A famous destination in the Bicol region, Camarines Sur has a lot of tourist spots thanks to the many activities available. They are known for their beaches, extreme water sports, parks, and water facades. Here are the must-see attractions you shouldn’t miss!
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There is nothing like extreme sports to round out a fun and relaxing trip. The Camsur Water Park has everything an adrenaline junkie would enjoy.
There is wake boarding, water skiing, water skating, and more. The great thing about this first-class water park is that it caters to both beginners and professionals.
This mountain resort is a trekker’s dream as there is lush foliage and three awesome falls nearby. The resort is located at Mt. Isarog National park and features Kawa-Kawa Falls, Tumaguiti Falls, and Bulalacao Falls.
The trek may take a while but the sceneries are worth the effort.
You can rappel the side of a waterfall or a cliff to get a different perspective of these natural land form beauties. You must first hike to an elevation of 2,500 feet above sea level before rappelling five waterfalls, and jumping down two cliffs.
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The Philippine Islands are full of natural wonders and the Itbog Twin Falls is one of them. The crystal clear water falls from a cliff that is covered in lush greenery.
The 60-foot falls are side-by-side and provide a picturesque site to the forest background. The water is spring water from the top of Mt. Isarog.
Nestled in the city of Naga, this destination resort is full of fun activities, relaxation, and boasts the only championship golf course in Naga City and it is accredited by the National Golf Association of the Philippines.
While they have great resorts facilities, they also have an Adventure Park, a Zoofari, a nature park, and even a wave pool.
The sparkling blue waters and white sand beaches of Sabang are a slice of paradise. The weather is generally sunny and the seascape is breathtaking.
The beach may be the main feature but you can even go to the Old Moro watchtower nearby. Here you get to see a glimpse of the Mayon Volcano.
From Manila, take a flight to Naga. There are also buses that do daily trips to and from Naga as well. From there take a cab or rent a car to Sabang Partido.
The Basilica’s main feature is Our Lady of Penafrancia, which is a wooden statue of the Virgin Mary that originated from Salamanca, Spain.
There is even a nine-day festivity in September in honor of the statue, also known as the Patroness of Bicol. Apart from this, the basilica facade is a sight to behold as it is distinctly neoclassical.
Caramoan Islands is located in the lower eastern part of Camarines Sur. It’s a first-class municipality in the Bicol Region and is a rugged place of land that extends into the Maqueda Channel and the Lagonoy gulf.
There is a 4,000 hectare limestone forest that is full of lush foliage and flora.
This tourist favorite is full of relaxation and fun activities fit for a group of friends or for family. They boast natural hot and cold springs that can help you de-stress and relax as you take in the beautiful surroundings.
If adrenaline pumping activities are your thing, there is a zip line, a bike zip line, and Tarzan Swing, and more.
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