The island province of Guimaras is a perfect respite to escape the urban bustle, a paradise where you can simply close your eyes, feel the gust of the cool wind and revel on the gift of nature.
You can take a plane or travel by ship to Iloilo City if you opt to visit here.
Guimaras is the youngest and the newest province in the Western Visayas. It is geographically situated between the major islands of Panay and Negros. And our province continues to soar with the two booming metropolis in the region. It can be reached by a 20-minute boat ride from any of the ports in Iloilo City through either Jordan or Buenavista Wharf.
The island has a generally sloping to rolling topography, with a total land area of 604.57 sq km. Some areas like the Tree Park and the Lawi Bay were bestowed to the province the title through the deed of donations from certain locals for future investments.
More than just being the island of the world-renowned sweetest fiber free mangoes, take off and experience the Agri-tourism circuit with our orchards, bee farms, salt farms, aqua culture ponds and other linked farm sites covering all the five municipalities.
The capital town, Jordan, seats the provincial government and serves as the hub for commerce and business and most agri-businesses continue to ascend while San Lorenzo and Sibunag stage as the fruit baskets of the province.
Guimaras is an agricultural province with more than 60% of its land is devoted to growing agricultural crops, livestock and poultry. The surrounding seas are also a source of fishery products and livelihood for striving families.
Guimarasnons love animals and prioritize the their value in the ecosystem.
From organic farms like the Guimaras Wonders farm, salt farms and areas producing sweet honey, different farm animals which are strange for some complete the package perfecting its agricultural forthcoming.
You can have the ultimate adventure and feel the rush of breath-taking activities in our Adventure-Themed Eco Parks while filling your eyes with beautiful blessings of nature beyond compare. And you take pictures of this beautiful Shih Tzu goat, some Czechoslovakian chickens and black odor-free hogs.
In Nueva Valencia, the tourism capital, hundreds of decameters of white sand defines the coastal fringes.
Untangle yourself from the world of self-interest and explore the beauty residing in our strappingly protected marine and ecological areas and be amazed at how they are put in one single simple island.
From baby mangroves.
To the fully grown ones.
From dead leaves floating on crystal beaches.
To wild grasses of spectacle.
From duck friends.
To tisoy carabaos.
Guimaras is more than meets the naked eye. It produces the sweetest mangoes in the world. But it’s more than just mangoes. With our tourism circuits focusing on agriculture, ecological diversity and adventure, we can cater the wide-ranging and various needs of our visitors and tourists, both local and foreign.
From small yachts to big boats. From small mangoes to big mango landmarks. From the island of opportunities to the island that fits your taste. From mango picking up to the world class industry.
Share the sweetness. Share the fun. Take a bite of Guimaras.