Agutaya News

  • Exploring Dimakya Island and its Environs

    The next day, I made an early morning, lung-busting hike, with many rest stops, along a trekking trail to the island's highest point called Eagle's Nest. Along the way, I was on the lookout for wild boar (baboy damo) and wild chickens which, the resort staff said, hid in the woods.

    Upon reaching the top, I got a panoramic eagle's view of the surrounding islands including nearby Isla Walang Lang-aw (Island Without Trees). A treehouse and a viewdeck is located here. For a brief moment I felt like Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe. After about an hour, I retraced my way back down to again be ...

  • El Nido Paglugaban Cave 23 to 26 Apr 2015

    El Nido Paglugaban Cave 23-26 Apr 2015.

  • A Slice of Paradise Dimakya Island

    Having just been named as the 17th go-to holiday destination in the recent NY Times Travel "46 Places to Go in 2013" list, our country now finds itself poised to reap the benefits of a successful tourism campaign. With tourists finding out exactly why "It's More Fun in the Philippines," resorts are also now upping their game and setting out to offer unique qualities and services that will attract visitors to their properties.

    Most people flock to Boracay for the powdery white sand and vibrant night life, but for more discreet travelers who want to commune closer with nature, then the island ...