Pulangbato Falls is located in the Ocoy Valley in the town of Valencia Negros Oriental. It is aptly named so because of the waterfall's seemingly red river water which is caused by the presence of natural reddish rocks found in the area. Pula is the native word for red while bato, for rock. Thus, if interpreted, the name would be red rock.
Like many other waterfalls, swimming lagoon ...
s and pools in the town of Valencia, Pulangbato Falls is blessed with calm and refreshing waters. This is mainly because of Valencia's geography ??" 60% of its land composition being hilly and mountainous ??" that the climatic temperature is always moderate to cool.
Pulangbato Falls has a wide cascade. The water pours down into a swimming hole that is also deep enough for high dives. Enthusiasts clamber up to a nearby rock that functions as a diving point and free fall into the water basin. The shape of Pulangbato Falls has been considered unique because of its layered structure. At the first tier, the cascade begins narrowly and widens progressively as it moves down the next levels. At a distance, the waterfalls look triangular in shape.
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We spent half the day exploring Pulangbato (red rock) Falls near Dumaguete City, Philippines. The rocks are red and orange due to the sulfur in the water. The best part about this adventure was that the falls weren't crowded as some of the other waterfalls in the area!
Finally we've set our foot on The City of Gentle People, Dumaguete City!
Dumaguete City is the capital of Negros Oriental and a popular gateway to exciting tourist destination and adventure. It is named "Best Place to Retire in the Philippines for 2018" by Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA). Factors weighed in are cost of living, the friendliness of people, peace and order, health care services and many others. Unsurprisingly, that?s the reason why there are lot of foreign nationals who settled in this city and its neighboring towns.
When going to Valencia in Negros Oriental, another must-visit falls aside from Casaroro Falls that you should see is the Pulang Bato Falls.
Known as a tourist hub, Dumaguete is a great place to start exploring what the Negros Island can offer. But, aside from the usual travel spots like the Apo Island and the scenic beauty it offers, Dumaguete hides a few more secrets that will certainly wow anyone who will visit.
Located in the town of Valencia in Negros Occidental lies the haven of beautiful and soothing waterfalls. One of which is the famous Pulangbato Falls or also known as the Malabo Falls. Not only this place is famous for the locals but also for the neighboring place like Dumaguete City due to the close distance proximity. This waterfall is one of the Twin Falls found in the Barangay of Malabo. There are two cascading falls emerging from two different water sources from the high mountain.
On my last day in Dumaguete, I was torn between going to Apo Island and exploring the nearby municipality of Valencia.