4 Must-Trys Seafood Dishes in Sagay City
Belle Piccio | Sep 23, 2015
Sagay is one of the cities in Negros Occidental located at the northern tip of Negros that shapes like an ice-cream cone or a slice of pizza. The name of the city was derived from “sigay,” a small semi-spherical shell that thrives in its shorelines.
Sagay City is also known for its seafood. Some of these special delicacies, which others may find odd, are regularly served in Sigay. Here’s the list:
(All photos courtesy of Ms. Helen Cutillar of Sagay City Tourism)
For inquiries, contact the Sagay City Tourism Office at (034) 488-0649, 488-0649 or 435-8571 and look for Ms. Helen Cutillar.
How to Get There
Sagay is at the northernmost tip of Negros. It's approximately 82 kilometers northeast of Bacolod City (2-hour drive), the provincial capital of Negros Occidental.
From Manila, you can fly to Bacolod (Php2500++, round trip, 45 minutes). From Bacolod-Silay Airport, you can take a shuttle (Php75-100 per head), or a cab and ask to be dropped off at the nearest bus station for Bacolod-Sagay.
Or you can also go to Bacolod via ferry (estimated cost of Php2700++ with meal, round trip, 20-22 hours) from Manila. From the port you can hail a cab and ask to be dropped off at the north terminal bus station for Bacolod-Sagay. Going to Sagay City, buses and vans for hire regularly ply the northbound route of the Negros highway. Sagay is approximately a two-hour drive by private car from Bacolod city.