Saint Catherine of Alexandria Parish (Shrine of Namacpacan) | Things to do in Luna-La Union

Saint Catherine of Alexandria Parish - Shrine of Namacpacan in Luna
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The year 1690 saw the birth of a new town as idyllic in its formation as its name implies. Situated along the fringes of Northern La Union coasting the West Philippine Sea, it was named Namacpacan to glorify the native's trait of hospitality. Residents showed this hospitality towards the people of neighboring towns who previously retreated to into thick forests when they were persecuted by the colonizers.
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Address:  , Luna, La Union
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Nearby attractions

Bolikewkew Terraces
2.24 km away

Located at Delles, the majestic sight of rice fields depicts the town’s main livelihood which is farming. It has an area of approximately 1 hectare. It is best visited during the months of October to December when the rice grains have turned to gold.

Pebble Beach
2.48 km away

Discover the mystery this beach holds. The colorful pebbles that adorn this shore are believed to be a gift from heaven, and the unending supply of these has become a source of livelihood of the locals. Standing prominently along the beach is the ruin of the centuries-old watchtower which played a significant figure in the province's history.

Tapuakan River
2.48 km away

Relive your childhood days by sliding down the smooth rocks and pristine waters in this exquisite river in the Municipality of Pugo. Recognized as the Cleanest Inland Water in Region I, this tourist site is cradled in lush and peaceful forests at the base of Cordillera mountains.

Where to stay

Villa Elita
Hotels and homes
14.66 km away

Villa Elita Hotel & Resort is a 4,306 square meter oasis located at National Highway, Brgy. Ipet, Sudipen, La Union bordering Ilocos Sur. Started as a family vacation house with nipa huts and 6-feet oval infinity swimming pool, this paradise opened its doors to the public in April 2006.?In 2007, the hotel of 2 rooms, resort and a small restaurant started to serve as a peaceful retreat and stop over for guests. In 2008, 6 more rooms and 3 nipa huts were added. Catering services and events venues were eventually offered not only to the local guests but to foreign clients as well. A year after, continuous expansion to 14 hotel rooms was realized and the popularity of the establishment consistently grew.?Currently, Villa Elita Hotel & Resort has 27 hotel rooms and 3 conference halls over looking the whole villa and boosting a panoramic view of the Amburayan River of Ilocos Sur.?Because of the peaceful and serene atmosphere the establishment offers, Villa Elita Hotel & Resort has become a relaxing haven for local and international guests visiting La Union, Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte.

Casa La Playa
Hotels and homes
16.85 km away

Casa la Playa San Juan is a beautiful private beach front property located in the heart of San Juan, La Union. With about 2,000 sq. meters of space, it nestles a beautiful garden, swimming pool, grill and bonfire pit area, three casas , and a total of seven bedrooms. The property maintains a relaxing atmosphere - a venue for intimate events through beach and outdoor recreation. 

Elyu San Juan Transient House
Hotels and homes
17.69 km away

Immerse yourself in the real local experience when you book at this transient house located at San Juan, La Union. The place is simple and equipped with the basic comforts you need. Staying at this local home will give you a glimpse to everyday Elyu life and allow you to learn more about the wonderful surfing capital of the North.

Getting there and around

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