Information about Lopez Island
Lopez Island is an island located within the boundary of Hundred Islands National Park (HINP) in Alaminos City, Pangasinan. The park is the top most visited tourist spot in the said province. Lopez Island is most commonly known for its white sand beach that is visible from its neighboring island, Quezon Island.
Moreover, the place is not usually crowded unlike the other islands as it is still one of the undeveloped islands in the park. That being said, Lopez Island is still green with forestry where a variety of wild birds resides. The island is home to white-collared kingfisher, pied fantail, and yellow-bellied whistler, among others.
Lopez Island is one of the best site for kayaking and snorkeling. As a national park, HINP is teeming with marine life for tourists to enjoy. There are plenty of coral gardens around the island that are home to reef fishes. There are also cottages around the area that guests can rent. As for overnight stays, visitors are free to pitch their tent on the beach.
How to get there
Take a bus to Alaminos City, Pangasinan. Once you arrive at the terminal, ride a tricycle to Lucap Wharf. Once there, you can join a boat tour that will take you to Lopez Island and other tourist spots. You can also pre-book a guided tour to Hundred Islands at Guide to the Philippines.
Best time to visit
Lopez Island is an all-year-round destination that can be visited any time of the year.