Opol Beach

Opol, Misamis Oriental

Opol Beach is located in Taboc, Opol, Misamis Oriental. The beautiful span of beach looking out towards Macajalar Bay is equipped with picnic tables and cottages.

Opol Beach News

  • Olive Ridley Sea Turtle Spotted In Opol Misamis Oriental

    Olive Ridley Sea Turtle Spotted In Opol Misamis Oriental

    An uncommon marine life visited the shoreline of Opol (within Roan Beach Resort and Apple Tree Resort and Hotel) approximately 3:00 in the afternoon today. The sighting was then reported to the nearest DENR office and made an action by the MENRO (Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officer) of the Municipality.

    Upon reaching the information delivered to me by Allan Quisa-ot, one of my colleagues, i immediately made a quick check of the uncommon sighting revealed then after as a Turtle. The carapace of this turtle has an olive-colored, rounded and relatively heart-shaped, while the u ...

  • Misamis Oriental Skimboarding and Sunset in Opol Beach

    Misamis Oriental Skimboarding and Sunset in Opol Beach

    I was on a weekend getaway with my family at Apple Tree Resort and Hotel in Opol, Misamis Oriental. After frolicking on the resort's swimming pool, we head on to the beach where my two kids had a grand time playing with the sands and the rolling waves. Moments later, I observed that the sun is about to set on horizon. So I asked my wife to look after the kids and went on to grab my digital camera as I wanted so much to capture the famous sunset of Macajalar Bay.

    Three years back, it was also in this same beach where I first captured Macajalar Bay Sunset using my Nikon D3000 DSLR. The photos ...

  • Mindanao Nature Front

    Mindanao Nature Front

    Misamis Oriental is a province of the Philippines located in the Northern Mindanao region. Its capital and provincial center is Cagayan de Oro. The province borders Iligan City and Bukidnon to the south, the Agusan del Norte to the east, and to the north is Bohol Sea with the island-province of Camiguin just off its northern shore.

    Nature tripping is a never-ending possibility in Misamis Oriental, one of the five provinces of Northern Mindanao. From watersports and fine beaches to cave exploration and ethnic settlements, the list of nature-communing endeavors to be experienced in the provin ...

  • The Lovely Beach of Opol

    Opol is well known for its lovely beaches and colorful festivals. It is a great weekend destination for the people of Cagayan de Oro and its surrounding municipalities. It is a great place to unwind and relax with friends and family after a week's work. It has a number of hotels, restaurants and beach resorts which offers a wide range of water sports activities.

    "Opo ??" Opol"

    One of the widely cultivated and most abundant crops in the town was white squash or "opo". Inhabitants from nearby villages came to the area to buy the famous "opo," until the place became popularly known as "opo. ...

  • Beach and Underwater Cleanup at Opol

    Beach and Underwater Cleanup at Opol

    September 25, 2010 was the International Coastal Cleanup Day, so I flew up all the way to Cagayan de Oro City for the second time this month to participate in cleanup activities on the shore of Opol Beach and its underwater marine sanctuary. It was organized by Dive Special Diving Central and the Local Government Unit of Opol, Misamis Oriental.

    Students, residents, volunteers and divers heed the call and willingly helped to cleanup on this day. Several groups of non-divers collected bags of waste in an hour. Meanwhile, divers rode the boat provided by Opol Mayor Dixon Yasay and proceeded t ...