Sagisi Island is a 45 minute pump boat ride fromSurigao City, Surigao del Norte. The island had a two-kilometer shoreline of cream colored sand generously sprinkled with seashells and coral fragments. On the north east side you will find beautiful Sagisi Beach, a tropical island paradise of white sand beach, deep blue seawaters, and shades from the lofty coconut trees.
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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 ...
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 ...
Caraga is an administrative region of the Philippines on the northeastern portion of the island of Mindanao. It is the newest region in the Philippines and is also called Region XIII. The Caraga Region was created through Republic Act No. 7901 on February 25, 1995. The region is composed of five provinces: Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur and Dinagat Islands; six cities: Bayugan, Butuan, Cabadbaran, Surigao, Tandag, Bislig; 67 municipalities and 1,311 barangays. Butuan City is the regional center.
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The "Kalagans", called "Caragans" b ...
Dubbed the city of island adventures, Surigao del Norte teases tourists with its vacay resume of "island hopping adventures, cave exploration, trekking, canoeing." Situated at the northeastern tip of Mindanao, the capital city of Surigao serves as a gateway to Mindanao - the southernmost of the three island groups of the Philippines. The proximity to the Pacific Ocean provides a diverse aquatic life, hence, plenty of aquatic activities.
Look for a teardrop in the Philippine map and you've located the island of Siargao. More than the dramatic shape, Siargao boasts of mangrove forests, the la ...
Sagisi is an uninhabited island resort with a two-kilometer shoreline of cream colored sand generously sprinkled with seashells and coral fragments.
Close to the shore under crystal clear waters is a shallow strip of coral reef teeming with colorful fishes. This underwater garden holds a variety of marine life in red, gold, blue, pink, lavender and other rich colors. Easily recognizable are the hump corals, staghorn corals, fire corals and mushroom collars. There are also sponges, star fishes, crabs, sea urchins and harmless jelly fishes.
Best of all, this lovely underwater garden is onl ...