Bicol is a popular destination that is rich in culture and history. It has plenty of natural attractions, good infrastructure and some fine beaches that are great for surfing, diving, or relaxing and taking in the sun. Travel Authentic Philippines offers a variety of Bicol Tours.
Bicol is a destination suitable for all with its historical sites, eco-tourism and watersports. There is also the famous Mayon Volcano, Bulusan Volcano Natural Park, and numerous stunning waterfalls. Let’s not forget about the whale sharks and manta rays, which is something that Bicol famous for.
There are a number of ways to get in and around Bicol. The Legazpi International Airport in Legazpi City is the main air hub in the region, connecting it directly to Cebu and Manila. There are also a few other airports in the region, including Naga Airport, Moises R Espinosa Airport, and Virac Airport.
Bicol residents are known as Bicolanos and their mother tongue is some form of the Bikol sociolinguistic language. The region has a thriving culture with many colorful festivals, both religious and otherwise.
Like the rest of the Philippines, Bicol has a tropical climate. It is dry from February until May or June and wet for the remainder of the year. April is the driest month and December is the wettest, though typhoons are most common between July and October.