Region IV-B MIMAROPA

The region is also formally known as the Southern Tagalog Islands.



Puerto Princesa Islands Philippines
Puerto Princesa City How To Get There?

Transfer By Air
Air transport from Manila to Puerto Princesa takes less than an hour and available thrice daily by Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and Air Philippines. There are also flights from Puerto Princesa to Cebu four times a week.

SeaAir flies to Puerto Princesa from Manila two to three times a week, oftentimes via Busuanga, Cuyo and El Nido.

Transfer By Sea
Puerto Princesa is accessible by boat from Manila twice a week by WG&A Superferry and Negros Navigation shipping lines, with stopovers in Coron. Boat trips from Puerto Princesa to Cuyo and Iloilo aboard M/V Milagrosa are also available twice weekly.


Common dishes

Popular catches include tilapia, catfish (hito), milkfish (bangus), grouper (lapu-lapu), shrimp (hipon), prawns (sugpo), mackerel (galunggong, hasa-hasa), swordfish, oysters (talaba), mussels (tahong), clams (halaan and tulya), large and small crabs (alimango and alimasag respectively), game fish, sablefish, tuna, cod, blue marlin, and squid/cuttlefish (both called pusit).

More details at Common dishes

Mindoro (divided into Occidental Mindoro and Oriental Mindoro), Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan (El Nido, Puerto Princesa)
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