We have carefully chosen a striking location that typifies this area of the world, the North West Panay Peninsula is located on Panay Island, one of the 7100 islands of the Philippines.

The peninsula is attached to the northern end of Antique and Aklan provinces, bounded on the north by the Boracay Island and the Sibuyan Sea, by the Central Panay Mountains in the southeast, and the Sulu Sea on the west and south. Our main base is situated at Pandan, Antique.


Far from being a mere cluster of islands on the southeastern corner of Asia, the Philippines is an archipelago blessed with an endless array of landscapes. It brims with beaches, forests, mountains, plains, cliffs, caves, marshes, lakes and rivers, all of it set amidst a stunning backdrop of clear blue skies and an emerald sea.

It is home to a multi-ethnic people- a varied blend of races, beliefs and customs borne from centuries of foreign influence. We are a mixture of Malay, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, American, Arab and much more.

Despite this diverse background, we have managed to produce an identity of our own. We call ourselves “Filipinos”. We are a fun loving and gentle people. Our traditions are deeply-rooted, and it shows in the way we do things.

This is, perhaps, most easily seen in the hundreds of events that fill our annual calendar.

The Philippines stands at the crossroads of the developed western world and the Orient. It lies in the heart of South-East Asia, stretching more than 1,840 kms. Composed of 7,107 islands, the Philippines is readily accessible to the different capitals of the world. Its three main islands are Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

The China Sea washes its western shores. Taiwan, China and Hong Kong are northern neighbours and further north is Japan. To the west lie South-East Asian counties such as Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. An arm of the archipelago reaches out towards Borneo and at its feet stands the chain of Indonesian islands. To the South, the waters of the Pacific Ocean sweep its headlands, looking out towards Micronesia and Polynesia. Its unique location has made the Philippines the commercial, cultural and intellectual hub of Asia from the dawn of history.


The island of Panay is one of the Visayan islands, the 6th largest in the Philippines, NW of Negros. Primarily agricultural with extensive lowlands, it is a major rice and sugar cane producing area. Industries include sugar producing, lumbering and fishing. The island comprises the provinces of Aklan, Antique, Capiz and Iloilo.


The province of Antique is bordered on the East by the Sulu Sea and to the West by the mountains of the Cordilleras that separate the province of Antique from Aklan.