08 February 2011

Featuring: Maragusan- Experience Nature

Maragusan is a 1st class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. According to the (as of Aug 1, 2007) census, it has a population of 51,547 people in 8,762 households and a land Area (as of 2007, in hectares) 39,427. (Source: Wikipedia)

Maragusan, known to be the summer capital in Compostela Valley province, is a town that can be found in a midst of a valley surrounded by lofty mountains. It is one of the most progressive municipalities in the province rich in natural resources and a home to a number of magnificient waterfalls, adorable hot & cold springs and unexploited forests.
The travel to Maragusan is not so relaxing especially when it's your first because the road is rough and dusty and are not cemented plus the thrill on trailing roads alongside deep ravines is not that enjoyable. Unless, of course, if you're a thrill seeker!

Maragusan is also popular to its cold atmosphere which likely compares it to Baguio City. It has also been known to have 30 waterfalls and more than 300 springs.

If you happen to read this blog and has never been to Maragusan yet, come and take a peek to the town's pride of nature. This will guide you to places you may be visiting in the future, when- just in case- you happen to visit Maragusan.


The Aguacan Cold Spring Resort has an olympic-sized swimming pool with water coming from nearby cold springs. The water is known to be cold as ice. The resort can house 100 guests and is ideal for large gatherings like conferences and family outings. 


Marangig Falls serves as an entry to climbing Mount Candalaga. It is a system of waterfalls consisting of 13 levels surrounded by trees and different shrubs.


Tagbibinta Falls is a series of seven falls. The first one is 700 feet high. The location of the falls is ideal for trekking, offering a challenge for trekkers to conquer all seven falls.


Mount Candalaga stands at 7,880 feet above sea level with 30 waterfalls and 100 cold springs. It is the home of the world's largest flower, the Rafflesia


A resort nestled atop Maragusan Hill Offering 208 Steps ascending to its skyline provide's sight of the picture - perfect and great scenery amidst a mountainous backdrop. You have the chance to search for that inner peace on its blossoming grounds or simply just have a time - off walk and unwind on the resort's beautiful landscape.


The Kanlawig Hot Spring Resort has a swimming pool with water coming from nearby hot spring originally called Mainit hot spring.  The resort has affordable cottages and lodging houses comfortable for occassions and gatherings.

Newly opened hot spring resort located at the heart of Sitio Kasilak.


The number one Photoshop studio in Maragusan which packaged customization of button pins, t-shirts and other souvenir items.


A village of ethnic people, the Mansakas, who are known to be the first setllers in Maragusan. They reside in a certain area in the town's Poblacion called the Mansaka Village (Mansville). Large number of Mansakas however are residing in the Caragan Valley where the group's ethnicity and traditional customs are still preserved.

Maragusan has increasingly getting recognitions from local to national news as one of the best destinations in the country. It is known for its cool air and great environment that would surely bring you to a very relaxing and close-to-nature vacation.

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