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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  • Nice beach but becoming more commercialized and sea has strong currents certain time of year also more and more kubo's now and quite crowded  more »
  • Very clean resort and nice sunsets. There are strong currents and waves so watch your children when they are swimming. The best in Pangasinan so far.  more »
  • Place is relaxing and the beach is calm but it’s still not the usual beach that i was expecting. The water is waist level during high tide and below knee level during low tide. Too many sharp stone, u...  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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