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Agta Beach Resort
Location: Almeria, Biliran, 30-minute from Naval.
Facilities: Conference hall, airconditioned rooms, boats for rent, meals upon request with chicken-in-the-barrel as specialty.
Attractions: White sandy beach stretching from both sides of a cove with lovely Dalutan and Kapiñahan Island on the horizon.

Banderahan Beach
Location: Caray-Caray, Naval about 2.48 kilometers from the junction of the national road; 15 minutes from Naval.
Attractions: White sandy beach with mangrove and nipa palms blending in its landscape; view of the coast of Calubian, Leyte across Biliran Strait; ideal for swimming and picnicking.

Dalutan Island
Location: Almeria, Biliran, 20 minutes by pump boat from Agta Beach.
Facilities: Shady coco and Ipil-ipil trees.
Attractions: A small stretch of white sandy beach and boulders.

Sambawan Island
Location: Maripipi, Biliran, one hour and 30 minutes from Naval by pumpboat.
Attractions: White sandy beach; it has two main islets rich in marine life and coral gardens; At high tides, Sambawan is transformed into three beautiful islets.

Maripipi Island
Location: One hour and 30 minutes away from Naval by motor boat.
Description: An island municipality of Biliran with 13 barangays.
Attractions: An island very rich in marine life, coral gardens, scenic coco-lined beaches; popular source of ceramic pots. The ruins of a pre-Spanish era watchtower beside the San Miguel Parish church;

Higatangan Island
Location: Forty-five minutes from Naval, Biliran by motor boat. Closer to the tip of Northern Leyte.
Facilities: Picnic tables and boats.
Attractions: Moving sand bar extending about 200 meters to the sea; one huge coral rock-a reef that was thrust up from the ocean's floor centuries ago. The fields are studded with gigantic clam shells measuring up to a meter wide. The island has several white sand beaches sprinkled with exotic shells newly washed up from the seabed. Facing an open sea, the white sand beach, cool pristine waters and exotic rock formations of Higatanangan Island is itself nature at its best.

Cogon Beach
Location: Kawayan, Biliran, 30 minutes by motorboat from Kawayan townproper.
Attractions: White coral beach; ideal for spear fishing and diving; nearby is the batcave of Tingkasan Island.

GInurOan Island
Location: Kawayan, Biliran, 15 minutes by motorboat from Kawayan townproper.
Attractions: Coral gardens teeming with fish and marine life; ideal for spear fishing and snorkeling.

Tingkasan Island
Location: Kawayan, Biliran, 30 minutes by pumpboat from Kawayan townproper.
Attractions: Bat-cave, diving for edible shells and spear fishing. Suitable for thrill- seekers, the island has a cave which has become a natural habitat for bats. Approximately 15-minute pumpboat ride off Brgy. Tingkasan Island are abundant edible shells; the island is greatly ideal for diving and spear fishing.

Tomalistis Falls
Location: Caibiran, Province of Biliran, 20 minutes from the town proper by motor boat.
Attractions: Has unbelievably clear and sweet-tasting waters said to be a wondrous elixir capable of legendary healing powers. Up to seven other falls are to be found in less accessible spots. Would attract adventure tourists.

BagONGbong Falls
Location: Almeria, Biliran; 2-hour hike from Barangay Caucab.
Attractions: A 30-feet waterfalls amidst tropical forest; hear the chirping of the birds and the call of the “Kalaw” bird and see the playful monkeys perched on top of the trees. PNOC studies reveal 3.5 hydro-power megawatts potential source; cool and enchanting for bathing.
Attractions: An island very rich in marine life, coral gardens, scenic coco-lined beaches; popular source of ceramic pots. The ruins of a pre-Spanish era watchtower beside the San Miguel Parish church;

Libtong Hot Spring
Location: Naval, Biliran, two-hour hike from the Cross-Country Road.
Attractions: Steaming sulfuric hotspring; sulfuric deposits; potential source of geothermal power.

Mainit HOT Spring
Location: Caibiran, Biliran; approximately 40 minutes by jeepney from Naval via the cross-country road to Caibiran.
Description: Offering concrete seats where warm water with medicinal sulfur content overflows, the hot spring provides soothing comfort to tourists and adventurers.

MasagonGsong Swimming Pool
Location: Kawayan, Biliran the resort can be reached by land transport in an approximately 40 minute ride from Naval and 10-minute ride from Poblacion Kawayan.
Description: A twin pool (one for adults and another for children) fed by a free- flowing mineral spring water and shaded by coconut trees and other lush tropical plants. The resort’s cool waters and invigorating atmosphere offers absolute relaxation to any visitor.
Facilities: Amenities which include a conference hall, kiosks, comfort and dressing rooms makes it ideal for seminars and conferences.

San Bernardo SWIMMING Pool
Location: Caibiran, Biliran, one hour from Naval through the Cross-Country Road.
Facilities: Resthouse with comfort and dressing rooms.
Attraction: A swimming pool of natural spring water; cool climate due to big shady trees and tropical plants surrounding the area; nearness to the sea.

Location: Municipality of Almeria, approximately 15 minutes by land transport from the townproper.
Description: A replica of Ifugao ingenuity, the rice terraces symbolizes the wise use of land resources and the sufficiency in staple food production for which Biliran is noted for in the entire Region VIII.

Casyawan Falls
Location: Cabucgayan, Biliran; 10-minute hike from Brgy. Casyawan.
Description: The falls are hidden away in dense undergrowth and huge mahogany trees rising like giant pillars from the jungle some with roots over three meters wide. A river drops over a steep rock face and falls 80 meters into a large pool below. A narrow steep trail surrounded by lush foliage lead to this 40-foot waterfall.

Location: Cabucgayan, Biliran; 20-minute hike from Brgy. Balaquid
Attraction: The falls is 20 meters high hidden in dense undergrowth.

Location: Almeria, Biliran, 20-minute hike from Brgy. Sampao.
Description: A fathom-deep natural pool carved from solid rock formed after centuries of waterfall action.

Location: Almeria, Biliran; a 20-minute hike from Brgy. Iyusan.
Attraction: The 25-foot waterfall is so cool and soothing.

Location: Municipality of Biliran; a 30-minute hike from Brgy. Hugpa.
Attraction: Revered because the legend states that Father Gaspar, after leading the settlers from the coast of Biliran to elude Moro pirates' attacks found in this place a safe source of water. Fr. Gaspar thrust his holy cane into the ground, murmured some Latin words (supposed to mean, “be the origin of water”) and Lo! spring water gushed forth. Today, this spring supplies the water to Brgy. Hugpa. Devotees go on pilgrimage every Monday.

Location: Municipality of Biliran; about 5 minutes by land from the townproper.
Attraction: The ruins of the islands' earliest settlement.

Location: A 10-minute ride from Culaba townproper.

Location: Almeria, Biliran

Source: www.evis.net.ph


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