20+ Best Tourist Spots in Pangasinan (Complete DIY Travel Guide)

What are the must-see tourist spots in Pangasinan?

It was a long holiday when my family and I traveled to Pangasinan. That was the first time we traveled together beyond the grand mountains of the Cordillera region where we’re from. Along the way, excitement enveloped us, and we couldn’t wait to try out what Pangasinan has to offer.

Here are some of the tourist spots in Pangasinan to see, whether you are traveling solo or with your loved ones.

Pangasinan Tourist Spots:

1. Hundred Island

Hundred Islands is one of the tourist spots in Pangasinan.

The Hundred Islands are among the most popular tourist spots in Pangasinan. It features more than 120 mushroom-like islands, each with different features to offer. The most popular of these are the so-called Governor Island, Quezon Island, and Children’s Island. Among them, you can find white beaches and a bat’s cave.

  • Location/Jump-Off: Alaminos, Pangasinan
  • Best Things to Do: Island Hopping, Swimming, Snorkeling, Helmet Diving, Banana Boat Riding, Helmet Diving, Ziplining, Wall Climbing, Rappelling
  • Contact: Tourism Office of Alaminos- (075)205-0917, 09209004470, 09282449011, 0939332411
  • Email: alaminoscitytourism@gmail.com

Fees:

  • Day Tour (Entrance Fee: P30 per person / Environmental Fee: P40 per person / Insurance: P10 / person)
    Small Boat (1 to 5 persons) – P1,400
    Medium Boat (6 to 10 persons) – P1,800
    Big Boat (11 to 15 persons) – P2,000
  • Overnight (Entrance Fee: P30 per person / Environmental Fee: P80 per person / Insurance: P10 / person)
    Small Boat (1 to 5 persons) – P3,000
    Medium Boat (6 to 10 persons) – P3,800
    Big Boat (11 to 15 persons) – P4,500

Read: Hundred Islands (Alaminos): Travel Guide, How to Get There, Where to Stay

2. Dasoland Family Adventure Park

If you want to try picking fresh fruits and vegetables, this is one of the best places to go. It is one of the recognized agricultural tourist spots in Pangasinan. Mangoes are the primary crops, but you can also find other fruits such as dragon fruit, rambutan, coconut, and many more. Livestock and poultry are also taken care of here.

  • Location/Jump-off: Brgy San Vicente, Dasol, Pangasinan
  • Best Things to Do: Fruit Picking, Horseback Riding, Biking, Swimming, Boating, Sightseeing
  • Contact: 0917 545-5343, dasoland@yahoo.com

3. Bolinao Falls

Bolinao Falls is one of the tourist spots in Pangasinan.

Bolinao Falls is a series of several cascades of which Bolinao Falls 1 and Bolinao Falls 2 are the most popular. They are among the most visited tourist spots in Pangasinan, aside from its beaches. Bolinao Falls 1 measures around 20 feet and has a cold and blue-green basin. Here, you can go swimming, cliff jumping, and bamboo rafting. Bolinao Falls 2, on the other hand, is more popular and touristy because of its enchanting beauty. It has a shorter cascade, but its basin is wide, and there are plenty of pockets of deep pools around.

  • Location/Jump-off: Bolinao, Pangasinan
  • Trekking Time: 5-10 minutes
  • Entrance Fee: Php 20 per person for every waterfall
  • Guide Fee: Php 1000 for four pax
  • Contact: Bolinao Tourism Office- (075) 554 – 4284, bolinaotourismoffice@yahoo.com

Read: Bolinao – The Perfect Place For Adventure Lovers

4. Tondol Beach

Tondol Beach is one of the tourist spots in Pangasinan.

Imagine a long and vast expanse of white sand with crystal-clear and shallows waters. That’s how Tondol Beach looks like. During low tide, vast portions of the coast disappear that you can even reach a nearby island by foot. Starfish and crabs abound on the beach. Because of its ankle-deep waters, this is a suitable place for families with kids and a group of friends who are into beach sports. Cottages and resorts also line the beach.

5. Panacalan Island

You can think of Panacalan Island as a seasonal island. Not because it disappears during high tide but because of the shape of its edges changes depending on the season. It also has a white beach. Because the locals have been sustainably managing the island, you can spot an abundance of starfish, sea urchins, and other marine species. It is one of the most pristine tourist spots in Pangasinan.

  • Location/Jump-Off: Brgy Sablig, Macalaeing, Anda, Pangasinan
  • Mode of Travel to Island: Boat Ride
  • Entrance Fee: None
  • Contact: tondolwhitesandbeach@yahoo.com

6. Patar Beach

Patar Beach is one of the best tourist spots in Pangasinan, featuring a long stretch of fine and creamy golden sand. The crystal-clear waters plus beautiful rock formations are a must-see here. If you wish, you can wait for the golden sunset, which will surely reel you to a standstill. The beach is open to the public. That is why it is a perfect getaway among both locals and tourists. If you plan to spend the night here, there are adjacent resorts and cottages.

  • Location/Jump-off: Bolinao, Pangasinan
  • Entrance Fee: None
  • Guide: Not Necessary
  • Best Time to Visit: Weekdays
  • Contact: (075) 554 – 4284, bolinaotourismoffice@yahoo.com

7. Enchanted Cave

Enchanted Cave is one of the tourist spots in Pangasinan.

Enchanted Cave is known for its stunning aquamarine spring water inside. It is a well-lit and ventilated cave, thus, giving the pool a turquoise look. The pool is deep, but don’t worry; there are life vests available for non-swimmers. If you’re done enjoying the cave, you can explore coral rocks and gardens outside. Hammocks are also installed to give you a platform for relaxation.

  • Location/Jump-off: Brgy Patar, Bolinao, Pangasinan
  • Contact: 0998-5774303, 0922-8684946, 0922-8881649

8. Antong Falls

People traveling to Baguio City usually do a quick visit here. It is one of the off-beaten tourist spots in Pangasinan. Antong Falls compose of nine layers, easily making it one of the highest waterfalls in the area. It has small pools of crystal-clear waters that are just ideal for giving you a rejuvenating relief.

  • Location/Jump-off: Brgy. Inmalog, Sison, Pangasinan
  • Trekking Time: 30 minutes
  • Entrance Fee: Php 10 per person

9. Masamerey Beach

Masamerey Beach boasts of powdery sands and crystal-clear waters. It is one of the laid-off beaches of Pangasinan, making it a perfect place for those not into touristy and crowded destinations. Then, there’s also the nearby Masamirey Cove with beautiful pools.

10. Busay Falls

Busay Falls is one of the tourist spots in Pangasinan.

Busay Falls is perhaps the grandest falls in Pangasinan! Just like Antong falls, it consists of a series of towering cascades. Huge boulders covered in stunning green foliage add beauty to the site. To get here, ride a bus to Bolinao and drop off at Tiep Elementary School in Bani. From here, ride a tricycle to Busay Falls. Before proceeding to this spot, register as a visitor in the Calebeng Barangay Hall.

  • Entrance/Jump-off: Brgy Calebeng, Bani, Pangasinan
  • Entrance Fee: Php 10 per person
  • Parking Fee: Php 30
  • Life Vest (Optional): Php 50
  • Cottage Rent: Php 150
  • Contact: 0928-244-5119, 0917-877-3694

11. Our Lady of Manaoag Shrine

Our Lady of Manaoag Shrine is one of the tourist spots in Pangasinan.

A popular pilgrimage site, the shrine of Our Lady of Manaoag houses a miraculous image of the Virgin Mary. This makes it a perfect spot for prayer, and reflection, especially for Catholics. Mass is celebrated almost every day. Aside from spiritual activities, you can try a local delicacy here called Manaoag Tupic, a sticky rice cake mixed with coconut milk.

  • Location/Jump-off: Manaoag, Pangasinan
  • Reminder: This is a worship and sacred place, so please pay respect.

12. Cabongaoan White Sand Beach

If you’re after remote and off-beaten beaches, check out Cabongaoan White Sand Beach. It’s a long stretch of creamy brownish sand that complements the green-blue and clear waters of the sea. Coconut trees line the shore. One spot which you should not miss visiting here is the so-called Death Pool, a rock hole along with the rock formations in the shore. It’s best to ask the locals why they call it that way. Although you can camp here, there are modest accommodations nearby.

  • Location/Jump-off: Burgos, Pangasinan

13. Cape Bolinao Lighthouse

Considered as the second tallest lighthouse in the country, Cape Bolinao Lighthouse, is among the recognized historical tourist spots in Pangasinan. Build in 1903 by the Americans; this century-old lighthouse guided passing ships for many years. Standing atop a hill called Punta Piedra Point, the lighthouse offers an entrancing view of the Patar Beach and the West Philippine Sea.

  • Location/Jump-off: Bolinao, Pangasinan
  • Entrance Fee: (075) 554 – 4284, bolinaotourismoffice@yahoo.com

14. Lingayen Beach

Lingayen Beach features a vast and long stretch of fine grey sand beach. Some visitors claim that its sands are finer than that of Boracay. Picnic cottages and bathhouses line the shore, including resorts and restaurants. If you’re into budget-friendly destinations, Lingayen Beach is a must-visit. It is one of the most frequented tourist spots in Pangasinan.

  • Location/Jump-off: Lingayen, Pangasinan
  • Best Things to Do: Swimming, Skim Boarding
  • Contact: (075) 542 6853
  • FB Page: Pangasinan Tourism

15. Colibra Island

Colibra Island is one of the tourist spots in Pangasinan.

If you’ve been island hopping in Hundred Islands, it’s time to try a new destination. This time, check out Colibra Island. Now, what makes this island interesting? Snakes can be seen roaming around the island when it’s still closed to the public. That is why it’s also called Snake Island. On some parts of the island, you can find a powdery white sand beach with turquoise waters.

  • Location/Jump-off: Brgy. Cabongaoan, Dasol, Pangasinan
  • Entrance Fee: Php 25 per person
  • Boat Fee (Roundtrip): Php 800

16. Tambobong Beach

Tambobong Beach may be touristy due to its popularity, but it’s still an excellent place to enjoy. Its long stretch of creamy light brown sand and crystal-clear waters are just as alluring as the rest. Modest accommodations and beach resorts line the coast. By the way, you can also do island hopping here.

  • Location/Jump-off: Dasol, Pangasinan
  • Entrance Fee: Php 25 per person

Read: Tambabong Another Hidden Gem Uncovered

17. Balungao Hilltop Adventure

Craving for an adrenaline-pumping experience, check out Balungao Hilltop Adventure in Mt. Balungao. Here, there are a variety of activities to choose from such as ziplining and driving an ATV on the mountain’s paved roads. Then, there are pools of both hot and cold spring waters. It’s a perfect retreat for adventure junkies and nature lovers.

  • Location/Jump-off: Mt. Bulangao, Pangasinan
  • Contact: 0917-729-1624, 0932-535-8687, 0917-828-1072, 0919-406-6133
  • Entrance Fee:
    Php 50.00 Adult
    Php 25.00 Kids (Children 4 feet and below)
  • Shed:
    Php 250.00 (Kubo)
    Php 150.00 (Concrete)

18. St. Dominic de Guzman Parish Church

St. Dominic de Guzman Parish Church dates back during the Spanish period. It has stood there for more than 420 years already, making it among the important historical tourist spots in Pangasinan. You can climb to the top of its Bell Tower and have a panoramic view of San Carlos City.

  • Location/Jump-off: San Carlos City, Pangasinan

19. Natividad Sky Plaza

Natividad Sky Plaza is a public park and has a view deck where you can gaze on the distant Caraballo Mountains. It is also one of the jump-off points to another famous landmark called Ayat ni Apo Jesus, a 40-feet replica of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue in Brazil.

  • Location/Jump-off: Brgy. Batchelor East, Natividad, Pangasinan
  • Entrance Fee: None
  • Guide: Not Necessary

20. Sunflower Maze Farm

Sunflower Maze Farms features 4,000 species of sunflowers, including other floral blooms. It’s best to come here during summer since the flowers are in full bloom. Aside from sightseeing, you can also harvest fresh crops here for a fee.

  • Location/Jump-off: Purok 4, Brgy C. Lichauco Tayug, Pangasinan
  • Entrance Fee: Php 100 for adults; Php 80 for students, senior, PWDs
  • Contact: thru Messenger: Sunflower Camp at Tayug Eco Park

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