PROFILE

Distance from Bacolod: 67.3 kilometers
Land Area: 21,651.00 hectares
Classification: 1st Class
No. of Barangays: 13 Barangays
Population: 70,838 (August 1, 2007)
Language: Hiligaynon/Ilonggo/Cebuano
English is spoken & understood

Points of Interest

Mt. Kanlaon Natural Park
Caduhada Spring Resort
AEME Scout Reservation Camp & Resort
Had. Luisa Botanical Garden & Resort
Baji-baji Falls
Baji-Baji Spring Resort
ELENJ La Castellana Zoological & Botanical Garden


FESTIVALS

Feast of St. Vincent (April 5)
Banana Festival (April 1)
Bailes de Luces (Dec. 30 to Jan.5)


MARKET DAYS

Sunday (Poblacion)
Monday (Brgy. Cabacungan)


HOW TO GET THERE

Hinigaran is about an-hour-and-15 minute drive south of Bacolod City using public transport and one hour on private vehicles. Public utility vehicles plying the southern Negros route pass through the municipality, dubbed as “Gateway to Southern Negros”.


Attraction

Caduhada Spring Resort

Caduhada Spring Resort. Splash into the clear blue spring water swimming pool of Caduhada Spring Resort. The waters emanating from the rocks can be a good healing therapy. A natural spring that supplies water to nearby sitios and lush vegetation for trekkers, is a good venue for adventure. The resort is only a 5-minute drive from the barangay site.


Hda. Luisa Farm & Resort

Hda. Luisa Farm & Resort is a botanical paradise where different species of cacti and ornamental plants abound. The place features topiaries, the art of sculpturing plants and a vast collection of bonsai as old as sixty years or more. It has a swimming pool where visitors can take dip or simply sun bath while enjoying the view of Mount Kanlaon.


Mandayao Twin Falls

Mandayao Twin Falls Displaying a 140-feet waterfall whose identical looks adds mysticism to the serenity of the place. The cool rumbling waters of the waterfalls is befitting as a natural health spa. This two-layer waterfall waters comes from Mount Kanla-on Volcano.


Canonoy Beach Resort

Canonoy Beach Resort is an ideal place for picnics. It has a swimming pool and overnight accommodation for family vacation.


ACCOMMODATIONS

Villa Indo Pension and Restaurant
Roxas Street, La Castellana
Tel. No.: (034) 485-0318

MIRMED Pension House
Feria Street, La Castellana
Tel. No: (034) 485-0228

Natures Farm House
Barangay Cabacungan, La Castellana
Tel. No. 09198259988 – Lea

Mount Kanla-on Natural Park
Barangay Biaknabato, La Castellana
Mobile.No: 09398943662 / 09323067656

Tikoy-tikoy Resort
Barangay Cabacungan, La Castellana
Tel. No. (034) 485-0056


TOURISM OFFICE

La Castellana Tourism Office
Romyr E. Naragdao

Municipal Tourism Officer
Phone: (34) 473-0472
Fax: (34) 485-0279
Email: [email protected]