CAMBUGAHAY FALLS

Located around two kilometers outside the town of Lazi, Cambugahay Falls are one of the most promoted falls of Siquijor Island. Its clean and natural 3-tiered falls, surrounded by a beautiful forest of different species (the mystical balete tree being one of them), can be reached after walking down 135 steps from the entrance, where no entrance fee is to paid for, but a parking fee is instead mandated. The crisp and warm water from the falls flows around 3 kilometers downstream into swimming lagoons before reaching the Lazi Bay. At the first level, visitors will see its two famous “Tarzan Swings”, an improvised swing where a visitor will walk up a platform and fall into the deep blue swimming lagoon. The lowest tier is most likely the most preoccupied lagoon amongst the three, as it is the deepest, biggest and most accessible. The second and third tier are located just above the first one, accessible via a small ascending staircase and walk path beneath the highest tarzan swing. If you’d like to have your own personal photographer or at least someone that would assist you all throughout your visit, you could avail of a local guide that’s usually stationed at the entrance or in the lagoons itself.

  • Bring your own containers. There are stores where visitors can buy food and bring to the falls. Lessen plastic consumption by bringing reusable containers.
  • Bring a bag for trash. In case the nearby waste area is not available, do bring a separate bag for trash to keep the area preserved.
  • Keep to tourist areas. Avoid entering areas passed the tourist area of the falls so as to not disturb the natural flora and fauna of the forest and falls.
  • Donate to tour guides. Tipping the certified tour guide volunteers will be most appreciated by the locals and support their livelihood.

How to get there:

1. All beaches can be reached via habal-habal. Simply ask your driver to take you to Solangon Beach.
2. The habal-habal fee will cost around P200 to P700 per trip, depending on where you're coming from.
3. It is recommended that you agree on a day's itinerary with your driver based on the destinations you'd like to visit for a fixed rate of P1,000.

LUGNASON FALLS

Located in the hills behind Napo of the town of Siquijor, tourists can find the man-enhanced Lugnason falls and swim across its 20 meters of blue, clear and cooling waters. As the pool was recently made several meters deeper by a group of volunteers, locals (and tourists, if you dare) can jump cliffs or coconut trees about 10-15 meters high. Likewise, there is also a rope swing that will allow adrenaline seekers to propel themselves into the main pool as they jump. Its limestone rocks pours the falls source of mountain springs into the pools, so there will be certain hot seasons where the falls will be closed as the spring is dried from the hot weather.

  • Bring your own containers. There are stores where visitors can buy food and bring to the falls. Lessen plastic consumption by bringing reusable containers.
  • Bring a bag for trash. In case the nearby waste area is not available, do bring a separate bag for trash to keep the area preserved.
  • Keep to tourist areas. Avoid entering areas passed the tourist area of the falls so as to not disturb the natural flora and fauna of the forest and falls.
  • Donate to tour guides. Tipping the certified tour guide volunteers will be most appreciated by the locals and support their livelihood.

How to get there:

1. All beaches can be reached via habal-habal. Simply ask your driver to take you to Solangon Beach.
2. The habal-habal fee will cost around P200 to P700 per trip, depending on where you're coming from.
3. It is recommended that you agree on a day's itinerary with your driver based on the destinations you'd like to visit for a fixed rate of P1,000.

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