Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Atulayan Island, Sagñay, Camarines Sur

Atulayan Island is located off the coast of Sagñay town (pronounced as Sangay) in the province of Camarines Sur, Bicol Region. The island has an off-white sandy beach. It is somewhat a medium-sized island with a barangay on the other side, a public beach on one side and a private resort on the semi rocky portion of the island. The island has a solar generator and has a source of fresh water. There are about several families living in the island. There are also several sari-sari stores in the island.

There are several small resorts in the island and most of these small resorts only have open-air cottages for rent. The private resort in the other cove has several rooms available for a more comfortable accommodation.
The view at the Atulayan Park
Atulayan Island
Atulayan Island
How to get there:

From Manila, ride a plane bound for Naga Airport. From Naga Airport, ride a bus bound for Lagonoy and get off at Tigaon, and then ride a jeepney or a tricycle bound for pantalan in Nato, Sagñay.  And then at the port or pantalan, rent a boat for Atulayan Island. From Naga Airport, you can also ride a jeepney that is bound for Nato, Sagñay.

From Manila, you can also ride a bus bound for Naga City, and then from Naga City ride a jeepney bound for Nato, Sagñay or if you choose to ride a bus bound for Lagonoy, be sure to get off at Tigaon town, and then from Tigaon, ride a jeepney or a tricycle bound for Nato, Sagñay.

Travel Time:

Manila to Naga
By plane - 1 hour
By bus – 8 to 10 hours
Naga to Tigaon – 1 to 1.5 hours
Tigaon to Nato, Sagñay – 20 to 30 minutes
Nato, Sagñay to Atulayan Island – 30 to 45 minutes

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