Zambales is the second largest among the seven provinces of the Central Luzon. This province is abundant of mangoes in every January to April. Zambales is served by the Subic Bay International Airport which is located in Cubi point.
Masinloc was the first capital of this province and now changed into Iba. The province named cane from the word Zambal which is Hispanized term for Sambali. Many Sambals are still believed in Superstitious and mysteries.
This province is rich of source form nickel and chromites.
The provincial capital of Iba will celebrate the Mango Festival in every April. The Domorokdok festival is held in every May in Batolan.
The Capones Island in barrio Pandaquit, San Antonio is home to a Spanish Light House that built in during the 1800’s.
This island is has a good snorkeling and has a beautiful white sand beach.
Crystal Beach Resort was located in barangay San Narciso is about 7km from north of San Antonio.
BOTOLAN and IBA
Iba was the capital of the Zambales. This two place are has the best hiking spot and has a good and beautiful beaches in Zambales.
The most famous destination in this area is in the Mt. Tapulao, is the highest mountain in the Zambales range.
The Koto Mining River and the many waterfalls and the Aeta village of Cabatuan are also the spots that you enjoy most.
In the place of Botolan the beaches here are clean, nicer and quieter than the Iba.
Rama Beach Resort is a decent accommodation and has attractive grounds. They have also a nice restaurant with a library and a pool table that are highlights of this Australian owner of the resort.
Botolan Wildlife Farm has a created humane sanctuary for an array of rescued beast and including the massive Siberian tiger. The rooms here are having shared balconies with a great view of the animal pens and the mountain beyond.
The resorts in Iba are in the north in barangay Bangantalinga.
Palmera Garden Beach Resort this is a large open air restaurant and the rooms here are well kept and maintain.
Lindamar this resort is bright, has funky rooms and the surroundings are an attractive.