Progress in Romblon

Romblon’s Rise: From Humble Beginnings to Thriving Paradise

Romblon, one of the most renowned islands in the town of Romblon, owes its fame to its abundant natural marble resources. Formerly a modest locale with predominantly wooden homes and financially challenged students, Romblon has undergone a remarkable transformation over time, with many locals striving for and achieving educational and professional success, including working abroad.

Today, the island has experienced significant progress, evident in the improved quality of life for its inhabitants, the emergence of strikingly beautiful homes, the establishment of various merchandise stores, modern hospitals, and the convenience of accessing essential services locally, eliminating the need for trips to Manila. Romblon now boasts a diverse array of amenities, including three-story buildings replacing once modest dwellings, a thriving business scene encompassing restaurants, marble exports, Restaurants and a burgeoning hospitality sector with numerous hotels and resorts catering to a growing influx of tourists.

Jollibee Odiongan, Romblon 1st Branch


Mercury Drug Store Odiongan, Romblon 1st Branch


Moreover, Romblon’s residents are renowned for their warmth and hospitality. Transportation options have also expanded, with cars, scooters, e-bikes, and modern vehicles now commonplace. Those contemplating a visit to Romblon for a vacation can rest assured they’ll find beauty and affordability in abundance, from culinary delights and accommodations, making December an incredibly enticing time due to the influx of vacationers from Manila, ensuring a lively and enjoyable experience.

Municipality of Odiongan, Romblon at Night