As a natural paradise, the island is perhaps unmatched anywhere else in Southeast Asia. This exquisite island province of varied ecosystem stirs the imaginations and baffles the mind. Camiguin boasts kilometers on untouched coastlines with swaying coconut trees and is dotted with hot and cold springs. Fine beaches offer sun-filled days of relaxation and the clear blue water, enchanting marine life and coral reefs beckon diving enthusiasts from all over the world. Get entranced by the beauty of nature as you trek the heights of Camiguin volcanoes, discover and explore unknown trails and caves, delight in the spray of majestic waterfalls, or simply be taken in by the panorama of fields and seas.
(Located: 5 kms southeast of Mambajao):
A beautiful, clear stream of water cascading 70 meters into a rock pool surrounded by ground orchids, wild ferns, tress and boulders. Its cold water provides a refreshing summer splash to bathers and picnickers. For the more adventurous it is possible to rappel down the waterfall into the plunge pool below.
(Located 6 kms northeast of Catarman):
The approach to the wild and mighty falls entails a very scenic hike passing through the quaint Barrio of Mainit, Catarman and along the rocky river bed. The pool below the waterfalls is deep and clear. The surrounding scenery is unspoiled and perfect for a peaceful picnic, the only sounds around you is that of the tumbling falls and running water.
BURA SODA WATER SWIMMING POOL
(Located: Bura, Catarman):
The one and only in the country where you can swim to a poll of soda water. It has great scenery over the fields and the seas as its cold water provide a refreshing splash to bathers and picnickers. Picnic huts and tables are available beside the pool.
ESPERANZA ARDENT HOT SPRING
(Located: 6 kms Southwest of Mambajao):
In the heart of the island bubbles this mineral pool with water around 40 degress Celsius. Mist rises from the heated waters that run down the vents of the dormant Hibok-Hibok volcano. The springs are ideal to bathe in at night surrounded by cool mountain air. It has therapeutic effects. Picnic huts and tables are available in the beautifully landscaped gardens and there is a restaurant on site.
STO. NIÑO COLD SPRING
(Located 4 kms north of central Catarman):
It has a terrific huge pool of cold spring water measuring 25m x 40m sprouting from sandy bottom. The area has native stores, picnic huts and toilets picnickers.
TANGUB HOT SPRING
(Located 12 kms west of Mambajao):
A volcanic hot spring below the sea bed. The small area is formed by a pool of sea stones and corals and is completely undeveloped. Water temperatures turn from cold to lukewarm, warm and hot as the tide changes. Sit in the water at lowish tide and enjoy the cold sea water as it mixes with the hot spring. Scuba diving is also good about 10-20m offshore with a gradual drop-off.
MACAO COLD SPRING
(Located in Tupsan Pequeño, Mahino):
Once you are near the spot, you will be amazed by the crystal blue coloured water. The pool is surrounded by huge trees, some of theme are more than century old.
(Located in Benoni, Mahinog):
A man-made lagoon mantled by limpid water, large cliffs and gently rolling hills. An ideal place to hire a boat and go fishing for the day.
(Located 13 kms west of Mambajao):
The old volcano drops into the sea and makes a natural road high above the ocean. The place has a sheer drop-off of 80 meters; ledge shallow water and rocks to sit on and sunbathe. Rich corals abound in the ocean below.
(Located 2 kms across the sea from Agoho and Yumbing):
An uninhabited white sandbar with the picturesque Mt. Hibok-Hibok and Old Volcano as its backdrop. The picturesque island is ideal for swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling and viewing the sunrise and sunset over Camiguin.
(Located 3 kms offshore across from Hubangon and San Roque in Mahinog):
The island is 4 hectares of evergreen forest, fringed with white granule sand beaches. A fishing village is found in the north of the island. One side of the island is a white sand beach with coral offshore, and the other opposite side provides a deep drop-off for snorkeling and diving. One gets there by light water craft in 25-30 minutes from San Roque, Mahinog.