Alaminos City Pangasinan

Alaminos is located in the northern part of the province of Pangasinan. It is bounded on the north by the Lingayen Gulf and the famous Hundred Islands; on the east by the town of Sual and on the west by the town of Bani. It is about 55 kms. west of Dagupan City, and about 257 kms route of Manila. According to the latest census, it has a population of 79,788 people in 15,527 households. It is bounded by the municipalities of Sual, Bani, and Mabini. Alaminos is proud of its Hundred Islands National Park, which is a famous tourist attraction in Pangasinan. It is known to be a tourism destination composed of 124 small islands when high tide and 123 small islands when low tide,These island are scattered along Lingayen Gulf.

Alaminos City is politically subdivided into 39 barangays.
  • Alos
  • Amandiego
  • Amangbangan
  • Balangobong
  • Balayang
  • Bisocol
  • Bolaney
  • Baleyadaan
  • Bued
  • Cabatuan
  • Cayucay
  • Dulacac
  • Inerangan
  • Linmansangan
  • Lucap
  • Macatiw
  • Magsaysay
  • Mona
  • Palamis
  • Pangapisan
  • Poblacion
  • Pocalpocal
  • Pogo
  • Polo
  • Quibuar
  • Sabangan
  • San Jose
  • San Roque
  • San Vicente
  • Santa Maria
  • Tanaytay
  • Tangcarang
  • Tawintawin
  • Telbang
  • Victoria
  • Landoc
  • Maawi
  • Pandan
  • San Antonio

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It is accessible by all kinds of land transportation. Buses and Van are the most common type of transportation that carry passengers in and out of the municipality via the Pangasinan-Zambales road.


The Creation of PSU- Alaminos Campus

Pangasinan State University – Alaminos City Campus "Creation"

Last September 13, 2009 Mayor Hernani A. Braganza and Dr. Victoriano C. Estira, Pangasinan State University (PSU) president signed the Memorandum of Agreement for the establishment of a PSU campus here in Alaminos Pangasinan.

The said Campus will be the youngest and the 9th campus of PSU system.It will be the 1st University in Alaminos City.The other PSU campuses are in Asingan, Bayambang, Binmaley, Infanta, Lingayen, San Carlos, Sta. Maria, and Urdaneta. Dr. Elena Barcelona, the concurrent University Director for Cultural Affairs will be the incoming and first Dean of Alaminos City Campus.

The said campus will be an entrepreneurial non stock educational institution with the vision and mission of extending educational opportunities to the residents of the western Pangasinan. Among the courses to be offered are Teacher Education Program, B.S. in Hospitality Management, Agriculture, Medical Courses, and ladderized B.S. in Fisheries Education.

PSU Alaminos Campus will soon rise in barangay Bolaney which is going towards Zambales and just 4 kilometers away from the city proper.

According to the agreement the university will provide faculty, professors, instructors, administrative and support personnel as well as the necessary instructional materials, lab equipment, classroom and office facilities and student support.

On the part of the city government, it will provide the site and physical structure of classrooms, labs, administrative buildings and academic offices on its own lot and organize information campaigns and seminars to invite neighboring towns and their constituents to avail of the services and facilities of the campus.


Pangasinan Golden Age

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The Transformation of Pangasinan

Still on going are the repairs and renovations of:

* Sison Auditorium – were world class cultural shows will be held.
* Narciso Ramos Sports and civic Center – were bigger and more sporting events will be held.
* Dialysis Center of the Pangasinan Provincial Hospital.

The Completion of fully air-conditioned Birthing Stations in its provincial own hospital.
* Provincial Hospital in San Carlos City – were be transformed into a Medical Center.
* Lingayen Beach Walk – a board walk sorrounded by ice cream parlors, barbecue stands, other refreshment areas and entertainment corners will be constructed.
* A Convention Center and row of spacious Villas will rise of the grounds of the Capitol Resort Hotel.

To spur unpresidented progress of the province, preparations and plans are on there way for:

- Setting up of Fish Port in Bolinao,
- Internation Sea Port in Sual,
- Commercial Airport in Lingayen, and
- 30 hectares Eco-Tourism Zone.

At the heart of the Eco-Tourism Zone wil be the Lingayen Golf and Country Club which will become a self-contained community.

The Country Club will have the ff:

* 18 holes international golf course.
* Amusement Park
* Water Sports Area
* Yacht Club
* Resorts, Hotels and Casinos
* Bar and Restaurants
* Commercial Area
* High End Beach Front Residences
* High End and Mid Range Residential Subdivision

The Integrated Tourism Development Program of the province has definitely attracting investors and tourists to rediscover Pangasinan as a investment haven, and
the premier destination of choice in the country, there is no doubt, The Golden Era of Pangasinan has just Begun!

The Secret Beauty of Hundred Islands

The Hundred Islands, in Alaminos Pangasinan is the centerpiece of tourism; cover an area of 18.44 square kilometers (4,557 hectares) and are believed to be some two million years old. According to certain Pangasinan folklore, the islands were teardrops from a primeval giant who grieved the loss of his ladylove. Others tell of talltale mermaids who once inhabited its seas. The latest island count (124 at low tide and 123 at high tide), sums up the grouping of isles scattered along Lingayen Gulf, many of which are still unexplored, Only three of them have been developed for tourists: Governor Island, Quezon Island, and Children's Island. The nearest islands from the Lucap Wharf are Sulpot Island, Monkey Island, Abad Santos Island and Hernandez Island, which are all 15 to 20 minutes away. The major islands, Children's, Governor's and Quezon can be reached after a 25 to 45-minute boat ride. The town Anda located north-east of Alaminos City, is often called the "mother island" of the Hundred Islands.