Guimaras is an island province in the Philippines known as the home of the sweetest mangoes in the world and also known for its beautiful tourist spots. It is blessed with white sand beaches, islands, marine sanctuaries and mountains.
Guimaras is located in Western Visayas Region in the Philippines, a sandwich island province between the islands of Panay and Negros. The capital municipality is Jordan and people speak of Hiligaynon, Kinaray-a, Ati, Filipino and English languages. There are just around 200,000+ residents in the province.
The island province of Guimaras is one of the top tourist destinations in the country as well as its nearby islands. If you are planning to visit here so soon, below are the best tourist spots in Guimaras to make your trip worth it.
Top 10 Tourist Spots in Guimaras
1. Guisi Beach
Guisi Beach is one of the famous tourist spots in Guimaras. It is a considerable stretch of golden yellow sand beach and emerald green waters. Visitors found this very alluring since the sea water in the shore is so transparent that one would see through the sand or pebbles below then as one goes on, color turns to emerald green to blue waters. Interesting rock formations can also be found in both ends of the beach perfect for swimming, cliff jumping or just taking beautiful pictures. For overnight stay, there are two beach resorts in Guisi Beach to choose from.
Guisi Beach is located in Nueva Valencia, Guimaras.
2. Guisi Lighthouse
Guisi Lighthouse, just near Guisi Beach, is another one of the known tourist spots in Guimaras. It is an 18th century old Spanish lighthouse that served as a navigational aid to sailors cruising the Guimaras Strait, the second oldest lighthouse in the country. On the way to the lighthouse, one can notice the remains of the ruined structures in the area. Although there is a sign that it is not safe to climb, most courageous ones do. A careful climb to a spiral staircase would lead to the top of the lighthouse where breath-taking panoramic view of the Guimaras Strait and Guisi Beach awaits.
Guisi Lighthouse is located in Nueva Valencia, Guimaras.