Difference between revisions of "Biliran"
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Biliran is an island province of Eastern Visayas on the western side of the region. It is bounded on the south by Caragara Bay, Samar Sea on the east, North by the Visayas Sea and the strait of Biliran on the West. The province boasts of many smaller islands and islets, beautiful and pristine white sand beaches and waterfalls.
Naval is the capital town of the province.
There are two spoken dialects in the island; Waray which is spoken on the east side facing Samar and Cebuano which is spoken on the west side facing Cebu. Cebuano is dominant in the capital town of Naval.
There is no airport on Biliran, so the jump off point to Naval by air is through Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport in Tacloban City. It is served by major carriers such as Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and Zest Air. There are about 9 regular flights between Manila and Tacloban City. From the airport, travelers shuttles to Tacloban City Bus Terminal to get the ride going to the capital town of Naval. Aircon shuttle vans and ordinary fare buses are available.
By bus and vans
Aircon Shuttle Vans/Buses serve the Naval - Tacloban City and Naval - Ormoc City routes and the journey takes around two hours and costs P150-190. The first trip is at 6am and the last trip is at 5pm.
Naval - Manila route is served by several major bus lines.
Provide direct voyage from Naval to Cebu City. Ordinary fare, tourist and cabin accommodations are available. Shipping Schedule
The habal-habal (motorcycle) is the most common mode of transportation as most of the roads outside the main highway are rough and rougher. Haggle with the driver to get the best possible rates or hire on a per-day basis. there are also several buses that make the cross-country trip from Naval to the Eastern coastal town of Caibiran, taking over 1.5-2 hours, one way.
Islands Access from Naval:
Access from Talahid (Almeria):
Access from Almeria:
Waterfalls In the Cabucgayan area:
In the Caibiran area:
Agta Scuba Resort - Talahid, Almeria Biliran
Biliran Garden Resort - Villa Cecilia, Sitio Lomboy, Brgy. Calumpang, Naval, Biliran
Marvin’s Seaside Inn - Brgy. Atipolo, Naval, Biliran
M and M Inn - Biliran, Biliran
Higatangan Island Beach Resort - Higatangan Island, Naval, Biliran