10 Best Things to Do in Sogod, Cebu

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10 Best Things to Do in Sogod, Cebu

Sogod, officially the Municipality of Sogod, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines – According to everybody’s friend wiki.

The municipality has a land area of 119.23 square kilometers or 46.03 square miles which constitutes 2.41% of Cebu’s total area.

10 Things to do in Sogod, Cebu

1. Binaliw Spring

Binaliw spring

About ten (10) to fifteen (15) minutes away from the main road is a cold water spring attracted by many devoted tourists because of its capability to heal any form of sickness.

The grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes was built by authorities where the water springs.

Some people use the water from this waterfall and spring to cure various sorts of illnesses by drinking it, using as a mixture in ointment, as antiseptic, bathing in the spring, or in every way the believer can use the water for the expected healing effect.

Due to the popular belief of Binaliw’s healing effects, many dubbed it as the ‘priestess of nature

2. Ongon Spring

Tucked in the outskirts of Barangay Ongon, Sogod, Cebu is the not-so known Ongon Falls. It is untouched and undisturbed waterfalls in the area.

This is not an established tourist destination and locals simply refer to it as “busay”.

The trek to Ongon Falls offers a trail that you cannot play down. From rugged rocks and loose soil, one needs to go through the steep descend.

3. Bagatayam Falls

Bagatayam Falls

Bagatayam Falls is approximately 5 meters or 15ft deep-water falls located in Barangay Bagatayam, Sogod, Cebu.

The waterfalls has been a great support to the Sogod Waterworks system since it turned into their fundamental source of water.

To find this famous cold spring, you need to take a habal-habal (motorbike) for Binaliw Spring from Sogod Public Market (around 15-20pesos).

However, if you want to you can tell the bus/van driver or conductor to drop you off at Bagatayam Bridge.

Right there you can find a road sign pointing a direction for the cold spring (“Binaliw Spring, Birhen sa Lourdes Shrine, Ecological Park, Calvary Hill”).

4. North Sky Beach Resort

North Sky Beach Resort is a fancy resort located in the northern part of Cebu Province, Philippines.

It can be easily accessed by public transportation since it is established along the national highway in this municipality. It has a prominent signage.

The property extends all the way to the beach. The driveway leads to the parking area.

All rooms are beachfront and facing the swimming pools.

Rooms are 32 to 44 square meters in area. Rooms are twin-bed, queen-bed or king-bed. All rooms have sofa beds that can accommodate two guests.

Day Use:

Entrance fee: PHP 100 per head (both kids and adults)
Cottage rate: PHP 400, good for 12 persons – Visitors must rent a cottage in order for them to be in the premises.
Day use hours: 8AM to 6PM only. Overnight in the cottages is not allowed.
Exclusive use (Cottage area only): PHP 7,500 on weekdays good for 110 persons; PHP 9,000 on weekends/holidays good for 110 persons

Overnight Use:

Regular Room

– Good for 2pax (max of 4)
– with breakfast for 2
– with TV, toilet, hot & cold shower and WiFi
– P1,800 per night

Family Room

– Good for 2pax (max of 6)
– with breakfast for 2
– with TV, toilet, hot & cold shower and WiFi
– P2,100 per night

Other information

– Check-in: 2PM / Check-out: 12NN
– P440 per excess person

Corkage: None. You can bring your own food and drinks because the resort is corkage free. You can also use our grilling stations for free. Bring your own charcoal. They also have a restaurant.

Contact numbers: (032) 316-5854 / (032)431-8042 / 0917-722-3839 / 0933-531-7152

Social: Facebook Page

5. Alegre Beach Resort

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Alegre Resort is located in the north of Cebu around 2 hours’ drive from Cebu City.

Alegre Beach Resort is built in a 40 hectare area from which 7 hectare are build with 40 cozy cabanas.

Its white sandy beach and turquoise water lure visitors from everywhere making the place famous.

They also have game room, tennis court and an aqua shop that offers diving, snorkelling, fish feeding and many more.

Other Informations

Address:  ALEGRE BEACH RESORT & SPA, Calumboyan, Sogod, Philippines.

Post Box:  P.O. Box 1094, Cebu City Philippines

WebSite:       www.alegrebeachresort.com

Contact Number: Tel (Cebu): +63 32 231-1198; +63 32 254-9800 / Tel (Manila):  +63 2 634-7505

Reservation e-mail: reserve@alegrebeachresort.com

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6. Caves

As what the municipality of Sogod said, it has more than 20 caves with flying flocks of bats from the caves at dusk.

To name a few are the -Langob Cave, Calumboyan Cave, Mahubaho Cave, Mag-aso Cave, Ongon Cave, Dao Cave, Buyog Cave, etc.

7. Budbud kabog

Bud-bud kabog or “Budbud” is the sister of puto maya. Kabog milled is used to make the cakes, which are the color of a bat (the literal meaning of kubog).

Normal Price: P8-10 each/P25 for 3 pcs. 

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8. Panagsogod Festival

There’s also the town’s Panagsogod Festival that showcases Sogod’s cultural heritage and natural wonders, held in time for the annual fiesta of St. James the Apostle, on July 25.

The locals said that they held this event so that they can give thanks for the blessings they receive each year.

The term “panagsogod” means the beginning in Cebuano.

9. Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine (Binaliw Spring)

If you’re destination involves the Binaliw Spring, then you can just tick this off in your list.

This will welcome you in going to the Spring.

Locals put up a grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes to attribute the healing capability to supreme being.

10. Calumboyan Public Beach

Enticingly warm waters and Philippine Sea views await at Calumboyan Public Beach, a pretty stretch of sand fronting the neighborhood of Calumboyan.

Enjoy a moment of solitude as you stroll down the sandy beach or go on an adventure in the aquamarine waters.


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