Polipol Island in Pangasinan


Polipol Island is one of the top tourist destinations in Bani Pangasinan. With its white sand beach and aqua bluish water, stunning scenery, unusual rock formations and amazing sunset fronting the West Philippine Sea; no wonder this little paradise became popular and became favorite among beach goers.

Polipol Island has unusual rock formations and cliffs on top. Cliff jumping is one of the exciting activities in the island. You can cliff jumping as high as 15 feet and the fossilized clams on top of the island also makes it special. Try to find it and take selfie with that giant clam when you arrived at the island.

There are many different ways how to go to Polipol Island. When you are in Bani Pangasinan, you can hire a motorboat from Olanen Beach or Surip Beach, these are the jump-off point to Polipol Island. While when you are in Bolinao Pangasinan, you can hire a motorboat from Patar Beach Bolinao to Polipol Island. It will take about 15 minutes before you reach the island. You can also include Alicupen Beach in your Polipol Island Tour, it is just 5 minutes away from Polipol Island.

The best time to visit Polipol Island is during summer months (March to May) but expect alot of tourist wishing to see and experience the island. You can try to go during off-season to avoid number of tourist arrivals.

Contact Details:

For more info about Polipol Island please contact Bani Tourism Office.
Location: Colayo, Bani Pangasinan
Phone: (075) 632-8562
Mobile: 0928-244-5119
Facebook: Bani Tourism Office

Location Map:


Where to Stay while in Bani Pangasinan

Oldwoods by the Sea Nature Resort
Hide Away Sea and Beach Resort

How to get to Polipol Island

There are several ways to get to Polipol Island, You can ride a motorboat from Olanen Beach or Surip Beach in Bani Pangasinan or from Patar Beach Bolinao Pangasinan.

How to get to Polipol Island By your own Car
Guide: If you are using a car just use Waze or Google Map and pin Polipol Island.

  • Take NLEx/E1/R-8 and N Luzon W Expy to M.H. Del Pilar St
  • Paniqui – Camiling Roadd in Paniqui 2 h 2 min (148 km)
  • Turn left onto M.H. Del Pilar St
  • Paniqui – Camiling Road
  • Continue to follow Paniqui – Camiling Road 29 min (19.7 km)
  • Follow Romulo Highway
  • Tarlac – Pangasinan Road
  • Olongapo – Bugallon Rd to Alaminos 1 h 37 min (77.8 km)
  • Take Alaminos – Bani Road
  • Bani Road Regional Hwy 5 – Tiep Barangay Hall
  • From Tiep Barangay Hall to Surip Beach

From Tiep Barangay Hall (Junction) turn left.

  • Head northeast on Regional Hwy 5 toward Toma-Colayo Townline
  • Turn left onto Toma-Colayo Townline
  • Colayo Toma Townline turns slightly right and becomes Colayo-Toma Towline
  • Turn right onto Centro Toma – Dacap Sur Road
  • Continue straight onto Surip Road
  • Turn left to stay on Surip Road
  • From Surip Beach, hire a motorboat going to Polipol Island

From Tiep Barangay Hall to Olanen Beach

  • Head northeast on Regional Hwy 5 toward Toma-Colayo Townline
  • Turn left onto Toma-Colayo Townline
  • Turn left onto Colayo Toma Townline
  • Colayo Toma Townline turns slightly right and becomes Colayo-Toma Towline
  • Turn left onto Centro Toma – Dacap Sur Road
  • Continue straight onto Burubor-Olanen Road
  • Turn right to stay on Burubor-Olanen Road
  • From Olanen Beach, hire a motorboat going to Polipol Island

How to get to Polipol Island Via Bus
How to get to Polipol Island from Manila Via Bolinao or Alaminos City Pangasinan

  • From manila Bus Station (Cubao or Pasay) ride a bus to Bolinao Pangasinan. Travel time roughly 6 hours.You may take Victory Liner Bus or Five Star Bus.
  • Tell the driver to drop you off at Tiep Barangay Hall (Bani Pangasinan). (From Manila riding a bus going to Bolinao and drop you off at Tiep Barangay Hall is more convenient for commuters but just in case there’s no available bus direct trips to Bolinao, you can get a bus going to Alaminos City Pangasinan and ride a minibus or van in front of CSI Mall Alaminos Branch and tell the driver to drop you off at Tiep Barangay Hall.)

  • From Tiep Barangay Hall, hire a tricycle going to Olanen or Surip beach.
  • From Olanen Beach or Surip beach hire a motorboat going to the island.

Victory Liner Bus Contact Details:
Address: 683 EDSA, Cubao, Quezon City 915054
Phone Number: (02)727-4688 / (02)410-8956 / (02)727-4534

Five Star BUS Contact Details:
Address: 2240 Aurora Blvd, Malibay, Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines
Phone Numbers:
Pasay : 853-4772 / 851-6614 / 851-6659
Cubao : 911-7359 / 421-4716 / 421-4717 / 2927.712.4349 / 0943.706.5083

How to get to Polipol Island Via Boat From Patar Beach Bolinao

There are several boatman in Patar Beach Bolinao who are offering boat tour going to Polipol Island. You can see these small motorboats with a sun shade and life vest at Patar White Beach or in the beachfront of your resorts in Patar Beach Bolinao. They carry a laminated Pamphlet showing pictures of Polipol Island, activities in Polipol Island and other attractions nearby. The price is usually Php. 1500 for 6 pax but you can negotiate to the driver to lower the price. It takes about 15-minute boat ride from Patar Beach to Polipol Island. The Boat Tour takes 2 hours, enough to do all the activities you want to experience in Polipol Island.

Polipol Island Photo:



Photo Courtesy: Bani Tourism Office

Top Tourist Attractions in Bani Pangasinan

Olanen Beach
Tubong Beach
Licupen Beach
Surip Beach
Polipol Island
Surip Cave
Nalsoc Cave
Abot Aso Cave
Nangadiyan Cave
Dumaloy Cave
Busay Falls (Olanen)
Baliwangga Falls
Busay Falls
Surip Pilgrimage (Reedemer’s Cross)
Bangrin Mangrove Protected Area (Birdwatching Site)

Friendly Reminders to Tourist and Travelers From AsensoPangasinan.Com
  • Be Responsible.
  • Don’t leave your trash everywhere.
  • DO NOT TOUCH the marine life.
  • DO NOT STEP on the corals.
  • DO not take seashells from the beach.
  • Be Courteous to the locals.
  • DO Respect other people’s privacy.
  • Don’t forget to have fun.

LEAVE NOTHING BUT FOOTPRINTS. TAKE NOTHING BUT PICTURES. KILL NOTHING BUT TIME.

Responsible Tourism Campaign of Bani Tourism Office

Ang lokal na pamahalaan ng Bani, Pangasinan ay nagpapatupad ng Responsableng Turismo upang mapangalagaan ang ating kalikasan at ang kapaligiran, mahigpit na ipinagbabawal ang mga sumusunod:

1. Pagbasag ng BOTE
2. Pagkalat ng anumang uri ng BASURA gaya ng plastic, lata, bote, upos ng sigarilyo, styro cups/plates.
3. Hindi Pagtapon ng Basura sa BASURAHAN.
4. Pag-uwi ng BUHANGIN, CORALS at HALAMANG GUBAT.
5. Pagdala ng PAGKAIN SA PALIGUAN
6. Pagsusunog at paggawa ng BONFIRE.
7. Pagsulat o PAG-VANDAL sa pader, puno at mga bato.
8. Maligo ng LASING.

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