HOW TO GET TO SUBIC BAY FREEPORT ZONE
Located in the province of Zambales, Subic Bay is one of the largest freeports in the Philippines and it is internationally recognized as one of the best in Asia.
Subic Bay Freeport Zone is also known as the Sailing Capital of the Philippines. Subic Bay Freeport is only a two-and-a-half hour drive from Manila.
From EDSA, take the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX), past the Clark-Angeles toll booth. Turn into the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx), and follow the highway until it merges with Tipo Road and into the Subic Bay Freeport Expressway.
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WHEN TO GO TO SUBIC BAY FREEPORT ZONESubic Bay Freeport Zone (SBFZ) is known for its natural and aquatic tourist spots so it’s best to visit during summer, from March to May, when the weather is clear and sunny.
NEW FENG HUANG SEAFOOD RESTAURANT
Pick the fresh catch of the day straight from this beachside restaurant’s aquarium and ask the kitchen to cook it as you please. Start your meal with a stuffed shrimp spring roll with tartar sauce, followed by the meaty and succulent salt and pepper crab seasoned with flavorful spices.
Then end with a sweet creamy coconut jelly for dessert. (Waterfront Road, Subic Bay Freeport Zone)
One of Subic Bay’s famous haunts, this restaurant is well-known for its generous slabs of juicy ribs and steaks perfect for hungry travelers with big appetites. (Bldg. 65, Sampson Road, Subic Bay Freeport Zone)
XTREMELY XPRESSO CAFÉ
Friends and families can take part in a 22-inch Big Ben pizza before heading back to the city. Sip on their signature frappucino “Shockwave” for an energy boost.
WHERE TO STAY IN SUBIC BAY FREEPORT ZONEAfter learning how to get to Subic Bay Freeport Zone, here are your choices for accommodations:
This family-run boutique hotel has warm and homey touches that exude true Filipino hospitality.
BEST WESTERN PLUS HOTEL SUBIC BAY
The only international hotel chain in Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Best Western Plus has the best views of Subic Bay from its Sky Oasis Pool and bar at the top floor.
SUBIC BAY PENINSULAR HOTEL
This hotel is perfect for business travelers with its strategic location in the city and efficient staff and service.
SUBIC BAY TRAVELERS HOTEL & EVENTS CENTER INC.
This business hotel boasts of the biggest “pillar-less” function hall in Subic Bay, ideal for board meetings, trade shows, and formal banquets.
MANSION GARDEN HOTEL
Enjoy sumptuous Filipino and Western cuisine at this hotel’s Garden Café.
THE LIGHTHOUSE MARINA RESORT
Ocean-inspired rooms, and a dramatic lighthouse with beach access await guests at this seaside resort.
SUBIC GRAND HARBOUR HOTEL
Both comfort and adventure can be had at this hotel with its in-house spa services and available tour arrangements in various Subic Bay attractions.