Potipot Island is located in Candaleria, Zambales which is about about five to six hours travel from Manila and four hours from Clark Freeport Zone. The  island is conveniently small where you can literally walk around it  in just an hour.  There are two options for you in visiting the island:

  1. Either you stay in one of the hotels across the mainland in Brgy. Uacon for accommodation and have the bangkero drop you off and fetch you by nightfall. (Potipot is just a 5-10 minutes ride from the mainland.
- See more at: http://www.clarkisit.com/potipot-island-little-boracay-zambales/#sthash.BxRE0dDF.dpuf
Potipot Island is located in Candaleria, Zambales which is about about five to six hours travel from Manila and four hours from Clark Freeport Zone. The  island is conveniently small where you can literally walk around it  in just an hour.  There are two options for you in visiting the island:

  • Either you stay in one of the hotels across the mainland in Brgy. Uacon for accommodation and have the bangkero drop you off and fetch you by nightfall. (Potipot is just a 5-10 minutes ride from the mainland.

  • Go camping in the island and have the bangkero fetch you the next day. In this option, you can enjoy sleeping under the stars as Potipot is regarded as a virgin island—no electricity, no major infrastructures or hotels.


Potipot Island is located in Candaleria, Zambales which is about about five to six hours travel from Manila and four hours from Clark Freeport Zone. The  island is conveniently small where you can literally walk around it  in just an hour.  There are two options for you in visiting the island:

  1. Either you stay in one of the hotels across the mainland in Brgy. Uacon for accommodation and have the bangkero drop you off and fetch you by nightfall. (Potipot is just a 5-10 minutes ride from the mainland.
- See more at: http://www.clarkisit.com/potipot-island-little-boracay-zambales/#sthash.BxRE0dDF.dpuf
It was our first time going on a camping type getaway. And it a turned out so wonderful. What could be more wonderful than finding yourself alone in a island (with your lover ). Yes you read it right, we owned the island that time.

This place is  soo beautiful, so relaxing just make sure that you visit Potipot on weekdays. 

Public Transportation
1. Ride a Victory Liner bus bound to Sta. Cruz, Zambales.
2. Coordinate with the bus conductor to drop you off in Brgy. Uacon, Candelaria or in Dawal. If you haven’t bought your supplies, you can ask the conductor to drop you at Candelaria Public Market and just ride a tricycle to bring you to the resorts in the area.
3. Upon finding a resort of your choice, hire a bangka (boat) going to Potipot island.
 Private Vehicle
  1. Use the North Luzon Expressway (NLEx) all the way to Dau exit then continue to the Subic-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx).
  2. Travel all the SCTEx till Tip Exit, passing through the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) and on to the Subic Town.
  3. Take the National Road where in you will pass the towns of Castillejos, San Marcelino, San Narciso, San Felipe, Cabangan, Botolan, Iba, Paluig and Masinloc before reaching Candelaria. You can easily ask for the directions/suggestions for accommodation.
Note: There is an entrance fee for the island, 100php for day trippers and 300php for overnight campers.
- See more at: http://www.clarkisit.com/potipot-island-little-boracay-zambales/#sthash.BxRE0dDF.dpuf
Public Transportation
1. Ride a Victory Liner bus bound to Sta. Cruz, Zambales.
2. Coordinate with the bus conductor to drop you off in Brgy. Uacon, Candelaria or in Dawal. If you haven’t bought your supplies, you can ask the conductor to drop you at Candelaria Public Market and just ride a tricycle to bring you to the resorts in the area.
3. Upon finding a resort of your choice, hire a bangka (boat) going to Potipot island.
 Private Vehicle
  1. Use the North Luzon Expressway (NLEx) all the way to Dau exit then continue to the Subic-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx).
  2. Travel all the SCTEx till Tip Exit, passing through the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) and on to the Subic Town.
  3. Take the National Road where in you will pass the towns of Castillejos, San Marcelino, San Narciso, San Felipe, Cabangan, Botolan, Iba, Paluig and Masinloc before reaching Candelaria. You can easily ask for the directions/suggestions for accommodation.
Note: There is an entrance fee for the island, 100php for day trippers and 300php for overnight campers.
- See more at: http://www.clarkisit.com/potipot-island-little-boracay-zambales/#sthash.BxRE0dDF.dpuf








Public Transportation
1. Ride a Victory Liner bus bound to Sta. Cruz, Zambales.
2. Coordinate with the bus conductor to drop you off in Brgy. Uacon, Candelaria or in Dawal. If you haven’t bought your supplies, you can ask the conductor to drop you at Candelaria Public Market and just ride a tricycle to bring you to the resorts in the area.
3. Upon finding a resort of your choice, hire a bangka (boat) going to Potipot island.
 Private Vehicle
  1. Use the North Luzon Expressway (NLEx) all the way to Dau exit then continue to the Subic-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx).
  2. Travel all the SCTEx till Tip Exit, passing through the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) and on to the Subic Town.
  3. Take the National Road where in you will pass the towns of Castillejos, San Marcelino, San Narciso, San Felipe, Cabangan, Botolan, Iba, Paluig and Masinloc before reaching Candelaria. You can easily ask for the directions/suggestions for accommodation.
Note: There is an entrance fee for the island, 100php for day trippers and 300php for overnight campers.
- See more at: http://www.clarkisit.com/potipot-island-little-boracay-zambales/#sthash.BxRE0dDF.dpuf
Public Transportation
1. Ride a Victory Liner bus bound to Sta. Cruz, Zambales.
2. Coordinate with the bus conductor to drop you off in Brgy. Uacon, Candelaria or in Dawal. If you haven’t bought your supplies, you can ask the conductor to drop you at Candelaria Public Market and just ride a tricycle to bring you to the resorts in the area.
3. Upon finding a resort of your choice, hire a bangka (boat) going to Potipot island.
 Private Vehicle
  1. Use the North Luzon Expressway (NLEx) all the way to Dau exit then continue to the Subic-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx).
  2. Travel all the SCTEx till Tip Exit, passing through the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) and on to the Subic Town.
  3. Take the National Road where in you will pass the towns of Castillejos, San Marcelino, San Narciso, San Felipe, Cabangan, Botolan, Iba, Paluig and Masinloc before reaching Candelaria. You can easily ask for the directions/suggestions for accommodation.
Note: There is an entrance fee for the island, 100php for day trippers and 300php for overnight campers.
- See more at: http://www.clarkisit.com/potipot-island-little-boracay-zambales/#sthash.BxRE0dDF.dpuf
How to get There: 
Public Transportation

1. Ride a Victory Liner bus bound to Sta. Cruz, Zambales.

2. Coordinate with the bus conductor to drop you off in Brgy. Uacon, Candelaria or in Dawal. If you haven’t bought your supplies, you can ask the conductor to drop you at Candelaria Public Market and just ride a tricycle to bring you to the resorts in the area.

3. Upon finding a resort of your choice, hire a bangka (boat) going to Potipot island.

 Private Vehicle
Use the North Luzon Expressway (NLEx) all the way to Dau exit then continue to the Subic-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx).
    Travel all the SCTEx till Tip Exit, passing through the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) and on to the Subic Town.
    Take the National Road where in you will pass the towns of Castillejos, San Marcelino, San Narciso, San Felipe, Cabangan, Botolan, Iba, Paluig and Masinloc before reaching Candelaria. You can easily ask for the directions/suggestions for accommodation.

Note: There is an entrance fee for the island, 100php for day trippers and 300php for overnight campers.