the world famous dive sites and resorts of Puerto Galera and
Sabang Beach. See the majestic Tamaraw Falls
and the rice terraces of the Baclayan Mangyan Settlement.
About Mindoro Philippines
The principal language in Mindoro is Tagalog, although in some parts
it has been greatly influenced by the native Visayan and Mangyan
languages. Mainstream Filipino and Taglish are, indeed, present in and
around such areas as Puerto Galera, Pinamalayan, and Calapan City.
Visayan and Mangyan languages, too, are spoken on the island, as are
Ilokano and some foreign languages — e.g., English, Fukien, and, to a
much lesser extent, Spanish.
The common religions on the island fall under Christianity. The religion
of the indigenous Mangyan population is animism. Though they are into
animism as a religion, the Catholic Church in some of Mindoro's parts is
Mindoro Philippines, is the seventh-largest island in the Philippines.
It is located in southwestern Luzon, just northeast of Palawan. In past
times, it has been called Ma-i or Mait by ancient Chinese traders and,
by Spaniards, as Mina de Oro (meaning "gold mine") from where the island
got its current name. The island was divided into its two present-day
provinces, Occidental Mindoro and Oriental Mindoro, in 1950. Before
then, since 1921, the entire island was one province.
Secluded Resorts; Lovers of more secluded places have the option to stay
at Coco Beach Resort, set apart in a cove with its own beach, or even
better, at the wonderful small resort of Tanawin, perched on a hill
overlooking Varadero Bay. There is also the romantic Kalaw Place, hidden
in an enchanting forest park facing Muelle Bay.
Oriental Mindoro has no distinct wet or dry seasons. Average temperature
ranges from 26 to 32 degrees celsius. The province experiences maximum
rainfall during the months of June to October. Relative humidity is
registered at 81%.