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quick guides Alcantara Cebu Beaches and Destinations

alcantara cebu beaches and destinations

Alcantara is a coastal municipality in the island province of Cebu. It is a 5th class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 15,160 people. Alcantara is bordered to the north by the town of Ronda, to the west is the Tañon Strait, to the east is the town of Argao, and to the south is the town of Moalboal.

The Origin of the name of “Alcantara”

Alcantara was used to be called “Kogtong”, a name attributed to a big fish which was said to inhabit a spring in the heart of the town. When the Spaniards came, they renamed the place Alcantara after a town in Spain. Alcantara became a town in 1830 as it separated from neighboring towns of Ronda and Moalboal.

Places to visit in Alcantara

The Boundary Café & Restaurant

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About Peps

Ag Molde aka Peps like anyone other ordinary being, loves to travel to unwind and refresh oneself from daily routine. While exploring beloved Cebu, he have decided to blog adventures, escapades and thrills for the other's to discover and add to their bucket list. He also help other aspiring bloggers setup their own - dubbed as Technopreneur at Visit my site if you need one.

Top picks for Alcantara Cebu Beaches and Destinations

Alcantara Sea Paradise
Cabadian Waterfalls

Our blogs in Alcantara Cebu

Please check out our first hand blog in Alcantara Cebu. It is fun sharing the places and spots we've been to. Enjoy reading as much as we've enjoyed writing.

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Alcantara Alcoy
Alegria Aloguinsan
Argao Asturias
Badian Balamban
Bantayan Barili

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This section of our blog are second hand information, sources are researched from the net and reviewed according to what we know about the municipality being a Lumad (native) of Cebu. We credited the owners for their work, if for some instance the material is copyrighted, let us know and we'll take it down for you.

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