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Pulangbato Falls In Valencia – A Complete Guide

Pulangbato Falls is an easy to reach, family friendly day out in Valencia. With multiple falls and swimming holes, here’s all the info for visiting.

How To Get To Pulangbato Falls

Pulangbato Falls is located in Valencia, around a 30 minute drive from Dumaguete City.

The best way to get around the Dumaguete and Valencia regions is to rent a scooter and explore. You can rent scooters in Dumaguete City for around 500 Pesos per day.

If you’re not confident on a scooter, there are always locals hanging around on trikes, just make sure to barter the price before you ride.

We drove to Pulangbato Falls from Casaroro Falls which took around 30 minutes. The falls is located next to the car park and is completely suitable for families and all fitness levels.

Before you leave don’t forget to stop by at Red Rock Hot Spring on the way home! It’s located just a 800 metres down the road. Also whilst in Valencia don’t forget to check out Forest Camp Dumaguete.

For those short on time, or that prefer everything to be organised for them, there are some awesome tours on Get Your Guide available to book in advance.

Pulangbato Falls Entrance Fee

Adults: 50 Pesos

Child (10 years and below): 20 Pesos

Locker Rental: 25 Pesos

Table With Chairs (Day Rental): 200 Pesos

Cottage (Day Rental): 300 Pesos

Guesthouse (Day Rental): 2,000 Pesos

Guesthouse (Overnight): 3,000 Pesos

Pulangbato Falls Opening Times

Monday – Sunday: 9am – 5pm.

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Lauren’s always keen for a waterfall adventure

Best Time To Visit Pulangbato Falls

Valencia has an average temperature of 19º C and a Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot summers.

The hottest months are May, April and June when temperatures reach over 30°C and humidity is high.

However, Pulangbato Falls are really an ideal destination to visit all year round, especially if you want to cool off during the hotter weather.

This attractions really is perfect for any age, if you’re traveling alone, in a couple, or a whole family.

Everything you need for a fun packed and enjoyable day is available to hire on site. A great spot to put on your Philippines Itinerary.

What To Pack

Photography Camera

Tripod

Day Bag

Power Bank

Reusable Water Bottle

Sunscreen

Lightweight Rain Jacket

Quick Dry Towel

GoPro

Lifeproof Phone Case

Dry Bag

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The opening photo spot as you enter Pulangbato

What To Expect At Pulangbato Falls

Pulangbato Falls is one of the lesser known waterfalls in the Philippines, so took us by surprise with its many pools and its community feel.

When you arrive, you park up and walk in. There is no hike involved, just a whole lot of beauty to take in.

There are other smaller falls at this cute tourist destination, but the big Pulangbato Falls is hard to miss. To get down to the base of falls you must walk across the photogenic bridge and down a few small steps.

With two cute little cafes, one being really local and another more bistro – Pulangbato Falls is the perfect place to chill for an afternoon.

There is also accommodation available on site, located right in the centre of the grounds. They are cute little cottages with balconies overlooking Pulangbato Falls that can be rented for 3,000 Pesos per night.

If you’re not looking to stay overnight, you can rent a small hut for the day or a table and chairs if you’re visiting with a big group costing 200-300 Pesos.

Pulangbato Falls is really perfect if you’re traveling alone, for family days out or even for couples. It’s completely safe and suitable for children or any tourist.

Making it definitely one of the best things to do in the Philippines.

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And the wobbly bridge you have to cross to reach it
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It was a little cold so nobody decided to swim
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The red rocks surrounding Pulangbato Fall were beautiful
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An example of other swimming holes around the grounds

Where To Stay In Dumaguete

Luxury

C Bubble Diving Resort

C Bubble Diving Resort features a restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, a bar and garden in Dumaguete.

Featuring room service, this property also provides guests with a terrace.

The air-conditioned rooms provide a sea view and come with a wardrobe and free WiFi.

Guest rooms in the resort come with a kettle. The units will provide guests with a fridge. Buffet and à la carte breakfast options are available daily at C Bubble Diving Resort.

Mid-Budget

The Bricks Hotel

Featuring a bar, The Bricks Hotel is located in Dumaguete in the Visayas region, 1.3 miles from Robinsons Place Dumaguete and less than 0.6 miles from Dumaguete Belfry.

Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and a concierge service, along with free WiFi throughout the property.

The property is close to popular attractions like Quezon Park, Dumaguete Cathedral and Dumaguete Public Market.

Guests at the hotel can enjoy a à la carte breakfast.

Budget

ZEN Rooms Basic White Knights

Situated 1.1 miles from Robinsons Place Dumaguete, ZEN Rooms Basic White Knights Dumaguete features accommodation with a restaurant, a shared lounge and a 24-hour front desk for your convenience.

Both WiFi and private parking are accessible at the apartment free of charge.

Popular points of interest near ZEN Rooms Basic White Knights Dumaguete include Dumaguete Belfry, Dumaguete Public Market and Quezon Park.

The nearest airport is Dumaguete Airport, 3.7 miles from the accommodation.

For more places to stay in Dumaguete, you can check the latest prices on Booking.com.

Planning Your Trip

Book Your Flight

Use Skyscanner to find a cheap flight.

They search websites and airlines around the globe to find you the best possible routes and prices.

Book Your Accommodation

Use Booking.com to find the best accommodation deals.

They consistently return the cheapest rates on everything from guesthouses to hotels for all of your budget needs.

Don’t Forget Travel Insurance

Use SafetyWing to find the best travel insurance for you.

They provide travel and medical incident insurance built specifically for digital nomads.

Travel insurance will protect you against illness, injury, theft, and cancellations.

Book Your Tours & Activities

Use GetYourGuide to book your activities in advance.

They sell the best tours, excursions and activities to attractions around the world.

Conveniently book, download and access your tickets on the move all from your mobile.

Book Your Rental Car

Use RentalCars.com to find the best deals on rental cars in the area.

They compare all major car rental companies and allow you to easily book the perfect vehicle for your trip.

Buy Those Last Minute Bits

Use Amazon to buy everything you need for your adventure.

They offer next day delivery and you can use my travel packing checklist to make sure you haven’t forgotten anything.


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