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The warm city of Dumaguete may be the most famous tourist destination known for the many attractions found within Negors Oriental. But did you know that the province also offers some amazing and beautiful beaches? 

If this piece of information is something new to you, then let us introduce our top 5 beach destinations in this peaceful province in the Visayas. Hopefully, this list will help prove that there is more to this province than the famous university town of Dumaguete City. 

Apo Island - This may be the most popular beach destination in Negros Oriental. Known as one of the best diving spots in the world, Apo Island boasts a beautiful beach and equally stunning underwater landscape. 


Photo from Jonny Melon

Manjuyod Sandbar - Manjuyod Sandbar can be found just a couple of hours away from Dumaguete City. However, this stretch of sand bar is a must-visit when you’re in the province - that is if it’s low tide. Hailed as the Maldives of the Philippines, other places you can visit while you’re there are the Bird Sanctuary and Mangrove Forest. It’s also a great place to see some Dolphins. 


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Campomanes Bay - Campomanes Bay used to be a working port, but is now converted into a marine sanctuary. It’s a great place for divers to see some of the world’s most beautiful coral reefs and marine life. Though its beach isn’t as pristine as others, it’s still a great place to relax and even swim at as mostly locals hang out at this place. 


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Lag-It Beach - Just a 45-minute drive away from Dumaguete City is the town of Bais. Here you can enjoy a long stretch of white sand beach and crystal blue water. You can also use it as a jump-off point should you wish to go diving. 


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Dauin Beach - Another protected marine sanctuary, Dauin Beach can be located just a few kilometers away from Dumaguete City. it’s a great place to learn how to dive or go snorkeling. But if you’re into a more relaxed vibe, the beach is also perfect for some beach bumming and swimming. 


Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Have you decided which beach destination to visit in Negros Oriental? 

Consider staying in this RedDoorz hotel for your next beach trip. You’ll find that it’s situated right across the beach, making your trip that much better. Plus, with our HygienePass certification, you can rest assure that you and your family are safe during this time. 

Don't forget to research the latest updates regarding the Covid-19 guidelines and to follow all health and safety measures implemented by both the national and local authorities.

RedDoorz Plus @ Gracey Dive Resort Dumaguete


Capitan Ponso Street, Dauin Dumaguete, 6217 Negros Oriental, Philippines

For the most comfortable stays at budget-friendly prices, choose RedDoorz. Book your stay by visiting our website and downloading our mobile application now! 

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