Naga Beach in Calbayog

Naga Beach Calbyog Samar Electric Cooperatives Office Location Water Sand Resort Surf Tide Sports Snorkeling Depth Scuba Diving Hotel Location Distance Boat Tour Guide Barangay Visit Fishing Naga Beach is located in Calbayog in Samar Province. Naga Beach is also called “Electric Beach” due to its location which is in proximity to the local electric cooperatives office. The beach offers cottages in a line along its grayish sandy shore. This is popular not only among Calbayognons but also for beachcombers from the nearby municipalities. Its cool fresh water, scenic view of Samar Island attracts picnickers and beachcombers. Continue reading

Bagacay Beach in Calbayog

Bagacay Beach Calbayog Samar Location Water Sand Resort Surf Tide Sports Snorkeling Depth Scuba Diving Pearl White Strip Coconuts Hotel Location Distance Boat Tour Guide Barangay Visit Fishing Bagacay Beach is located in Calbayog City in Samar Province. Located approximately a kilometer away from the city proper, Bagacay Beach is one of the most accessible of Calbayog’s beaches. It features an uncrowded pearl white strip of coastline with coconut trees offering a scenic view of islands and towns. It has a restaurant and rooms for lodgers. This place offers a magnificent view of the Samar sea and the famous Samar sunset. Bagacay Beach is a 20-minute walk or 7-minute drive from Calbayog City. Continue reading

The Tarangban Falls in Calbayog

Tarangban Falls Tinaplacan Calbayog Samar Location Waterfalls Hiking Trail Water Size Swimming Length River Basin Camping Depth Stream Creek Height Distance Flow Tour Picnic Bathing Nature HistoryTarangban Falls is located in Barangay Tinaplacan in Calbayog City, Samar. The Tarangan Waterfalls is near the Bangon Falls. This attraction is a “must-visit” for tourists who happen to be in the area. It has pristine waterfall that exhibits a unique form made by nature. Its waters flow through the big rocks putting it into a picture of a fascinating landscape. Tarangban Falls is four kilometers away from the National Highway, or a one hour hiking trek on foot. Barangay Tinaplacan can be reached by any vehicle via the Maharlika highway. Continue reading

The Samar Archeological and Cultural Museum

Samar Archeological Cultural Museum Calbayog Building Location Christ King College Campus Collection Artifacts Display Exhibit Contact Manager Cantius Kobak Franciscan Friar Burial Jars Porcelain Info The Samar Archeological and Cultural Museum is located in Calbayog City in Samar Province. The museum, formerly known as Samar Archeological Museum, is located at the Christ the King College campus. This is the first and only archeological museum in Samar. It opened on April 11, 1970 as a repository of artifacts collected from various places in Samar Island. Its new name pays tribute to the late Fr. Cantius Kobak, ofm the Franciscan friar who took the initiative to open this museum and is acknowledged as “The Historian of Samar“. The present holdings of the museum include burial jars, Chinese porcelain, log coffins with skeletal remains, religious items, among others. The museum’s main attraction is the so-called “dragon jar”—a massive jar etched with the image of a dragon. Carbon dating tests found the jar, originally from China, to be over Continue reading

Malajog Beach in Calbayog

Malajog Beach Calbayog Looc Location Rocks Cottages Water Swimming Gray Sand Resort Rock Formation Barangay City Samar Province Tour Guide Snorkeling Scuba Diving Picnic Surf Tide Sports Meeting Info Malajog Beach is one of the most visited and beautiful beaches in Samar. Located in Barangay Malajog, this beach is also known as Lo-oc Beach (sometimes spelled Looc Beach). Malajog Beach is surrounded with towering rocks to its south and three balconied cottages. The beach gives a south sea island touch. It takes 35 min. ride from the city proper. Grayish sand, clear blue water, towering rock formation and swaying palm tress and magnificent sunsets all conspired to make this a beautiful tourist attraction. Malajog Beach has been frequented by celebrities and diplomats who visited the Samar region. Continue reading

Pan-as Falls in Calbayog

Pan-As Falls Pilar Calbayog Panas Waterfalls Location River Water Swimming Basin Hiking Trail Tour Guide Distance Depth Barangay Samar Cascade Mountain Park Picnic Attraction History Discovery Info The Pan-as Falls is located in Barangay Pilar in Calbayog City, Samar Province. More than just a mere natural tourist attraction, the Pan-as Waterfalls is located in the watershed area of Calbayog. It also serves as the primary source of water for the residents of Pilar. If one is to romanticize it, when viewed from the outskirts of Pilar, the flowing water of Pan-as looks like a maiden’s long hair cascading down the side of a high mountain. Pan-as is so high that at some points water that reaches the pool become a mere mist. Continue reading

Calbayog City Hall

Calbayog City Hall Samar Location Local Government Province Location History Map Construction Layout Mayor Administration History Description Office Municipal Visit Hours Structure Building Info The Calbayog City Hall is located near the Calbayog Cathedral. This structure has housed the administrative offices of the Local Government of Calbayog since 1925. Calbayog is located on the northern tip of Samar ProvinceContinue reading

The Caybago Hanging Bridge in Calbayog

Caybago Hanging Bridge Jose Rono Oquendo District Calbayog Samar River Cemetary Map Location History Construction Safety Death Attraction Length Width Distance Height History Fishing Hiking Trail Info The Caybago Hanging Bridge is located at Barangay Jose Rono in the Oquendo District in Calbayog City, Samar. The bridge crosses a river and leads to a cemetary. If one is into the thrill of walking through a hanging bridge above a river, then this is a must-go attraction too visit. Continue reading

The City Forest and Marble Park in Calbayog

City Forest Marble Park Malopalo Calbayog Samar View National Highway Natural Wonder Mountain Climber Barangay Cave Chambers Hiking Trail Trekking Formation Rock Trees River Location Tour Guide InfoThe City Forest and Marble Park are located in Malopalo, in Calbayog City, Samar. Best viewed from the national highway, this natural wonder is a mountain climber’s delight. Located in Barangay Malopalo, one can safely refer to it a forest within one’s reach. A good number of cave chambers have been found beneath the forest cover and its content intact. One of the most recognizable features of this park is the marble formation and trees which hover over the green-colored Malajog river. Continue reading

Marian Place in Kutay Islet

Marian Place Reflection Meditation Shrine Kutay Islet Malajog Calbayog Island Samar Statue Lady Holy Rosary Beach Sea Ocean Cross Nativity Scene Archangels Risen Christ Chapel Wedding Venue History The Marian Place for Reflection and Meditation is located at Kutay Islet in Barangay Malajog in Calbayog City, Samar. Its main feature is the 22-foot statue of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary which stands on top of the islet. The area overlooks Malajog Beach, Barangay Malajog and the Samar Sea. It also features the Way of the Cross (which will have the faithful hike 49 steps up and 50 steps down), the Nativity Scene, the two Archangels, the Risen Christ and a Chapel. Among other events, the place has become a popular venue for pre-nuptial and religious photo shoots. Continue reading