Katibawasan Falls are on of the most popular Camiguin tourist spots. You will swim in cold water and 70 meters high waterfalls. If you want to enjoy the place for yourself go early morning. Keep reading below our Katibawasan Falls travel guide.
How to get to Katibawasan Falls
If you want to get from Mambajao to Katibawasan Falls will take around 15-20 minutes by motorbike. It’s around 8 kilometers far from mambajao the most popular are afor accommodation in Camiguin.
If you don’t feel comfortable riding a motorbike or you are a few people traveling. You can get a tricycle to get to Katibawasan Falls and also for a day tour in Camiguin.
Katibawasan Falls is located at the foot of Mt. Timpoong, Barang Upper Pandan, approximately five kilometers southeast of the Municipality of Mambajao. The waterfall measures 70 meters high.
There are a lot souvenir shops around the area and you will be welcomed with a big smile by the locals once you enter the premises.
We stayed only one hour since we were alone we could enjoy for ourselves at sunset time. But the water was so cold for swimming. Otherwise we would have stayed longer.
Katibawasan Falls Entrance Fee
Katibawasan Falls entrance fee costs 50 PHP. There are no cottages for rent but there are tables where you can leave your belongings. You can find food to buy in the entrance.
The typical merienda in the island which looks like a crepe that is crunchy. It is made of ground cassava, quickly fried and drizzled with latik. They sell kiping in the most touristic areas like waterfalls and hot springs.
Best time to visit Katibawasan Falls in Camiguin
The best time to visit Katibawasan Falls is the first thing in the morning and you will be alone. You can enjoy swimming and taking pictures. The water is little bit cold.
WHERE TO STAY IN CAMIGUIN
YSLA BEACH CAMP AND ECO RESORT
With pool views, YSLA Beach Camp and Eco Resort is located in Mambajao and has a restaurant, a tour desk, bar and garden. Free WiFi is offered. Some units feature a seating area and/or a patio. A continental breakfast is served each morning at the property. The campground has an outdoor pool. A grill is available for guests to use at YSLA Beach Camp and Eco Resort. Room starts at $80 a night.
There is a beach area with black sand very beautiful where you can see the sunset and sunrise with views to White Island.
BINTANA SA PARAISO
This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Located in Mambajao, Bintana Sa Paraiso has an outdoor swimming pool. Offering a restaurant, the property also features a terrace. A tour desk can provide information on the area.
At the resort, each room comes with a balcony. Complete with a private bathroom, guest rooms at Bintana Sa Paraiso come with air conditioning, and some rooms here will provide you with a seating area. The area is popular for cycling and hiking, and bike rental is available at this 5-star resort. Room rate starts at $110 a night.
There is a new brand open in the mountain Binunsaran where you can get amazing views to White Island. The cottages are so beautiful and the place is so peaceful. It’s located 6 kilometers far from Mambajao in the mountains.
There are palm trees, small gardens and a pool to enjoy your staying! Click here to check their rates and availability!
Set in Mambajao, Mabini Lodge offers accommodations with free WiFi and access to a fitness room and an indoor swimming pool. Complimentary private parking is available on site. The accommodations comes with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with shower while the kitchen features a fridge. A balcony with garden views is offered in all units. The hotel offers a terrace. Guests can also relax in the garden. Room rate starts at $32 a night.
KURMA ECO BEACH LODGE
KURMA Freedive Camiguin is located just across White Island sandbar. The friendly staff can assist with luggage storage, airport shuttle and massage services. Free-dove and yoga courses are also available. Cooled with air conditioning or a fan, rooms come with tiled flooring and a terrace. The private bathroom offers toiletries. The in-house restaurant and bar serves breakfast, lunch and dinner meals that cater to both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. Room rate starts at $36 a night.
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