Malabuyoc News

  • Ten Amazing Waterfalls Of The South

    In the past, a mere mention of waterfalls in Cebu equates to Kawasan, the most famous falls of the province located in Badian, some four-hour land travel from Cebu City. With its majestic cascades and beautiful turquoise water, Kawasan Falls without a doubt, is worthy of admiration… a sight to behold!

    But more than Kawasan Falls, we could count the other waterfalls with our fingers. There’s Mantayupan Falls of Barili and Tumalog Falls of Oslob, then we would buckle and think if there’s more. Admittedly, Cebu was not a popular site for chasing waterfalls.

    It was just recently that t ...

  • Soothing Spring Treats On Day 2

    Two new destinations in the Suroy-Suroy Sugbo 2015 took the spotlight in yesterday’s trip across southern Cebu.

    Day 2 of the Southern Getaway included a visit to Malabuyoc town’s Mainit Hot Springs. (Mainit is the Filipino word for hot.) The springs in barangay Montaneza is known among residents for its healing properties.

    A ceremony called a “Diwata” ritual greeted guests in the morning. A local babaylan (healer) asked guardian elementals to allow the participants to take a dip in the hot spring.

    Visitors then made their way to one of three nature pools where they were tre ...

  • Cebus Most Hidden Waterfall

    After weeks of research and several failed attempts, I was finally able to locate Malabuyoc town’s Kabutongan Falls. Kabutongan Falls is one of Southern Cebu’s most hidden waterfall systems. Unlike its more popular counterparts, Kabutongan is a bit difficult to find and even more difficult to conquer. But I didn’t know these things before my actual trip. No. All I knew was that this waterfall was unlike any other. And that while the trip was going to be long and tiring, the treasure I’d discover at the end would be beautiful and special and worth all the trouble.

    When I reached the ...

  • South Cebu Adventure Inambakan And Monta

    After being amazed by the waterfalls in Samboan, our chasing waterfall adventure in Southern Cebu continues to the town of Ginatilan. We went to Inambakan falls with a little side trip to Mainit Hot Spring in Malabuyoc to see Montaneza falls.

    How to get there

    Malabuyoc and Ginatilan are neighboring towns. Before they were part of a bigger Samboan town. Ginatilan is around 135 KM from Cebu. Aside from the natural spots that you can find here. Ginatilan was also the hometown of Catholic martyr and second Filipino saint, St. Pedro Calungsod.

    From Cebu
    Ride a Ceres bus bound to Bato via ...

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