Sibale Island is located a short pump boat ride from Surigao City Surigao del Norte. It is very near the city, thus many tourists eye this wonderful place easily. It is definitely affordable and safe. Local attractions include Sibale Beach and the Zaragosa Rock Formation.
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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 ...
Professor Nigel Peake observes: 'They've done this for millions of years before we ever thought of it.' The good professor, although he does not make the specific connection in his statement, is referring to just one aspect of biodiversity and how it helps humans do more with less by observing how Mother Nature (biodiversity) has all the answers if we can just keep her alive long enough to show us. The article, in which owls and biodiversity are the object, was focused on improving the design of aircraft and wind-turbines.
The subject in this particular professor's case is the study of owls ...
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 ...
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 ...
Where will you spend your summer vacation? With over 7,000 islands to choose from, it is still difficult and dangerous even for Filipinos to explore the country. More often than not, we tend to favor the major cities for the comforts and conveniences they offer. Wouldn't it be nice if we could just hop over to the offbeat exotic places with the same ease?
Yes, there is such a place, not too far from Cebu, which offers the alternative to touring the entire archipelago. In terms of geography, history and culture, Surigao offers a little of everything as a microcosm of the Philippines.
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Not many people have heard of Surigao. Nonetheless, the number of local and foreign tourists who troop to the city is steadily increasing every year. Its sites and attractions remain to be one of the best kept secrets where unspoiled islands and beach hideaways are concerned. Still, enthusiastic endorsements by word-of-mouth have already reached as far as the U.S., France, Germany, England, Australia and Japan.
Many foreign tourists who have gone there have heard of Surigao only through friends. Most are regulars who frequent the beaches yearly, staying for weeks, months even, on each visit ...