Subic Bay Philippines is a sleepless town that was once used by the American fleets as their naval base. The navy base actually triggered years of controversy in the Philippines as the soldiers often caused problems in the area according to the locals. But on the other side, the navy base actually helped the town grows into a lively tourist destination. Due to the existence of the naval base, a lot of entertainment venues including bars and clubs, also Subic Bay hotels and restaurants.
Today The area that’s referred to as Subic Bay includes the former naval base of the US, Olongapo City Philippines, the town of Barrio Baretto, Hanjin Shipyard, Kalayan housing, the former US defence housing areas of Binictican, Subic Municipality, up to Morong area in Bataan Province.
Being a commercial zone within the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA), Subic keeps on improving its infrastructure to welcome and accommodate more visitors. This town even already has an international airport and many other infrastructures that make this town much easier to access. Besides contributing to the significant growth of the tourism industry in Subic Bay Philippines as well as its surrounding areas including Olongapo Philippines, this development also affects the general business in the area.
This town is also known as “The Pearl of the Orient Seas”, because it’s just so beautiful with so many natural charms, lots of wonderful tourist attractions and various interesting leisure activities available. As a general tourist destination, Subic Bay Philippines is known as one of the best diving spots in the country. Not only it has a wide variety of marine life and lots of species of coral reefs, in this diving spot you can also find many ship wreckage’s that provide unique experience for divers.
Safari Land is another huge attraction in Subic Bay that’s popular among foreign tourists as well as local visitors from all over the country. Occupying 25 hectares of land, visitors can watch various animals in nature just as if they are really going on a safari. Another interesting attraction is the ocean park where there are beach clubs, resorts, tennis clubs and dolphins show.
Subic Bay Nightlife
Even though Subic Bay has many different interesting attractions, this town is most known for its vibrant nightlife. In Subic Bay, you can find just about any kind of nightlife entertainment you can think of.
Baloy Long Beach Area – There are a few different nightlife areas in Subic Bay that serve different needs. If you want to find an accommodation or you just want to spend a relaxing night with a few drinks, then you should go to the Baloy Beach Area. In this area you can find many hotels and resorts that each one has its own bar. So there are many options for bars available in the area, but there is no Girlie bar here. If you just want to find a nice place where you can have a relaxing night, enjoy drinks while listening to music or watching live sports, Baloy Beach is really the right place to be.
National Highway Area – If a naughtier experience is what you’re looking for, then you can head on to the National Highway area. In this area, there are a lot of small bars that offer various nightlife entertainment including the naughty ones. If you’re looking for sexy entertainment or woman companion, then this is the nightlife area for you. The National Highway Area is a great place if you’re a “bar hopper”. Most of the Girlie bars in this area are small but generally they are really nice.
Magasaysay and Downtown Olongopo Areas – If you are more interested in live music entertainment, you can go to Magasaysay, Downtown Olongopo areas. These areas are mostly visited by local partygoers, but here and there you can also see some western visitors. Many great clubs can be found in these areas, like Subic Hard Rock Café that’s known for its high quality live music, also the Willies, Gigalo’s and Gal Jam.
Subic Base Area – This area is actually a business district, but it has a lot of great nightlife venues. But maybe because located in a highly commercial area, most venues in this area tend to be bigger and more expensive compared to most venues in other areas. Here, Most venues here offer great live music and disco. Some of the most popular venues in the area include the Neptunes, Sams and Pier One.