The islands are dispersed along the Lingayen Gulf, which are composed of 123 islets in all which covers an area of 1,844 hectares. A Trip to Hundred Islands in Pangasinan will be roughly five hours from Manila. There are three main tourist islands among the Hundred Islands which are Quezon Island, Governor Island and Children’s Island.
The whole place is like a paradise because of its clear water and sparkling blue sky which are very refreshing to the eyes. Watching the sun strike the islands and their surrounding waters is one of the wonderful views you can witness there. These islands are most visited during summer period not only by locals but also of foreign tourist.
The Hundred Islands National Park is made up of mostly coral and supported by mangrove forests, which creates a healthy ecosystem for both marine and bird life, as well as various lizards and mammals. It is a popular spot to go swimming, snorkeling, and exploring the various caves and islands all around.
Best time to go is during the dry season(March to May) and during ordinary weekends. Patar Beach and a lot of tourist spots usually get pretty crowded during Easter but are okay during most of the year. The trip to Hundred Islands in Pangasinan is definitely a great experience. You can spend a whole day just marveling about these little wonders of nature. A trip here will surely ease away your stress and refresh your busy life!