Explore Guimaras Island

The province of Guimaras is comprised of a mainland and clusters of small islands and islets. The mainland dominates in terms of land area which comprises of about 98 percent of the total provincial area. The 42 islets comprising the Taklong islands are utilized for marine research activities.

Guimaras is an island province surrounded by body of water in which the largest is the Guimaras Strait on the western side of the island. It is the most important water body used for navigation. Large and small boats going in and out of the provinces of Iloilo and Guimaras pass Guimaras Strait which makes it an important economic driver that facilitates economic activities for both provinces.

There’s plenty to do during your Discover Guimaras holiday. You can enjoy a wide selection of island/mountain resorts which offers an abundance of water sports and activities, historical and religious sites which introduces the dynamic and vibrant history of the island, different adventure, ecotourism as well as agritourism sites with glowing freshwater caves, year-round events and festivals depicting the cultural heritage of Guimaras Islands.

List of Accredited Tourism Establishments as of January 13, 2022

DOT Accredited Resorts: Alobijod Cove Resort Clara Beach Resort and Guest House Guimaras Mountain Resort and Restaurant, Inc. Jannah Glycel Beach House Kenyama Beach Resort Magic Island Resort Nature’s Eye Beach Resort Oppen Resorts Inc. Raymen Beach Resort Sun Sea Resort Valle Verde Mountain Resort Vilches Beach Resort Villa Igang Beach Resort DOT Accredited Mabuhay Accommodation: Californian Coral Beach Resort …

Board Meeting of Guimaras Agri-Ecotourism Farm Owners and Operators Association (GATFOOA)

The Guimaras Agri-Ecotourism Farm Owners and Operators Association (GATFOOA) had a Board Meeting on December 7, 2021 at the Agri Fishery Center. Among the important matters discussed by the board are the update on machineries and facilities granted to the association and its leasing agreement, and the finalization of the three-year (2022-2025) Strategic Action Plan for farm tourism. Moreover, the …

Inspection of Tourism Establishments

The Provincial Government of Guimaras through the Provincial Legal Office and the Provincial Tourism Office in partnership with the Guimaras Provincial Police Office and the Municipal Tourism Offices conducted an Inspection of Tourism Establishments relative to their compliance on the Executive Order No. 49 Series of 2021 on December 3, 2021 in the Municipality of Nueva Valencia and Jordan, Guimaras.  …

Did you know?

Tultul is an artisanal salt block which originated at Barangay Hoskyn, Jordan and is kept alive by the family of Serafin and Emma Ganila who’ve been engaged in this craft for generations. It is made with the ashes of driftwood or dagsa and is soaked and boiled in seawater and strained down with coconut milk for savory flavor. Tultul-making is …

DOT Accredited Enterprises in Guimaras as of October 31, 2021

As the industry prepares to slowly reopen, the Department of Tourism (DOT) are making preparations to ensure the health and safety of country’s tourist destinations. Here are the list of DOT Accredited Enterprises in Guimaras as of October 31, 2021. For the guidelines on tourism related travels and activities, please click the link for the Executive Order No. 49, series of 2021: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=258621796294997&id=100064415363237 …

Cacao Product Innovations by Guimaras Coffee and Cacao Growers Association

Different cacao product innovations were made by Guimaras Coffee and Cacao Growers Association during the two-day training conducted on November 9-10, 2021 by the Department of Trade and Industry in partnership with the Provincial Office of Agricultural Services. Among the products made are the sweetened and unsweetened tables, 70% chocolate, dark chocolate with cashew nuts, 70% dark chocolate with dried …

Brgy. Avila and Buenavista National High School win Big at 12th Palayag Festival

The Municipality of Buenavista recently concluded its 12th Palayag Festival last January 20, 2019. Rizyl May Diamante of Brgy. Avila was crowned as Miss Buenavista Tourism 2019 and Hubon Tumandok of Buenavista National High School was hailed as the Grand Winner at the Hubon Festival Competition. Rizyl May Diamante of Brgy. Avila bested 8 ladies and emerged as Miss Buenavista …

How to Discover Guimaras: The Many Ways of Eating Mango

Mangoes are arguably the lifeblood of Guimaras Island. And really, who are we to question it? After all, if the island can have a whole festival dedicated solely for the celebration of mangoes, then that is a god indication of why the fruit itself has been constantly cited as one of the best reasons to discover Guimaras! But of course, …

Guisi Lighthouse: Quick Facts

There are so many places to visit in Guimaras that it can be quite dizzying to know which ones to visit first. Should you visit the famed Guimaras island resorts first? Or how about trying the island’s world-famous mangoes? And you know what’s best among all of these options? You can actually try all of them out simultaneously! Of course, …

Scenes that are Uniquely Guimaras

There are many ways to discover Guimaras: it may be either through its beaches, its churches, or even its export-worthy mangoes. But of course, as the old adage goes, there is more to Guimaras than meets the eye. What may those be, then? Well, you know how every locality has its own share of “quirks”? Well then, Guimaras is no …

Find Your Way Through Panay Gulf’s Paradise

Stressed? Pressured? Bored? Well, dearie, you just need a vacation! Ever been to Guimaras Island? If your answer to this question is Nope, however the island has been in your bucket list for quite sometime now since some friends told you about it or you’ve seen some photos of it and you definitely want to go, then this blog is …

Mango: A Taste of Everything-Guimaras

Your trip in the island wouldn’t be complete if you won’t be able to taste the sweetest mangoes on Earth! Aside from the adventures and white sand beaches the island offers, Guimaras Island is famous for being the producer of the sweetest mangoes you can find anywhere in the world. Mangoes in the island are grown naturally and it is a tradition …

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 …

Manggahan Festival

May 11 TO 22, 2019
Enjoy the 2-week long celebration of Guimaras’ rich culture, and feast of thanksgiving for having bestowed a rich land where delicious mangoes are being grown.

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In the city of love, Guimaras Island is one known to have the sweetest mangoes that can be found in the world.
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