Caluya, Antique

Caluya is a municipality in Antique province.

Attractions

  • Famous for tatus (coconut crabs)
  • Semirara Island – known to be a bird sanctuary
  • Panian Mine – an open-pit coal mine operating since 1999
  • Unong Mine – coal mine, now closed; was in operation from 1984 to 2000

Festivals

  • Tatusan Festival – 1 May to 1 June; basically, a celebration during the summertime, in honor of the tatus (coconut crab)

How To Get There

  • From the Libertad port at Libertad, Antique, one can take a ferry boat bound for the Caluya port scheduled at 3 AM; approximate travel time is 3 hours. Tricycles are available upon reaching the area.

* For more information about Caluya, check its PhilAtlas profile.
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