city of the Philippines and capital of the province of Oriental Mindoro

Calapan is the provincial capital city of Oriental Mindoro, Philippines.

Understand edit

Get in edit

  • 1 Calapan Port Passenger Terminal, Quezon Drive.
  • 2 Calapan Airport, Quezon Drive. No regular flights as of November 2023. Popularly known as Calapan Airport. This is a community airport managed by CAAP. A bit small, it houses a flying school with residential houses in its perimeter. They have security guards and airport police. Private flights come and go. They have a public restroom for women and men.

By ferry edit

There are many shipping lines that sail around the clock to/from Batangas to Calapan.

  • Montenegro shipping lines.
  • Starlite ferries.
  • Fastcat ferry lines.
  • 2Go SuperCat.
  • OceanJet.

By bus, minivan, jeepney edit

  • Puerto Galera is 48km from Calapan. A jeepney takes 1½ hours.
  • Buses and minivans go from Calapan to Roxas, Mindoro (3 hours). From Roxas port you can get a ferry to Malay (Aklan)/Caticlan.
  • The Calapan bus station is on J Luna Street near the market.

Get around edit

A tricycle to/from the town to the pier (4 km (2.5 mi)) should cost ₱30.

See edit

  • 1 Mangyan Heritage Center, Bishop Finnemann Compound, Roxas Drive, +63 43 2885318.
  • 2 Oriental Mindoro Heritage Museum, Adriatico Street. One of the best locally managed museums in the country. The name of the place is fitting as it will truly give you a glimpse of the proud heritage and culture of Oriental Mindoro. There is no boring corner.
  • 3 Calapan City Plaza, A. Bonifacio Street. Open 24 hours. Free.

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Eat edit

  • 1 Mabuhay Panciteria, 85 Ramirez Street. Best pancit in town.

Drink edit

Sleep edit

  • Riceland 1 Inn, J p Rizal Street, +63 43 2884253. Fan single/double room with own bathroom. This hotel was started by a family who owned a rice mill, initially mainly for mill customers. ₱350/₱450.
  • Riceland 2 Inn, Del Pilar Street, +63 43 2885590. Single/double room with own bathroom. From ₱400.
  • Hotel Ma-Yie, Jp Rizal Street, +63 43 2884437. Fan single/double room with own bathroom. From ₱500.
  • East Lodge Pension House, Mabini Street.
  • Marco Vincent Residence Inn, Bonifacio Street.
  • 1 Hotel Metropole. Clean and well located. Staff are cheerful & efficient with good English, All rooms have private shower & toilet, but no hot water & some toilets lack seats. Free WiFi, but not reliable. ₱600 fan double, ₱1000 with a/c.

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Cope edit

  • Bureau Of Immigration Calapan Office. Provincial Capitol Complex. Brgy Camilmil. Phone +63 34-2882245.

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