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Residensia Diosa,Siquior

Facing the seafront in Siquijor, Residencia Diosa has a private beach area. The accommodation provides a shared kitchen and room service for guests. The rooms at the resort are equipped with a seating area. All rooms come with a private bathroom with a bidet and selected rooms will provide you with a balcony.

Villa Marmarine,Dive Resort Siquior

VILLA MARMARINE opened in the Siquijor Island in July 2005. The hotel has a homey atmosphere and it is managed by Japanese. This is the best place for the families and for visitors who plans a longer stay in the island. We have the most beautiful beach in Siquijor Island though it is yet not been recognize as a sightseeing spot, and also the best location for a person who wants to spend his moment in serenity.It is a small resort with four cottages and restaurant that had just started. At night, brilliant fireflies fly over the cottages and some are seen in the seashore and the wonderful starry sky that welcomes you

Paliton Beach, Siquior Visayas

Considered by some to be the most beautiful beach on the island it is located just a 4 kms from San Juan close to Tambisan Port. The fine white sand and the view to Negros and Apo island make this small beach (approx. 150m long) a special location. Fishermen pull their boats out and you can find many that have found their final resting place there and make great photography subjects. At high tide you can lay in the small natural ‘pools’ that are characteristic of Paliton. To find the road to Paliton you need to look out for the small church in barangay Paliton and turn down the road towards the sea, the beach is located approximately 1.5km on the main road.

Around Siquior, Philippines

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n island of witchcraft, healing, spiritual rituals, and…. beaches. Siquijor is truly a one of a kind island. For centuries, the indigenous people on this tiny island off the coast of Bohol have been living in the mountains where they brew and concoct special potions to cure physical ailments, treat emotional scars, and to dispel evil spirits.

Unless you need an exorcism, however, you might be more interested to know what kind of adventures this island has in store for you. As with most islands in the Visayas, Siquijor is a vacationer’s paradise with white sand beaches, turquoise water, mysterious caves, incredible reefs, sublime snorkel spots, and gorgeous guesthouses. With one of the highest literacy rates in the country, you can expect lots of friendly locals who are eager to speak English with you.

To get there, catch a ferryboat from Dumaguete or Tagbilaran that will take you to the Siquijor port where you’ll be able to catch a tricycle into town

MAGELLAN’S GALLEON MARINE MUSEUM

MAGELLAN’S GALLEON MARINETake your vacation to the next level and check out this unique museum at Subic. Magellan’s Galleon Marine is also known as Magellan’s Landing Maritime Museum. Visit the attraction and get taken to the past. It is one of the hidden wonders in Subic. But it is worth your visit. Take a look around and marvel at the beauty of the displayed materials.

You can take your family in here. The treasures displayed hold a historical value to them. Kids can learn from touring the place. It is not as famous or big as other attractions. But it is a unique museum that will take you to the past. These gems are also from different countries. Showing finds that can be from as far as the Ming Dynasty, these are truly gems of history. Coming from shrunken ships, they are retrieved and taken care of.

Visit the museum and bring your family or friends with you. You won’t have to pay any fee. It is a great find amongst the attractions in Subic. You can explore the place for free. Magellan’s Galleon Marine also has rooms that are artfully designed. You can stay at this accommodation. There’s even a souvenir shop and they offer services for activities and sports.

While you stay at the hotel, try some of their offered services and take a peek at the museum. You will be glad to have discovered the unique place. They also sell great souvenirs in their shop. Buy some to bring to your friends or keep them for yourself. Magellan’s Galleon Marine is owned by an Australian diver. Brian Homan is a treasure finder who wants to display the artistic and historical value of these treasures.

Discover the relics that are found from deep within the sea. Look at the treasures and marvel at their historical value.

Mariveles Bataan

Mariveles is a town located in the southern tip of Bataan, a few hours away from Manila. This town is surrounded by stunning landscapes and filled with a healthy dose of history. Mariveles is the kind of place where people would go to escape the city for a day or two, and for those who are wanting a change of scenery in their daily lives. Mariveles has plenty to offer its visitors but when you visit.

Windsurfing hydrofoil

Hydrofoil windsurfing is not a new idea. Early adaptations used teak boom Windsurfer boards on foils in the late 70s, and many variations of the concept have been tried since then without gaining much appeal or commercial success. However, in the last couple of years, Windfoils have evolved significantly – such that they are now an easy plug-n-play set-up with current boards and rigs. The result is truly revolutionary and perhaps the coolest advancement in windsurfing performance in a very long time.

It takes very little wind to get foilborne – only 8 to 10 knots – and once up on the foil, the floating sensation is quite remarkable. It is very quiet, completely quiet once the board leaves the water. The foil trim control is fore and aft over the lenght of the board: lean back to rise up onto the foil, lean forward to then level out or ride lower. Watch your ride height though, as “foiling out” (lifting so high that the foil “cavitates” at the surface of the water) will lead to a loss of foil lift and quick drop of the board back onto the water.

The performance and efficiency is amazing. A 6.0m² sail can be used for windfoiling where an 8.0-8.5m² is typically needed for planing a standard light wind board. Once foiling, the speed, acceleration and upwind pointing angles that are possible easily compare to what can be achieved with Formula racing gear.

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