Danawan Island is located in Surigao City, Surigao del Norte. Its beautiful white beach called Danawan Beach is so rich in rare seashells. Shell aficionados often go there to collect rarities.
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Danawan Island was the third stop on our island hopping activity last month. It is an island barangay of Surigao City 45 minutes away by boat from the city proper. It takes about 10 to 15 minutes boat ride from Sumilom Island to get to this fishing village. Prior to our visit to this island, I have no idea how the place looks like. But I have read in the Surigao City Tourism brochure that the island is a fishing village blessed with varied shapes and sizes of marine life and it is where one could see fresh seafood catch on the beach. And because my office mates Sam and CJ love fishing so much, ...
Mention "island" to travelers' and their eyes light up with the exotic back-to-basics experience island sojourns offer. Pair it with "adventure" and you have a powerhouse combination of a destination every nature lover yearns for.
Such is Surigao, an archipelagic city with a blend of sun, sea, sand, seafood and a dash of urban lifestyle in the countryside.
Tagged "The City of Island Adventures", it has 17 islands and islets and 21 villages, scattered in the northeastern coast of Mindanao. For beach bums, this is an infinity of sleepy shores, multiplied 20 times with coves and crystal cle ...
Surigao del Norte is the second northernmost of the Mindanao provinces and is the main transportation hub between Visayas and Mindanao. Numerous ferries cross the Surigao Strait between Surigao and the island of Leyte carrying vehicle.
The salt-water loving trees form interminable marine forests covering 175 square kilometres along the coasts of the mainland and the islands of Siargao and Bucas Grande. People who are interested in game fishing and spearfishing will enjoy its bountiful seas along the tuna route, there are over 23 different species are caught the whole year round. Marlin, tu ...
When the Spanish conquistadores annexed the Philippines to their kingdom, several settlements in the archipelago were formed as encomiendas, parishes, pueblos, and military districts. One of the six districts in Mindanao were formed by Surigao and Agusan. Eventually, one of the settlements in Caraga became the seat of government and church affairs and the center of commerce and trade. And that was Surigao, or first known to be as Banahao.
Surigao navigated through different changes of tides, times and seasons. The Augustinian Recollects made the pueblo their permanent residence on February ...
The city of Surigao is located at the northeasternmost tip of Mindanao Island in the Philippines and is the capital of the province of Surigao del Norte. It has a total land area of 245.34 km2, which is roughly 1.4% of the Caraga Region. The demonym for a Surigao resident is Surigaonon or Surigueño.
The city is well-known as the City of Island Adventures. It is endowed with long stretches of white sand beaches, mystical caves, captivating rock formations, vast mangrove forests and underwater scenery.
The city has abundant mineral reserves, including gold, iron, manganese, silica, cobalt ...
Located at the northeastern tip of Mindanao. Surigao City is best known as an embarkation point for island hopping adventures. Enclosed by the Gulf of Leyte on the north, Pacific Ocean on the east, Surigao Strait on the west and the provinces of Surigao del Sur and Agusan del Norte on the south.
Surrounded by hundred offshore islands, Dinagat being the largest, same with Siargao and Bucas Grande. The mainland part being hilly and irregular that rise up to 1000 meters. Located at the tip of the Philippines' fault, making it inbred to earthquakes.
The province was called "Caraga" du ...