Mary Help of Christians Minor Seminary | Things to do in Binmaley-Pangasinan
|Address:||Mckinley St., Binmaley, Pangasinan|
The Binmaley beach is one of the most scenic and cleanest beaches in Northern Luzon. The water is deal for swimming, motorboat rides, and the occasional wind and wave surfing for the more adventurous tourist. Furthermore, the place is only 1.5 kilometers away from the Poblacion and is, thus, easily accessible from any point of the municipality. The main road to the site is well paved and transportation is easily availed of via the numerous tricycles willing to take picnickers and tourist to the spot.
Since 1963, Vering’s House of Pastillas and Bocayo is one of the major pillars of bocayo industry in Lingayen. Vering’s House produce milk-based and coconut-based sweet treats that have been staple to many international events and forums throughout the decades. Vering’s products are unique from other brands in that the owner Virginia Ferrer uses a secret recipe, together with peanuts and linga toppings. Today, Vering’s House of Pastillas and Bocayo is one of the only three households left that survived the boom and bust of bacayo factories in Lingayen in the 1990’s.
Donated to the Pangasinan Government by the descendants of Antonio Bengson and Soterana Yuson, this ancestral house is Lingayen’s oldest standing residential house that was easily converted into a heritage museum. The house depicts the Spanish architecture of a typical 18th century Filipino home. It showcases classic furniture pieces, kitchen utensils, and other home paraphernalia used during the Spanish regime. The museum also displays various Filipiniana dresses, family portraits of the Bengson-Yuson families, and grand art pieces by renowned artist Romeo MananQuil, the man behind the designs of P1,000 and P20 bills, and the endemic tamaraw in the old Philippine peso coin.
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Where to stay
Unwind and get close to nature at this resort in Lingayen. 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.
- 10-minute walk away from Pangasinan Provincial Capitol
- 15-minute walk away from Sport and Civic Center
- 5-minute drive away from city proper such as wet and dry market, malls, church, restaurants, convenience stores and banks.
This provincial hotel is situated on quiet Maramba Boulevard steps away from the beach, the Capitol and adjacent parks. Rooms are spacious and minimalist in style, but reasonably priced and adequately appointed: each room has A/C, cable TV, telephone/intercom, hot water, free wifi access and 24 hour room and laundry service. Floors are marble, wood and tile. The main restaurant menu selections and beverage lists are available in-room 24 hrs a day.
Getting there and around
Mckinley St., Binmaley, PangasinanGet directions