If you’re looking for a unique tourist experience, visit the beautiful 16,000 blossoms at Lintaon Park. Situated at Baybay City’s highest point, the peak is visited by many local and foreign tourists for its bed of white and red synthetic roses.
For your next travel destination, you might want to head down the west coast of Leyte to a quaint city called Baybay. It faces Cebu’s Camotes Islands and is famous for its beaches. If you want to skip the sand and shore and prefer a good mountain view, Lintaon Peak is perfect for you.
Lintaon Peak is a popular tourist spot for those looking for a one-of-a-kind experience. Be surrounded with over 16,000 “blossoms” or LED-powered white and red roses that form the phrase “I Love Baybay.” It’s the perfect venue for a romantic getaway with your loved one or share the experience with your family and friends. The place is truly “Instagrammable” and great for photos!
What To Do
So you can truly enjoy the 16,000 blossoms, it’s best to visit Lintaon Park at night. The synthetic roses will light up and fill the place with a captivating bloom like no other. Even better, you can sleep amid the LED roses and inquire about overnight camping since the place is open 24 hours.
Meanwhile, you can enjoy the place even during the daytime. Since it’s situated atop a mountain, it’s a popular tourist spot to enjoy the fresh air and get a breathtaking panoramic view of the Leyte Cordillera and the vast mountainside of Baybay City. It’s great when you need a break and rest from a day of touring the city. Head down around late afternoon, and you can enjoy sunset watching on their viewing deck.
Another tourist attraction in Lintaon Peak is an 8-foot-tall statue of the Our Lady of Immaculate Concepcion, the patroness of Baybay City.
How To Get There
To reach Lintaon Park in Baybay City, you must book a flight bound for Tacloban City. You can ride a public jeep from the airport to Tacloban’s downtown area. From there, take a bus or an air-conditioned van going to Baybay City. Travel time from Tacloban City to Baybay City may take around 2 to 2 and a half hours with a fare of P150.
Upon reaching Baybay Terminal, look for ‘habal-habal’ or motorycles bound for Lintaon Peak. Don’t worry because they’re easy to spot in the terminal area. Fare is around P50 with a travel time of 20-30 minutes.
So, what are you waiting for? Plan your next trip and head down the Lintaon Park, where the 16,000 blossoms await you!