Top things to do in Masbate

Top Choice Filipino in Masbate Town

Ham's Cup

This excellent contemporary little cafe in Masbate's 'eat street' serves good coffee, set breakfasts such as Spanish sardines, inexpensive pasta and burgers, as well as beer and cocktails.
Cultural in Masbate Town

Rodeo Masbateño

In the second week of April Masbate hosts a four-day rodeo, which seeks to celebrate its cattle and ranching industry with cowboys and cowgirls coming from all over the island. The event includes bull-riding contest…
Beach in Masbate Town

Buntod Sandbar

The Buntod sandbar, protruding from the sea about 7km east of town, is part of the Bugsayon marine sanctuary and accessible only by boat. You can hire a bangka (around P500 return for up to four people, including wa…
Nature Reserve in Masbate Town

Pawa Mangrove Nature Park

Pawa Mangrove Nature Park consists of some 300 hectares of mangroves threaded through with a 1.3km boardwalk. It’s a lovely, quiet place for a stroll, and there’s a good chance you’ll spot flocks of wading birds, es…
Beach in Masbate Town

Bituon Beach

Fourteen kilometres south of Masbate Town is the attractive crescent Bituon Beach, hugely popular with local families on weekends. The dive resort here charges admission to use the beach, picnic facilities and swimm…
American in Masbate Town

Tio Jose

Although styled on an American diner, with booth seating, memorabilia, and nachos, fries and hot dogs on the menu, Tio Jose also does a fine line in Filipino dishes, from crispy pata to kare-kare and sizzling platte…
Cafe in Masbate Town

Mina's Crib Cafe

Like a little doll's house for young adults, Mina's is a quirky cafe with cribs in place of booths or seats and loud music playing. Good place for a coffee, smoothie or sandwich and to meet local youth.
Cultural in Masbate

Aroroy Wacky Rodeo

Taking place in the town of Aroroy on a full moon in May, this rodeo pits brave cowboys against a particularly cantankerous creature, the crab. Events include crab races, crab catching, parades, dancing, and the mas…