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Dumaguete – The City of Gentle People

Dumaguete City, also known as the City of Gentle People, is more than just a travel hub to the surrounding tourist attractions and scuba-dive destinations. Dumaguete is the Capital of Negros Oriental. The city has a population of 125.000, however during daytime this number can be doubled-some say tripled. Thousands of students travel daily from the surrounding municipalities to Dumaguete and attend one of the city’s top notch educational facilities. The high level of English taught and spoken in the schools and universities of Dumaguete since decades is one of the reasons why visitors from all over the world find it easy to get around Dumaguete and Negros Oriental.

What makes Dumaguete such a charming city is the combination of multiple factors. It is a vibrant city which makes its way into the heart of each visitor.

Emergency Sign

Emergengy Numbers

Important Contacts

in Dumaguete

Casablanca Restaurant

Lunch Special of Today

Fish Pasta in Creamy White Sauce

Hunters Schnitzel w/ Rice & Veggies

Vida-Homes - Philippines

Hotel Nicanor

modern - affordable

in the Heart of the City

Hotel Palwa Dumaguete

Experience the incomparable difference

Where To Stay in Dumaguete

With the growing numbers of tourists and business traveler coming to Dumaguete, new Hotels, Guest Houses and apartment complexes grew throughout the city. There is accommodation for each wallet, Back-packers will find their Bed ‘n Breakfast and business traveler get a Hotel in the center of Dumaguete where all banks and office buildings are just a stone throw away and the Beach Resorts are the place to go for unwinding and relaxing.

Hotels in Dumaguete

Hotels in Dumaguete offer great service to reasonable prices. Cable TV, WiFi and a Mini Bar is standard in most places. Check out here what different places offer.

Guest House in Dumaguete

Inns & Guest Houses in Dumaguete

Due to the size of the city, all Guest Houses and Inns in Dumaguete are in close proximity of the city center. Get here an idea about the different places you can stay

Beah Resort in Dumaguete

Beach Resorts in Dumaguete

The City itself has no proper beach. The Dive and Beach Resorts are mainly located in Dauin, just a 20 minute drive south. Get an overview about several options here.

What To See – What to Do in Dumaguete And Negros Oriental

Dumaguete is a great place to visit. As everybody has different ideas what to see and what to do, we put together some of the tourist spots in Dumaguete for your convenience. This will help you to get around and help you to plan your trip. The location of Dumaguete City leaves many options to visit many different tourist spots in Negros Oriental. That includes the visit of neighboring Islands like Siquijor or Apo Island.

Rizal Boulevard in Dumaguete
Tourist Spots in Dumaguete

Your itinerary really depends on your time, if you want to see as much as possible in a few days, or are more on the relaxed side. To cover most of the interesting Tourist Spots in Dumaguete you will need one day without rushing it. -read more-

Dolphin Watching in Bais
Tourist Spots in Negros Oriental

For exploring the tourist spots in Negros Oriental, one can hire a tour-guide, or tries to organize it themselves. Some of the Tourist Spots of Negros Oriental are easy to reach, others need a bit of planning and also more time.-read more

Caving in Negros
Action & Adventure

Many visitors associate Dumaguete with Apo Island and Scuba Diving, but Dumaguete and Negros offers much more Outdoor activities. Trekking, Caving, Spelunking, Mountain Biking – You name it, Dumaguete and Negros has it.

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Miss Vallehermoso 2016

Miss Vallehermoso 2016

This Year Miss Vallehermoso 2016 was once again a successful event. Miss Vallehermoso 2016 pageant and Coronation Night is the high lights of the municipality, and it was schedule the night before at actual fiesta.

Dumaguete News

Ipe Remollo - Mayor of Dumaguete City

Ipe Remollo – Mayor of Dumaguete City

Felipe Antonio Ipe Remollo will take over the position as Mayor of Dumaguete City. In a close race Ipe Remollo outnumbered incumbent Vice Mayor Woodrow Maquiling Sr. by 2,386 votes.

Negros Oriental

Elected Mayors in Negros Oriental

Elected Mayors in Negros Oriental

Not only on national level, also on regional level are many new elected mayors and vice-mayors in Negros Oriental. In Dumaguete City, the tradition that a vice-mayor can’t win a mayoral election remains standing.

Siquijor Island – The Mystic Island