Tayid Lighthouse | Things to do in Mahatao-Batanes
|Address:||, Mahatao, Batanes|
This sitio in the town’s eastern part is home to an association of fishermen called mataw, who practice the traditional fishing for Arayu (dorado). They still observe the ritual called kapayvanuvanua, which signifies the start of the fishing season in March.
It is one of the largest pre-Spanish settlements on the eastern part of Batan Island. Today, the stone arrangements and rock foundations of the early Ivatan house can still be seen.
This man-made pool offers a view of the Pacific Ocean and Mt. Iraya, making it a perfect location for picnics. Also called the Spring of Youth, the locals believe that the water flowing from the falls of Imnajibu, which is then funneled to the pool through a tube, has healing powers.
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Batanes is the smallest province in the Philippines and located at the northern most part of the country. Surrounded by seas and covered by mountainous terrain, this spectacular place gives you serenity and always reminds you of the simplicity of life.
Where to stay
The flourishing tourism industry buoyed the idea of the mushrooming of modern hometels, inns, lodges and other houses that offer true-blooded Ivatan hospitality.
The recent opening of AMBOY HOMETEL is a testament to the thriving business atmosphere of Batanes! Modern in terms of its style and architectural structure, it captures the well blended majesty of a Victorian Era setting. Its enticing environment makes the place a rejuvenating cluster of homey ambiance. Hometel because it speaks of a hotel service in a home setting.
Amboy Hometel offers guests a private vehicle which they can rent for tours; an in-house restaurant at a very affordable prices; a garden for meditation and quiet relaxation which sometimes can be transformed as setting for parties such as birthday, anniversaries, wedding receptions and anything that guests would like to theme it; a beach cottage for beach lovers; and an exhilarating Tour Packages that would feed the fantasies of the senses.
AMBOY HOMETEL is conveniently located along the National Highway of peaceful Barangay Chanarian, Basco, Batanes. Away from the hurley-burley of city life which mainland offers, it is approximately 5 minutes drive from Basco Airport, has a good proximity to beaches, commercial establishments, historical sites, parks and other natural and endemic wonders of Batanes. The spot itself is the gateway to the southern bliss of Batanes!
Residencia du Basco is located in Basco, Batanes. Its design is inspired by Ivatan architecture with your comfort and delight in mind. Various activities can be done on your vacation as you unwind and enjoy the picturesque islands of Batanes.
Getting there and around
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