Babas Cove / Edgar Alan Zeta-Yap of eazytraveler.com
There is definitely more to love about Dinagat than what meets the eye. Dinagat may be just a small province in Surigao but it is undeniably wrapped with sparkling clear waters, vast mountain ranges and a whole lot more of interesting things to enjoy such as island hopping, diving, hiking and visit the Ecleo Mansion.
Kitanglad Mountain Range, Bukidnon
For adventure enthusiasts, Mt. Kitanglad – Mt. Dulang-Dulang traverse is a must-try activity in Mindanao. Kitanglad governs the northern central region of Bukidnon province and is among the few safe-guarded rainforests in the country serving as a refuge to various wildlife including that of the endangered Philippine Eagle.
In a distant region in South Cotabato lies a serene lake that will make you fall in love with it the first time you lay your eyes on it. Dotted in the crater of Mt. Parker (Mt. Melibingoy), Lake Holon is a top camping spot among adventure-lovers and is recognized for its vast unspoilt lake and rich greeneries. However, as of the moment, Lake Holon has been temporarily closed to the public since June 15, 2014 for further rehabilitation works and is expected to open again in March 2015.
If you are looking for a secluded, budget-friendly beach destination that is equally beautiful to that of the more expensive and commercialized beach spots in the country then Britannia Islands is a must-try for you. Britannia Islets of San Agustin Surigao del Sur brags of its 24 beautiful islets, outlined by fine white sand and clear turquoise waters.
Pagadian City is the type of place where you can take pleasure in a unique fusion of metropolitan progress and rural culture. In Pagadian, you get to experience liveliness of the city life thru several business enterprises and natural destinations where you can truly loosen up and have fun.