Camarines Norte is a province bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the north, and this great ocean has given the province extensive coasts and beaches teeming with life and activity. Quinamanukan Island is found along this coast and has become a tourist attraction that offers wide white sand beaches and clear water ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Divers will also love the island because the island are rich in live corals and other colorful marine life. An adventure with nature awaits.
How to get there
Camarines Norte is about six hours' drive from Manila through lush forests and picturesque seascapes. Leave Manila before dawn and eat a sumptuous breakfast of native dishes in nipa huts along the highway. Drop by fruit vendors along the way and savor the place's most delectable fruit - the piña. Before noon, you'll be in Daet, the capital, in time for business or pleasure. You can ride a bus from different bus companies like Amihan, Superlines, and PhilTranco in the terminal located in Pasay and Cubao.
Camarines Norte can also be reached by air through the Pili Airport in Camarines Sur. Airline companies like Zest Air, Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific have routes from Manila to Pili, Camarines Sur. From the airport you can take a bus or a cab to Daet via Naga City, Camarines Sur's capital and home to Bicol's Patroness - Nuestra Señora de Peñafrancia.
From Daet take a jeepney going to Vinzons. It is about a 40-minute ride by motorboat from the town proper of Vinzons.