The Zambales’ Phoenix: Anawangin Cove Attractions


Anawangin Cove, Zambales, Philippines – No wonder why Anawangin is becoming one of the hottest destinations for engagement sessions. Celebrities like third runner-up Miss Universe Shamcey + husband Lloyd Lee and Coach Rio + wife Nicole are some of the couples who chose the pristine and secluded beauty Anawangin as their backdrop for their prenup photos.

Like a phoenix, this beauty is born from ashes.  It is what it is today because of Mount Pinatubo’s eruption back in 1991. Can you believe it? Surrounded by pine-like trees and carpeted by white sands from the eruption, this place is now one of the popular destination for photography enthusiasts, campers, mountaineers and beach bummers. See more about our experience here.

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Ending 2013 in Anawangin Cove, Zambales


ANAWANGIN COVE, ZAMBALES, PHILIPPINES – Dreaming of spending a weekend secluded in an island, surrounded with lush green trees, majestic mountain range, scenic river, and a pristine beach? Tada! Anawangin is the place to be!

Pristine beach of Anawangin.
Pristine beach of Anawangin.

As most of you don’t know, we are IT professionals based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I’m sure all Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) would agree that the best Christmas gift ever is to be able to go home and spend time with loved ones. Luckily, we were able to get 2 weeks of vacation and since it’s a family season, we decided to spent most of it with our family, relatives and some friends just around around Manila especially Rap, as it’s his cousins wedding, most of his relatives overseas were also home.   So, initially we don’t have plans together for the holidays, besides having Christmas dinner/lunch with Jollibee.

Lo and behold, sudden change of plans happened. Friday midnight I got a call from Rapy saying they’re planning to go out of town and leave for Anawangin on the same day at 6am,  asked me if I want to join and of course, I said ‘Yes!’. (talk about last minute planning, lol. )

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