CAPE SAN AGUSTIN : Davao Oriental’s Hidden Gem

Name: Cape San Agustin
Location: Tibanban – Lavigan Rd, Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental
Activity: Swim, Tour

Cape San Agustin is the most southeasterly point in the Philippines situated in the island of Mindanao, between the capital City of Mati and the coastal town of Governor Generoso in Davao Oriental, facing the vast raging waters of Celebes Sea on the south and the calm waters of Davao Gulf on the west. Known of old as “Provincia de Caraga, 1609,” which stretches from the Cape of Surigao in the north-end, and down to the Cape of San Agustin, it was considered a most important strategic navigational demarcation during the Spanish colonial era. The area was also of strategic importance for the Americans and Japanese in World War II where both forces had radar installations near the Cape. Cape San Agustin was a favorite hunting ground by American submarines in WWII, and many Japanese shipwrecks are reputed to lie in this area.

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CASCADING WATERFALLS: So peaceful. So tranquil. So clean. So lovely.

Name: CASCADING WATERFALLS
Location: Brgy. Baganihan, Marilog District, Davao City
Activity: Swimming, Falls Hopping

OVERVIEW
There’s this waterfalls located within the highlands of Marilog District, Davao City named Cascading Waterfalls. It is a risky one-hour river trekking to the falls. They call it Cascading Falls because of the the water pour downward rapidly and in large quantities.
The falls is not really commercialized, so as to preserve the natural beauty of the place. There were 1 cottage in the falls, but one has to bring their own food.

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Chasing TORRES FALLS

Torres Falls

Name: TORRES FALLS
Location: Brgy. Baganihan, Marilog District, Davao City
Activity: Swimming, Falls Hopping

OVERVIEW
Hidden within the lushes of verdant foliage and golden grassland of Marilog District, Davao City lies a stunning waterfalls called Torres Falls.

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EPOL FALLS: A Curtain in the Woods

Name: EPOL SPRING RESORT formerly Green Valley Waterfalls
Location: Brgy. Baganihan, Marilog District, Davao City
Activity: Swimming, Falls Hopping

EPOL FALLS formerly know as “Green Valley Falls” one of the natural wonders of mountainous area in Davao.
“EPOL”,is an acronym which stands for “Everlasting Power of Love”. The waterfalls is located in Brgy. Baganihan, Marilog District Davao City, 300 meter trek from the national highway.

 

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BALIK BUKID FARM & KITCHEN: Scrumptious Pinoy Farm-Fresh Dining

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Name: BALIK BUKID FARM & KITCHEN
Location: Quimpo Blvd. near Marina Tuna Matina, Davao City
Activity: Eating, Relaxing

OVERVIEW
BALIK BUKID means “back to the farm,” and this is the starting point of the conception of the Balik Bukid Farm and Kitchen Restaurant. Most of their dishes are designed to highlight the produce of their own farm. The availability of their menu items depend on the availability of ingredients from their own farm and their handpicked suppliers.

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AGONG HOUSE & KUBLAI ART GARDEN

Name: Agong House and also Tibolo Village
Location: Brgy. Kapatagan, Digos City, Davao del Sur
Activity: Relaxation, Sight Seeing

OVERVIEW
The verdant hill in Kapatagan,Digos City transformed into a colossal masterpiece. The said place and the gigantic statues was designed by Mindanaoan Artist Kublai Millan whose also the artist that we can be seen on public places such as People’s Park,Ponce Suites and other establishments.

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Mt. Puting Bato: Samal Island’s Highest Peak traverse Canibad Beach

Name: Mount Puting Bato
Location: Brgy. Guilon, Island Garden City of Samal
Activity: Hiking, Sightseeing

Mt. Puting Bato is a popular dayhike destination for the outdoor enthusiasts of Davao. It stands at 1755 feet Above Sea Level and it so named because of the characteristically white limestone wall. Although this white facade of the mountain has been obscured by vegetation, it remains a prominent feature of the island; its white peak visible in some parts of Davao City.

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