Cauayan

PROFILE

Distance from Bacolod: 119.9 kilometers
Land Area: 51,990.00 hectares
Classification: 1st Class
No. of Barangays: 25 Barangays
Population: 93,569 (August 1, 2007)
Language: Hiligaynon/Ilonggo
English is spoken & understood

Points of Interest

Punta Bulata Beach Resort
Danjugan Island (Marine Sanctuary)
Bulata Island


FESTIVALS

Lubay-Lubay Festival and
Feast of St. Paul
(January 25)


MARKET DAYS

Monday (Brgy. Poblacion)


HOW TO GET THERE

Cauayan is approximately three-and-a-half hours drive from Bacolod City by public utility vehicles and about three hours by private car. Air conditioned and non-air-conditioned buses are available at the Bacolod City South Terminal.


Attractions

Danjugan Island

Danjugan Island is the largest of the Bulata Islands in Cauayan whose white sand beaches and underwater world rich in marine life makes it a favorite destination of foreign diving enthusiasts and conservationists, particularly coming from the United Kingdom, among them the Coral Cay Conservation volunteers.
Managed by the Philippine Reefs and Rainforests Conservation Foundation, Inc, this 15 kilometers long and half kilometer wide island is comprised of lush tropical forest, five lagoons, beach and mangrove forests, sea grass beds and coral reefs.


Suha Cave

Suha Cave is almost 20 kilometers away from the town proper. Located in Sitio Suha, Brgy. Camalandaan, the cave has stalagmites and stalactites. It has a stone in the middle that resembles a giant’s sharp teeth.


Punta Bulata White Beach Resort and Spa

Punta Bulata White Beach Resort and Spa. Enjoy life through nature and wellness in comfort. Wake up to the call of Kingfishers and Orioles. Take in the fresh sea air on your early morning walk on the sandy white beach. Swim in the clear blue waters of the Sulu Sea.


ACCOMMODATIONS

Punta Bulata White Beach and Spa
Office: No. 22 13th Lacson Street, Bacolod City
Tel. Nos. (034) 433-5160 or 09209003558
Telefax (034) 435-2748
Email: [email protected]

El Tzino Beach House
Brgy. Ilihan, Cauayan, Neg. Occ.
Email add: [email protected]
Tel. no. (034) 703-7555
Mobile: 0920-630-5165


TOURISM OFFICE

Mark Oliver M. Canobis
Municipal Tourism Officer

Phone: (34) 473-0499
Email: [email protected]