January 30, 2011

Summer sa Baler!

Awesome Baler!

                Baler is the capital of Aurora Province.  It is a small town located in the center of the province. Though this town is simple it offers a wide range of activities that will surely make your vacation a worthy one. This place only has a total land area of 92.55 km(2), with an approximate population of 35 thousand.
Akaw!

As the capital and oldest municipality of Aurora Province, Baler is the seat of government and the center for trade and industry. The most progressive town in Aurora, Baler commands the most resorts, public institutions and facilities, as well as business establishments.

Baler is known as one of the surfing capitals of the Philippines. Many tourists had been considering this place as their venue for the said sport / hobby, and the town never fails to amaze them. Sabang beach offers big waves which the surfers are craving for. 

Some of the best things about this town are the ff; 

(*) - the town is very peaceful, 
(*) - Balerianos are hospitable,
(*) - it has a rich and diverse culture
(*) - there's too many to mention. Come here and you'll see it yourself.


Attractions

Baler is known for numerous tourist attractions. In addition to the Baler Catholic Church and other historical sites , there are resorts at Sabang BeachCemento Beach, where surfers from all over the world compete for the annual International Aurora Surfing Cup. The coral-rich islands of Dimadimalangat, Aniao and Lukso-Lukso lie just off the coast. and

Enjoy these pictures (courtesy of the Aurora Province website) :

Baler Bay


Sabang Beach


Dikasalarin Cove


Surfing at Sabang Beach


Baler : Surfing


Museo de Baler


(Historic) Baler Church




Aniao Islet
Travel Information:

How To Get Here: 

- Genesis Transport Bus provides the only direct route to Baler from Metro Manila. One way fare costs PhP341. Its terminal is located along EDSA in Pasay City. 
   You may call +63 (2) 551-0842 or +63 (2) 853-3115 for inquiries.

- Alternatively, take a Baliwag Transit bus from the terminal at Cubao, Quezon City, which goes to Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija. From there, go to the Van and D-Liner terminals and take a ride heading to Baler. 

 Where To Stay:

  • ALIYA SURF & DIVE RESORT
    Contact person: Roy Angara
    Contact number: 09297586005
    Email add: iracon@yahoo.com
    Facebook: aliya surf camp
  • AMIHAN APLAYA LODGE
    103 Bgy Sabang Baler, Aurora
    Contact person: Lina Ferreras
    Contact #: 0918-693-5904 / 0918-426-3268 / 0918-632-8566
  • AMCO BEACH RESORT
    Bgy. Sabang Baler, Aurora
    Contact person: Adelaida Miemban
    Contact #: 0920-9190590 / 0918-238-3977 / 0909-406-8278
  • BAHIA DE BALER II
    Brgy. Sabang, baler, Aurora
    Contact person: Camille Pedreno
    Contact Number: 0916-770-1980 / 0928-687-5424
    e-mail : camille@bahiadebaler.com
  • BAHIA DE BALER GARDEN RESORT & RESTAURANT I
    Bgy. Sabang Baler, Aurora
    Contact person: Meryl Kate Almarez
    Contact #: 0921-576-5655
  • BAY'S INN
    Bgy. Sabang Baler, Aurora
    Contact Person: Rhoda / Ledda
    Contact#: 0908-982-3509 / 0915-607-7391
  • CARLITO'S INN
    P. T. Ong St., Brgy. Suklayin, Baler, Aurora
    Contact Person: Aida Viron
    Contact # 0908-872-0816
  • CLEMENTE'S RESORT
    Sitio Virrey, Bgy.Pingit Baler, Aurora
    Contact person: Didith Clemente / My-my Tolecina
    Contact #: 0908-558-2470
  • ISLA VIRGINIA RESORT
    Brgy. Sabang, Baler, Aurora
    Contact person: Vida Lungalong
    Contact #:0920-755-0467
    Manila Line: (02) 994-7157
    Email: rachellevidareyes@yahoo.com
  • KAHEA'S LODGE
    Bgy. Sabang Baler, Aurora
    Contact Person: Edwin Namoro
    Contact #: 0920-710-2634
  • LITTLE GIRL'S SURFER LODGE
    Buton St., Brgy, Sabang, Baler, Aurora
    Contact Person: Chona Cope
    Contact #: 0918-685-9449
  • MM LODGE
    Bgy. Sabang Baler, Aurora
    Contact person: Engr. Andres Marmol
    Contact #: 0919-537-9405
  • MORENO LODGE & RESTAURANT
    Near New Public Market
    Bgy. Suklayin Baler, Aurora
    Contact Person: Myrna Moreno
    Contact #: 0918 4514124/0928 5059354
    Email: moreno.lodge@yahoo.com
  • NOEL CARL'S GARDEN AND RESORT
    Bgy. Suklayin Baler, Aurora
    Contact person: Rasy Amatorio
    Contact #: 0918-539-3870
  • OASIS OF BALER RESORT
    Bgy. Sabang Baler, Aurora
    Contact Person: Robin Licad / Marvin Licad
    Contact #: 0908-567-3537 / 0928-322-2894
  • SANCHEZ RESORT
    Munting Gasang, Cemento, Baler
    Contact Person: Malou Sanchez
    Contact #: 0920-812-9998
  • SEA BREEZE LODGE
    Bgy. Sabang Baler, Aurora
    Contact Person: Liwliwa Sanchez
  • XTJR TRAVELLER'S INN
    Near Old Public Market
    Bgy Buhangin Baler, Aurora
    Contact Person: Belen Velasco
    Contact#: 0919-879-7447


    Baler pa lang Yan!
    Aurora Province has 8 municipalities with each distinct beauty and characteristics. Watch out for the other towns. For the meantime, we encourage YOU to spend your summer at Baler, Aurora. 

    PHOTO courtesy of : (Sherwin Llames), for the 1st two pictures.. Thanks.