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Discover Biliran

AGTA BEACH RESORT

Location
Almeria, Biliran, a 30-minute ride from Naval.
Facilities
Conference hall, air-conditioned rooms, boats for rent, meals upon request with chicken-in-the-barrel as specialty.
Attractions
White sandy beach stretching from both sides of a cove with lovely Dalutan and Kapiņahan Island on the horizon.

MARIPIPI ISLAND

Location
One-hour and 30 min. away from Naval by motorboat.
Description
An island municipality of Biliran with 13 barangays.
Attractions
An island rich in marine life, coral gardens, scenic coco-lined beaches; popular source of ceramic pots.  The ruins of a pre-Spanish era watchtower beside the San Miguel Parish Church.

HIGATANGAN ISLAND

Location
A 45-minute cruise from Naval by motorboat.  Closer to the tip of Leyte.
Facilities
Picnic tables and boats.
Attractions
Moving sandbar extending about 200 meters to the sea; one huge coral rock-a-reef that was thrust up from the ocean's floor centuries ago.  The fields are studded with gigantic clam shells measuring up to a meter wide.  The island has several white sand beaches sprinkled with exotic shells newly washed up from the seabed.  Facing an open sea, the white sand beach, cool pristine waters and exotic rock formations of Higatangan Island is itself nature at its best.

TOMALISTIS FALLS

Location
A 20-minute cruise from Caibiran by motorboat.
Attractions
This falls has unbelievably clear and sweet-tasting waters said to be a wondrous elixir capable of legendary healing powers.  Up to seven others falls are to be found in less accessible spots that would attract adventurous tourists.

MAINIT HOT SPRING

Location
Approximately 40 minutes ride by jeepney from Naval via the cross-country road to Caibiran.
Description
Offering concrete seats where warm water with medicinal sulfur content overflows, the hot spring provides soothing comfort to tourists and adventurers.

MASAGONGSONG POOL

Location
The resort can be reached through a 40-minute ride from Naval and another 10 minutes from the poblacion of Kawayan.
Facilities
Amenities which include a conference hall, kiosks, comfort and dressing rooms makes it ideal for seminars and conferences.
Description
A twin pool (one for adults and another for children) fed by a free-flowing mineral spring water and shaded by coconut trees and other lush tropical plants.  The resort's cool waters and invigorating atmosphere offers absolute relaxation to any visitor.

IYUSAN RICE TERRACES

Location
Approximately 15 minutes by land transport from the town proper of Almeria.
Description
A replica of Ifugao ingenuity, the rice terraces symbolizes the wise use of land resources and the sufficiency in staple food production for which Biliran is noted for in the entire Region VIII.

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For more information, contact:

DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM
Regional Office No. VIII
GF, Foundation Plaza Bldg.
LP Resort Compound
Magsaysay Blvd.
Tacloban City - 6500
Leyte, Philippines
Tel. #:  (63+53) 321-2048
                         321-4333
Fax. #:  (63+53) 325-5279
e-mail:
dotev@skyinet.net
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