PROFILE

Distance from Bacolod: 178.4 kilometers
Land Area: 42,770 hectares
Classification: 3rd Class
No. of Barangays: 17 Barangays
Population: 67,211 (2007)
Language: Hiligaynon/Ilonggo/Cebuano
English is spoken & understood

Points of Interest

Philex Gold Mines
Maricalum Mines
Tinagong Dagat
Campomanes Bay
Malinab Lagoon
Mamara Cave
Matlag Cave
Canturay Mangrove Plantation
Sugar Beach
Punta Ballo Beach


FESTIVALS

Pasaway Festival (March 31)


MARKET DAYS

Monday (Brgy. Poblacion)


HOW TO GET THERE

Sipalay is almost four hours drive south of Bacolod City by public utility vehicle and over three hours by private car. Public utility vehicles plying the southern Negros route pass by this city. All roads leading to this southernmost city are fully asphalted.


Attractions

Campomanes Bay

Campomanes Bay is a favorite dive site for safari divers with its beautiful coral gardens and sunken warships. It has an enticing pristine waters and white sand beach.


Sugar Beach

Sugar Beach formerly called Langub Beach is a long stretch of sugary light brown sand with pristine blue waters. There are high quality standard resorts in this fine stretch of sand. They are the Taka Tuka Beach and Diving Resort, Bermuda Beach Resort, Driftwood Village Resort, Sulu Sunset Resort and Langub Beach Resort. Sugar Beach is a 20-minute boat ride from the town proper.


Punta Ballo Beach

Punta Ballo Beach is found on the other side of the Sugar Beach. This place boasts of first class diving resorts like Artistic Diving and Beach Resort and Easy Diving Resort. Nataasan Beach and Robinson Cruse Beach Resorts are also found in this side. This area is blessed with white sand and cool blue waters.


ACCOMMODATIONS

Artistic Diving and Beach Resort
Punta Ballo, Brgy. IV, Sipalay City
Contact Person/s: Arthur & Evalyn Mueller
Cell #: +63194095594
Landline #: (034) 453-27-10
Website: www.artisticdiving.com
E-mail Add: [email protected]
Total # of cottages: 16 (4 villas, 4 dive lodge, 6 deluxe rooms, and 2 family rooms)
Capacity: 55 pax

Easy Diving and Beach Resort
Punta Ballo, Brgy. IV, Sipalay City
Contact Person: Christian Reinwald
Cell #: +639189792804, +639104926622
Website: www.sipalay.com
E-mail Add: [email protected]
Total # of rooms: 22 (20 aircon, 2 non-aircon)
Capacity: 48 pax

Nataasan Beach Resort
Punta Ballo, Brgy. IV, Sipalay City
Contact Person/s: Lou & Joyce Simkins,John & Gisela Allertz
Cell #: +639216119107
Landline #: (034) 453-89-36
Website: www.nataasan.com
E-mail Add: [email protected]
Total # of rooms: 8
Capacity: 32 pax

Robinson @ Cruse Beach Resort
(Special Interest Resort)

Punta Ballo, Brgy. IV, Sipalay City
Contact Person/s: Jozsef and Elmie Lakatos
Cell #: +63208890139, +639203318508
Website: www.robinsoncruse.com
E-mail Add: [email protected]
Total # of rooms: 8
Capacity: 25 pax

Takatuka Lodge and Dive Resort
(Special Interest Resort)

Sugar Beach, Brgy. Nauhang, Sipalay City
Contact Person’s: Evarose, Marc, Cathy, and Kalle Kalitta
Cell #: +639202309174, +639206792349
Website: www.takatuka-lodge.com
E-mail add: [email protected]
Total # of rooms: 9
Capacity: 25 pax

Bermuda Beach Resort
(Special Interest Resort)

Sugar Beach, Brgy. Nauhang, Sipalay City
Contact Person/s: Francis and Zenaida Buchwalder
Cell #: +639205292582, +639195913805
Website: www.bermuda-beach-resort.com
E-mail: [email protected]
Total # of rooms: 10
Capacity: 28 pax

Tawhay Beach Resort
Sugar Beach, Brgy. Nauhang, Sipalay City
Contact Person/s: Norma Hubscher/Eriberto Enriquez
Cell #: +639292976554
Total # of rooms: 8
Capacity: 45 pax

Driftwood Village Resort
(Special Interest Resort)

Sugar Beach, Brgy. Nauhang, Sipalay City
Contact Person: Peter and Daisy Ganz
Cell No. 09202529474
Website: www.driftwood-village.com
Email Ad: [email protected]

LANGUB BEACH RESORT
Sugar Beach, Brgy. Nauhang, Sipalay City
Contact Person: Redemy Palic
Cell Phone #: 09185738952
Total # of Cottages: 17 cottages (8 aircon, 9 non-aircon)
Capacity: 66

Sulu Sunset
Sugar Beach, Brgy. Nauhang, Sipalay City
Contact Person/s: Jurgen Fahrner
Cell Phone #: +63 9197167182
Website: www.sulusunset.com
Email: [email protected]
Total # of rooms: 9 (3 bungalows, 1 family room, 2 economy rooms, 3 standard rooms)
Capacity: 24 pax

Campomanes Beach Resort
Brgy. Mariclaum, Sipalay City
Contact Person: Linda Balag
Cell Phone #: + 63 9076432233
Total # of rooms: 12 rooms
Capacity: 69 pax

Aussie Inn
Brgy. 3, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental
Contact Person: Jessan Palaraw
Cell Phone #: +63 9392001055
Landline: 034 473-0611
Total # of rooms: 11
Capacity: 22

Langub Pension
Brgy. 1, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental
Contact Person: Redemy Palic
Cell Phone #: +63 9185738952
Email: [email protected]
Total # of rooms: 13 (6 aircon, 7 non-aircon)
Capacity: 32 pax

Manna Pension
Brgy. 1, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental
Contact: Asunce Clarito/Elsie Villaflor
Cell Phone #: 09197754391
Total # of rooms: 13 (3 aircon, 10 non-aircon)
Capacity: 28 pax

Matlag Farm House
Brgy. IV, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental
Contact Person: Anthony and Judith Nicolas
Cell Phone #: + 63 9208881200
Total # of rooms: 10 (4 aircon and 6 non-aircon)
Capacity: 20 pax

Sipalay Suites (DOT-Accredited)
Mercedez Blvd., Brgy. 1, Sipalay City
Contact Person: Mrs. Jane Montilla
Cell Phone #: + 63 9269248410
Telephone #: (034) 473-0350
Website: www.sipalaysuites.com
Email Ad: [email protected]
Total # of rooms: 27 aircon rooms
Capacity: 82 pax


TOURISM OFFICE

Rhia S. Carbajosa
City Tourism Officer
Phone: (34) 473-2101
Fax: (34) 434-0460
Email: [email protected]