While visitors are expected to bring their own essentials like sunscreen, they are also encouraged to bring insect repellents or virgin coconut oil/baby oil due to the presence of “niknik” or sand flies in some of the beaches, particularly in Long Beach.
All residents and tourists are asked to be responsible with their own garbage, particularly plastics. Tourists are also encouraged to bring their own reusable water bottles to minimize the use of plastic bottles.
For communications, cellphones and sim cards from Smart, Glove, TNT, TM, and Sun Cellular are used by both locals and tourists. Like the electricity situation, there are particular areas in the municipality that do not have signals.
The water supply in San Vicente is definitely safe for drinking. Consumption of commercial bottled water, however, is still encouraged for visitors.
There is 24/7 electricity in Barangays Poblacion, Port Barton Proper, San Isidro, New Agutaya, Alimanguan, and Sto. Nino provided by the Palawan Electric Company (PALECO). The remaining five barangays, as well as the islands, have yet to have electricity and therefore rely on power generators.
The main livelihood of the community are fishing and farming. Due to the development of tourism in the municipality, more residents have started to open businesses and services that cater to tourists.
Barangay Binga is the municipality’s “Secret Haven”. The bird sanctuary as well as Lapus-Lapos rock formation are found here as well as some white sand beaches, waterfalls, forests, and islands.
Barangay New Canipo, on the north part of San Vicente, Imuruan Island is found in Barangay New Canipo, together with white sandy beaches and waterfalls.
“The Stunning Vista” of the municipality of San Vicente is Barangay Sto. Nino. Bato ni Ningning, as well as some white sandy beaches, are found here.
Barangay Alimanguan is the municipality’s “Surfing Paradise”. The barangay also shares in the Long Beach and is home to Tandol, View Point, and some waterfalls.
Barangay Kemdeng is home to the province’s Indigenous Peoples. The Barangay is home to the Carabao Breeding Center as well as some waterfalls, beaches, forests, and rivers.
The municipality of San Vicente’s “Hidden Gem” is Barangay Caruray. Its attractions are waterfalls, beaches, islands, and several mangrove forests.
The municipality’s tourism capital is Barangay Port Barton. The barangay is home to some islands, beaches, mangrove forests, waterfalls, reefs, and forests.
Barangay New Agutaya, on the other hand, is known as “The Home of the Champions”. This barangay’s attractions include the Long Beach, mangrove forests, waterfalls, and the Inandeng River.
Labeled the “Center of Commerce, Governance, and Education” is Barangay Poblacion. Barangay Poblacion is home to attractions such as the Long Beach, fishing village, PAMANA (Agricultural Site), and the Balangay Sultan Sin Sulu, the National Boat of the Philippines.