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Talisayen Cove in Zambales (Travel Guide)

Last updated on August 4th, 2022 at 06:15 am

Talisayen Cove in Zambales is part of the island hopping which includes Camara Island, Capones Island, Nagsasa Cove and Anawangin Cove. Talisayen Cove is beautiful and really quiet and it will be a great stop for spending 1-2 hours there or even staying overnight.

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If you want to get to Talisayen Cove. First you will have to get to Pundaquit in Zambales. There are buses from Victory Liner from Manila it takes 4 hours via Olongapo and the rate is 270 PHP. There are buses from Olongapo to San Antonio in Zambales 40 minutes and the fare is 55 PHP.

There are buses from DAU bus terminal in Angeles City to Olongapo City 150 PHP and it takes almost 2 hours. There are also vans going to Olongapo from DAU bus terminal it takes 1 hour and 30 minutes and the rate is 130 PHP. This is the way that we took from Angeles City in Pampanga.

If you want to reach San Antonio by tricycle from the Bus Terminal it is 30 PHP per person to Pundaquit and vice-versa and a minimum of 60 PHP per tricycle. In Pundaquit you can get a boat for your island hopping going to Talisayen Cove and more islands.


Beaches in Zambales, talisayen cove
Image from Flickr

Talisayen Cove is quiet and probably least visited of the mentioned island in the island hopping in Zambales. To reach Talisayen Cove from Pundaquit beach, it will cost you 2000 PHP and 2500 PHP if you add more destinations like Capones, Camara Island, Nagsasa Cove and Anawangin Cove.

Talisayen Cove
Image from Flickr

There is no electricity and phone signal in the island! You can pitch your tent or renting for 400-500 PHP. We advice to bring your own tent since it costs 1000 PHP will be better option than renting and you can use for future trips!

Talisayen Cove entrance fee is 50 PHP and 100 PHP if you are staying overnight with the tent. There are cottages for renting too.

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If you’re traveling to Zambales the warmest months here are April and May. Basically, January to March is the best time to visit Zambales as this is the sunniest period of the year and is relatively cooler than other months.

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Sleeping in a tent in Talisayen Cove can cost 500 PHP for renting a tent and the islands usually have a fee for staying overnight. It’s usually 100-150 PHP per person. For renting a cottage 350 PHP during the day and 750 PHP if you stay overnight.

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