Subic, Zambales

Subic is a 1st class municipality in the province of Zambales, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 63,019 people in 13,882 households.

It is a former home of one of the largest US military facilities outside of the US mainland, Subic Bay Naval Base.


Subic is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.

  • Aningway Sacatihan
  • Asinan Poblacion
  • Asinan Proper
  • Baraca-Camachile (Pob.)
  • Batiawan
  • Calapacuan
  • Calapandayan (Pob.)
  • Cawag

  • Ilwas (Pob.)
  • Mangan-Vaca
  • Matain
  • Naugsol
  • Pamatawan
  • San Isidro
  • Santo Tomas
  • Wawandue (Pob.)


There is a great deal of confusion in the tourism industry and in peoples minds in general concerning Subic Zambales. Subic sits at the north end of Subic Bay and is located about 10 km north of the Subic Bay Freeport Zone This former site of a US Naval Base is host to many tourist attractions which include casinos, beach resorts, diving/snorkelling, parks, beachside huts and cottages and historical artifacts. Subic itself has few beach resorts and currently no casinos. The most noted beach resort is White Rock.

Another resort that offers a vibrant nightlife aside from simple room accommodations, is Treasure Island Resort This resort houses the legendary Dryden's, a bar that is known for its drinks and entertainment.

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