Welcome to Del Carmen

Area :20,189.0000 Has.
Population : 18,392 as of 2015 (Source: Philippine Statistics Authority)


The town of Del Carmen is one of the oldest settlements founded by the Spaniards in the cluster of islands in the Pacific Ocean east of Surigao del Norte known as Siargao.

Early records of missionaries dating to 1571, or barely 50 years after the discovery of the Philippines, refer to the place as Caolo (derived according to oral history from the word colo or Kolo which is the native name for bread fruit, thus, Caolo means land of bread fruits). Read more…

The Annual Bakhaw Festival and the Fiesta Celebration are done in honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel for all the blessing that the Del Carmenons have received. It  is also an effective way of reminding the people of the importance of Mangrove, of Family, and of Faith in our lives.

The New Numancia Central Mall

The New Numancia Central Mall

Numancia Central Mall is an al-fresco type mall in the tourism square of Del Carmen. The 46 stalls will soon house a grocery, restaurants, pharmacy, boutiques, concept stores and a lot more. This new destination for guests and ...
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Del Carmen Gym

International Day of the Mangroves

International Day of the Mangroves Celebration Forum on Mangrove Forestry Resource Speaker: Dr. Jurgenne H. Primavera Chief Scientific Advisor for Mangroves London Zoological Society 07.25.17 | Del Carmen Convention Center Source: elwinlal ...
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Sugba Lagoon

Eco-Tourism Haven

Del Carmen is one of the most visited place on Siargao providing of its impressive beauty and natural scenery that composed of vast mangrove trees that is protecting wildlife animals, explore and amaze from its beautiful scenic view ...
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Mangroves Aerial View

Mangrove Aerial View

Is the largest protected area under the National Integrated Protected Area System Act due to mangrove forests of Siargao. It is the second largest in Mindanao Approximately 4,000 ha. of contiguous mangrove stand in Del Carmen. Out of ...
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Del Carmen, Siargao Islands, Surigao del Norte, Philippines

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