Sablayan is located at the center of the Province of Occidental Mindoro, Philippines.
There are many different ways to reach Sablayan.
The fastest way to reach Sablayan is by air. Daily 45 minute Manila-San Jose flight are serviced by Philippine Airlines , Sea Air & Cebu Pacific. Then a 2-3 hours land travel by bus or jeep will take you to Sablayan.
A more leisurable travel is by sea.
From MANILA to BATANGAS PIER by bus.
Daily route is serviced by boats leaving Batangas Pier via
· RO-RO, (2 hours cruise) to Abra de Ilog, then three hours land travel by bus to Sablayan.
*Private yacht and tour-operated boats from Manila, Batangas, Palawan or Puerto Galera could also be pre-arranged.
*From Visayas, daily 6-hour RO-RO boat trips from Libertad Antique to San Jose then land travel by bus to Sablayan.
* By private plane through our General Emilio Aguinaldo Airstrip, 10 kilometers from the town proper of Sablayan.
Mindoro Dwarf Buffalo (Bubalus mindorensis)
is a small hoofed mammal
belonging to the family Bovidae.
It is endemic to the island of
Mindoro in the Philippines and is
the only endemic Philippine
bovine. It is believed, however,
to have once also thrived on the
greater island of Luzon..
The first inhabitants of Mindoro.
They belong to the Malay race.
Like most natives in the
Philippines, these people are
short with snub noses and brown
Among the seven clans - Alangan,
Buhid, Iraya, Hanunuo, Tadyaoan,
Ratagnon and Batangan
occupying the land, Batangas and
the Alangans inhabit Sablayan, a
town in the mid-western portion
of the island.