San Carlos City

PROFILE

Distance from Bacolod: 144.3 kilometers (via Coastal Road)
86 kilometers (via Translink Highway)
Land Area: 38,400 hectares
Classification: 2nd Class
No. of Barangays: 18 Barangays
Population: 133,573
Language: Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Tagalog
English is spoken & understood

POINTS OF INTEREST

Natural Attractions:
Sipaway Island
Prosperidad Hills
Cave Lapus
Alinsyawan Falls
Century-old Balete in Sipaway
Mabuni Hot Sulfur Spring

Manmade Attractions:
People’s Park
SCBI Bioethanol Plant
City Wharf
Alinsyawan falls
Panu-olan Clay Pottery
Whispering Palms Island Resort
Codcod Rice Terraces
La Basilia White Sand Beach Resort
San Carlos City Hall
ESWM Center


FESTIVALS

Feast of St. Charles Borromeo ( Nov. 4)
Pintaflores Festival (Nov. 5)
Charter Day (July 1)


MARKET DAYS

Thursday and Sunday (Poblacion)


HOW TO GET THERE

San Carlos City can be reached in approximately by bus in two hours through the Negros Trans link Eco-tourism Highway and four hours through the coastal highway. With its natural deep harbor protected by the Sipaway Island from storm surges, San Carlos is also an ideal gateway to Cebu with fast crafts reaching Toledo in an hour. Ro-ro vessels are also available to accommodate vehicles to and from Toledo City.


Attractions

Whispering Palms Resort

Whispering Palms Resort

Sipaway Island is geographically known as Refugio Island. A favorite rendezvous for both local and foreign guests. It is the home of a magnificent century-old Balete tree, delectable bokayo (coconut meat coated with sugar syrup), native salbaro or pan bisaya (homemade bread), the boneless dried fish, danggit (angel fish) and few stretches of white sand beaches and natural reefs for snorkeling, kayaking and scuba diving. The coastline of Sipaway is also the source of fresh and appetizing sea foods. Now it has an established marine protected area that houses numerous varieties of coral reefs and sea creatures.


Whispering Palms Resort

Whispering Palms Resort is a ten-hectare paradise with man-made lagoon. It beckons to nature enthusiasts, to explore this peaceful haven. The bungalow resort “Whispering Palms” is situated directly on the seaside with offshore coral reefs and small islands, nestled in a tropical garden with palm trees.


ACCOMMODATIONS

SKYLAND HOTEL, RESTAURANT AND DELICATESSEN
Broce Street corner Endrina St.,
San Carlos City, Negros Occidental
Phone/Mobile: 09087744388
Email: [email protected]
Web: hotelskyland.wix.com/skyland
Reservation: Ms. Ruby
No. of Rooms: 18

MOM’S SMALL HOTEL & RESTAURANT
F.C. Ledesma Avenue
Contact Nos.:(034) 312 6981
Reservation: Ms. Beth
No. of Rooms: 5

A&C PENSION HOUSE
Cor. V. Gustilo & Dos Hermanos Street
Tel. Nos.:(034) 312 5563/729 4448
/09077776118
E-mail : [email protected]
Reservation: Ms. Analyn
No. of Rooms: 10

COCO GROVE PENSION HOUSE
Ylagan Street
Contact Nos.:(034) 3125619 or 729 3921
E-mail : [email protected]
Reservation: Ms. Aileen
No. of Rooms: 15

CARMEL’S INN AND RESTAURANT
National Highway
Contact Nos.:(034) 312 5976
(034) 312 6531
E-mail: [email protected]
Reservation: Ms. Rosanna
No. Rooms: 7

CONSUELO COMMUNITY CENTER
Negros Translink Road ,Brgy. Rizal
Tel./Fax Nos: (034) 312 5769 (034) 729 3775
Reservation: Ms. Erlinda
No. of Rooms: 3

DRAGON INN
Mondragon Street.
Tel. Nos.; (034) 312 5810
E-mail: [email protected]
Reservation: Elisa Villaflor
No. of Rooms: 12

LOLA ZLING PENSION HOUSE
Broce Street
Tel.Nos.: 729 4751
Reservation: Mr. Rene Diniay
No. of Rooms: 12

LOLA NITANG’S INN & RESTAURANT
Locsin Street
Tel. Nos.: (034)312 5366 ;(034) 729 3808 ;09173009258
Reservation: Ms. Eva
No. of Rooms: 14

PENSION 523
Margarita Village
Tel. Nos.: (034)312 6429
Reservation: Ms. Cheryl T. Chua
No. of Rooms: 24

SAN CARLOS PENSION HOUSE
V. Gustilo Street
Contact Nos.: (034) 312 6141
Reservation: Ms. Ging-ging
No. of Rooms: 8

SAN CARLOS APARTELLE
Pili Street
Contact No.: (034) 312 5233
No. of Rooms: 5

YM BUSINESS INN
Broce Street
Contact Nos.: (034) 312 6900 or 729 3654
Reservation: Ms. Agnes Palomares
No. of Rooms: 16

LA BASILIA WHITE BEACH RESORT
Brgy. Ermita, Sipaway Island
Phone: 729-6615
Cel. Nos.: 0916461172/09173559454
Reservation: Ms. Len-Len
No. of Rooms: 6

LAVISTA HIGHLANDs
Brgy. Prosperidad
Cel. No.: 09216124597/09277195637

WHISPERING PALMS ISLAND RESORT
San Juan, Sipaway Island
Contact Nos.: +69298731146
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://whispering-palms.com/en/
Manager: Mr. Stephan Ketzer
No. of Rooms: 17

WADDY’S PLACE, Mountain Villa
Sitio Punod, Brgy. Prosperidad
Contact Nos.: 034 312 5810 / 034 729 4295
Cell No.: +639196067734
E-mail: [email protected]


TRANSPORTATION


TOURISM OFFICE

San Carlos City Tourism Office
Joe Recalex C. Alingasa Jr.

City Tourism Officer
Tourism Promotion and Cultural Affairs Office
Telefax: (34) 312-6558
Email: [email protected]