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Catmon Cebu Beaches and Destinations

Catmon is midway going to northermost town of Cebu which is Daan Bantayan. Catmon Cebu is around 60 kilometers away from the city and is about 2 hour drive. In recent years, Catmon has more known and explored spots for tourist beginning with Esoy Hot Spring, Mt Kapayas.. and many more emerging beaches, pools by the sea and beautiful scenic spots opened for public views.

The Origin of the name “Catmon”

The name Catmon “comes from a tree species that used to grow abundantly in the municipality. Legend has it that when a group of Spaniards came upon some men resting under a big Catmon tree  the leader asked what was the name of the place. Thinking that the Spaniard was asking for the name of the tree (one answered, “Katmon” and so it was that when the town was established in 1835 it was named Catmon.

Katmon in new Philippine coin

Have you seen the new 25 cents? You’ll see at the back is the Katmon flower.

Places to visit in Catmon

More and more beaches are developed in Catmon. Once you’ll approach Catmon, you can see beach signage even beach fronts. Here are some spots to visit in Catmon.

Catmon Ripples Beach Resortcatmon ripples beach resort(Photo: fb/Catmon-Ripples)

Agua Villa Beach Frontagua villa beach front(Photo: fb/AguaVillaResort)

Bamboo Villagebamboo village catmon(Photo: fb/BambooVillage)

Majestic View Resortmajestic view resort binongkalan catmon(Photo: fb/MajesticViewResort)

Pinewave Beach Resortpine wave catmondaan catmon(Photo: fb/PinewaveBeachResort)

Hinagdan Beach Resorthinagdan binongkalan catmon(Photo: fb/HinagdanBeachResort)

Felicity Beach Resortfelicity catmondaan catmonPhoto: fb/FelicityBeachResort)

Bay 47 Bercede Resortbay-47 panalipan catmonPhoto: fb/Bay47bercedebayResort)

Hayahay Beachhayahay catmondaan catmonPhoto: fb/HayahayBeach)

Aya Beach Resortaya macaas catmonPhoto: fb/AyaBeachResort)

Grotto at KM49grotto at km49 panalipan-catmonPhoto: fb/GrottoatKM49)

Kalubian Beach Resortkalubian catmonPhoto: fb/KalubianBeachResort)

Coring’s Beach Resortcoring bachao catmondaan catmonPhoto: fb/MGCCoring’sBeachResort)

Northern Paradise Beach Resortnorthern paradise panalipan catmonPhoto: fb/NorthernParadiseBeachResort)

Black Sand Beach Resortblack sand catmonPhoto: fb/BlackSandBeachResort)


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.

Catmon Cebu Beaches and Destinations

Esoy Hot Spring
Imelda Aroma Waterpark
Mount Kapayas
Hinagdanan Beach
Hunahona Beach Resort & Hotel
Las Flores Beach Resort & Hotel
Imelda Aroma Mountain Paradise
Recuerdo Beach Resort
Catmon Seaside Park
Pahayahay Beach Resort

Our blogs in Catmon Cebu

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

Budbud Kabog Delicacy in Catmon

There are many varieties of budbud as we know. Few to name are budbud pilit, budbud-moron, budbud kabog and more. These “budbuds” are also masterpieces from different localities like the budbud-moron is from Leyte/Samar. Now, budbud kabog is originated in […]

Huna Huna Cliff Resort in Catmon

A week long vacation been granted and it’s a good time to travel long way from south to north. This time, it’s a little bit different because, together with us is a few month old baby Sparkle. We can’t take […]

Recuerdo Beach Resort in Catmon

Recuerdo Beach Resort is located in northern Cebu in a small town of Catmon. You may have heard somebody says, “Catmon Bag-o” or “Catmon Daan”. Actually there is no Catmon Bag-o, it is just to referring to Catmon town proper […]

KM 46 – Ranola Beach Resort in Catmon

I remembered passing through this curvy street in Catmon 8 years ago, there’s not much about this place. It has only those trees with no houses nearby. Little by little, few more years after, we’ve started seeing vehicles parked inside. Later […]

Bibingkahan sa Catmon

Our friends always asked if we will be travelling north so to get them “pasalubong” when we get back to the city. A special mention of “bibingka” – a so called rice cake in english (or it’s variety), it is […]


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