Like most Partido municipalities, Garchitorena retains an easy atmosphere. To travel to the coastal barangays of this charming place is to experience a culture little affected by modern technology. The town proper is a four-hour drive from Naga City, Camarines Sur.


Fisherman's friend. The number of fishing boats reveal much about the livelihood of Garchitorena . Here, fish is cheap, always fresh and available.

Bani, Garchetorena

Life flows in a steady rhythm with nature. It's worth taking your time to experience the blithe way of life in the coastal villages. Gatherings like this are part of everyday village life.

Monteverde Island

Monteverde Island is privately-owned but is open to visitors. This secluded island is home to bats and has a long stretch of clean beach laden with colorful shells.