Saud Beach Resort Pagudpod
About Pagudpud - Saud Beach
In the Northern tip of Luzon Island in the Philippines found the town of Pagudpud (- bound to Saud Beach). Pagudpud (- bound to Saud Beach) is a 1st class municipality and a coastal resort town on the northernmost tip of Luzon in the Philippines. Pagudpud has a population of 20,395 people in 3,854 households according to the latest census.
The Pagudpud (- bound to Saud Beach) is bounded to the east by the Cordillera Mountain Range and to the south by the town of Bangui, the province of Cagayan and the town of Adams. In the north and west lies South China Sea (- bound to Saud Beach). The Pagudpud (- bound to Saud Beach) rolls over flat coastal land, valleys, hills and mountains. The provincial capital lies 46 miles north of Laoag City, and about 352 miles north of Manila. Pagudpud people spread across 84 square miles and resides in 3,854 homes. Most of the Pagudpud residents make their living through farming, fishing and subsistence retailing. Pagudpud Tourism is a growing part of the Pagudpud economy.
The Pagudpud (- bound to Saud Beach) town contains with vast attractive scenic spots. Pagudpud (- bound to Saud Beach) is generously gifted by its bright white Saud Beach. The Patapat viaduct with panoramic view that embraces the coast and the mountain; the captivating Kabigan falls Pagudpud; the co-called "mountain with a hole" of Bantay Abot Cove Pagudpud, stimulating spring of Paraiso ni Anton in Pagudpud; ; and the Pagudpud Saud White Saud Beach shoreline (- bound to Saud Beach), renowned for its ivory sand outlined the heart shape peaceful crystal blue water and the coralline coast of Burayoc Point (- bound to Saud Beach).
The Patapat Viaduct is one thousand three hundred kilometers (1.3 km) concrete coastal bridge that connects the Maharlika Highway from Laoag, Ilocos Norte to the Cagayan Valley Region and it elevated 32 meters over sea level. The starting point rises along the town's coastal mountains which are of the Cordillera Mountain Range that snakes through Northern Luzon. Located in more than sixteen (16) kilometers from the town proper and it is called the fourth (4th) longest bridge in the Philippines. Pasaleng Bay offers a scenic view with the many cool, refreshing springs waiting to be discovered within, a view that leads towards wide and pristine Saud Beaches backed by mountains with breathtaking waterfalls Kabigan and Mabaga.
The elevated concrete highway constructed along winding/rocky headlands is called the Patapat Viaduct from Pagudpud (- bound to Saud Beach) which is near the northernmost roadway section in Ilocos Norte Philippines (- bound to Saud Beach). The Patapat viaduct would boost tourism for the famous Saud Beaches of Pagudpud.
Ilocos region is also known for famous tourist attractions like the Bangui Windmills, Malacanang of The North and Cape Bojeador Lighthouse aside from Pagudpud. The Patapat Viaduct is an important transport link connecting the major road networks of Ilocos Norte and Cagayan Valley Region. Below just several meters from the mountain side is the spectacular view of Pasaleng Bay (- bound to Saud Beach) on the rocky seashore of Patapat Viaduct from Pagudpud.
The Patapat Viaduct from Pagudpud (- bound to Saud Beach) was constructed to solve the problem of landslides in able to avoid vehicular accident. The completion of the Patapat viaduct improves the safety for all those passing through it. Pagudpud tourists would fully appreciate the major highway’s safety aside from the breath-taking scenic view along the coastal line of Northern Luzon. The Patapat viaduct has 1.129-kilometer stretch of reinforced concrete structure which comprises of 76 spans and forms part of the Laoag-Allacapan Road Section that runs along the seashore beneath the steep slopes of the Patapat Mountains in Pagudpod, Ilocos Norte. Patapat viaduct had been known to be dangerous for motorists since it is located near rugged mountain cliffs. The tourism industry in the North was paralyzed before due to Patapat Viaduct has undergone series of damages. Landslides and rockslides always destroy the road often with human casualties. Patapat Viaduct is a 1.3 km concrete coastal bridge that connects the Maharlika Highway from Laoag, Ilocos Norte to the Cagayan Valley Region, is known as the 4th longest bridge in the Philippines.
The town of Pagudpud Ilocos Norte found Kabigan Falls (- bound to Saud Beach), it is about one and a half kilometer (1.5km) away from the national road of Pagudpud, you can either walk to get there in Kabigan Falls Pagudpud which it will take you about 30 minutes or you can rent the off road vehicle going to Kabigan Falls Pagudpud. There will be an entrance fee of Twenty Pesos (P20.00) upon entering Kabigan Falls Pagudpud whereas along the way you will pass by Pagudpud farmlands, Pagudpud streams and then finally the Pagudpud falls which is exquisitely beautiful, water is so clear and cold, and you can even see the bottom of the waterfall basin.
Pagudpud is politically subdivided into sixteen (16) barangays or town namely Aggasi, Baduang, Balaoi, Burayoc, Caunayan, Dampig, Ligaya, Pancian, Pasaleng, Poblacion 1, Poblacion 2, Saguigui, Saud, Subec, Tarrag, and Caparispisan.
Pagudpud (Saud Beach) town growing continually because of the steady stream of local and foreign tourists flocking to the white, soft and powdery sand seaside town. Its crystal-blue water and white-sand Saud Beaches makes Pagudpud (- bound to Saud Beach) a retreat for tourists. There is an an emerging tourists attraction called Maira-Ira Point (- bound to Saud Beach) which is a secluded Saud Beach known as the Blue Lagoon. A secondary concrete road on the north side of the Maharlika
Highway is the access to these Pagudpud public Saud Beaches (- bound to Saud Beach). A sea arch can be seen On the way to the Blue Lagoon (- close to Saud Beach). Much of the town's coast lines up are the Coconut trees (- close to Saud Beach). The Batanes Islands (- close to Saud Beach) are visible from Patapat National Park on a clear day.
Pagudpud resorts or hotel structures are either made of wood or concrete covered with cogon or anahaw leaves. Most of the former Pagudpud residences converted their homes as accommodation for Pagudpud tourists. During peak season when most hotels and resorts were occupied by Pagudpud tourists usually take local residences when left with nowhere to stay.
Pagudpud resorts or hotel are all accredited by the Pagudpud Department of Tourism. The Pagudpud Department of Tourism provides training-seminar in tourist-handling to all Pagudpud resorts or hotel to get the accreditation. The Pagudpud resorts also complied with accommodation requirements such as comfort rooms, equivalent rooms such as Pagudpud - Saud Beach standard room, Pagudpud - Saud Beach deluxe room, Pagudpud - Saud Beach family room, Pagudpud - Saud Beach suite room, Pagudpud dorm room, Pagudpud backpacker room, Pagudpud barkada room and adequate water, ventilation and lighting.
The Pagudpud Department of Tourism has accredited more than thirty five Pagudpud resorts while about twenty Pagudpud resorts operate without Pagudpud Department of Tourism accreditation. The Pagudpud resorts are expanded in the community of Saud, Burayoc, Balaoi and in the Poblacion. As an accredited Pagudpud resorts, the Pagudpud resorts are given promotional support and marketing assistance by the Pagudpud Department of Tourism.
Pagudpud (Saud Beach) tourists may cook their own food or ask the Pagudpud (Saud Beach) host family to cook for them.
How to get to Pagudpud:
Pagudpud By Bus:
The bus will arrive at the Pagudpud Bus Terminal (- bound to Saud Beach) just beside Pagudpud Municipal Hall. Crowed of tricycle drivers and fixers will distract and persuade you to ride with them going to Pagudpud resorts (- bound to Saud Beach). Deciding which tricycle going to Pagudpud, passenger must find and take tricycle with DOT Accreditation ID only bound to Pagudpud resorts (- bound to Saud Beach). The tricycle could only accommodate three (3) persons going to Pagudpud resorts (- bound to Saud Beach), and it cost ten (P10.00) each passenger (- bound to Saud Beach).
Pagudpud By Private Car:
The right sequential travel order from Manila to Pagudpud (book in Saud Beach) on a road trip are from Paoay Church, Fort Ilocandia, Sand Dunes, , Bangui Windmills, Cape Bojeador lighthouse, Pagudpud Saud Saud Beaches - bount to Saud Beach, Blue Lagoon - close to Saud Beach, and then Patapat Viaduct bridge.
SAMPLE PAGUDPUD BUDGET TOUR PACKAGES:
Pagudpud Budget 2 ( Saud Beach w/ Meals) - minimum of 10 persons
Pagudpud Budget 3 (Saud Beach) - minimum of 10 persons
Sample Pagudpud Itinerary packages:
Pagudpud Tour Day 2
Pagudpud Tour Day 3