Balatan - Camarines Sur Destinations


It is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines.

According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 25,982 people.

Balatan was founded by Don Gregorio Balatan, also its first mayor and founder of the municipality's first school, the Balatan Institute. The current mayor is Nena B. Borja.

Balatan celebrates a festival, The Pintakasi and Pagkamundag Festival on February 18 and December 1-3 respectively. This town bounded by the municipalities of Bula, Bato, Nabua and a shoreline part of the Ragay Gulf. Trading in this town is comparably good since people from the Burias Island of Masbate province are most likely trading their products in this small municipality. Blessed with shallow depth shore, beautiful beaches and rich forest, it is now considered to be the next center of development projects of the provincial and national government. The Animasola Island which according to the Balateño Fisherfolk is very scenic comes sunset is part of this municipality.




Attractions at Balatan

Animasola Island