ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Summer Destination 2013: Surigao del Sur, Philippines

Updated on September 18, 2016
The bewitching Enchanted River at Surigao del Sur, Philippines
The bewitching Enchanted River at Surigao del Sur, Philippines | Source

Summer is yet to come! A couple of months to go and the awaited, most anticipated month for students, employees, employers, tourists and travel junkies alike will beckoned once again.


Do you have plans on where to go this Summer? If you are here in Philippines, Mindanao in particular, then worry no more as there are several places to travel during Summer here in Mindanao... One place you can choose is Surigao del Sur, located in CARAGA Region which is 5-6 hours drive from Davao City. Mode of transportation can be via commercial vehicles like buses, vans or planes if you are traveling from Luzon or Visayas.


Why choose Surigao del Sur?

Well, simply to say, it has one of the most popular, well-known summer destinations here in Philippines, the Enchanted River, Tinuy-an Falls and Britannia Group of Islands.

You can have a 3-5 day Surigao itinerary which will likely covered all the 3 places mentioned above. Make sure to bring your family, friends and colleagues as this vacation can be enjoyed best with the group.


Have you been to Surigao del Sur?

See results

Enchanted River: A Bewitching Beauty

Named as one of the most popular tourist attraction in Surigao del Sur, it is no wonder people from different places desired to visit this place. Enchanted River is known for its magical and enchanting beauty that cannot simply be ignored.


Nestled in Barangay Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, this river aside from its enchanting and majestic beauty holds a mystical legend known among the countryside people. It has been said that during nighttime, nobody has dared/allowed to swim here because of some mythical creatures residing in the river. If that is fact, nobody knows.



Photo Gallery: Enchanted River

Click thumbnail to view full-size
Plunge deep in the enchanting turquoise crysal clear water of this riverTurquoise blue water shows the depth of the river.A clearer view of its depth!
Plunge deep in the enchanting turquoise crysal clear water of this river
Plunge deep in the enchanting turquoise crysal clear water of this river | Source
Source
Source
Source
Source
Turquoise blue water shows the depth of the river.
Turquoise blue water shows the depth of the river. | Source
A clearer view of its depth!
A clearer view of its depth! | Source

Tinuy-an Falls: The Niagara Falls of the Philippines

The famous Tinuy-an Falls is located in Burboanan, Bislig City, known as The Booming City of the Bay. It is one of the popular tourist destination during Summer in Surigao. The three tiered cascading waterfall measures approximately 95 meters wide and 55 meters high which is said to be one of the widest waterfalls in Philippines.


Click thumbnail to view full-size
The cascading waterfalls of Tinuy-an
The cascading waterfalls of Tinuy-an
The cascading waterfalls of Tinuy-an | Source
Source
Source
Source
Source

Britannia Group of Islands: 25 Refined White Sand Islets

Britannia Group of Islands is situated in Barangay Britannia of San Agustin in the central region of Surigao Del Sur. It is composed of 25 unspoiled islets beautifully scattered in Lianga Bay. Rent a boat and took an island hopping. Plunge and enjoy the wonderful scenery of the beach in its fine white sand.


Photo Gallery: Britannia Group of Islands

Click thumbnail to view full-size
Like a bud of mushroom sprouted above the sea.A scenic view of BritanniaAn etched of powdery white sand beach!
Like a bud of mushroom sprouted above the sea.
Like a bud of mushroom sprouted above the sea. | Source
A scenic view of Britannia
A scenic view of Britannia | Source
An etched of powdery white sand beach!
An etched of powdery white sand beach! | Source
Source
Source

Watch video of Enchanted River

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • bingskee profile image

      bingskee 

      5 years ago from Quezon City, Philippines

      i haven't been to any place in Mindanao. i was told there are a lot of lovely places there. the photos you have here are proof.

      someday, i am going there. :D

      thanks for visiting my hubpage.

    • bingskee profile image

      bingskee 

      5 years ago from Quezon City, Philippines

      i haven't been to any place in Mindanao. i was told there are a lot of lovely places there. the photos you have here are proof.

      someday, i am going there. :D

      thanks for visiting my hubpage.

    • lzlpio90 profile imageAUTHOR

      lzlpio90 

      5 years ago

      You're welcome! I'm sure you'll gonna love it here.. :) Thanks for voting & sharing!

    • Thelma Alberts profile image

      Thelma Alberts 

      5 years ago from Germany

      Beautiful! I´m planning to visit these places this summer. Thanks for the very informative hub. Voted up and Shared in fb.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)