Siaton is a 1st class municipality in the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines. Siaton has the best of all worlds, the coastal areas feature beaches and diving, the inland areas are agricultural, while the mountainous areas are being reforested with fruit trees to provide an additional source of income to the residents. Siaton is located 40 kms from Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental.
List of Tourist Attractions of Siaton, Negros Oriental
A strip of white pebble beaches between Zamboanguita and Siaton, interesting rock formations on beach, clear waters, underwater scenery ideal for snorkeling.
Bonbonon Point and Lagoon
A small gulf, about 15 hectares in area, a haven and sanctuary for motorboats usually caught at sea, is where most of the sailboats of foreign retirees to the Philippines are moored.
Cove Sands Beach Resort
Formerly called ‘Monarch Sands Beach Resort’. This beach is well-known for its peaceful environment, white cove sand beach, diving and its food. This beach has a swimming pool and wi-fi connection that adds to the ambiance of the place. It is next to Tambobo Beach.
Located along Bonbonon Bay, it’s a good site for windsurfing, scuba diving and sailing. Cottages are available amid the white-pebbled beach, with a restaurant to serve beach enthusiasts.
Lake Balanan is a wonderful gift from nature. Formed after a tectonic earthquake in 1925 caused a landslide that dammed the Balanan river forming a natural water reservoir that has a surface area of 25 hectares, 285 meters above sea level. A resort was constructed recently, to provide tourists with accommodations and recreational facilities for camping, boating, trekking and picnics. This resort also has a swimming pool with tree houses for rent and is located at Sandulot, Siaton, just 10km from the poblacion or town center.