We saw for ourselves the fruits of Alaminos City’s commitment to serve local and international tourists sustainably. Alaminos City is a major tourism hub in Pangasinan, an upcoming green city and blessed with abundant natural resources and heritage. Here are our Top 10 Things To Do in Alaminos City, Pangasinan, Philippines!
1.) Hundred Islands Tours
Alaminos City is tagged as the home of the Philippines’ first national park, The Hundred Islands. It is blessed with a unique and diverse ecosystem, fascinating caves and tunnels, new amenities and an array of island activities that would make your stay thrilling and enjoyable. We booked our Hundred Islands Tours through The First Islatel which offers a seamless adventure. Read our blog here. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
2.) The First Islatel
The First Islatel is the first ever leisure destination property in Alaminos City. Read our staycation blog here. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
3.) Meet the People of Alaminos City
Meet their friendly people – the Alaminians. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
4.) Kaboom Diner
All of our meals are catered by Kaboom Diner. One of our top favorites are Sunrise Burger, Clubhouse Sandwich , Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Drunken Buffalo Wings, Soy Garlic K-Chops, Caesar Salad, Kani Salad, Grilled Chicken Salad, Fish Fingers, Pork Salpicao, Salisbury Steak and Beef Tapa. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
5.) Saint Joseph The Patriarch Cathedral Parish
Do not miss the chance to offer your prayers at their 404-year old cathedral – the St. Joseph Cathedral Parish also known as Alaminos Cathedral. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
6.) Bolo Beach
One of the impressive beaches we have visited is the Bolo Beach, a private property of The First Islatel. There are amazing activities to do here such as chillin in their cute nooks, peaceful sun bathing on their sandy beach, crystal kayaking amidst the azure sea, and fish feeding through its adjacent Bangus fishery. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
7.) Largest Gym in Alaminos City
If you love working out and lifting weights, You can visit BURNOUT Fitness Center in Brgy. Palamis which is the largest gym in Alaminos City. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
8.) Lucap Wharf Park
There are a lot of activities to do in Lucap Wharf Park especially at night. You can do a picnic here, watch their big Christmas tree installation during Christmas season, and buy souvenirs. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
9.) Alaminos City People’s Park
Alaminos City People’s Park is a meeting place in Alaminos City’s town center. Visit this park dedicated to the people of Alaminos. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
10.) Alaminos Longanisa
One of the famous delicacies coming from Alaminos City is ‘Alaminos Longanisa’. We did not have time buying or trying it but it won’t be considered gourmet for no reason. We must definitely not miss this delicacy on our next visit to Pangasinan.
Note: Our top things to do may go longer in the coming years as we revisit the progressive city of Alaminos yearly. For sure, there will be a lot of tourist attractions in the coming years.
How to Commute to Alaminos City, Pangasinan: From Cubao Bus Terminals in Quezon City, Five Star and Victory Liner have routes going to Alaminos City. Some of the towns we have passed by are Sual, Labrador, Bugallon, Aguilar, Mangatarem, San Clemente, Pangasinan then Camiling, Sta. Ignacia, Tarlac City of Tarlac Province then Mabalacat City of Pampanga.