CITY OF TANDAG

CARAGA’S OLD CAPITAL, SIMPLY NATURAL… Tandag City is a 5th class component city and capital of the Province of Surigao del Sur, Philippines. On June 23, 2007, by virtue of Republic Act No. 9392, Tandag became a city. According to the 2020 census, it has population of 62,669 people. It is located at the central part of Surigao del Sur. It lies at the sea-coast bordered by a wide span of Tandag River and Two Linungao Islands at the northern side. It is bounded on the north by the municipality of Cortes, on the south by Tago town, on the west by Lanuza Mountain and on the east by the Pacific Ocean. It consists 21 barangays, 6 of which are urban barangays, 5 are coastal barangays, 4 are built-up expansions, and 6 are hinterland barangays.

WHERE TO GO IN

TAND AG, SU RIGA O DE L SUR
  • <b class="font-bara"><i class="bi bi-geo-fill h4"></i> TWIN LINUNGAO ISLANDS</b> <br/>Located at Brgy. Bongtud, Tandag City, Surigao del Sur. Two karst islands that once served as hiding places of locals from pirates' raids during the Spanish Occupation in the 1700s. Strategically located within the vicinity of the Fuerza de San Jose de Real de Tandag (Tandag Port) where Spanish galleon sailed in and out. Linungao is witness to the rise and fall of Tandag. It is believed to have existed two million years ago, these twin islands do not serve as natural protector of Tandag from strong typhoons and tsunamis but they are also silent witnesses of the atrocities in the ancient times. Today Tandaganons pay homage to its historical significance by preserving the skyscraping trees, community-friendly monkeys, age-old bats and endemic birds. Perfect for trekking, scuba diving, snorkeling, rock climbing, rappelling and monkey/bird watching.
    TWIN LINUNGAO ISLANDS
  • <b class="font-bara"><i class="bi bi-geo-fill h4"></i> VICENTE L. PIMENTEL, SR. BOULEVARD</b> <br/>Located at Brgy. Bag-ong Lungsod, Tandag City, Surigao del Sur. The boulevard, which runs along the shores of Bag-ong Lungsod, is well known for its scenic seascapes and long stretch of colorful lamp posts. The site is named after the late Cong. Vicente L. Pimentel, Sr. Tandag Boulevard is currently one of the main tourist destinations in the City. It is best visited at night to fully appreciate the colorful evening teamed with food hopping to different food stalls offering street and local foods where AtoTianggePanggabii (night market of local products) and film showing are additional features. People of all ages from different places come and enjoy the place. It is located along the national highway that people can stop over and appreciate the area. It can be easily accessed to all types of transportation. At the end of the boulevard is a long array of Barbeque Stalls which are always in high demand every night. Each stall has safe comfort rooms and lavatories.
    VICENTE L. PIMENTEL, SR. BOULEVARD
  • <b class="font-bara"><i class="bi bi-geo-fill h4"></i> MANCAGANGI ISLAND</b> <br/>A haven of bats and other wildlife, this huge limestone formation is located on the northeast of the City. It can be reached by boat within forty-five minutes. Relaxing cruise to the island will allow the tourists to appreciate the dramatic ocean sceneries and experience the fun as they triumph over rushing waves. The island has a perfect white-sand beach that gives way to emerald waters and animate corals. However, it is not advisable to go to the island on rainy seasons. Accessibility, only by boat, thus depends on the weather condition and tide.
    MANCAGANGI ISLAND
  • <b class="font-bara"><i class="bi bi-geo-fill h4"></i> OUR LADY OF LOURDES GROTTO</b> <br/>Located at Brgy. Bongtud, Tandag City, Surigao del Sur. Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto/Pathway is nestled in one of the Linungao Islands. The 70-step Grotto provides a panoramic view of the City and is perfect for solitude and serenity. The walkway that snakes through the island provides a view of another side of the City and leads to Danakit Cave.
    OUR LADY OF LOURDES GROTTO
  • <b class="font-bara"><i class="bi bi-geo-fill h4"></i> TANDAG CITY PLAZA</b> <br/>Located at Brgy. Bongtud, Tandag City, Surigao del Sur. An open area where people could relax, sit down, chatting, practice dance and Zumba at night.
    TANDAG CITY PLAZA
  • <b class="font-bara"><i class="bi bi-geo-fill h4"></i> SAN NICOLAS DE TOLENTINO OLD CATHEDRAL</b> <br/>San Nicolas de Tolentino Old Cathedral Parish also known as "Tandag Cathedral" of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tandag was established on 1622. Tandag City yearly celebrates the feast day of San Nicolas de Tolentino, every 10th of September. A novena to pay tribute to San Nicolas is held for nine continuous days beginning the 1st of September. It is the feature of the City's Fiesta. In association with this, seven days in length festivity is coordinated by the Local Government Unit of Tandag. A motorcade, show and marketplace are only some of the yearly events arranged for said festivity.
    SAN NICOLAS DE TOLENTINO OLD CATHEDRAL

WHERE TO STAY IN

TAND AG, SU RIGA O DE L SUR
  • <b class="font-bara"><i class="bi bi-geo-fill h4"></i> VILLA MARIA LUISA HOTEL, INC.</b> <br/>Located at National Highway, San Agustin Sur, Tandag City. Email Address: vml_hotel@yahoo.com Contact No.: (086) 214-5488/5489 or 0930-888-8801
    VILLA MARIA LUISA HOTEL, INC.
  • <b class="font-bara"><i class="bi bi-geo-fill h4"></i> SLSC-PACIFIC VIEW HOTEL</b> <br/>Located at Boulevard, Bag-ong Lungsod, Tandag City. Email Address: pvhrecept@gmail.com Contact No.: (086) 214-6128 or 0970-916-0685
    SLSC-PACIFIC VIEW HOTEL
  • <b class="font-bara"><i class="bi bi-geo-fill h4"></i> GRB GUEST HOUSE</b> <br/>Located at Purok Pag-asa I, Rosario, Tandag City. Email Address: grbguesthouse@gmail.com Contact No.: 0918-306-8573/0950-505-8453
    GRB GUEST HOUSE
  • <b class="font-bara"><i class="bi bi-geo-fill h4"></i> UPTOWN CORPORATE HOTEL</b> <br/>Located at Purok Quintos, Mabua, Tandag City. Email Address: uptowncorporatehotel@gmail.com Contact No.: 0919-289-1018
    UPTOWN CORPORATE HOTEL

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