Basco - Batanes Destinations


Basco is part of the municipalities that comprises Batanes. It is the capital municipality of Batanes and also known as Santo Domingo de Basco.

Basco is second largest island in Batanes. Basco was named after Capitán General José Basco, who led the Philippines to freedom from the control of New Spain, which is now Mexico.

Basco Airport is the town's domestic airport and it is serving flights from Manila.

The Basco Lighthouse is the town's landmark. The Naidi Hills provide a backdrop to the lighthouse.
Basco is also known as a virgin island. It is an unexplored part of the Philippines. If you decide to visit this place prepare for a real adventure and nature bonding.