La Fortuna Nature & Wildlife Lagoon
Is a 10.4
hectare tranquil santuary for nature lovers. Its five
hectare man-made lagoon is seven meters deep and serves
as a grow-out pond for taiwan and tilapia
fishes. The surrounding area is planted with
various fruit trees such as Santol, Guyabano, Duhat,
Mango, Atis, Jackfruit, Mansinitas, etc. Hardwood Trees
can also be found. Domesticated animals roam freely such
as ducks, sheeps, goats, horses and others.
It is owned by the Ledesmas of Hacienda Fortuna in
Barangay Buluangan. Request to enter the private
About 12 kms.
from the City Proper.
Area: Land = 10.4 hectares planted with trees
Lagoon = 5 hectares (man made)
Depth = 7 meters
San Juan Public Seawater Swimming Pool
San Juan, Sipaway Island
Island in San Carlos City is otherwise known in the
official maps as "Refugio Island". Sipaway
Island is essentially a white-sand beach coral island
situated some 3.5 kilometers off the eastern coast of
San Carlos City. Sipaway is about seven kilometers in
length and 1.5 kilometers wide, at the maximum. The
island features a couple of government-owned swimming
pools where swimming is free of charge.
San Carlos City Hall
F.C. Ledesma Avenue
The seat of
the local government. Located within the city proper &
has been the favorite Lakbay-Aral destination because of
its beauty & amenities. Erected on a two (2) hectare
land, this edifice features transparency & environment
the foot of the Kanla-on Volcano within the boundary of
Barangay Codcod. Approximately 1 hour travel time &
about 30 kilometers from the city proper. The area is
the granary of agri-products. Rice & vegetables are
planted in a stair-like paddies that depicts stairway to
heaven or terraces.
Can be seen
along the Negros Translink Highway in Barangay
Prosperidad. Hills differ from sizes & stretches up to
Barangay Nataban. It is about 18 kilometers from the
city proper & would consume 30 minutes travel time
Approximately 45 minutes away from the city proper. It
is frequented by nature lovers and local tourists.
Aglolo-od, Brgy. Palampas, San Carlos City, Negros
Occidental. (From the City) 35 minutes more or less by
private vehicle, 1 hour more or less by fierra (Public).
Fare = P=7.00/head
Travel Distance = about seven kms. Passing by Hda.
Euskara, Hda. Neguri Pamahawan going to Sitio Aglolo-od.
White Sand Beach Resort
Ermita, Sipaway Island
Barangay Ermita, Sipaway Island offers cottages, seminar
areas, white sands, kiosk for people who seeks fun &
excitement. The 5.4 hectare beach resort is about 25
minutes away from the city proper & reachable thru
Century Old Balete Tree
San Juan, Sipaway Island
Costa Verde Beach Resort
Barangay V, San Carlos City
is the nearest from the city proper. Formerly known as
"Galicia", said resort is being given a new face-lift to
sooth the basic needs of the public. Area is reachable
by hired motorcabs & is about 2 kilometers away from the
San Carlos Borromeo Cathedral
Atienza Avenue, San Carlos City
Parish on 1895 & was constructed on 1891 during the term
of Fr. Pedro Chivite, OAR. Present Bishop is Msgr. Jose
Fuerte Advincula, DD. It became a Diocese on February
10, 1988 covering the Municipality of Manapla, Negros
Occidental to La Libertad of Negros Oriental.
Our Lady of Lourdes Sacred Grotto
Hacienda Sta. Ana, Rizal
kilometers west of San Carlos City is the sacred grotto
of our Lady of Lourdes. The grotto was discovered by
Atty. Silverio Eusebio in a part of his farm and where
he placed a small statue of the Blessed Mother. Later in
the early part of 1970s, several incidents occurred
which residents attributed to the Lady of Lourdes.
top of a mountain in Sitio Tongo, Barangay Palampas
about 6.5 kilometers from the city proper. It features
the station of the cross on the way going up & a shrine,
a big white Holy Cross & Statue of the Blessed Mother
over-looking the scenic areas of the city.
Whispering Palm Dive Resort
Sitio Pitogo, Barangay San Juan, Sipaway Island, is
about 3.5 hectares private land with resort facilities
to offer its clientile. Can be reached directly thru
Papas Wharf or Dapdap Wharf thru pumpboat.
developed on an 18 hectares reclaimed area. Features
includes fresh & sea water swimming pools, marina,
children's playground, kiosks, festival area,
promenades, picnic areas, sports areas & other typical
features of a modern park.
San Carlos Business Park
Pebbles Beach Resort
Barangay Buluangan & is about 20 minutes or 16
kilometers away from the city proper. It features
volleyball court, large cottage for 150 PAX & small
cottages for 10 PAX with toilets. Entrance fee per head
is charged when entering this 1.5 hectares resort.
Crossing Miercolesan, Barangay Prosperidad. About 18
kilometers from the city proper & 30 minutes travel
time. A privately owned farm for silkworm industry. Area
is also used as mountain resort where rooms are
available for guests, visitors & tourists at cheap
Upper Tongo, Palampas
Upper Tongo, Barangay Palampas. About 8 kilometers from
the city. Can be reached by motorcabs & a few kilometers
walk. Has been a favorite site for science class. Inside
the cave are rocks interestingly formed by nature,
adventurous & fun.