Top 10 things to do in Paoay

  1. Paoay Sand Dunes
    Address: Brgy. Suba Paoay, Ilocos Norte
    Description: Get your adrenaline pumping with an exhilarating 4x4 ride through the Paoay Sand Dunes. You can also try sandboarding or take a scenic sunset tour.
  2. Paoay Church
    Address: Marcos Ave, Paoay, Ilocos Norte
    Description: Also known as the St. Augustine Church, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is a stunning example of Baroque architecture with its massive buttresses and intricate carvings.
  3. Malacañang of the North
    Address: Suba, Paoay, Ilocos Norte
    Description: Visit the former residence of the late Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos and see his collection of memorabilia, antique furniture, and paintings.
  4. Paoay Lake National Park
    Address: Paoay, Ilocos Norte
    Description: Take a relaxing stroll around the tranquil Paoay Lake and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding mountains and lush greenery.
  5. La Paz Sand Dunes
    Address: Brgy. La Paz, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
    Description: Go on a thrilling 4x4 ride through the La Paz Sand Dunes and try sandboarding down the steep slopes. You can also take a scenic sunset tour.
  6. Batac Marcos Museum
    Address: Batac, Ilocos Norte
    Description: Discover the life and legacy of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos at this museum, which showcases his personal belongings, awards, and photos.
  7. Maligcong Rice Terraces
    Address: Maligcong, Bontoc, Mountain Province
    Description: Take a scenic hike through the picturesque Maligcong Rice Terraces and marvel at the ingenuity of the Ifugao people who built them.
  8. Burgos Lighthouse
    Address: Burgos, Ilocos Norte
    Description: Also known as the Cape Bojeador Lighthouse, this historic tower offers stunning views of the South China Sea and the surrounding countryside.
  9. Patapat Viaduct
    Address: Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte
    Description: Drive along this scenic coastal highway and cross the impressive Patapat Viaduct, which spans a deep ravine and offers breathtaking views of the sea and mountains.
  10. Blue Lagoon
    Address: Maira-ira Beach, Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte
    Description: Relax on the pristine white sand beach and swim in the crystal-clear waters of the Blue Lagoon, which is surrounded by lush green hills and rock formations.