Guadalupe Mabugnao Park

Carcar City, Cebu

Guadalupe Mabugnao Mainit Hot Spring National Park is a protected area of the Philippines located in Barangay Guadalupe in Carcar, Cebu, some 50 kilometers from the provincial capital Cebu City. The park covers an area of 57.50 hectares occupying an important watershed forest reserve in the central Mantalongon mountain range.

The park is frequented by daily visitors for its hot spr ...

ings where cottages and pools have been developed. Life-size statues of saints and Christ including that of Santo Nino de Cebu have also added to its tourist attractions. A trail up a hill leads to at least three caves, the most explored being Cave Lorett and Cave Moymoy. Near Cave Lorett is another spring and four rivers. The park also contains a dam that supplies Carcar's water.

Guadalupe Mabugnao Mainit Hot Spring National Park News

  • Off to Somewhere Hot Check Out These Hot Springs in Cebu

    Off to Somewhere Hot Check Out These Hot Springs in Cebu

    Did you know that soaking in a hot spring bath gives you the same benefits you get from exercise? Yes, a hot bath can burn fats, improve your skin, and boost your blood circulation. The water in hot springs contain various minerals, including bicarbonate, calcium and sodium, which assist in opening your peripheral blood vessels, address mild atherosclerosis and hypertension, as well as improve circulation to your extremities. It also contains some amount of chlorides, which is beneficial for central nervous system problems, arthritis and post-traumatic disorders. So, if you want to have your ...

  • DENR 7 completes demarcation of 24 protected areas

    DENR 7 completes demarcation of 24 protected areas

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Central Visayas has completed the forest delineation of all 24 protected areas in the region.

    With this, the local government units designated to manage the region's protected sites can now come up with "buffer zones" intended to prevent the exploitation of the sites as well as to promote sustainability to those living near these areas.

    Isabelo Montejo, DENR 7 executive director, said that the six protected areas in Cebu, two in Negros Oriental and 16 in Bohol were completely delineated by the Land Evaluation Party (LEP), which i ...

  • Dip Into Cebu Hot Springs

    Dip Into Cebu Hot Springs

    The weather's getting chillier by the day and next month is the start of the "-ber" months. Or should we say "brrrr…"

    There's one awesome, adventurous way of warming yourself up together with the rest of the barkada (gang, as in the group of friends kind)!

    We've said it before and we'll say it again. Cebu has so much to offer! And we keep saying it because it's so true! Let's forget about the malls and the nightlife for a minute. Cebu is so blessed with natural wonders. The perfect kind for this season's weather are the hot springs! Imagine dipping yourself into warm, bubbling water an ...

  • 24 Protected Areas In CV Yield P6 2M Resource Users Fee

    Nearly P6.2 million of Resource Users Fee (RUF) in 24 protected areas in Central Visayas was collected by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region VII during the first quarter this year.

    Cebu, which accounts for about six protected areas, yielded the highest collection of P4,095,406.33 or 66.27 percent as indicated in the data from the Protected Area, Wildlife, Coastal Zone and Management Services (PAWCZMS) as of March 31.

    Negros Oriental, with two protected areas, came in second with P1,866,890.00 or 30.21 percent and Bohol, with the most number of protected are ...

  • Mga protektadong lugar gipaila sa DENR

    Ang Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 7 miila sa grupo nga gitawag nga Protected Area Superintendents (PASu) sa 24 ka Protected Areas (PA) sa Central Visayas.

    Mao kini ang gibutyag ni DENR-7 Executive Director Isabelo Montejo human niya luwati ang usa ka regional special order number 484 niadtong Hulyo 24 ning tuiga nga opisyal nga napublikar niadtong Agosto 13 nga nagdestino sa mga opisyal sa DENR ngadto sa posisyon sa PASu sa nagkadaiyang dapit sa nasud.

    Iya kining gihimo human sa panagtagbo niadtong Hulyo 20 ning tuiga kauban sa mga opisyal sa Provincial ug Commun ...

  • DOT Lists 78 Ecotourism Sites Not Open To Mining Operations

    DOT Lists 78 Ecotourism Sites Not Open To Mining Operations

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) has released its list of 78 ecotourism sites will be closed to mining as part of governments plan to boost their tourism potential for revenue and jobs generation.

    Lumped into 20 clusters, the Tourism Development Areas (TDA) are mostly long recognized as protected areas (PA) being natural parks (NP), marine reserve (MR), protected landscape (PL), wildlife sanctuary (WS), protected seascape (PS), protected landscape-seascape (PLS), watershed reservation (WR), or watershed forest reservation (WFR).

    Aside from DOT, other government agencies like the Parks and ...