If you prefer solitude but still want to be on a budget when you travel, Zambales can be your destination of choice. One particular place to visit in Zambales is Nagsasa Cove. The island is yet to be developed and is well-loved by campers and adventurous at heart. Aside from enjoying some quiet time at Nagsasa, you can also enjoy an island hopping adventure and visit nearby islands including Anawangin, Capones, and Camara for around PhP2,500.
Bus ride going to Zambales: PhP250 to PhP300 per way
Tricycle ride from San Antonio to Pundaquit: PhP60 per way
Boat ride to Nagsasa Cove: PhP300 per way
Accommodation: PhP300 for a cottage where you can pitch tents
Food: PhP1,000, but you can also bring your own food
Total*: PhP2,500 to PhP3,500
* includes transportation, activities you want to do in Nagsasa, and allowance for food if you’re traveling with a group
You don’t have to splurge to have a great time this summer! Let us know in the comments section which of these places you are going to visit when the heat strikes!
Budget breakdowns for each destination are simply suggestions. They can still change depending on the number of people in your group and the actual itinerary.
Fares and prices might change without notice.