Night Strolling in Dumaguete


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In Negros Oriental, Dumaguete City is the best place to unwind and catch-up with your family and friends. There’s more to see in Dumaguete at night as much as in the morning

The most identifiable and famous spot is its boulevard. The Dumaguete Boulevard is a place to jog and exercise in the morning, a picnic area throughout the day and a famous food alley at night. Tempura, fish balls, squid balls, balut, kwek-kwek, quail eggs are being sold by the street vendors that gather together at night with their tables, chairs and huge umbrellas. You can enjoy the view of Silliman University across the street and the Tañon Strait on the other side while dining in.

You can enjoy the night by partying too! You can go to different bars where you can drink and dance the night away. Click HERE to know some of the best parties in Dumaguete can be found.

TRIVIA: Known as the “City of Gentle People”, Dumaguete City is also branded as a “university town” or “the center of learning in the south.” This is due to the presence of universities that have made their mark nationally and abroad. The city is a melting pot of students, professionals, artists, scholars and the literati coming from different parts of the country and the world. Silliman University is the dominant institution of higher learning in Dumaguete, providing the city with a distinct university town atmosphere.

How to Get There

From Manila, you can fly to Dumaguete (estimated cost of Php4,000++, round trip, one hour and 15 minutes). Rizal Boulevard is only a 15-minute ride away from Dumaguete Airport.

Belle Piccio is the Visayas Editor of Choose Philippines. She goes the distance, literally and figuratively, be it when she's running or when she's pursuing a goal. She loves the S’s: Sun, Sand, Sea, Salad, Shake, Salsa, and Serenity!