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1 Salagdoong Beach Resort
Salagdoong Beach Resort is the perfect island getaway. One can make use of the amenities and services that the resort offers including package tours around the island’s historical spots – a century old house and equally ancient cathedrals and convents. Other places of interest are the Mount Bandilaan Butterfly Sanctuary and Tree Park and the Kambugahay Falls in Lazi, Salagdoong Beach Resort is discreetly tucked away in a cove providing for ultimate privacy with a refreshing view of the shoreline. Siquijor is also well-known for its festivals that focus on primitive healing rituals where incantations are sung while the old folks make potions out of herbs, roots, insects and tree barks. In hushed talks, locals would share a story or two about folk legends pointing to the existence of witchcraft and witches in the island. This peculiar occurrence lends more mystery and magic to the character that is Siquijor.

2 Salagdoong Beach Resort

3 Salagdoong Beach Resort

4 The San Juan de Capilay Lake
The San Juan de Capilay Lake is a  favorite destination of local folks seeking to cool off from the heat of the sun. This spring fed swimming pool is situated near the town plaza of San Juan, Siquijor.

5 The San Juan de Capilay Lake

6 St. Francis de Assisi Church, Bell Tower, and Convent
A Spanish Period church made of stone, cruciform and nipa roof, while the adjoining convent is also made of stone rubble. The bell tower stands separately from the church across the plaza, suggesting that it also served as a watchtower against raiders from the sea. It was built in the year 1870 and is made up mostly of corals. It was intentionally positioned near the pier to give the guests and travelers a grand Siquijodnon welcome with blessings and goodwill. The church has its own bell tower which stands approximately 45 feet high and made up of stone tablets. It serves as a watch tower to protect and forewarn the villagers from impending attack by pirates and other adversaries.

7 St. Francis de Assisi Church,
Bell Tower, and Convent

8 Cantabon Cave Located ten kilometers from the town of Siquijor, visitors endure about an hour-and a-half of walking through little streams, small waterfalls while dodging hanging stalactites and protruding stalagmites. A spring and pool awaits the visitor at the accessible limit of the cave, providing a cool respite. In spite of  its reputation as the most well-known cave in the province, no one has ever explored to its very end.

9 Cantabon Cave

10 Cantabon Cave

11 Cantabon Cave

12 Mt. Bandilaan National Park
Situated at the center of the province straddling the towns of Lazi andSiquijor, it is home to endemic fauna and flora. Rising at 557 feet at its highest point, the 244 hectare man-made forest covers the former Reforestation Project and offers a breathtaking view of the land below. Other attractions within the park include religious parks, natural springs, and a butterfly sanctuary. which is home to Asia’s biggest butterfly. Other attractions include a shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes and The Way of the Cross up to the top of the mountain. Mt. Bandilaan, According to the tour guides from Coco Grove Resort, the nature park is a second growth forest through the reforestation efforts of the DENR and the LGUs. And it is also made part of the NIPAS (National Integrated Protected Areas System), which means it is a protected area.

13 Mt. Bandilaan National Park

14 Mt. Bandilaan National Park

15 Cambugahay Falls Siquijor – Lazi This beautiful waterfalls is just 2 kilometers outside of Lazi. It does not have a spectacular drop but the water is so clean and fresh and the pools so deep that it makes for excellent swimming. he Cambugahay Falls are just a short walk from the parking area – 10 peso fee for cars and 5 pesos for motorbikes. Cross the road and walk down a series of concrete steps to the first pool. It is deep enough to dive from the shore. You can go up two more levels and reach equally beautiful pools but they do not seem to be as deep. Weekends get crowded but you can have the place to yourself on weekdays. The crystal blue color is really surprising to find this close to town.

16 Cambugahay Falls

17 Cambugahay Falls

18 Cambugahay Falls

19 San Isidro Labrador Church and Convent
Siquijor is an island province in the Visayas that has a lot to offer its tourists in terms of attractive sights worth visiting. Among these attractions, the St. Isidore Labradore Church and Convent in Lazi is one of the most popular. A trip to the St. Isidore Labradore Church as well as the Lazi Convent provides tourists with an excellent opportunity to walk down memory lane when Siquijor was still a symbol of ancient traditions and peacefulness. At present, criminality here is a rare occurrence particularly in large portions of the rural areas. The San Isidro Labrador Church and Convent is reputed to be the biggest and the oldest convents in the Philippines. It was declared as a national historical landmark by the Philippine Historical Commission.

20 San Isidro Labrador Church and Convent

21 The Altar of San Isidro Labrador Church


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