Silonay Mangrove Conservation Area and Ecotourism | Things to do in Calapan City-Oriental Mindoro
|Open:||Everyday, 6am - 6pm.Takes at least 1.5hrs to tour and kayak.|
|Address:||Sitio Singalong, Brgy. Silonay, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro|
Mayabig River is a community river reserved for swimming, washing clothes, irrigation, and unfortunately, white stone mining. Facing Mt. Halcon, the river is wide and shallow, with one select deep area for jumping off from a cemented ledge. On an ordinary day, kids back-dive into the deep area, some wash their clothes from the riverbank, while others rummage among the rocks, looking for white stones. Meanwhile, part of the water is redirected into a canal, where the water is used for the rice fields in the area. Cottages nearby can also be rented out for P200 each.
Water Beach is a long stretch of fine, mocha brown sand. Its picnic area is cool and shaded with thorny aroma trees. Nearby are three cottages for rent and a waterless toilet. Walking several minutes down the left of the beach you'll reach the town of San Teodoro. Meanwhile, exploring the curving shoreline to the right you'll find fishing boats and sticky darker sand, with some half-buried dead trees. Water Beach faces the Verde Island Passage, where Isla Verde lies. Behind that island is the foggy outline of Batangas in the mainland Luzon.
Merl's Native Delicacies has its own version of the famous Batangas' suman sa lihiya (rice cake). Like the usual rice cake, it is made from glutinous rice (malagkit), mixed with lye water (lihiya), and wrapped in banana leaf. However, instead of the usual topping of brown sugar and grated coconut meat, Merl's rice cakes are eaten with coco jam. Merl's Native Delicacies has been producing and selling rice cakes since 2002. Merl's also distributes rice cakes to different stores in Calapan. The shelf life of Merl's rice cakes is two to three days at room temperature, up to a week when stored in the fridge, and up to a month when stored in a freezer. Merl's rice cakes are wrapped bite-size with a sachet of coco jam, and are sold in packs of 12 at P110.
Where to stay
Unwind and get close to nature at this resort in Calapan. This place invites you to take a breather away from the hustle and bustle of the city, while still offering you the basic amenities you need. Whether you’re looking for a new adventure, in a new town or a quiet respite from your busy schedule, this relaxing getaway has you covered.
Unwind and get close to nature at this resort in Calapan City. This place invites you to take a breather away from the hustle and bustle of the city, while still offering you the basic amenities you need. Whether you’re looking for a new adventure, in a new town or a quiet respite from your busy schedule, this relaxing getaway has you covered.
Filipiniana Hotel - Calapan has a 50-room hotel located
in the capital city of Calapan in the Northeastern part of the
island of Mindoro in Southern Luzon, Philippines.
Our hotel was categorized as a Four Star Hotel with the following amenities: conference hall that can accommodate to as much as 500 pax, jacuzzi, sauna, swimming pool, basketball court and Halcon's Bar and Resto.
The hotel offers 30 deluxe rooms and 20 suite rooms, each room is equipped with hot tub, cable TV and chiropractic beds.
We also specialize in Mindoro Tour Packages that will surely satisfy your trip.
We invite you to Calapan, Oriental Mindoro for your nature get-away that will give more in-depth meaning to your next out-of-town group meetings, workshop, conference, educational tour or team buildings. Filipiniana Hotel - Calapan is now ready to serve your needs in the Province of Oriental Mindoro, best known for tropical beaches, reefs, cliffs, lush mountains, interior forest, cascades, and surrounding sea.
Getting there and around
Sitio Singalong, Brgy. Silonay, Calapan City, Oriental MindoroGet directions