Jomalig Quezon DIY Itinerary
- Raymond bus from Manila to Real is Php220 AC
- Tricycle from Bus stop to Port for boat ride – Php30
- Port to Jomalig vice versa – Php350 each way, lunch included
- Electricity in the island is only up from 5PM-1AM every day
- Accommodation is in-house style, depends on how much you give to your host. Normally people give 300-400 per night but I gave Php3,000 for our 2 nights stay, not because I’m filthy rich. I’m just a normal guy who can eat 3 times a day and who doesn’t have a car. It just happens that I had 3,000 in my wallet and I thought it could be more of help to them than to me. I can earn that kind of money in a month or less but them? I don’t think so. Don’t be like me, so softhearted, you’ll easily get bummed 😉
- Not all time boat going back to Real from Jomalig is available on weekdays
- If that happens, there is always a boat from Patnanungan island to Real, so you need to ride a boat from Jomalig to Patnanungan
On this travel, I traveled with my friend Lally and her cousin Kielle. We had calm seas when we were going to Jomalig, and the best part of the island immediately welcomed us – it’s pristine clear waters. We still had no contact so we went to the friendly local who offered to host us – Kuya Richard. He was very accommodating and he will do everything that he possibly can do for you guys. You just tell him what you guys want and he will make it happen. He cooked us food every time, borrowed playing cards for our fun, and he always watched over us.
The long shoreline of Jomalig for me is what defines the island’s beauty, with its crystal clear waters, just splendid natural beauty. We loved every afternoon bathe at the sea, streamlining over the perfect horizon, covered by the picturesque clouds, it was one of the best stress relieving sight I have ever seen in my life. And dipping into the clear and cold waters, the heat of the sun was like non-existent!
We also met 4 guys that we befriended there as they were staying at Kuya Richard’s place too. They were really nice because they brought lots of drinks. Because of those dudes it was my first time on my 24 years of existence to get drunk haha( you can read about my first getting-drunk experience here ). Everytime I travel I really do something for the first time, and this one was something I never wanna do again coz getting wasted just sucks haha.
It’s a debate to whether Jomalig is on the list of the top best beaches in the Philippines but for me, all I can say is it’s still preserved and that’s making the island a great island to visit. It’s still in its beautiful natural form and that’s what I’m afraid of because every time humans see something beautiful they try to change it, try to make it something better but they don’t really realize how different humans perception of beauty is compared to what nature already is offering. Jomalig is definitely in my top 10 beaches in the Philippines.