La UnionΒ is famous for the beach town of San Juan, the surfing capital of Luzon’s west coast. There is more to experience in this laidback province beyond its beautiful waves as well, including stunning natural sites, heritage attractions, and an exciting food scene.

Aside from good swells, this is one of the reasons why it had become a popular destination for avid surfers and people who want to learn the sport. Urbiztondo Beach in San Juan is the most popular surfing spot and main tourist area.

You can ride a bamboo raft to the main cascade and enjoy a cool waterfalls shower massage.Β 

La Union’s coastline is blessed with glorious sunset views including Urbiztondo Beach. Go to the rocky area on the south side of the beach for dramatic views.

Pebble Capital of the North because of its many pebbled beaches and big stone-picking industry.

Bahay Na Bato, the newest tourist attraction in the province.

TheΒ St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish, also called The Shrine of Our Lady of Namacpacan or Namacpacan Church, stands beside the town plaza.

Urbiztondo had grown a bit of a hipster feel to it. Don’t miss the Instagram and tummy-worthy food scene.Β 

The most popular place to eat here isΒ Halo Halo de Iloko, located along Zandueta Street.

Ma-Cho Temple,Β a picturesque temple found on top a hill. It is the first Taoist temple and only one in theΒ Philippines.

This Santorini-inspired resort is famous not only for its imposing white-washed buildings and blue domes.

Before leavingΒ La Union, drop by the grape farms in Bauang. You can go grape-picking here and bring the fresh harvest as pasalubong.

La Union is a province that exudes charm and vibrancy. Its rich historical background, bustling capital city, thriving tourism sector, effective provincial government, and representation in popular media all contribute to its appeal.Β 

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