"Mt. Guiting-Guiting is a sacred place. It does not belong to this present generation,
nor to any other. Our ancestors taught us not to touch the sacred but to reverence
it as a constant reminder that we are mere ephemeral creatures."
-Fr. Raymun Festin, SVD
Endemic Sibuyan Palm
The majestic Mt. Guiting-guiting proclaimed as Natural Park by the Philippine government:
home to the world's densest forest and a plethora of unnamed plant and animal species.
Most difficult Philippine mountain to be climbed.Photo from http://homepage.hispeed.ch
Sibuyan Sea has rich marine biodiversity. It is largely unexplored by divers, but
those lucky and adverturous enough to have ventured there report some tremendous
The ever-flowing Cantingas River, the cleanest inland body of water in the Philippines
as proclaimed by Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Here, you can swim with the fish
and shrimps, and literally may drink the water where you swam. Photo from www.geocities.com/cantingasriver
Cresta de Gallo is a kidney-shaped unexploited islet 45 minutes off Sibuyan Island.
Cresta boasts a dazzling white-sand beach, vast coral reef teeming with colorful
and breath-taking underwater life making it ideal for snorkeling and scuba diving,
unusual volcanic rock formations, and most of all, serene and paradise-like surroundings
thereby making your stay on the island, no matter how brief, a very memorable one.
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Sibuyan Farmlands offer a real feeling of being close to nature far from the noise
of city life. Simplicity of life is being practiced by the townsfolk and everyone
is welcome to share this peaceful life. Photo taken from www.picasaweb.google.com
Sibuyan Island Sentinels League for Environment Inc. (Sibuyan ISLE) can help you
arrange your Travel Itinerary. We offer package tours through our Community-Based
Eco-Tourism Program. Please contact us through e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Background Music "Nice Sibuyan" composed by Tom Hero.
The 17th century Azagra Chapel stands out as one oldest existing religious edifice
on the island. Built by Augustinian Recollect friars, the former parish was pastored
by the now Blessed Leon Inchausti. Photo from SEAIR's Inflight Magazine.