Paliton Beach

San Juan, Siquijor

Paliton Beach is home to one of the best white sand beaches located in San Juan, Siquijor. The water is as clear as glass and there are wonderful views of Apo Island.

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  • A Travel Guide To Siquijor Itinerary And Budget 2017

    A Travel Guide To Siquijor Itinerary And Budget 2017

    The province of Siquijor is located in Central Visayas region, just south of Cebu, west of Negros, its northeastern side is the island of Bohol and to its south is Mindanao. It has a total land area of 130.31 sq mi with six municipalities surrounding the island.

    Siquijor has been known as Isla Del Fuego (which translates to Island of Fire) coined by the Spaniards during their colonization in the country. The island is noted because of its mystical traditions and sorcery reputations which have long been attracted both the local and foreign tourists.

    GETTING THERE:

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  • Finding The Magic In Siquijor

    Finding The Magic In Siquijor

    Siquijor is many things at once.

    It's the Isla del Fuego (Island of Fire). According to old stories, the island of Siquijor used to be illuminated at night with swarms of fireflies. Another version says this island rose out of the ocean, amidst thunder and lightning, hence the monicker.

    For those of us who were born in 1990 and earlier, it's an origin of spine-chilling folklore: it's home to aswang, mambabarang and traditional faith healers. Hali doesn't believe in the mysticism of this province, but I do. The famous mass healer Anthony Vivero, whom I've met a couple of times before, tes ...

  • Its Okay To Travel Solo To A Place Where Paranormal Phenomena Abound

    Its Okay To Travel Solo To A Place Where Paranormal Phenomena Abound

    Everyone knows what Siquijor is ??" or so everyone says. It is known as the mystic Land of Fire ??" and as the popular tales say ??" it's a remote island where paranormal phenomena abound. It's also famous for magic potions, sorcerers and witches.

    So, I traveled Siquijor alone for one day and spent my night in the island, considering it as one of the best gift I ever had from my parents. Knowing that I would be traveling alone, worried expressions and concerns from my loving human beings embraced me to the point that I ended up doubting of the decision I made because the thing that I will b ...

  • Siquijor Travel Guide Exploring The Mystical Island Of The Philippines

    Siquijor Travel Guide Exploring The Mystical Island Of The Philippines

    Located in the Visayas region of the Philippines is the tiny island previously known for witchcraft and mystical elements- Siquijor. However, the island is definitely not as scary as it has been described all these years. It's actually such a peaceful, laid-back place that makes you feel really safe.

    During the Spanish colonial period, Siquijor was called Isla del Fuego, which translates to Island of Fire. This is because the Spaniards used to see tiny glows emanating from the mountains as they sailed at night. Later on, they found out that the light came from the many fireflies that dwelt ...

  • Pinoy Aquaman Swims From Dumaguete To Siquijor MindaNews Page 4

    Pinoy Aquaman Swims From Dumaguete To Siquijor MindaNews Page 4

    Endurance swimmer and environmental lawyer Ingemar "Pinoy Aquaman" Macarine did another first in his Dumaguete City to Siquijor swim, breaking his longest personal record in his open-water swimming carrier.

    Bucking strong currents, Macarine crossed TaƱon Strait from Silliman Beach in Dumaguete to Barangay Tambisan in this town covering a total distance of 24.65 kilometers in 11 hours and 21 minutes.

    Macarine's swim today is his longest since going into open water swimming sport on December 31, 2013 breaking his longest record during the Visayas-Mindanao swim in 2014 which was 23 kilomet ...

  • Ultimate Siquijor Island Tour 12 Destinations A Day

    This is the ultimate Siquijor Island tour with 12 destinations in a day!