Information about Gasan
Gasan is a municipality in Marinduque that's best known for the Tres Reyes Islands. This chain of islands includes three main ones - Gaspar, Melchor and Baltazar. Gaspar Island is the nearest to the coast line of Gasan. It offers beautiful white sand beaches ideal for snorkeling and scuba diving and secluded coves which very rich historical footprint. Melchor Island is the middle island where wall diving is the main activity. Lastly, Baltazar Island is the farthest island where advanced scuba diving is the key highlight. It features a cave that has a 60 feet depth entrance and exits 90 feet. If you're lucky, you'll be able to see mantas and sharks during the dive.
Another popular attraction in this town is the Gasan Church. The church is frequently visited for its unique interiors that features fan carvings and polished coconut shells mosaic tiles crafted by the people of Marinduque. Meanwhile, tther nearby locations to visit during a trip in Gasan are the Gasan Nature and Butterfly Park and the Talao Cave.
Best time to visit
The best time to visit Boac is during the dry season, which typically runs from December to May. If you want to witness the local Gasang-Gasang Festival, you should plan your visit around March or April since the festival is held annually during Easter Sunday in the Philippines.
The main highlight of this festival is the street dance competition of the barangays. Participants are commonly seen wearing colorful group costumes and are usually shouting the phrase "Viva El Kristo". This phrase is the town's way of celebrating the Risen Christ.