Tourist Spots in Sabtang Island, Batanes

Sabtang Island is just one boat ride away from Basco Batanes. Before you visit, you have to keep this list of tourist spots in Sabtang Island.

If you want a hassle free trip, book your tour with Amazing Batanes Tours. We booked our tour with them, so we had a lot of help and tips for our trip.

 

Tourist Spots in Sabtang for a Half-Day Tour

The most common tour in the island is only for half a day. Tourists go in the island very early in the morning, and go home at 12 PM. Here are some tourist spots if you have a tight schedule.

1. Morong Beach

In this beach, the Morong Beach Ahaw Arch Formation can be found. It is a famous rock formation on the beach.

Morong Beach Ahaw Arch Formation Sabtang Batanes Tourist Spots in Sabtang

Aside from awesome view from the cliffs, Batanes has a lot of beaches that anyone can swim. The waves can be large, so just be careful if you want to swim.

Morong Beach Sabtang Batanes - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

After exploring the beach, we had our lunch at Pananayan Canteen and Catering Services.

 

2. Chamantad-Tinyan Viewpoint

Chamantad Tinyan viewpoint Sabtang Batanes - Tourist Spots in Sabtang

The view from the cliff is really breath-taking. It has the perfect view of the reef below.

Chamantad Tinyan viewpoint Sabtang Batanes Tourist Spots in Sabtang

 

3. Savidug Village

This is a village that shows traditional stone houses. There are also some construction during our visit, they are making new stone houses and preserving old ones.

Savidug Village Sabtang Batanes Tourist Spots in Sabtang

St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel can also be found in the village.

St Thomas Aquianas Chapel Savidug Village Sabtang Batanes - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

 

4. Chavayan Village

This is an old village but there are new stone houses like this one.

Chavayan Village Sabtang Batanes - Tourist Spots in Sabtang

We get to be creative with some picture taking spots.

Chavayan Village Sabtang Batanes - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

 

Other Tourist Spots and Activities in Sabtang

If you have more time, we recommend that you stay for at least 1 night in the island. If we were given the chance, we would like to stay there for more than 1 night. Here are the other tourist spots and activities in Sabtang Island.

1. Sumnanga Village

Full details at https://happyandbusytravels.com/sumnanga-village-sabtang-island/

Sabtang Island has a lot of old stone houses than in Basco. Sumnanga Village is another village that shows the traditional way of living in the island.

Sumnanga Village Sabtang Batanes - Tourist Spots in Sabtang

There is also a nearby beach in the village.

Sumnanga Village Sabtang Batanes - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

 

2. Natao Point

This hills is privately owned, so visiting the hills is not always allowed. We just had a chance to visit Natao Point because our tricycle driver knows the owner.

Natao Point Sabtang Batanes - Tourist Spots in Sabtang

We had to climb a tall hill, and fight the strong winds during our visit. But it was all worth it becasue the view if perfect.

Natao Point Sabtang Batanes - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

 

3. Lighthouse

Another privately owned property in the island, the lighthouse can be visited for a minimum entrance fee and with the permission of the owners. We had a chance to visit it for free because one of our friends stays in the guesthouse beside the lighthouse.

Tourist Spots in Sabtang - Sabtang Island Lighthouse

Staying for a while in the lighthouse made us “don’t want to leave” Batanes because the view is spectacular!

Sabtang Batanes Lighthouse

Plus, there are some IG worthy spots nearby.

Sabtang Batanes Lighthouse

 

4. Swimming

Swimming in the island is very possible, but caution should be always taken. Waves are sometimes strong in some parts. If you are not careful, you might find yourself in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

Here is Busy swimming in front of Pananayan Pension House, our home for the night.

Swimming in Sabtang Batanes - Tourist Spots in Sabtang

Another swimming spot is in Morong Beach, which is the most common swimming area.

Morong Beach Sabtang Batanes - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

If you are staying in the guesthouse near the lighthouse, you also have the chance to swim in the lagoon.

Sabtang Batanes Lighthouse - Tourist Spots in Sabtang

 

5. Zipline

If you have extra funds and you are adventurous, you have to try the zipline. It starts in Natao Point, and ends near Morong Beach.

Zipline in Sabtang Batanes - Tourist Spots in Sabtang

 

6. Stargazing

Yes, there are no stars in the picture below hahaha, but there are a lot of stars at night. We really want to be back and take a picture of the stars.

Swimming in Sabtang Batanes - Tourist Spots in Sabtang

 

Read our full Batanes Itinerary at https://happyandbusytravels.com/batanes-travel-guide-and-itinerary-for-5-days/

 

 

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