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Island Hopping at Matnog


Sorsogueños, the people of Sorsogon, are very proud of how rich in nature their province is. Their land is famous for its different attractions that offer visitors an adventure, be it by themselves or with their loved ones. Matnog, one of the most scenic towns of Sorsogon, is home to several magnificent islands that can take one's breath away, which is why island hopping is a necessary activities to be able to explore and take in the most of this paradise's natural beauty. The seascape is dotted with these small but alluring islands with beaches of different striking hues. This has been thought to be pulverized coral or volcanic rock that has been at the mercy of the elements for thousands of years, resulting in sand of different colors in different beaches. Some are tan, gray, pink, white or black.

by Jane Dacumos on September 03, 2012
Island Hopping at Matnog

Sorsogueños, the people of Sorsogon, are very proud of how rich in nature their province is. Their land is famous for its different attractions that offer visitors an adventure, be it by themselves or with their loved ones.

Matnog, one of the most scenic towns of Sorsogon, is home to several magnificent islands that can take one's breath away, which is why island hopping is a necessary activities to be able to explore and take in the most of this paradise's natural beauty.  The seascape is dotted with these small but alluring islands with beaches of different striking hues.  This has been thought to be pulverized coral or volcanic rock that has been at the mercy of the elements for thousands of years, resulting in sand of different colors in different beaches.  Some are tan, gray, pink, white or black. 

Aside from the island hopping and boating, visitors can engage in fishing, scuba diving, and various other water sports.

Make sure to stop at Matnog whenever you're in Sorsogon.

Matnog Scenery

How to get there from Manila

By Land: There are lots of buses in Manila that travel to Sorsogon and may take 14 hours. From Sorsogon going to Bulusan, you can ride an Irosin-bound jeepney from the terminal, with the trip taking an hour. From Irosin you can rent a tricycle that will take you to Bulusan.

By Air: By plane, you need to go first to Legazpi City, which is 45 minutes to 1 hour from Manila.  From Legazpi City, you can take a tricycle going to the terminal of buses and vans going to different routes, one of them going to Sorsogon.

 

Accomodations:

•    Santa Clara Park Hotel - Maharlika Highway Pangpang, Sorsogon City - Sorsogon, Bicol
•    Santa Clara Park Hotel - Maharlika Highway Pangpang, Sorsogon City - Sorsogon, Bicol
•    Villa Isabel Hotel - Flores Street, Burabod, Sorsogon City - Sorsogon, Bicol
•    Mayorga Pensione - Pangpang, Sorsogon City - Sorsogon, Bicol
•    Carolina's Hotel - Magsaysay Street Cogon, Sorsogon City - Sorsogon, Bicol
•    Ingko Hotel Macabog - Macabog Diversion Road, Sorsogon City - Sorsogon, Bicol
•    Fritz Homestay - 507 Block 21 Executive Village Tugos, Sorsogon City - Sorsogon, Bicol
•    Selvinas Hotel & Restaurant - Maharlika Highway, Pangpang, Sorsogon City - Sorsogon, Bicol
•    Tentyard Hotel - Pangpang - Blk 33 St. Rafael Subdivision, Sorsogon City - Sorsogon, Bicol
•    Ingko Hotel Gabao - Gabao San Roque Bacon, Sorsogon City - Sorsogon, Bicol
•    Fernandos Hotel - 3799 Rizal Street Piot, Sorsogon City - Sorsogon, Bicol
•    Tentyard Hotel - 105 San Juan East District, Sorsogon City - Sorsogon, Bicol

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