The Philippine Beach Games (PBG) returns to Lingayen Beach, Pangasinan for its 3rd year on May 24- 26 this year. With over 500 expected athletes flocking in from all over the world, Lingayen’s 4-km wide beachfront makes the perfect hub for the largest multi-sport affair in the country.
Here’s a travel guide on how you can join in on all the fun!
How to Get There
With only a 5-hour bus ride from the Metro, Lingayen has been a popular locale for tourists especially during the summer. Whether you’re riding alone or in small groups, there are accessible transport hubs leading to nearby cities you can easily choose from.
By Private Vehicle
For more info, contact the Victory Liner Bus Chartering Department 361 – 1514 or 09985915041
By coordinating with other teams, PBG can also charter a private bus that will bring you straight to Lingayen Beach Front.
Getting Around Lingayen, Pangasinan
Once you hit the streets of Lingayen, jeepneys and tricycles are found roving around town, so hitching a ride is no sweat. With hotels readily available for PhP1,500 – 2,500/night, athletes and visitors travelling on a budget can check in with ease.
If you’re craving for Pangasinan’s delicacies, Lingayen also offers restaurants near the beach that serve fresh seafood grilled before your eyes. One of the locals’ favorite is the Chatanoga Grill and Restaurant, known for their comfort food and affordable prices. Another must-try is the famous Bangus Sisig of Papa Dong’s Restaurant, perfect for athletes with big appetite, craving for sizzling meals.
Philippine Beach Games 2019
Now back for its 3rd year, the Philippine Beach Games gears up for another round of exciting sports action, inviting the best athletes from all over the world to compete with local pro and amateur players.
Backed by the tremendous support from Pangasinan local government with the Department of Tourism; PBG puts Philippine Tourism on the radar, promoting not just our world-class beaches, but also Filipino’s drive for competitive sports.
So if you want to compete with professional teams or simply engage with beach sports enthusiasts, check out the 10 featured beach games including Beach Volleyball, Beach Football and Beach Ultimate Frisbee and witness the fun-filled action of Philippine Beach Games.
To know more about PBG 2019, visit philippinebeachgames.com or Facebook Page.