Bacolod City

Bacolod City guests usually experience a very hospitable welcome. Most people visit the city because of its colorful festivals, good food, historic sights, and tropical beaches are part and parcel of the City of Smiles.

Bacolod City is one of the mid-sized cities in the Negros Island Philippines. Located in the Western Visayas Region in Negros Occidental, it is given the alias as the 'City of Smiles'. Given its geographical location, Bacolod city experiences two pronounced tropical seasons - wet and dry seasons.

The name Bacolod city is from the local Hiligaynon dialect and literally translates to as 'stonehill'. Foreign and local people come to Bacolod City for great food, beautiful tropical beaches, historic sites, and warm hospitality.

Bacolod City also has lots of white sand beaches and with resorts that have great accommodations. The most popular festival in Bacolod City is the Masskara Festival. A distinct highlight in this celebration is the fact that people put on masks exhibiting smiles as they assemble in the city streets. There must try delicacies you should sample whenever you're in Bacolod City.

One of the legacy houses in Bacolod City Philippines is Victor Fernandez Gaston Ancestral House or more commonly known as Balay Negrense, displays the way of loife of sugar barons during the Spanish era. Bacolod City Philippines is one of the best destinations in the Philippines. Bacolod City serves as the entrance of the sugar-rich cities and towns of the Province.

Bacolod City is also the Business Process Outsourcing BPO hub of the Negros Island Western Visayas Region of the Philippines. Among the distinguished BPO companies operating in Bacolod City are Convergys, Teleperformance and TeleTech.

There are a superabundance of restaurants in Bacolod City Philippines that serve delicious local dishes such as its famous Bacolod Chicken Inasal Grilled Chicken or a wide range of international cuisines. Bacolod City Philippines will charm you with the genuine warmth and hospitality of her people in harmony with their lilting melodious accent.


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Depart at 9am for Bacolod, the City of Smiles. Arrive at the Bacolod Silay Airport at 10am where you will be met by our local representative. Drive to Hawaiian Philippines Sugar Mill to have a glimpse of the island’s sugar Industry.

This is also an opportunity to take pictures of the old steam Locomotives and the muscovado mill. Your next stop is Silay City, also known as the Paris of the East during its glory days at the turn of the Century. Here you will see Ancestral homes and remnants of its rich history.

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Bacolod City resorts, hotels tour packages, holidays guide

Arrive at the City of Smiles at 10 am where you will be met by our local representative. Travel north through the endless view of sugar plantations then arrive at the Bonista Resort in time for lunch, Grilled specialties together with an assortment of Negrense dishes awaits you in the relaxing atmosphere of this resort owned and operated by a NASA engineer who decided to live a serene and quiet life in this part of the island. The rest of the day is free for you to relax (L,D).

Today, we drive south to visit the Hawaiian Sugar Mill. Here you will learn the process of making the world famous muscovado as well as the powdered white sugar we use for our everyday food and beverage.

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Bacolod City resorts, hotels tour packages, holidays guide

Your fun begins right here!!! Arrive at the City of Smiles at 10 am where you will be met by our local representative. Drive to the Bacolod Chicken House to savor the famous Ilonggo Inasal. Check in to your hotel after your delightful lunch then proceed to the Benitin Golf and Country Club. Hole number 1 awaits you at 130 pm. Dinner will be served at the clubhouse after a fun filled 18 holes. The rest of the evening is free for you to relax and enjoy.

Another day of fun is on the agenda. Drive to the Victorias Golf and country club after having your fill at the breakfast buffet. Tee Off at 9am to start another day of great challenge. Enjoy its wide fairways and a good view of the sugar mill in the back ground.

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