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quick guides San Francisco Cebu Beaches and Destinations

San Francisco is one of the towns in the Camotes Island. You will dis-embark in San Franciso port when you go to Camotes. San Francisco as the first town you’ll see in Camotes is a great place for public and private beaches. There are superb resorts right there in the vicinity of the port.

The Origin of the name “San Francisco”

The place was named “Sulangan” or “Suangan” because of the plentiful “sawong” plants in the surrounding forests in which sticky juices were extracted for lighting houses at night for there was no kerosene before.

The story told that the recent name of the town was taken from a spiritual kind of light that came in the person of Francisco, a saintly local believed to have lived a life of outstanding goodness and possessed the virtues that could not be equaled. After his death, the residents then changed the name Sulangan to San Francisco in his honor.

Mangodlong Rock Resortmangodlong camotes(Photo: fb/MangodlongRockResort)

Camotes Mistula Beach Resortcamotes mistula(Photo: fb/CamotesMistulaBeachResort)

Aizawa Beach Resortaizawa camotes(Photo: fb/AizawaBeachResort)

Bano Beach Resortbano camotes(Photo: fb/BanoBeachResort-CamotesIsland)

Ocean Heaven Resortocean heaven beach resort camotes(Photo: fb/CamotesIslandOceanHeavenResort)


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 San Francisco Cebu Beaches and Destinations

Santiago Bay Beach
Mangodlong Beach
Bakhaw Beach
Timubo Cave
Lake Danao

Our blogs in San Francisco Camotes

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

Adventures in Lake Danao Camotes

Lake Danao is the first big visible spot when you zoom in the google map so it’s easy to locate. It is located in the northern part of Camotes Island. Being excited, even having little time on the first day, we came […]

Heading to Santiago Camotes

We didn’t booked any place to stay when we plan to go here in Camotes. So when we jump off the boat, we proceed to talking with habal-habal drivers and try to arrange something like fare (as in, fair fare, […]


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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