PROFILE

Distance from Bacolod: 23.9 kilometers
Land Area: 11,332.00 hectare
Classification: 3rd Class
No. of Barangays: 23 Barangays
Population: 57,424 (August 1, 2007)
Language: Hiligaynon/Ilonggo
English is spoken & understood

Points of Interest

Rice Terraces in Sitio Tabu-an, Brgy. San Isidro
Guintabuan Marker at Poblacion-Tanza Road
Blue Crabs of Brgy. Tomongtong
Lumbia Golf Course, Brgy. Pasil
Dabo Dabo Falls


FESTIVALS

Feast of Sto. Nino (last Sunday of Jan.)
Feast of St. Joseph the Worker and
Ugyonan / Snake Festival
(May 1)


MARKET DAYS

Saturday


HOW TO GET THERE

E.B. Magalona is a 25-minute drive from Bacolod City by private car or 30 minutes by public utility vehicle plying northern Negros.


Attractions

Battle of Guintabuan is a marker built in memory of the heroes of “Guintabuan”, an event about the struggle of the local revolutionaries who opposed American rule after the fall of Spain. It was in Sitio Guintabuan where expeditionary fighters from Iloilo met with the local forces to engage the American soldiers.


Dabo Dabo Falls and Bat Sanctuary

Dabo Dabo Falls and Bat Sanctuary in Brgy. Canlusong is about 35 kilometers east of the town proper. Ideal for nature enthusiasts and trekkers. It is now home to the town’s good tasting local coffee.


ACCOMMODATIONS

LA ROSA DEL MAR BEACH RESORT:
Brgy. Manta-angan


TOURISM OFFICE

Maria Teresa Alvarez
Phone: (34) 495-6127
Fax: (34) 495-1100/495-1075
Email: [email protected]