Bacolod has a handful of must-see attractions, such as the San Sebastian Cathedral and Palacio Episcopal. At these historic locales, you can enjoy a walk through cherished local heritage (and take some pretty cool photos). Don’t forget to visit the Diocesan Shrine of St. Thaddeus, known for its unique “floating” statue and artistic ceiling. Want to fit in with the locals? Explore Capitol Park and Lagoon at your leisure and bring a picnic lunch. Sprawl out near the artificial lagoon and marvel at the impressive capitol building. When it’s time to unplug and unwind, a walk through the Mangrove Forest or dip in the public sulphur pool at Mamukal Resort should do the trick. At the end of your day of exploration, check into a Bacolod accommodation and put your feet up.
Most people arrive in Bacolod via a flight from Manila to Bacolod-Silay International Airport (BCD). With multiple flights running daily, your Bacolod holiday will start on your preferred schedule. After touch down in Silay City, you can traverse the 15 km between the airport and Bacolod proper on a public shuttle bus, taxi or jeepney. During your holiday, you can continue to get around via taxi or tricycle (a motorcycle with a cool sidecar).
What are you waiting for? It’s time to book one of the top Bacolod hotels today and get ready for a holiday teeming with architecture and outdoor beauty. If you decide to stop off in the Philippines’ capital on your way to Bacolod, we couldn’t blame you. Manila accommodation are cosy and affordable: the perfect combination!
Hotels in Bacolod start at AU$39 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.