SAMAR Island is the 3rd largest island of the Philippines, with an overall area of 1,342,863 hectares. By virtue of Republic Act No. 4221 approved by Congress on June 19, 1965, the whole island of Samar was divided into three independent provinces, namely: Western Samar (subsequently renamed Samar), Northern Samar, and Eastern Samar. xxxxx The Island is for the adventurer, the thrillseeker and the nature lover. It is an untapped paradise island in Eastern Visayas which boasts of awesome rock formations; white sandy beaches, infinite shorelines, a surfing destination, wonderfully breathtaking caves; a lush tropical rainforest; underground streams, rivers, magnificent waterfalls; centuries-old churches, historical monuments and the ruins of World War II. All these are awaiting you...... come then..... Visit Samar Island!
Eastern Samar Capitol
Northern Samar Capitol
A glimpse of Samar Island (Photo credits: The Provincial Offices of Northern Samar and Calbayog City, Samar)