Calayan Island – A Paradise
Calayan Island – A Hidden Paradise…. …… endowed with nature’s beauty and preserve by its seclusion.
Calayan Island – A Virgin Paradise….. ……unspoiled, unexploited, untouched rock formation, talcum fine white sand beaches, that give new definition to an island experience.
Calayan Island – A Secret Paradise….. …… Many have known, but isolated from the mainland of the top of Luzon, its no surprise it remain unexploited from urban lifestyle and in commercial tourism.
Calayan Island – Best Kept Secret…. ……unexplored mountain, forest, caves, and coves, a sanctuary of marine life, and wild life.
Calayan Island – The real gem of adventure…. …..the ultimate island retreat. incredible, spectacular. Perfect experience.
a perfect definition
of what we called paradise ….
Best place to go, if you are looking peace and serenity.
Under the Water
Enormous sea garden.
Best place for snorkeling and scuba diving. wonderful under water scenery.
The Group of Islands (WIKIPEDIA)The Calayan Group of Island, formerly known as Babuyan Group of Island, form an archipelago located in the Luzon Straight north of Luzon Island in the Philippines. It is seperated from Luzon by the Babuyan Channel and from the Batanes Island to its north by the Balintang Channel THe Babuyan ISland consist of five major islands: Babuyan Claro, Calayan, Camiguin (note that Camiguin island here is different fron the island province of Camiguin in Mindanao), Dalupiri, and Fuga (with two islets is under the jurisdiction of Appari) Geographically the islands are part of Luzon Volcanic Arc. Politically, The Babuyan Island are part of the Philippines province of Cagayan.
The island is a home of Calayan Rail, (Gallirallus calayanensis) commonly known by the locals as Piding. A flightless bird of the rail.
Best time to get there.
During summer is the best time to visit the island. From March – May, and even extends till July. Bad time is during September to February, where the southwest and northeastern monsoon winds comes in the Indian subcontinent, and south east Asia region.
Facts Unfortunately the place was was judged on their weather condition, we have to accept the fact that Philippines archipelago is located in the typhoon belt. Northern Luzon is NOT the only area in this country suffered by typhoons, instead Eastern Luzon, Bicol Region as well as Eastern Visayas are typhoon prone areas. Those other part of Philippines was given a equal media exposure as tourist destination.
For more information:
*Mr. Ferdinand Mallabo Operation Manager MV Eagle Ferry +639477733904
*Hon. Florencio F. de Guzman Jr. Vice Mayor Calayan Island, Cagayan +639494815416
*Eng’r. Alfonso M. Llopis Municipal Mayor – Calayan Island, Cagyan +6309199317819
*Hon. Tito E. Maquiraya Member Committee Chairman Agriculture and Tourism +639398272591
Source of photo’s and information:
*EnchantedLearning.com; *isla.org.ph; *flickr; *balyena.org;