|Tourism Information On La Castellana
La Castellana is a 2nd class
municipality in the
Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 59,102
people in 11,771 households.
La Castellana is a rural town situated at the base of
Volcano. It is named after the famous "Paseo de La Castellana" in Madrid
Spain. It is famous for its natural springs, water falls and scenic spots.
It is an agricultural town engaged in sugarcane,rice and banana farming. It
is home of many festivals namely Bailes de Luces, Banana Festival and Senior
San Vicente Ferrer Feast Day where devotees far and near attend to for
La Castellana is politically
subdivided into 13 [[barangay]]s.
- Robles (Pob.)
Mt. Kanlaon Natural Park Administration
Center. One of the few surviving man-made forest where endemic trees
and birds abound. It accommodates the office of the park administrator, a
dormitory and the lush greens of century old trees. One can experience the
cool breeze of the forestry. The eco-trail shows the different species of
flora and fauna, birds and the mystical wonders of Mount Kanla-on Volcano.
The center is also ideal for small group of seminars and trainings.
Caduhada Spring Resort Splash into
the clear blue spring water swimming pool of Caduhada Spring Resort. The
waters emanating from the rocks can be a good healing therapy. A natural
spring that supplies water to nearly sitios and lush vegetation for trekkers
is a good venue for adventure. The resort is only a 5-minute drive from the
Tulo-Tulo Cave in Brgy. Cabacungan
is a subterranean cave with a hidden spring water source. It supplies the
irrigation system of the area.
Hda. Luisa Farm & Resort is a
botanical paradise where different species of cacti and ornamental plants
abound. The place features topiaries, the art of sculpturing plants and a
vast collection of bonsai as old as sixty years or more. It has a swimming
pool where visitors can take dip or simply sun bath while enjoying the view
of Mount Kanlaon.
Mandayao Twin Falls
140-feet waterfall whose identical looks adds mysticism to the serenity of
the place. The cool rumbling waters of the waterfalls is befitting as a
natural health spa. This two-layer waterfall waters comes from Mount Kanla-on
Tikoy-tikoy Spring Resort. Twin
pools and lush greeneries can be seen in the area. Species of Hibiscus,
euphorbia, monkeys, bat haven and birds are among the attractions of the
resort. The power supply is sourced from the micro-hydro electric power
based in the resort. An eco trail featuring endemic tree species is also
the attraction of the place.
Baji-Baji Spring Resort The
resort features a big swimming pool and two kiddie pools of fresh spring
waters and a nearly waterfall for the more adventurous activity. The
resort is suited for overnight camping activities.
Mandayao Shell Cave is a
cathedral-sized cavern with a natural spring that comes out through its
numerous holes. The natural formation of stalactites on its wall blends
with the color if its sandy floor that seems to glow in the dark.
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