Adventure in Pilar will not be complete without visiting the Panlatuan Bay. First to taste a freshly harvested “Lato”, our sea grapes, abundantly found the Panlatuan Bay. And, to take a brief look at the remnants of Astillero de Panlatuan, the once famous shipbuilding yard established after the Galleon Trade ended in 1650. The Panlatuan Bay is a cove covering the barangays of Lungib, San Rafael and Inapugan. It has a pure seawater, which is considered as high saline, with 28-31 ppt as tested by a refractometer. With said environment, the “lato” or sea grapes grows naturally and abundantly in the muddy sand, with an area of about ten hectares , as estimated by the Municipal Agriculture Office Technician. The term “Panlatuan” is a local dialect meaning, a place where “lato” came from.