Top things to do in Roxas

Top Choice Seafood in Roxas

Albason Ihaw-Ihaw

A feast for the eyes and stomach, choose your catch, including squid, sea urchin, prawns and a variety of freshly caught fish, from the display and then your cooking method. Several rows of picnic tables are housed …
Park in Roxas


This mangrove park with bamboo walkway is 3½km northwest of the city centre (P25 by tricycle). It offers two-hour tours on bamboo rafts pulled by paddleboats (P1800 for boat for 10 to 15 people), with the unique add…
Beach in Roxas

Baybay Beach

About 3km north of downtown Roxas is this 7km grey-sand beach lined with eateries and picnic shelters. It varies greatly in width depending on the location and tide. Watch fishers unloading their catch at dawn and a…
Bar in Roxas

Wayfarer Restaurant

An upscale and stylish spot for a sundowner (P150 for a rum and coke) with tables on a lawn just off the beach. The open-sided pavilion has a pool table (P20 per game) and there's a good, if relatively pricey, menu …
International in Roxas

Raffy's Bistro

Raffy's is a comfortable and air-conditioned refuge from the chaotic traffic and a good place for a burger or flatbread pizza. A few pieces of art and a classic bicycle displayed on the wall – its efforts at design …
Cultural in Roxas


Three-day festival celebrating the founding of Capiz, culminating in a parade of lights and fireworks. The highlight for many is the food, featuring traditional delicacies from all over the province.
Cultural in Roxas

Sinadya sa Halaran Festival

A colourful four-day event that celebrates the Immaculate Conception. It includes a solemn candlelit parade on the Roxas River.
Monument in Roxas

Sacred Heart of Jesus Shrine

Occupying a hilltop location about 1.5km from the bus terminal is this enormous nearly 132ft-tall statue of Jesus. Originally the hands were supposed to be outstretched in welcome, but the sculptor made them vertica…
Museum in Roxas

Ang Panublion Museum

Originally built as a water-storage tank, this quirky museum on the plaza will give you a quick (30-minute) introduction to the city. A Heritage Walk booklet will lead you around the nearby area.
International in Roxas

Red Sun Restaurant

Good for a quick meal or drinks at night, this brightly lit place has a mix of Filipino, Chinese and American dishes, including pizza and burgers. Buckets of Guinness and Heineken are good value.