Top things to do in Pagudpud & Around

Beach in Pagudpud & Around

Blue Lagoon

Paradisical Blue Lagoon holds Luzon’s whitest sand and bluest waters but the large-scale development here has eaten up a big part of the beach and it's now covered with concrete Godzilla statues and a parking lot. T…
Memorial in Pagudpud & Around

Stingray Memorial

In secluded Caunayan Bay, this memorial commemorates the mission of American submarine USS Stingray, which delivered weapons to Ilocano guerrillas, thus playing a decisive role in the Japanese defeat in WWII. The me…
Waterfall in Pagudpud & Around

Kabigan Falls

Kabigan Falls is 120m of crashing white water and a cool, clear pool for swimming. It's accessible via group tours run by all hotels or via private tricycle hire (around P700 return from Saud Beach). The falls are a…
Beach in Pagudpud & Around

Saud Beach

This is a dazzling long arc of white sand that shimmers into a perfect swimming pool of blue sea. There's a big selection of accommodation here, but it's still a pretty mellow place (outside of holiday weekends). Co…
Landmark in Pagudpud & Around

Dos Hermanos

At the far end of Blue Lagoon, Dos Hermanos is a pair of easily accessible offshore islands with great snorkelling. Local legend claims the islands are the remains of two sibling fishermen lost at sea.
Natural Feature in Pagudpud & Around


At the entrance to Blue Lagoon is Bantay-abot (‘Mountain with a Hole’), which is exactly as the name suggests: it's a rock with a photogenic arch-shaped hole.