Patar Beach, Bolinao

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Attracting visitors with its clear waters, gentle waves, and soft sand, Patar Beach represents a major attraction in Bolinao. Lined with palm trees, the pristine beach boasts some interesting rock formations and a variety of accommodations--ranging from high-end hotels to budget-friendly beach huts--as well as grills, restaurants, and souvenir shops. Rent a boat and go island-hopping, or kayak down the river, which runs near the beach and flows into the sea. Visit the lighthouse for scenic views of the surroundings, or consider taking a tour to some nearby waterfalls. To visit Patar Beach on your trip to Bolinao, use our Bolinao itinerary planner .
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  • This beach is really beautiful sand and water at the top... the small problem comes from people who leave knives and plastic fork down! As often unfortunately.
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  • Found the beach quite busy but quite pleasant not to noisy the sea was good to swim in nice and clean as was the beach bit step going down but we had an enjoyable day there were 15 of us I think we wi...  more »
  • Lovely clean sandy beach with reasonably shallow water protected by an offshore rocky reef so the water is deep enough to swim in but also safe for children.  more »

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Where to stay in Bolinao

Though still not well-known to many, Bolinao has a decent amount of accommodations to cater to a range of tastes. Up by Santiago Island, you'll find a selection of villas and guesthouses in this relatively densely populated and built-up area, rich in amenities. Look along the coast to the west to find some more upmarket options close to the main beaches. Patar Beach, in particular, has a good selection of resorts and hotels, with additional facilities, such as pools and onsite restaurants, in the more luxurious options.
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