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Information about Aliguay Island


Aliguay Island

Aliguay Island is a small, picturesque island located in the southern part of the Philippines in Mindanao, specifically in Dapitan, Zamboanga del Norte. The island is renowned for its stunning beaches, surrounded by white sand, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant marine life, making it an ideal destination for tourists seeking a tropical paradise experience. It boasts natural resources and coral reefs, with a picturesque view of the Sulu Sea.

There is a pool in Aliguay Island where you can swim. If you’re looking for other fun water activities, you can dive and snorkel in the sea. You can also trek to the island or rent a bike to explore. There’s also a well-known restaurant on the island, the Tacubo Restaurant, that offers mouthwatering seafood and dishes. 

Locals in the islands are primarily dependent on fishing and agriculture. When you visit the island, you’ll mostly see the locals selling fish. Over the years, it has also become a favored spot for local and international tourists looking to enjoy its natural beauty and serene ambiance.

While not widely recognized since it’s one of the underrated spots in the Philippines, Aliguay Island has gained popularity among travelers destinations with unspoiled beauty and smaller crowds. Its pristine beaches and stunning landscapes continue to attract tourists, especially those who visit resorts in Dapitan and Zamboanga del Norte, like Dakak Park & Beach Resort. 

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How to get there

To reach Aliguay Island from Manila, book a flight to Zamboanga. When you reach Zamboanga International Airport, there is public transportation you will find within the airport, like vans or taxis, to get you to Dakak Port. You can also opt for a car rental for a smoother trip. 

Once you reach the Dakak port, you can ride a speed boat or outrigger to Aliguay Island. If you’re traveling from Dakak Park & Beach Resort, you can book a transfer to Aliguay Island, or if you want an exciting experience, you can rent a helicopter.

For your convenience, you can book an Aliguay Island day tour with transfers so you can explore the island hassle-free.

Best time to visit

In general, Zamboanga experiences less rainfall and typhoons, and it’s mostly sunny. Aliguay Island has a tropical climate that you can visit in any month of the year. It’s also recommended that the best time to visit the island is during the summer months of April to June. Although it’s the peak season in most popular destinations, Aliguay Island is an underrated tourist spot in the Philippines, so there may be less crowd during this season as many tourists will probably visit the popular destinations in the country. However, it’s still best to know the weather conditions on the island to plan your travel accordingly. 

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