Beaches in Butuan
Butuan City, located off the province of Agusan, is chiefly associated with ancient relics like the Balangay boats and the Golden Tara, but recently it has been cropping up in discussion among alternative tourist destination spots, and deservedly so, because in and around it are some of the most exotic beaches in the Philippines.
Cubi Cubi Beach
If you are looking for the ideal vacation spot for your friends and family, you have found it in Cubi Cubi Beach in Butuan City.
Cubi Cubi Beach is only 18 miles (30 lm) away from the city, very easy to reach via motor vehicle. Once you get to this Butuan beach you will be greeted by the sight of several beautiful cottages and resorts, friendly people and of course the breathtaking beach, with its inviting sands, friendly skies and cool soothing waters.
The proliferation of the cottages, each with its own set of attractions and all reasonably priced, makes this an ideal outing or trip for you, be it with your buddies or if you just want to take your family on a vacation.
Tingao Beach is about 8 miles (15 km) distant from the city, and is widely considered as one of the best beaches not just in Butuan but also in Agusan province.
Its popularity with tourists is evident from the number of beach resorts being rented out. They come in different shapes and sizes, and the favorite of tourists are the huts, designed like the native Filipino nipa hut, that adds a nice touch and makes one truly feel like he or she is on an island paradise.
Although swimming in its relaxing waters is to be experienced,
simply walking on the sand, feeling the waters move beneath your feet, is also quite enjoyable. Whether you are with a loved one or simply prefer to be “one with nature” it is an experience you will enjoy and long to repeat at this Butuan beach.
Among the numerous Butuan beaches you will want to explore, Jabonga Beach would be very near the top of the list, if not first priority.
The reason why Jabonga Beach is turning into such a hotspot is that it presents one with numerous beaches side by side. In turn these serve as the jumping off points for breathtaking dive sites.
Standing by the beach and watching the day pass by, collecting sea shells or building sand castles are just some of the things you can do in these Butuan beaches.
One of the Butuan beaches that the traveler should definitely visit is the Tubay Coastline, situated in La Fraternidad in Tubay.
The Tubay Coastline, extending from Tinigbasan to Pook, is some 23 miles (40 km) from Butuan City itself. Possessed of pure smooth and unspoiled sands, the place is prized by beach lovers owing to its quiet environment and serene atmosphere. Promenading on the seashore at nighttime can be quite an experience, something you will never forget, and are wont to repeat.
Aside from being an ideal area to swim and relax in, the Tubay Coastline is also an impressive dive site, with its deep waters housing plenty of diverse corals, and some of the most unusual rock formations ever seen underwater.
Barangay Vinafor is recognized foremost as one of the best dive sites in Butuan City, but you don’t have to go in deep to have a good time, as its coastline and sandy shore are inspiring in their own right.
Most of the diving takes place in Vinafor in the mornings and afternoons, so you should go there at that time to get a piece of the action. If you want things a little bit more quiet, then you can go visit this Butuan beach at night, enjoying the waters, the dark skies, and if the time is right, the full moon.
The ancient city of Butuan is being rediscovered by tourists and travelers, and no doubt what enthralls them the most are its beaches. If you are tired of usual summer destinations, then head over to Butuan City.