If you live in Pampanga and you love the beach as we do. We will write the nearest beach in Pampanga that you should visit. Our favorite places for a getaway from Pampanga are Subic and Bataan when we are looking for a nice beach to swim, relax and enjoying the sunset.
Keep reading below our 8 Beaches near Pampanga that you can’t miss!
BEST TIME TO VISIT PAMPANGA
If you’re traveling to Pampanga, you can expect considerably small changes in the city’s weather. Humidity is high in the Philippines and the warmest months here are April and May. You can hit the beaches in Zambales near Angeles city during these months to cool off. Basically, January to March is the best time to visit Pampanga as this is the sunniest period of the year and is relatively cooler than other months.
WHICH ONE IS THE NEAREST BEACH IN PAMPANGA?
BEACHES NEAR PAMPANGA
If you are wondering which one is the nearest beach in Pampanga. Subic Bay can be the closest one. But we will give you a list of beaches near Pampanga in Zambales, Pangasinan, Bataan and La Union. All of them are great for a getaway from Angeles City or San Fernando.
1. SUBIC BAY
Subic is a first class town in Zambales, Philippines. It is pretty famous for its beaches as well as its bustling resorts and restaurants. Subic Bay was the site of a former US naval base that was converted into a beach town in the broader proximity of Manila.
The main industry is the freeport zone, ship building and support to visiting US Navy vessels. You can also see private owned yacht in Subic.
2. CAPONES ISLAND
Capones Island is next to Camara island and also an eye view from Pundaquit beach. It’s ideal for lunch or staying a couple of hours swimming, overnight or even trekking to the lighthouse. It’s a good place to spend a few hours, especially if the water is calm.
Read here Zambales Beach Resorts!
3. ANAWANGIN COVE
You have a bigger space for swimming than in the other beaches in Zambales and the water is so calm in this cove. There is a forest and a lake behind. The beach is popular for camping especially with the locals. There is a fee if you’ll stay overnight for 100-150 PHP. You can pitch your tent or renting in Anawangin Cove.
There is no electricity in and no phone signal in Anawangin so it’s the perfect place for disconnecting to the real world! To reach Anawangin Cove from Pundaquit beach will take 30 minutes and if you go only to this beach a small boats for 4 people can cost 1000-1500 PHP.
4. NAGSASA COVE
Nagsasa Cove is very similar to Anawangin Cove but little bit farther from Pundaquit beach. Entrance fee is 70 PHP per day and 150 PHP overnight. If you include Nagsasa Cove in Zambales island hopping, it will cost you 2500 PHP a boat for 4 people. If you go direct from Pundaquit beach, prices can go to 2000 PHP for only this destiantion.
It’s perfect for camping and hiking around during the day. You can swim and enjoy is so quiet. Same like Anawangin there is no electricity and phone signal in Nagsasa Cove.
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5. MORONG BEACH, BATAAN
Beautiful beaches and amazing sunsets in Bataan. So much history in the Philippines in this Province. Bataan is popular because of the beach resorts for getaways from Manila and Clark. There is so much to explore plus is close from Angeles City in Pampanga where we are based.
Morong Beach is one of the nearest beach in Pampanga and you have to explore around Bataan. Read here beaches in Bataan!
Read here our favorite Bataan tourist spots!
6. PATAR BEACH IN PANGASINAN
Patar Beach has a lot of potentials to be more beautiful than it is right now because of its crystal clear waters and white sand. Even if it’s a public beach there are still only a few people that visit the place. Also, Patar Beach is only 5-6 hours away from Manila. Cottages and Hotels are available everywhere around and on-site.
Read here top resorts in Pangasinan!
7. HUNDRED ISLANDS, PANGASINAN
This group of 123 islands is a popular destination in the Province of Pangasinan. Apart from enjoying the views, you can enjoy swimming, snorkeling and there is a pilgrimage island. Most of the tourist are locals and you can even enjoying overnight camping if you wish. This destination isn’t very popular for foreigners.
Read here to know more about Hundred islands!
8. URBIZTONDO BEACH IN LA UNION
La Union is one of the most popular spots for surfers. But this place is more than just its beautiful waves! There are many things to do apart from surfing. The nightlife is great and there are beautiful beaches in Bacnotan just 10 kilometers far from La Union.
Hope you liked our guide of beaches near Pampanga. Which one is the nearest beach in Pampanga that you would love to visit? Let us know in the comments below!
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