Balite Hot Springs in Baganga

Balite Hot Spring Baganga Davao Oriental Mainit Thermal Springs Location Water Temperature History Discovery Hiking Trail Therapy Rock Pool Swimming Health Rheumatism Dermatitis Bathing Swimming Info The Balite Hot Springs is located in Kinablangan, Baganga in Davao Oriental Province. The Balite Springs, also known as the Mainit Hot Spring, have thermally warm water which are known to alleviate the health issues associated with rheumatism, dermatitis, itchiness, skin disorders, and more. Its healing power attracts tourists aside from the benefits and warmth it gives. A hot spring is formed when water that is heated below the ground returns to the surface of the earth. In some areas, magma or lava has worked its way up through Earth’s crust. These hot rocks sit at shallow depths beneath Earth’s surface. Water that seeps downward into these hot zones is warmed up by the fiery rock, and returns to the surface, where it may pool to form springs. Continue reading

San Victor Island in Baganga

San Victor Island Baganga Davao Oriental Location Beach White Sand Coconut Grove Province Barangay Diocese Mati Catholic Parish Tour Guide Visit Resort Davao Kilometer Boat Rental Map Layout Water San Victor Island is located in Baganga in Davao Oriental Province. This 3 hectares island faces the Pacific Ocean and has powder-like white sand beaches and lofty coconut grove. San Victor Island is a perfect place for summer outings and getaways. San Victor Island is owned by the Diocese of Mati and managed by the Catholic Parish of Baganga. It is open to visitors and tourists who want to experience extraordinary encounter with nature and the tranquility of the surroundings. It is not commercially developed but it has cottages for rent, nipa huts to stay and manicured lawn for camping available whether for day tour or for overnight stay. And yes, there is electricity and fresh water. Continue reading