turmeric, ginger, brown rice, black rice, brown rice coffee, coco jam, peanut butter.

Location: Tabing Ilog, Barangay Reserva, Baler, Aurora
Contact Details: +63 928 370 1909 / +63 918 471 6677
E-mail Address: az_baha_en@yahoo.com

BALETE TREE

This gigantic Balete Tree is frequently connected with the more prominent town of Baler however it is really found in the neighboring town of Maria Aurora. This 600-year old legend has ended up being one of the widely known tourist attractions in the area.

Entrance Fee: P15
Parking Fee: P10 per vehicle
If you want to go inside the tree: P10

HISTORICAL TOUR

The town center is not the typical industrial hub that other towns have where most of the business as well as trading happen. Baler’s town breathes history, a constant reminder of their heritage as well as exactly how the town came to be. You don’t requirement to walk as well long or trip a tricycle to cover all these landmarks: Baler Church, Doña Aurora House, Quezon Park, Museo de Baler, as well as the Baler Icon.

FOOD CRAWL

Baler has a dizzying array of food options, from restaurants to side-street vendors as well as peddlers. right here are a few of the food as well as restaurants that we’ve tried so far:

Kubli Bistro. A extremely cozy restaurant where you can enjoy well-presented meals while serenaded by the guest band. It was my second time right here as well as the food choices are still impeccable.
Address: alley 2, Poblacion, Baler, Aurora
Opening Hours: 4:00 pm – 12:00 mn

Bayler View. An alfresco type of restaurant where you can have the view of Sabang Beach. The menu contains a choice of both western as well as Filipino food.
Address: Buton Street, Barangay Sabang, Baler, Aurora
Opening Hours: 6:30 am – 8:00 pm (Sunday – Thursday) / 6:30 am – 9:00 pm (Friday to Saturday)

Mumunsi Café. A café that offers grub as well as drinks that are made from or contain regional chocolate which they likewise produce.
Address: Barangay Suklayin, Baler, Aurora

Myrtle Park. A hip hangout location that is likewise a skatepark where people as well as pets mingle leisurely while enjoying the music, the food, as well as the drinks. They constantly update the menu as it is collaborative in nature. just let the great vibes flow.
Address: Buton Street, Barangay Sabang, Baler, Aurora
Opening Hours: 6:00 pm – 1:00 am (daily)

Dialyn’s Bakeshop. An established pasalubong bakeshop in Baler famous for their brazo de mercedes, yema swirl, asado buns, as well as more.
Address: Poblacion, Baler, Aurora
Opening Hours: 7:00 am – 8:00 pm (daily)

Bike Kings Kitchen. A bicycle-themed restaurant. It has two floors as well as the interior is laden with designs associated to cycling.
Address: Aurora Street, Poblacion, Baler, Aurora

Opening Hours: 6:00 am – 9:00 pm (daily)

Gerry Shan’s Picnic Bay. An affordable all-you-can-eat restaurant that might make you forget, not your name, however your diet. What diet? You’ve been warned.
Address: Quezon Street, Poblacion, Baler, Aurora
Opening Hours: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Baler regional Products. Guys! We can’t get sufficient of fantastic gather Creamy Peanut Butter! other not-to-be-missed regional products are Pure Yema Spread, suman (sticky rice), as well as bukayo (sweetened coconut strips).

Street food! You will discover button street lined with street food vendors as well as peddlers. There are kwek-kwek, isaw, babrbecue, betamax, siomai, adobong mani, as well as more!

ERMITA HILL

Along the highway, on the method to Cemento, Diguisit, as well as Dicasalarin, you will see Tromba Marina, a sculpture depicting one event that wiped out the entire town. Well, almost. According to locals, when a tsunami hit the town of Baler, only seven households (and a priest) survived by running uphill. That historic hill is Ermita Hill. From here, you can get a glimpse of Sabang Beach, the Pacific Ocean, as well as the surrounding areas. There are food stalls, viewing decks, as well as a car parking area. The entrance charge will benefit scholars studying at a close-by college.

Entrance Fee: P15
Parking Fee: P10
Location: Barangay Zabali, Baler, Aurora

VINCENT GONZALES ART MUSEUM

Strolling around Baler, you will get this laidback, bohemian vibe where you can see a pop of color right here as well as there, murals, as well as a number of hotels as well as restaurants with unique as well as innovative concepts. regional artist, Vincent Gonzales, put up a contemporary art museum that showcases his works. Although not precisely found in Baler, it is extremely accessible as it is just along the highway on the method to Baler. When we visited, the artworks displayed mirrored Baler’s landscape (and seascape). other works include mixed-media arts as well as surreal pieces with social commentaries.

Opening Hours: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (Sunday – Friday); closed (Saturday)
Location: Nueva Ecija-Aurora Road, San Luis, Aurora
Contact Detail: +63 920 224 1524
Official Website: vincent-gonzales-art-museum.business.site

JOKER’S HIDEAWAY

Another attraction accessible from Baler is Joker’s Hideaway, a sports leisure location that offers 16 different mini golf courses. It is found in the close-by town of Maria Aurora. Joker’s Hideaway caters to both novices as well as expert, so concern not if you haven’t tried playing golf in the past. No judgment here. Hehe. Well, that depends upon who are you with. :p aside from the mini-golf courses, it likewise has a tower with a trap door, artic=ficial waterfall, as well as bungalow huts. When we were there, the entrance charge was P50 per adult as well as P25 per child, inclusive of unlimited playtime as well as golf gear. You may get in touch with the administration for the updated rates.

Opening Hours: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm (daily)
Contact Details: +63 919 858 2974
Location: Purok 7, Barangay 2, Maria Aurora, Aurora

Where to stay in Baler

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Nature eco-friendly forest Resort. inspect rates & Availability!

Nalu surf Camp. inspect rates & Availability!

Bay’s Inn Resort. Che

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