Guimaras Islands Philippines
Ave Maria Islet, Lawi, Jordan, Guimaras
It is a white sand beach islet located in front of Sitio Lusay where the Marine Reserve Area of Jordan is located. There are no available overnight cottages or picnic huts in this area. This place is good for excursion, swimming, and snorkeling.
Gallopa's Beach, Tando, Nueva Valencia, Guimaras
Good for excursion only. No overnight cottages available.
Marine Reserve Area, Sitio Lusay, Lawi, Jordan, Guimaras
It is located in the beach area of Barangay Lawi. It is a Municipality’s project for the preservation of endangered species. The sea turtles or pawikan, after being hatched, are cared for in aquarium-nursery and after few months are released in the sea. The fully grown turtles periodically return to the beach during mating seasons and lay their eggs in the sand.
Sea Turtle Temporary Feeding & Caring Station, Lawi, Jordan, Guimaras
A community project managed by the Barangay Lawi Tourism Council. It aims to preserve the endangered Olive Ridley & Hawksbill sea turtles or pawikan that are nesting on the beach area of Barangay Lawi. It is a floating cage of sea turtles that people could view and touch the real sea turtle. But it tagged and released in the sea after a few months or a year. The station accepts donation from visitors for maintenance purposes.
Tiniguiban Islet (Pulang Pasayan), Pandaraonan, Nueva Valencia, Guimaras
This is a 1,544 square meter islet right in front of SEAFDEC Igang Marine Sub-Station. This is where rare red shrimps may make appearance inside the pool during high tide. The beach is good for swimming and snorkeling. There are no available overnight cottages.
Tatlong Pulo Beach, Sinapsapan, Jordan, Guimaras
An islets which boast its lush, greenery, white sand beaches, private coves, rich and colorful marine life and unique inland terrain. There are no available overnight cottages.
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Merienda Philippines Cuisine
Merienda is taken from the Spanish, and is a light meal or snack especially in the afternoon, similar to the concept of afternoon tea. If the meal is taken close to dinner, it is called merienda cena, and may be served instead of dinner.
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