The Ultimate Guide to Enjoy the Island of Guimaras
Hello there, dearie! How have you been? Have you booked your trip to Guimaras Island already? Are you still wondering what are the things you can do there? Well, worry no more. Here are some of the tourist-friendly things to do in the island (Thanks to some blogs online)—that is, if you weren’t able to see our “trip-planning” or “tour packages” yet.
Feast on Mangoes
Yey! Since Guimaras mangoes are among the sweetest in the world, it should be on this specific list. Don’t ever leave without visiting the mango plantation and of course, eating those naturally-grown produce.
Hit the Beaches
Beaches in the island are known for its pristine beauty. Swim in its azure waters or lie on its white sands. Relax and enjoy the beautiful sunset. Try the island’s captivating beaches as well as island resorts!
Go island Hopping
Explore the serene islands of Guimaras — the Pawikan Sanctuary, Ave Maria Islet, Nagtago Beach, Isla Naburot and a lot more!
Visit the Lighthouse
Nestled in Brgy. Dolores in Nueva Valencia, the 18th century-constructed Guisi lighthouse (Faro de Punta Luzaran) is said to be the second oldest lighthouse in the country. It was built by the Spanish government in 1894. If the lighthouse is a person, then he or she should already 121 years old. Isn’t it worth your visit?
Experience the Farm and Garden Life
Aside from beaches and mangoes, Guimaras Island also offers a taste of the fun agritourism life. There are four different farms where tourists can experience harvesting vegetables and other naturally grown produce. Or, if you want, you can just lounge under the cashew or mango tree with a drink in hand—which is, naturally, made of mangoes!
Check out the Windmill
Since you’re already in Guimaras, then why not drop by and take some photos of the windmill in San Lorenzo? It is ideal to visit the windmill early in the morning or late afternoon so as to avoid the blazing sun aside from the fact that the colors of the sky during these moments are just amazing!
Visit the Trappist
Trappist definitely deserves your visit! A peaceful and scared place ideal for retreats. Trappist is run by monks and is the only Trappist monastery in the country!