Subic bay is well know as a great summer destination for the local tourist, its calm waters, cool breezes and wide range of water activities are accented by the lush jungles of the area. The City of Olongapo provides the anchor of support for the area, and includes the Subic Bay Freeport Zone and parts of the provinces of Zambales and Bataan. The City of Olongapo is the largest city of the Province of Zambales and is adjacent to the Subic Bay Freeport, portions of the city border on the Bay. Barrio Barretto is a part of Olongapo City and is the location of the majority of the city's beach front and hotels. The city has two beaches that it operates.
Subic Freeport Boast of having two Beautiful and Pristine White-Sand Beaches. Located fourteen (14) kilometers away from the Main Gate, plus the beaches of Grande island and Camayan Beach Resort. The Zambales Coast features a large number of primative beaches as does the coast of Bataan. Zambales Resorts are easy to get to from the subic bay freeport zone.Zambales beaches offer large beach space with few people. Additional information soon or see this beach report.