The heart-shaped island of Marinduque has different islets possessing their own beauty and wonder. These islets are one of the reasons why the small province is loved by many tourists. Natangco Islet located in the northwestern tip of Marinduque, off Balanacan Pier, is one of the prided islet.
Natangco is an eight-hectare islet with a short stretch of powdery white sand that gradually slopes into the sea. Marine enthusiasts and scuba divers will find Natangco islet a haven, with waters teeming with corals and marine life such as moorish idols, butterfly fishes, and an occasional sightings of manta rays, marlins, and other big fish.
Tips – Visitors are advised to bring water, food, and tents for nature trips.
• By land-sea travel: From Manila, take the bus going to Dalahican, Lucena port. Different bus companies travel from Manila to Dalahican so you have various options. Jam Transit and JAC Liner are two bus companies bound for Marinduque. JAC Liner plies a direct Manila-Marinduque route.
• Direct bus or car travel: If you don't feel like getting on and off a bus and ferry, you have the option of riding a bus or a door-to-door van that will take you all the way from Manila to Marinduque. The bus or van will ride the Roll-On, Roll-Off (RO-RO) and will take you to the provincial capital or right directly to your destination.
• By Air: Flights from Manila Domestic Airport to Marinduque Airport, located in Barangay Masiga, roughly in between Gasan and Boac, are currently served regularly by Zest Airways.