Argao is a first class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 69,503 residents.
Argao is located in the southeastern part of this provincial island and is approximately 68 kilometers (or 42 miles) from Cebu City, the capital city.
The town is situated in between Cebu City and Santander Municipality in the southern tip of the island.
Argao is bounded in the west by Badian, Alcantara, Ronda, and Dumanjug; in the north by Sibonga, in the east by Bohol Strait, and by Dalaguete Municipality in the South.
Argao is being subdivided into forty-five barangays…
Alambijud, Anajao, Apo, Bala-as, Balisong, Binlod, Bogo, Butong, Bug-ot, Bulasa, Calagasan, Canbantug, Canbanua, Cansuje, Capio-an, Casay, Catang, Colawin, Conalum, Guiwanon, Gutlang, Jampang, Jomgao, Lamacan, Langtad, Langub, Lapay, Lengigon, Linut-od, Mabasa, Mandilikit, Mompeller, Panadtaran, Poblacion, Sua, Sumaguan, Tabayag, Talaga, Talaytay, Talo-ot, Tiguib, Tulang, Tulic, Ubaub, Usmad
Annual Income: 13,583,336.34 (based on the 1993 report)
Total Land Area: 21,044.72 hectares
The land resource of Argao is being classified into the following areas based on the classification of 1994 report.
Arable Area: 5,776.25 hectares
Residential: 2,245.00 hectares
Commercial: 134.00 hectares
Industrial: 35.00 hectares
Certified Alienable /Disposable Land: 15,403.00 hectares
Classified Forest/Reservation/Timberland: 5,350.00 hectares
National Parks/Playgrounds: 12.50 hectares
The municipality is generally a huge flatland and plains, especially those located along the main roads and urban areas. However, some parts of the central area are mountainous and rugged while some areas have steep and rough features.
TRAVEL DESTINATION & BEACH RESORTS
Local and foreign visitor flock to Argao to have adventures in its mountains, caves, rivers and other challenging terrains for active travelers and explorers.
However, the most and widely popular part of Argao Municipality is its nice beaches and the resorts established along the coastal areas.
The beach resorts usually promote the area as leisure destinations and provide various vacation and relaxation services to various sorts of guests both local and international.
Argao resorts offer accommodations with various price ranges, beach facilities (such as cottages and games facilities, etc.), swimming pools; social events and corporate or business activities.
Among the water activities being offered by the resorts include: scuba diving, snorkeling, island hopping, island tours, and tours by boats to the neighboring provinces (such as Bohol, Negro, Dumaguete, etc.).
Below are some of the nice resorts and relaxing places for your precious holidays or short weekend breaks. Check out the links for greater details...
Looc Beach Resort, Argao Kingfishers Beach Resort, Argao Beach Club, Mahayahan Beach, Sunshine Beach Club, Argao Beach Resort, Kalumpang Beach Resort, Woodruff Beach Resort, Looc Garden Beach Resort, Bamboo Paradise Beach Resort, Baluarte de Argao
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