Enrique Villanueva News
We were at the town of Enrique Villanueva, it was almost evening and we still didn't have a place to stay. San Juan, with its famous Tubod Beach, may be the most popular beach town in Siquijor but we wanted to explore other locales of the province. Enrique Villanueva fitted our bill, we wanted a quiet place where we could have the beach all to ourselves, plus we were told that there's a marine sanctuary near the area. We were sold, but first, we needed to find an affordable lodging.
The sun had finally set when we settled for the Seaside Garden Resort & Cottages. Located at barangay Camogao ...
I have always been fascinated with mangroves - they are sturdy and resilient against the harsh waves and winds that sometimes battered them. They stood there silently, as if watching guard.
So one hot afternoon I hopped on a tricycle and "toured" the north eastern and north western parts of the island of Siquijor scouting for a place to shoot sunrise or sunset. I was particularly on the look out for these large mature trees. I was amazed to see how healthy the mangrove population at these parts, away from the resorts and commercialized zones of the southern part.
Found the twin beauties ...
Tubod Marine Sanctuary, San Juan, Siquijor.
What's your bird's eye view of a trip to nature and the beach all in one day Yes, that is possible in Siquijor Island. You see, this place holds many incredible attractions. It may seem to be just another typical trip but wait until you discover what lies beneath these blue waters and above in the green trees. Let's take a virtual trip to the island's Tulapos Marine Sanctuary and Mangrove Tree House.
Tulapos, Enrique Villanueva, Siquijor.
How to get there
Finding your way to this attraction is not difficult. It will be quite a long ride to get to the island first, of c ...