Camiguin Island

Mambajao, Camiguin

The island-province of Camiguin is a pear-shaped volcanic island in the northern tip of Mindanao. It is approximately 90 kilometers north of the City of Cagayan de Oro. It is bounded to the north by Bohol Sea, to the west by Macajalar Bay, to the southeast by Gingoog Bay and to the east by Butuan Bay.

Camiguin is the smallest province in Northern Mindanao, with its land area pegged ...

at 29,187 hectares. It is composed of five towns, namely, Mambajao ??" the capital town, Mahinog, Guinsiliban, Sagay and Catarman. The island plays host to seven volcanoes, including the still-active Mount Hibok-Hibok. According to the National Statistics Office, Camiguin has a total population of 74,232 persons, making the province the second smallest in the Philippines in terms of population.

Camiguin Island News

  • Camiguin

    "Camiguin almost defies description and is said to be the country's most peaceful island-paradise. It is a tiny island of lush forests, volcanic splendor, eternal springs, pristine patches of black and white beaches, majestic waterfalls, year-round festivals, exotic marine life, a glorious past, serene sorroundings, idyllic lifestyle and jovial people. Camiguin beckons you to come and discover the many ways one can unwind, joyfully dwell, taste, touch and feel on the island's cdfa. The truth is, Camiguin is best experienced than described as one gets enchanted by her mystical charm. "

  • Camiguin, Island Born Of Fire

    Early this month, I was invited to go on a trip to one of the most enchanting islands in the Philippines, Camiguin. Together with my college buddy James, Alex, Steff, and host extraordinaire Lawrence, we jumped in ice-cold springs, traversed majestic waterfalls, hopped white-sand islands, and swam in aquamarine beaches. A naturally alluring and beautiful island, plus mouth-watering food and amazing company, made my trip to the "Island Born of Fire" unforgettable. So that's it guys. Enjoy the film. Peace out!

  • Camiguin Ready To Receive More Tourists

    Camiguin Ready To Receive More Tourists

    Camiguin is prepared to receive more visitors following the pronouncement of its lone district Representative Xavier Jesus Romualdo that the province could be a viable alternative to Boracay Island, which was ordered closed by President Rodrigo Duterte supposedly for environmental reasons.

    "We are prepared," said Flor Colmenas, a Camiguin provincial tourism official said by phone Wednesday, in reference to Camiguins capacity to take in more tourists with the imminent closure of Boracays beaches to the public.

    Colmenas said Camiguin has more than a hundred hotels, resorts, inns, pension h ...

  • How To Get To Camiguin Island

    How To Get To Camiguin Island

    Camiguin is a remote island enriched with natural wonders and historical sites. It boasts of lush rain forests, hot and cold springs, majestic waterwalls, marine sanctuaries, and clear waters.

  • Paano Pinangangalagaan Ng Camiguin Ang Kanilang Mala-paraisong Isla

    Paano Pinangangalagaan Ng Camiguin Ang Kanilang Mala-paraisong Isla

    Patuloy ang lokal na gobyerno ng Camiguin sa mahigpit na pagpapairal ng batas para mapangalagaan ang isla nito.

    Bukod sa Boracay, paboritong dayuhin ng mga turista ang Camiguin dahil sa berdeng paligid, malinis na mga kalsada, at malamig na simoy ng hangin.

    Noong 2016, tinatayang nasa 570,053 turista ang dumagsa sa isla pero bahagyang bumaba ito sa 559,840 noong nakaraang taon dahil sa banta ng Abu Sayyaf sa Bohol.

    Pero kung sa ibang destinasyon ay libre ang mga turista na gawin ang kanilang gusto, sa Camiguin naman ay bawal gumamit ng plastik.

    Pinagmumulta o pinagko-community serv ...

  • Camiguins New Tourism Ad Nails It

    Camiguins New Tourism Ad Nails It

    The new Camiguin tourism advertisement was officially launched during the opening of the 38th Lanzones Festival last October 22 at Mambajao. The video was simultaneously uploaded onto the Facebook Page: Camiguin Tourism Office and has since gone viral receiving thousands of hits, likes, and shares. Anyone watching would surely be compelled to hop on a plane and jet off to this "Island Born of Fire" ASAP!

    The video tells the story of a noisy tourist who visits the island for the first time. A mute tour guide offers her his services, but she is quite hesitant; doubting his capabilities. She r ...