“City of Gentle People”

            
The city attracts a considerable number of foreign tourists, particularly Europeans, because of easy ferry access from cebu Ciyt, the availability of beach resorts and dive sites, and the attraction of dolphin and whale watching in nearby Bais City.
    The power source of the city comes from the geothermal power plant in Palinpinon, Valencia. The city has redundant fiber optic lines and is a focal point for telecommunications. It is the landing point for fiber optic cables linking it to Manila, the capital of the Philippines, the cities south of Luzon, as well as to other major cities in southern Philippines.


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GETTING THERE
By Air: Sibulan Airport (IATA: DGT , ICAO: RPVD), also known as Dumaguete Airport, is the city's domestic airport located in neighboring Sibulan. It provides daily flights to and from Manila and Cebu City through Cebu Pacific Airlines.

By Sea: From the port of Dumaguete , there are daily ferry connections to the islands of Bohol, Siquijor and Mindanao operated by Montenegro Lines, Ocean Jet Shipping, Cokaliong and other shipping companies. From smaller ports north of Dumaguete, there are short and frequent ferry connections to the island of Cebu.

 

GETTING AROUND
The main form of public transport in Dumaguete is the motorized tricycle (Philippines). The Dumaguete version of the motorized tricycle (Philippines) can fit up to 6-8 passengers at a time. For transport to destinations outside the city limit, there are jeepney and buses travelling set routes. Dumaguete has 3 major bus terminals.

 

LANGUAGES SPOKEN
  • Cebuano
  • Tagalog
  • English

 

MUST SEES!

  • Dumaguete Boulevard
  • Silliman University Campus
  • Dumaguete Belfry Tower
  • Apo Island Marine Sanctuary
  • Bais Dolphin Watching and Manjuyod Sandbar
  • Lake Balinsasayao
  • Lake Balanan
  • Casaroro Falls
  • Forest Camp
  • Beaches in Dauin
LET’S GO TRY
  • Bud-bod Kabog
  • Puto Maya

 

LET'S GO EXPLORE & EXPERIENCE

  • Learn something new at Silliman University
  • Dine along Rizal Boulevard
  • Just keep swimming; Just keep swimming
  • Find sanctuary in the sea
  • Don't miss Dolphin Watching

 

LET’S GO TO FESTIVAL & EVENTS

  • Sandurot Festival (held every 2nd week of November - Derived from the Visayan “pakig-sandurot” for the offering and enjoyment of hospitality.)
  • Buglasan Festival (held every month of December - gathered for a show down and street dancing to highlight the week-long fiesta.)

 

DID YOU KNOW THAT?
Dumaguete is the gateway to the Apo Island Marine Sanctuary, which is considered to be one of the best dive spots in the world!

 

BEST TIME TO VISIT
The temperature of Dumaguete has two main seasons consisting of dry and wet season, the dry seasons are the month of December to May while the wet season is on June to November.


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