The island of Romblon is mountainous and of volcanic origin. Prior to the arrival of the Spaniards and Japanese forces, the indigenous Negritos Tribe were joined by the Mangyans as early settlers who lived in the island as hunters, farmers, and fishermen. One would say that numerous historical events embedded Romblon deep in the chronicles of our country.
Romblon is known for its quality marble and is considered as the center of the Philippine archipelago. Strategically located, the island plays a major role in the transport of passengers and cargoes to and from CALABARZON and MIMAROPA regions. The Port of Romblon is the main port of the province located in the Provincial Capital, Romblon. The said port is a stone’s throw away from the business center, hence the reason for the stable economic growth of the province.
The best way to spend time in Romblon is by staying in one of its numerous unmolested white sand beaches. Though the quality of the offered accommodations and nightlife in the Romblon Beaches are far from its famous neighbouring island resort, Boracay, its quality of sand, crystal clear water, and diverse marine life is comparable, if not, better. If one is looking for a laid-back beach getaway, Romblon should be in your top 10 list.