Welcome to MasbateMasbate is a peaceful and quite province with its geographical protection of surrounding islands of the Philippines. Although Masbate is considered by many to be part of the Visayan Region it is part of the Bicol Region. It's central location makes Masbate a mixing pot for culture and dilects. Masbate is one of the hidden treasures of the Philippines with its undesturbed natural reefs and reserves.
Masbate City is the largest city in the Province and located on Masbate Island. It is the main source of industry, commerce, and development for province.
Masbate TourismMany tourists visit Masbate Islands and experience the hidden beauty of the natural white sand beaches and clear blue water. There are many Beach Resorts near Masbate City and Ticao Island. It is truly a tropical paradise for tourist looking for scenic sunsets and tropical gardens and water falls. There are daily flights from Manila and ferry's to Cebu and Sorsogon.
Masbate ResourcesMasbate Province is one of the richest in precious minerals in the Philippines. It has a wealth of Gold and Silver and most of the mines are in the Aroroy area. Cattle is one of the main sources of Masbate's Food Industry. The fertile pastures make Masbate Province known as the Cattle and Rodeo Country of the Philippines. As a result, Rodeo Masbateno has become a large tourist attraction. Majority of the population of Masbate lives on the coastline which makes it a large fishing province. All 270 Barangays are located on 968 Kilometers of natural coastline.