Tourist Attractions South of Cebu: Badian


Badian is approximately 98 KM from Cebu City and 3 hours travel. It was founded in 1825 and consist of 29 Barangays.

On the mountain Barangays, farming is the main source of income and fishing for those near on shores.

Badian was derived from a plant “badyang” that was abundantly growing in the area. The Spaniards found it difficult to speak so they renamed it into “Badian”.

Kawasan Falls

Kawasan is one of the most visited waterfall on the southern provinces of Cebu. Who would say no to the crystal clear cold water? It was been awarded as the cleanest water in land in the whole Philippines! 

You'll be left in awe to see the 3 layered waterfalls. It is 15-30 minute walk from South National Road if you want to enjoy the whole area but if your in a rush or tired, you can ride a motorcycle.


Cebu International Golf and Resort

Source: Cebu International Golf and Resort

This Golf and Resort is located in Brgy. Lambug, Badian but only members and guest that stays on Green Island Resort can stay or visit the place. 

It was built in 2012 with 18-hole, par 72 courses that is situated on mountains. They also had a restaurant, swimming pools and tennis court.


Terra Manna Beach Resort and Camping


Do you want to camp? Well, this resort accepts campers! They are also dedicated to organic farming which was also served in the resort’s restaurant. You can also watch the stargazing with friends or snorkel. It is a 4-hectare land that is located in the east Badian. 

Aside from these resorts, there are several beaches in Badian like Lambug Beach, Manang Virgie's Beach Resort, Magic Beach Resort, Grandeur Beach Resort.

These beaches can give you the simplest but scenic view of the shores. Badian have these powder-like white sands and prosperous in marine life.


St. James the Apostle


This church was built in 1825 under Santiago de Apostle located in Brgy. Poblacion. It has a quadrilateral column that supports the triangle pediment and has floral bas reliefs. 

The annual celebration of the feast happens every July 25 until 26 which they called “Banig Festival”. Banig refers to a “mat” made of waving pandan leaves. 

Did I miss something? We will be glad to hear about your travel stories to Badian!


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