Tips when visiting Nagsasa and Anawangin Coves

 

It has been more than a year since the first and last time I went to Nagsasa Cove. Since I wrote about Nagsasa Cove and how to get to there, I have been receiving a lot of comments and inquiries on tips when going to Nagsasa and Anawangin coves.

I have compiled here a list of tips based on what we have experienced during our trip to Nagsasa, Zambales.

Things you should bring:

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  • Bring your own tent and sleeping bag. If you don’t own one, you may rent one in Pundaquit, San Antonio. You may ask your boatman where to get one.
  • Secure your own jacket. Cold nights at Nagsasa and Anawangin are sometimes unbearable.
  • If you are into serious photography, bring with you your camera, tripod, a wide angle or kit lens, a set of neutral density, graduated neutral density, bi-color, or polarization filters. Make sure to also secure your equipment in a waterproof bag. The boat ride to and from Nagsasa and Anawangin can be rough.
  • Bring enough food and water supply. There are no stores or clean sources of water when you get there.
  • Sunblock, insect repellent and other personal care.
  • If you’re planning of cooking or preparing your own food, be sure to bring with you your basic utensils, fuel, charcoal and other basic cooking tools.
  • Don’t forget to bring your own garbage bag. You will have to bring with you when you leave whatever trash you have during your stay.
  • A first aid kit is also necessary, just in case.

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Things you may opt not to bring:

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  • A high-end cellphone — Nagsasa Cove and Anawangin Cove both have no cellular reception from all network providers. Since the air in the area is high in humidity and it’s near the sea, there’s a high risk of corrosion for your cellphone and other metallic gadgets when exposed to these conditions.
  • Valuables — On your stay in Nagsasa Cove and Anawangin, it’s possible that you will be sharing the camp area with other tourists. It is best to secure your personal belongings or not bring your valuables at all.

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If you can think of other things that I might have missed, please feel free to leave a comment below. I will be updating this post occasionally to reflect your suggestions. Enjoy your next trip to Nagsasa Cove and Anawangin Cove.

13 Replies to “Tips when visiting Nagsasa and Anawangin Coves”

  1. Hi to everyone, just want to update you guys about the new standard boat rates in pundaquit….

    NON PACKAGE RATE
    SMALL BOAT….(max of 4 pax)balikan
    Pundakit to CAMARA island = P700
    Pundakit to CAPONES = P1,000
    Pundakit to Annawangin = P1,000
    Pundakit to Talesayen = P1,500
    Pundakit to Nagsasa = P1,800
    Pundakit to Silanguin = P2,500
    NOTE: Island HOPPING (CAMARA, CAPONES to ANNAWANGIN) = P1,500
    BIG BOAT (5 to 10 pax) balikan
    Pundakit to CAMARA island = P1500
    Pundakit to CAPONES = P2000
    Pundakit to Annawangin = P2000
    Pundakit to Talesayen = P3000
    Pundakit to Nagsasa = P4000
    Pundakit to Silanguin = P6000
    Island HOPPING (CAMARA, CAPONES to ANNAWANGIN) = P2500
    BIG BOAT 11 pax and ABOVE
    Pundakit to CAMARA island = P150/head
    Pundakit to CAPONES = P200/head
    Pundakit to Annawangin = P200/head
    Pundakit to Talesayen = P300/head
    Pundakit to Nagsasa = P400/head
    Pundakit to Silanguin = P600/head
    Island HOPPING (CAMARA, CAPONES to ANNAWANGIN) = P300/head
    NOTE: All passenger will be issued with a lifjacket.
    Tent 3 person = P250
    4 person = P300
    6 person = P500

    At kung may gusto pa po kayong malaman o katanungan ay maaari nio po kaming tawagan o itx sa 09172022692 a t hanapin po si DINDO or LIEZEL…. salamat po a

    Dindo Nieva

  2. Hi. you got a nice blog about anawangin. Just visited it this summer. What a paradise! I made a video of it… you might be interested watching it. Heres my link

    wawfinds.blogspot.com

    Goodluck to your journeys 🙂

    1. Hi. I haven’t been to Anawangin yet but I would love to visit it one of these days. The photos above are from Nagsasa Cove. Thanks for dropping by. 🙂

  3. Hi! Thanks for the very useful tips, we are actually going there this June 20 with my team mates. Its good thing you mentioned that we need to bring our garbage with us upon leaving.

  4. heloo po sa lahat may mas murang boat rate parin sa pundaquit…just call him any time 09069444388.. nagsasa,capones,anawangin,camara silanguen…

  5. May maganda po na beach/camp area sa Tambobong, Pangasinan. Hindi pa siya commercialized kaya sobra ganda ng beach at mababait ang mga tao. There is a new resort there, just starting. Its called PANTALAN BEACH RESORT in Tambobong. Bawal ang maingay na karaoke, cemented parking for 10 cars(50/night), kubo rental at only 1.5k per night and maintenance fees at only 50/head for use of cr and bath kung gusto niyo mag tent lang sa beach!!! Pero very very basic facilities lang. They even offer set meals for groups. Or if you want them to cook merong minimal fees lang. The kubos are built right on the pantalan (port) so GREAT view of the ocean talaga. Maganda yung kubo and can fit 8 to 10 yata. Meron din built in tables made of bamboo lang. Rustic. Its owned by the Bobises so just call nanay Precy bobis or Deo Bobis at SUN#09227154685 or SUN#09236685401 or SMART#09075183062 for reservations and arrangements. I understand they can even arrange transpo to/from manila na rin now. Pls call or text for rates nalang. Thanks.

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    TAMBOBONG THINGS TO DO/SEE

    TAMBOBONG/OSMENA BEACHES/CAMPING: COLIBRA ISLAND

    TAMBOBONG/OSMENA BEACHES: KABAKUNGAN CAVE,BALINMANOK WRECK, BALAKI ISLAND HOPPING

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  6. good day.
    hi im joan, i am offering to you our packaged going to nagsasa with island tour to capons or anawangin and camara island..

    here is our package rate:

    P 700 per head for 9- 10 persons
    P 760 per head for 8 persons
    P 840 per head for 7 persons
    P 850 per head for 6 persons
    P 960 per head for 5 persons
    P 895 per head for 4 persons
    P 1100 per head for 3 persons
    P 1500 per head for 2 person
    *****************ALL IN– FOOD NALANG ANG KULANG*******
    Inclusive of the following:
    -round trip tour to nagsasa
    -island hopping to camara or and capones island and anawangin
    -hatid sundo san antonio town to pundakit
    -entrance fee in nagsasa
    -tent
    -ihawan, cooking utensils and cooler will be provide for free..
    -shower before and after is free
    -free parking for 1 vehicle, succeding with charge.
    Visit our fb acct: anawangin-amazing pundakit boat tour

    for other concern text me or call at 09193910016/ 09228788756

  7. Wanna visit this places?
    1. Agnaem
    2. Anawangin
    3. Talisayen
    4. Nagsasa
    5. Silanguin
    6. Capones and Camara island

    Book your Boat and Tent now.
    Packages are also available. Inquire now!

    Contact person: Liezel Nieva or Dindo Nieva
    Contact number:
    Globe: 09172022692
    Smart: 09995959623

    Dindo

  8. AMAZING PUNDAQUIT BOAT TOURS:

    Experience the beauty of Zambales and its islands… We take you there by boat and spend a night or two in Anawangin’s camping site , gaze thru the beauty of the Nagsasa cove, walk thru Camara island’s white sands and visit the lighthouse in Capones..it’s an adventure you won’t forget..

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