NAME OF PROPERTY: SAN NICOLAS DE TOLENTINO PARISH CHURCH AND BELL TOWER
LOCATION: Along National Highway, Balaoan, La Union
With the new face of the Public Plaza, one can’t say no but to stay and spend a few moments to look at the picturesque view and take some snap shots of the place. The new landscape and greenery, the remodeled tree house and the installation of the I LOVE BALAOAN monument truly make the place inviting.
Sea Urchin Farm, located at BarangaysParaoir and Almeida is ten (10) kilometers away from the town proper (via Municipality of Luna). It is a project of Paraoir& Almeida Fisherfolks Associations in cooperation with the Local Government Unit of Balaoan. Sea Urchin,Balaoan’s OTOP (One Town, One Product), is known to be an aphrodisiac, can be eaten raw or cooked and has health benefits when consumed in moderation.
The beaches of Barangays Paraoir and Almeida are considered as “must see” beaches in the Province of La Union. Almeida has been adjudged as the cleanest coastal area in the province for 2010. The beaches of Paraoir and Almeida are a good place for swimming, boating, fishing and picnics.
DALISUNGSUNG FALLS is located 8 kilometers away from the town proper (6 kilometers from town proper to BarangayBungol and 2 kilometers from Bungol National Highway to Dalisungsung Falls). Dalisungsung is the Ilocano term for funnel, old folks called it Dalisungsung because it channels water to the agricultural lands of Bungol.
APALENG PARK was developed by BarangayButubut Norte. The place is a good venue for picnic, site-seeing and boating. Picnic shades are available for rent. The area also showcases environment-friendly practices, Barangay Butubut Norte being the National Champion in the Search for Best Implementer of the Solid Waste Management Program of the National Government in 2008.