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Alegria is a 4th class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 23,300 people. Alegria is bordered to the north by the town of Badian, to the west is the Tañon Strait, to the east are the towns of Dalaguete and Alcoy, and to the south is the town of Malabuyoc.

The Origin of the name “Alegria”

The name Alegria was derived from the Spanish word “alegre” meaning cheerful. A happy occasion sparked the name “Alegria”. The town was long known as Tubod after a sparkling spring (tubod in Cebuano) whose cool waters was the favorite of the townspeople and travelers alike. It was here where a group of Spaniards chanced upon its residents enjoying a festivity amidst hilarious merriment. Amused, the Castillians exclaimed : Que alegre! Que alegre! (How gleeful!) From this rustic revelry, the town earned its name.

Batong Malunhaw Beach Resortbatong malunhaw alegria(Photo: fb/BatongMalunhawBeachResort)



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.

Alegria Cebu Beaches and Destinations

Canlaob Falls
Cambais Falls
Cancalanog Falls
Cambusay and Salay Caves
Batong Malunhaw Beach Resort
Tubod Spring
St. Francis Xavier Church built in 1857
The ruins of the Bantayan Sa Hari watchtower

Our blogs in Alegria Cebu

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

Batong Malunhaw Beach Resort in Alegria

Batong Malunhaw Beach Resort is developed by Municipality of Alegria local government. It is located in Sangi, Alegria Cebu. The place can be easily spotted, just few minutes walk from the highway where you want to dropped off if you […]


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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