is located 9 degrees north of the Equator, 49km south of Bohol and 14km north of Mindanao. It has a population of approximately
85,000 inhabitants, a total land area of 292 sq. km. wih over 4,000 hectares of rain forest, the climate is tropical.
The completion of the airport on the Island, reliable 220v electricity, excellent concrete highway/roads, an abundance of fresh potable water, the island's digital direct
dial telephone system, Cable television, DSL Internet access, are all available. Popular cellular phone companies also serve the island, and a number of National banks hold office
in the island's capital, Mambajao. These amenities and services along with the excellent peace and order situation make Camiguin Island an ideal place to live and a retirement haven.
Although agriculture has been the dominant industry, Tourism is emerging as a great employment opportunity for the local people, a foreign currency earner for the island. Camiguin Island Tourism an
excellent potential area of investment
They are exceptionally warm and hospitable. Most speak English and they have the highest literacy rate in the region. Most of the islands inhabitants are devout Roman Catholics and hold colourful festivals
each year in honour of their Patron Saints. Most common heard greeting "Hello Friend".
It's the Galapagos of Southeast Asia
long isolation enabled a number of unique plant and animal species to survive on the island, knowing that there are at least 54 species of birds and 24 species of mammals that live on the Island and some of
these animals are found nowhere else on earth, making it one of the few true eco-tourism destinations left in the region.
is a unique combination of unspoiled beauty and old world charm. Often described as the most beautiful island in the Philippines, Camiguin
is a place of contrast. Rugged, magestic volcanic mountains
rise sharply into the clouds, while below, gentle turquoise seas lap soft white sands. Waterfalls thunder down into pristine pools surrounded by wild ferns and orchids. The island has a beautiful lagoon, refreshing cold springs, invigorating hot springs, and soothing, sparkling soda water springs.
Surely, the Island beckons one and all to come, and come again, to Camiguin
..... an Island Born of Fire
... an Island of your Imagination
, a Tropical Paradise