Calaguas is composed of several islands forming a group in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. The Calaguas group of islands include Tinaga Island and Guintana Island, Maculabo Island and several other minor islands. Tinaga and Guintana Island are considered to be major islands.
Most of these islands are administered by Vinzons, Camarines Norte. The minor island of Maculabo is under the authority of Paracale, Camarines Norte. Recently, Tinaga island have been experiencing a sudden influx of tourists even if the area does not have proper accommodation. Tinaga Island is the site of the famous Mahabang Buhangin beach which is composed of powdery white sand. Mahabang buhangin is a 1 KM stretch of white sand beach. Through the years, it has gained popularity through travel afficionados and travel bloggers across the country.
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Travel destinations in Bicol also include Caramoan. Caramoan features white sand beaches that would rival those that are found in Boracay. Make sure to book for caramoan tour package that comes from DTI registered travel agents.