The Cambugahay waterfalls in Siquijor, Central Visayas, Philippines. The island province is a growing tourist attraction. Photo: James Wendlinger The Cambugahay waterfalls in Siquijor, Central Visayas, Philippines. The island province is a growing tourist attraction. Photo: James Wendlinger
The Cambugahay waterfalls in Siquijor, Central Visayas, Philippines. The island province is a growing tourist attraction. Photo: James Wendlinger

How Siquijor went from haunted, corrupt Philippine island to ‘healing paradise’ destination

  • With its white sands, hidden waterfalls and caves, Siquijor is enjoying a tourist boom, but it hasn’t always been popular
  • Corruption and tales of witchcraft kept visitors away for decades, but a new governor in 2013 fixed the roads, attracted investors, and now tourists are coming

Topic |   Asia travel
The Cambugahay waterfalls in Siquijor, Central Visayas, Philippines. The island province is a growing tourist attraction. Photo: James Wendlinger The Cambugahay waterfalls in Siquijor, Central Visayas, Philippines. The island province is a growing tourist attraction. Photo: James Wendlinger
The Cambugahay waterfalls in Siquijor, Central Visayas, Philippines. The island province is a growing tourist attraction. Photo: James Wendlinger
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