Are you planning to visit Bacolod? If so, there’s more to the region than the famous ruins or the jovial Masskara Festival. You could go to Sipalay to see a different side of the province of Negros Occidental. There are a variety of things you can do and places to visit when you include it in your itinerary.
If you’re looking for spectacular views, look no further than a day or overnight trip to Perth Paradise Beach Resort. Dip in the resort’s pool with the island-dotted waters as your background. You can also go scuba diving in Sipalay; it has more than 40 dive destinations where you’ll get to see another part of Visayas’ beautiful underwater ecosystems.
If beach bumming is your thing, you can go on a short boat ride to reach Sugar Beach. It has fine sand, clear waters for swimming, and a picturesque island backdrop. Punta Ballo Beach is another noteworthy addition to your itinerary. It has fine off-white sand and turquoise waters; a combination that makes for a relaxing stay. Punta Ballo is also a popular place for diving and snorkeling.
Sipalay’s attractions provide you with plenty of water activities. Campomanes Bay is not too far and is an ideal place for kayaking, jet skiing, diving, and others. Tinagong Dinagat provides you with spectacular views of emerald-tinged waters and rolling limestone formations. You can walk up one of the hills to get a bird’s eye view of the surroundings.
When you are on your way back to Manila or another destination, you can stop by Bacolod and/or Silay City to see the old ancestral mansions and museums. It will provide you with a glimpse of the region’s rich past.
Sipalay has plenty to offer tourists who want to explore and discover its destinations. It has accommodations across budgets and facilities that make for a comfortable stay. Here are the recommended resorts in Sipalay by Agoda users as of July 2018, in no particular order.
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Easy Diving and Beach Resort
Punta Ballo Barangay 4, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental
Punta Bulata Resort & Spa
Barangay Elihan, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental
Artistic Diving Resort
6113 Punta Ballo, Barangay 4, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental
Takatuka Lodge – Beach and Dive Resort
Sugar Beach, Barangay Nauhang, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental
Big BamBoo Beach Resort Sipalay
Sugar Beach, Sitio Langub, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental
Sugar Beach House
Barangay Nauhang, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental
Photos above were provided by the resorts via Agoda.