Central Visayas region, Negros Oriental, Philippines
The largest city in south Negros is still small enough to enjoy the clean streets and historic buildings. Situated right on the coast along with the mountains behind it offers plenty to do and experience. It is a great launching spot to the dive resorts in Dauin and also for watching to the whale and dolphin the north in Bais. You can spend couple of days exploring the nearby mountains and beaches. It is quite easy to reach the city by ferry from Cebu or by air with direct flights daily from Manila.
Things to do and see
Dumaguete Market -The central market of this provincial capital is a great place to browse for many fruit stands and to select from the freshest of fish which one can arrange to have cooked in a tasty fashion at nearby restaurants.
Rizal Blvd - Right on the beachfront, this laid back and clean stretch of sidewalk and manicured lawns is a great place for an evening walk. The blvd is lined by several restaurants and hotels.
Dumaguete Port - The port lies at the end of the main walkway of Rizal Blvd and is close to town. Several ferries leave daily for Bohol, Cebu and Siquijor
Quezon Park - This park lies in the middle of town to the west of the market and adjacent to the old belltower and cathedral along Perdices Street.
Robinsons Place -This new mall on the south side of the city hosts a number of restaurants and movie theaters a nice place to escape the heat and enjoy a fun filled vacations.