Camiguin Travel Guide: Discover the Beauty of the Pear-Shaped Island in Northern Mindanao


Pack up! We’re going to uncover the sun-kissed blue waters and picturesque views of Camiguin! Oh, wait, did you put your swimwear and sunscreen in your bag? Great. Call the squad too. This is gonna be a fantastic trip!

How to get there?

Manila to Cagayan de Oro (CDO) Airport (about 2 hours) then CDO to Balingoan, Misamis Oriental (about 2 hours by bus) and Balingoan to Benoni, Camiguin (about 1 hour).

From Lumbia Airport in Cagayan de Oro City, take a cab to the Agora Bus Terminal for land travel from CDO to Balingoan.

Breathtaking Places to See in Camiguin:

White Island

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Can’t afford to have a luxurious Hawaii vacations? Then visit White Island in camiguin and feel like you’re in Hawaii beaches with the volcanoes surrounding the white sandbar of the island.

Tongatoc Cove

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Be sure to make a stop at Tongatoc Cove to admire the stunning view, get some fresh air, take pictures, and relax.

Sunken Cemetery

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You can hire a boat to get to the cross of the cemetery which sank when Mt. Vulcan erupted in 1871.

Old Church Ruins

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The Guiob Church Ruins was also destroyed by the Mt. Vulcan. This church was built in the 16th century. Now it looked like a simple ancient wall covered by moss and surrounded by trees.

Tuasan Falls

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Get ready to plunge into the cool and clear water of Tuasan Falls!

Soda Water Swimming Pool

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Welcome to the first ever soda pool in the Philippines, ladies and gents! Located in the town of Catarman, soda pool used to taste like soda. It doesn’t taste like soda anymore but you can still see the bubbles that sparkle in the water.

Ardent Hot Spring

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One of the real highlights on Camiguin Island with 40°C of water and mixed with some cold water. There are four separate pools where you can relax and be refreshed.

Katibawasan Falls

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This lovely falls is ideal for a refreshing swim. Situated just 5 kilometers southeast of Central Mambajao at the foot of Mt. Timpoong is the Katibawasan Falls.

Where to Stay?

Agohoy Villa Forte Beach Resort

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Make your travel more relaxing and memorable with their beautiful and comfortable accommodation! You can choose to stay at their Island Cottage, Superior Cottage, or Villa Room. All rooms are comfy and complete with air conditioning, cable TV, free wifi in public areas, with private and modern bathroom, and refrigerator.

Where to Eat?

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And of course, travelling is not complete without feeding your growling stomach and making your taste buds happy. Luckily, Agohay Villa Forte has a restaurant where you can pig out on such scrumptious dishes. They serve American, Filipino, and Continental breakfast as well as seafood, noodles, sandwiches, pizza, salad, refreshing drinks, and delightful desserts.


Are you ready to spice up your next weekend? Plan your visit now!


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