Philippines - Mindoro (PDF Chapter)
This is the Mindoro chapter from Lonely Planet’s Philippines guidebook.
Most visitors head to the dive resorts around Puerto Galera on the north coast, but there is much more to Mindoro. If you prefer remoteness, venture into Mindoro Occidental, where virtually tourist-free Sablayan and the pristine dive mecca of Apo Reef await.
- swim with turtles, sharks, wrasses and other sea critters at the incredible protected marine park of Apo Reef
- explore the pretty coves, waterfalls and beaches of the resort town of Puerto Galera, and dive into its underwater wonders
- observe the headcount of critically endangered tamaraw (native buffalo) and visit Mangyan villages in Mt Iglit-Baco National Park
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Puerto Galera, Calapan, Roxas & Around, Bulalacao, San José, Mt Iglit-Baco National Park, Sablayan.
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