CADIZ CITY , THE CITY of SMILES ‘ Waiting for You .

CADIZ CITY , THE CITY of SMILES ‘ Waiting for You .

Cadiz City , is a 2nd class city in the province of Negros Occidental , 65 kilometers north of Bacolod City , the provincial capital and according to the 2010 census has a population of 151,500 . It’s a gateway and Premier Centre of Agro-Fishery resources of Negros Island . It’s about one-and a-half hour drive north of Bacolod City and about one hour drive from the Silay International airport.
It’s the home of DINAGSA FESTIVAL now on its 10th year consisting of Annual Street Party , colourful and vibrant activities scheduled on the last Sunday of January and is the place to be in your future travels to the Philippines. It’s a celebration of the Sto Nino , which is celebrated also in Cebu ( Sinulog) , Iloilo ( Dinagyang) and Aklan ( Ati-Atihan ). Thousands of tourists all over the Philippines and abroad flock to Cadiz City every year.
An interview with the Mayor of Cadiz City , Dr Patrick Escalante in my recent visit to this beautiful city revealed that aside from the Dinagsa Festival as a Tourist attraction , the City also boasts of many developments like Solar Farm , located at Hacienda Paz , Barangay Tinampa , which the President of the Philippines is about to inaugurate in February , this year. This multi-million dollar project which could generate power throughout the Philippines is a real boost to the economy of Cadit City and will provide employment to the people of Cadiz, Mayor Escalante added.
City Mayor Escalante also touched the latest development of the exciting island of LAKAWON right in a striking distance from the City just about 30 minutes away from and/or 15 minutes way from the Port of Cadiz Viejo. Tourists usually travel on a bamboo catamaran from Cadiz City or Cadiz Viejo.
A white sand beach resort and corals in the island , via Port of Cadiz Viejo round trip is about 600 pesos good for 4 passengers . The Boat can ferry a maximum of 12 pax with an additionl fare of 150 pesos. Famous crystalline, pristine blue waters and white sand beach await the would be travelers . Contact 034 4330808 or 09174095576.
Another attraction is the huge RC Beach which is located along the coastline of the City , very friendly and safe and has a large swimming pool available to its patrons amongst other hotels available to its tourists.
The City has SM to cater to its growing population and to all tourists. You can visit the Cadiz City Information Service on Facebook and its website for more information.

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