Cotta Beach

Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental

Cotta Beach is located in Ozamis City, Misamis Occidental. The beach area is where Fort El Triunfo is located. It boasts of its cottages and sea walls and the clear blue sea.

Cotta Beach News

  • Destination Ozamiz

    Destination Ozamiz

    Several hours to go before it's time for me to board the ferry for Cebu. I took an afternoon bus trip from Pagadian City to Ozamiz and now I'm in a cafe anchored in one of the new hotels in the city. Sipping on ice-blended choco drink, I made a quick plan on what to do and where to go around in the largest city of Misamis Occidental.

  • A Relaxing Afternoon at Cotta Beach and Plaza De Los Jesuitas

    A Relaxing Afternoon at Cotta Beach and Plaza De Los Jesuitas

    Cotta Beach is located just outside Cotta Fort. So, after paying homage to the Virgin of Triumph at the Cotta Shrine, I walked towards the beach area to check things out. The beach has black sand and a narrow shoreline. At one end is a community and at the other is the Port of Ozamiz City. As the fort is very near the sea, a breakwater was built as a protection from the waves which made way for the construction of the Plaza De Los Jesuitas.

    When I arrived, there were a lot of locals enjoying their Saturday afternoon. Some are eating at the food kiosks scattered at the plaza, while the other ...

  • Ozamiz City Old Spanish Fortress Cotta Triunfo and Virgin of the Cotta

    Ozamiz City Old Spanish Fortress Cotta Triunfo and Virgin of the Cotta

    The most visited tourist spot in Ozamiz City, a city strategically located at the mouth of Panguil Bay, and the larger Iligan Bay in Northern Mindanao, is an old Spanish Fort named Fuerte del la Concepcion y del Triunfo, more commonly known as Fort Triunfo.

    The main gate of Fort Triunfo, sometimes referred as Fort Santiago, quite confusing since Fort Santiago is mostly identified with Intramuros in Manila.

    The National Historical Institute (NHI) Marker states:

    Fuerte del la Concepcion y del Triunfo

    Made of coral stone, rectangular-shaped with four bulwarks: San Fernando, San Jose, ...