Information about Balabag
Balabag is a barangay in Aklan originally founded in 1894. It was given the name Balabag due to the island's many mountain ranges, which usually ran the length of the island.Manggayad, Pina-ongon, and Bolabog are all located within the barrio. The first families were the Sacapaos and theoching from Naisud and Ibajay, and the Tupas from Boracay and Hambil, descendants of Juan Paro Tupas, a Spanish Conquistador to whom the Spanish Government granted the islands of Boracay and Hambil.
The barrio has seen several heinous acts in its history. When the Moros wander the seas in their cleeland swift vintas, a group of families cannot survive in harmony. In which these families suffered plunder and capture at the hands of Moro pirates. Anad experienced its first conflagration during World War II, when it was booming due to the high price of tobacco and increased food production.
How to get there
From Cagban Port, ride a tricycle and tell your driver to drop you off at Balabag.
Best time to visit
You can visit Barangay Balabag anytime of day.