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 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.
Have you seen the new 25 cents? You’ll see at the back is the Katmon flower.
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 Resort(Photo: fb/Catmon-Ripples)
Agua Villa Beach Front(Photo: fb/AguaVillaResort)
Bamboo Village(Photo: fb/BambooVillage)
Majestic View Resort(Photo: fb/MajesticViewResort)
Pinewave Beach Resort(Photo: fb/PinewaveBeachResort)
Hinagdan Beach Resort(Photo: fb/HinagdanBeachResort)
Felicity Beach ResortPhoto: fb/FelicityBeachResort)
Bay 47 Bercede ResortPhoto: fb/Bay47bercedebayResort)
Hayahay BeachPhoto: fb/HayahayBeach)
Aya Beach ResortPhoto: fb/AyaBeachResort)
Grotto at KM49Photo: fb/GrottoatKM49)
Kalubian Beach ResortPhoto: fb/KalubianBeachResort)
Coring’s Beach ResortPhoto: fb/MGCCoring’sBeachResort)
Northern Paradise Beach ResortPhoto: fb/NorthernParadiseBeachResort)
Black Sand Beach ResortPhoto: fb/BlackSandBeachResort)
Esoy Hot Spring
Imelda Aroma Waterpark
Hunahona Beach Resort & Hotel
Las Flores Beach Resort & Hotel
Imelda Aroma Mountain Paradise
Recuerdo Beach Resort
Catmon Seaside Park
Pahayahay Beach Resort
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There are many beautiful and nice places we're not able to mention, if you know some and want it listed, kindly let us know.
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