Balbagon is a teardrop-shaped island in northeastern Iloilo, Philippines. It is one of fourteen islands politically administered by the municipality of Carles. There is a small beach resort on the island.
Location within the Philippines
|Adjacent bodies of water|
|Area||42 ha (100 acres)|
|Length||1.5 km (0.93 mi)|
|Highest elevation||3 m (10 ft)|
Balbagon is a narrow, low-lying wooded island northeast of the Panay Island coast in the Visayan Sea. It is 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) west of Gigantes Sur and directly west of Nabunot Island. Balbagon is part of barangay Lantangan, on Gigantes Sur. The Coral Cay Beach Resort is on Balbagon and is accessible from Gigantes Sur.
Two minor islands lie east and south of Balbagon. Ojastras Islet is a small cay 0.5 miles (0.80 km) south of Balbagon, while Turnina Islet is 0.75 miles (1.21 km) to the east. Shoal spits connect both islets to Balbagon.