If you need your dose of vitamin sea, Ilocos Norte got you covered.
Pagudpud's Saud beach is ideal for swimming while Caparispisan and Blue Lagoon are best for water activities.
The shallow beaches of Currimao are dotted by extensive coral formations ideal for snorkeling.
Not into ivory beaches? We also have grey, brown and even pebble beaches.
Ilocos Norte is known as the renewable energy capital of Southeast Asia.
With 100 turbines to date and counting, the first and the largest wind farms region can be found here.
Solar and hydro plants are also finding their way to the province.
Green is definitely "IN" in Ilocos Norte.
It's adventure time!
Sand surf and bash the vast Sand Dunes of Paoay and Laoag, the Largest in Southeast Asia;
Wind and kite surf the pro waters of Pagudpud;
Row and Paddle through the legendary waters of Paoay Lake National Park;
Kayak in the rivers and dams;
Glide like a superhero on our ziplines over rivers or open sea;
and go into Horseback adventure in the rolling hills of Burgos.
Paoay Church is the most outstanding example of earthquake baroque architecture in the Philippines and was built from 1694-1710.
The coral stone blocks and brick walls are supported by 24 buttresses.
It was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1993.
Around the church complex are several points,
San Agustin Prayer Garden;
Paseo de Paoay which houses restaurants, shops and exhibit halls;
Old Convent which is an ideal venue for events and functions;
Arte Luna art gallery.
Literally and figuratively.
The coastline boasts of unique rock formations shaped by the powerful waves and winds.
Some are creamy white liek the Kapurpurawan Limestone Formation; some come in pairs like the Dos Hermanos Rocks in Pagudpud.
Some are pink, black and evene volcanic in origin.