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Before reaching the island of Jomalig , you could see from the ocean the municipality of Burdeos , a town that is trapezoidal in shape, fac...

Burdeos | A Must Visit Paradise In Quezon

Before reaching the island of Jomalig, you could see from the ocean the municipality of Burdeos, a town that is trapezoidal in shape, facing the vast Pacific Ocean. It is geographically located in the coastal part of Polillo Island in the Province of Quezon, with an area of approximately 20,948 hectares.

Burdeos is one of the beautiful destinations in Quezon province which is perfect for nature lovers. It's unspoiled paradise that features fine white-sand beaches, amazing caves, beautiful waterfalls, fish and bird sanctuaries and rock formations. Some of its beaches are great venue for snorkeling and diving. 

You can find here several caves that feature clear and natural cold water. The Sitio Bulaon Cave in Barangay Poblacion serves as shelter for "layong – layong" bird.

Speaking of bird, if you want to see a lot of birds,  head over to Minasawa Bird Sanctuary where you can find different species of birds like Nutmeg Imperial Pigeon, Black Naped Oriole, Rufus Night Heron, Amusling and Swifts.

In Isla Puting Bato and Buguitay Island, you can find here amazing rock formations and fine white sand. These beautiful places also serve as home of different kind of snakes.

Other tourist attractions include Anilon Island and Anilon Cave, Anawan Island,Buguitay Island, Ikulong Island (Peal Farm), Puting Bato Island (Pearl Farm and Caves), Malaguinuan Island (Malaki and Maliit), Binumbunan Island and Bakaw-Bakaw Island (Mangrove Forest), Sitio Bayabas Waterfalls, Sitio Bulalon Waterfalls, and Barangay Auyon Waterfalls.

How to get to Burdeos
  • Take a Raymond bus bound for Mauban, Quezon or Infanta/ Real, Quezon. Bus terminal is located in Legarda under the Nagtahan Bridge. Travel time is 3-5 hours
  • From Real Ungos Port (Real Quezon),  take a banca going to Polillo Port. Travel time is 2-3 hours
  • From  Polillo Port, take a jeepney going to Burdeos
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*photos credit to Froilan Pernis of Byahe ni Bogs