Sigaboy Island is located in Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental. A 30-hectare islet of lush tropical foliage with white sand beach, strong current and deep waters, ideal for fishing, coral and shell hunting. It can be reached in 30 minutes by motorized banca or paddled boat. Located aboout 57 kms. away from Mati.
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Here are some of the wonders of Governor Generoso that are waiting to be discovered.
Lighthouses that have withstood the test of time, beautiful white sand beaches, the historical site where Saint Francis Xavier held his first mass??" these are some of the breathtaking wonders of Governor Generoso in Davao Oriental that are waiting to be unraveled.
1. Montserrat Coastal Highway
As you go along the highway of Montserrat, you will pass by fishing boats docked in the gentle coves of the island. Fish is abundant in the area and are sold fresh at a very low price.
2. Cape San Agustin Li ...
Governor Generoso is part of Davao Oriental and consists of the peninsula that juts into the Davao Bay. Many who travel this region do so by taking a trip that includes a tour of the entire area ??" as once you enter the peninsula, your return trip back is by the same main roadway
A vacation to Governor Generoso is not for everyone as there is little to see and do other than a few resorts and visiting the island of Sigaboy the entire peninsula is a great spot to escape from the norm of the hustle and bustle world.
A trip to Governor Generoso takes about 3 hours from Davao City. Those tha ...
In the recent years, Davao Oriental has become a tourist favorite owing to the diverse tourist destinations it offers from ridge to reef which include mountain trekking adventure, white-sand beach lined with pampering resorts for various kinds of vacation goers, immense waterfalls, among others.
This beach in Mati has recently become one of the best surging and skimming spots to go to in the Philippines for professionals, newbie and curious tourists alike. Along its seven kilometer stretch of white sand beaches are various resorts, all equally beautiful, that offer distinctl ...
It was a gloomy and drizzly sunday morning when we arrived at Sigaboy. But the uninviting weather didn't stop us to explore the town of Governor Generoso. So we head on to the municipality building of Gov. Gen to meet our tour guide and to finally start our adventure packed day.
After some briefing at the municipal building of Gov. Gen, we started our day long trip and our first stop was the barrio of tibanban. The captivating view of the fishing quarry with the Sigaboy Island on its background is a perfect welcome view to start up our day.
Sigaboy was known as the fishing capital of Dav ...
Governor Corazon Malanyaon recently bared updates of Davao Oriental's socio-economic profile to help attract investors to the province.
Malanyaon said the new 87-page socio-economic profile showed that alienable and disposable lands in the province now total 200,846 hectares while timber or forest land is 315,600 hectares. It shows the province's history, geography, demography, economy, accessibility of basic services, polity, festivity and the provincial maps.
She said Davao Oriental is proud to have 47 rivers, 25 waterfalls, 30 creeks, 11 springs and 9 lakes. It has a total of 122 tour ...
Davao Oriental is the easternmost province in southern Mindanao. Embedded on the east side by Davao Province that expand to form an oasis separating Davao Gulf on the west from the Pacific Ocean on the east. The mainland is surrounded by the provinces of Agusan del Sur and Surigao del Sur on the north.
A highly irregular pattern follows the northeastern coast of Mindanao facing the Pacific Ocean. The province topography is composed of huge mountain ranges with uneven distribution of plateaus, swamps and lowlands. The rivers of Sumlog in Luzon, Mayo in Mati and Cateel River bequeath t ...