Prepare your cameras and sunscreen and hop aboard this whole private day tour of Guimaras Island from Iloilo. Located on the southwest coast of Iloilo City, this province is home to the sweetest mangoes in the world. So if you want to satisfy your need for sweets and feast your eyes on the iconic landmarks of the area, then this tour is for you.
Your tour will start after your guide picks you up from your accommodation in Iloilo City and transfers you to a boat to Guimaras Island. Upon arriving on Guimaras Port, you will be heading to the Smallest Plaza, located in the town of Jordan. With a size of 200 to 300 square meters, the Smallest Plaza was once awarded the title of the Smallest Plaza in the World by the Guinness Book of Records.
From there, you’ll be heading to Pit Stop. This restaurant has been frequently visited by locals and travelers alike because of its delectable mango dishes, specifically the Mango Pizza. Enjoy a sumptuous dining experience here before moving to your next destination, the Trappist Monastery.
Meditate at the peaceful and sacred grounds of the monastery and buy souvenir items and delicacies sold in their gift shop. You can find various snacks here like mango-flavored jams, pies, and mango bars. You will then head to the Mango Farm to find more mango products to take home.
A quick drive away from the farm is the Raymen Beach Resort. Enjoy strolling on the white sand beach of the resort and take a dip in the cool waters before moving to your next destination, the San Lorenzo Wind Farm. Consisting of 27 wind turbines, this wind farm is the first in the Visayas and has been helping the region reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. Next, you’ll be heading to GTEC pasalubong to buy souvenirs and local delicacies of Guimaras.
After a day of inland touring, you will proceed with the island hopping escapade. Marvel at the beauty of Nagtago Beach and enjoy its grainy, cream-colored sand on your toes. Prepare your bathing suits and sunblock as you visit Ave Maria Islet next, where you can snorkel and see diverse marine life and multi-colored corals. You will then get a chance to witness swimming turtles in Turtle Island and be amazed with the natural rock formations of Pirate Cave.
Fall in love with Guimaras and discover its hidden beauty with this private whole day tour from Iloilo. Check the availability by choosing a date.
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