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Found in Surigao del Sur is one of the most wonderful water site in the country. In Bislig or the dubbed Booming city of the bay contains the now famous Tinuy-an falls that boasts of three tiers of strong, clear, falling water. More specifically, the Falls is located at Brgy. Burboanan and can be reached less than an hour’s ride from the city proper. You could just imagine how beautiful it is as it is advertised with the name “Little Niagara Falls of the Philippines”. More or less 95 meters in width – believed to be the widest in the country – and 55 meters in height, the three curtains of the Tinuy-an Falls is an excellent subject for budding camera enthusiasts. The area is surrounded by thick foliages and unusual flora, adding to the scenery of total oneness with nature. The swimming ground is a bit slippery though so mind your footing!

The water is cool and clear, being a tourist attraction; the place is maintained clean with a few well established pathways of stones laid out for the swimmers. Time your visit jus right and you might even catch the rainbow that constantly appears on the site, truly a picture perfect view! Pure enjoyment can be found by just swimming and lazing around in the cool, clear waters.

Getting there would depend on your starting point. The roads are now paved and are well established leading to the sites so the bumps and thumps would be relatively fewer if not non-existent. You could try getting there yourself, but the best way is still to enlist the help of knowledgeable authorities. I suggest you ask your hotel help desk for instructions to go about the Tinuy-an Falls adventure. However, when you do get there, make sure to bring a camera as this is one view you would not want to forget!

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