Go deeper into nature in this relatively young, charming province.
Come here for the best source of crustaceans in the Philippines, and for nonstop adventure. Zamboanga del Sur is made up of four bays, three rivers, and three lakes. The area’s first settlers were “river folk” called Subanons or Subanens.
This was once home to Jose Rizal, the Philippine national hero. He spent four years of exile here. As long as you’re in Dapitan, you’ll find reminders of this past everywhere you go.
Zamboanga City is called “Asia’s Latin City” because of its Spanish-tinged Chabacano dialect – dating back to the earliest foreign occupation of the Philippines in the 1600’s. This musical language is a huge part of Zamboangeño culture. You’ll find a lot of its influence in local song and dance.
Cobblestone walkways, horse-drawn carriages, mansions of yester-years. This is Vigan, one of the few remaining 16th century towns in the Philippines.
Valencia City is among the most heavily populated cities in the province of Bukidnon. Located in the heart of the province, it is also literally the center of trade and commerce.
This wonder of the underwater world is a source of Philippine pride. Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park is one of the best dive sites in the world. An astonishing density and diversity of coral and fish thrive in this underwater sanctuary.
San Jose, Tarlac is one of the 17 municipalities in the province. It’s tiny, with a population of approximately 32,000 people. But the town has a Monastery that holds one of the most sacred relics in the Christian world—a piece of Jesus Christ cross. Pilgrims from all over visit and pray to this relic, the only one in the entire Asia!
The City of Tangub became the 50th city of the Philippines in 1967. It’s been a model citizen of a city since, with its cleanliness, beautiful environment, and high level of peace and order.
Tagaytay and the surrounding areas are perfect for weekend golf. The cool climate, rolling terrain, and proximity to Metro Manila add to the area’s popularity.