Top things to do

Top Choice Island in Maripipi Island

Sambawan Island

This idyllic, slender island with its crescent-shaped white-sand beach and turquoise water has excellent snorkelling and some of the best scuba diving around Biliran. Agta Beach Resort and Napo Beach Resort run trip…
Top Choice Waterfall in Naval

Ulan-Ulan Falls

Ulan-Ulan means rain in the local dialect and these 25m-high falls, surrounded by dense tropical forest, are some of the most spectacular in Biliran. A short scamble above Ulan-Ulan are a second set, Recoletos Falls…
Top Choice Cafe in Naval

Jelo's Place

Popular cafe-restaurant serving filling breakfasts, Filipino dishes, sandwiches and burgers and pasta. There's one of the best cake selections in all the Visayas – try Jelo's signature mousse cake or the green-tea c…
Waterfall in Naval

Casiawan Falls

A bit north of Cabucgayan, these falls can put on a good show depending on the amount of recent rainfall, and remain appealingly undeveloped. There's a large natural pool for swimming. They’re a 20-minute drive on a…
Beach in Naval

Agta Beach

About 4km north of Almeria is Agta Beach, with Biliran's largest concentration of resorts, although it's a fairly mediocre stretch of sand and can fill up with karaoke-loving locals on weekends. Agta Beach is a good…
Waterfall in Naval

Tinago Falls

Situated off the cross-country road, Tinago is the most accessible of Biliran's many waterfalls, with a paved access road and concrete bleachers that spoil the atmosphere only somewhat. If the water's not flowing to…
Waterfall in Naval

Tomalistis Falls

On the east coast, and reputed to have exceptionally sweet water, the Tomalistis Falls pour from a cliff face and are accessible only at low tide (or otherwise by boat) – though the flow has lessened as villagers di…
International in Naval


One of Naval's best places to eat or drink, on the 2nd floor of D'Mei Residence Inn Naval, offering tasty Western and Asian dishes. Doubles as a lounge bar with live acoustic music on Saturdays.
Waterfall in Naval

Bagongbong Falls

From barangay Upper Looc, 500m north of Almeria, a road takes you up to Caucab, where a sealed track gets you most of the way to pretty Bagongbong Falls.
Landmark in Naval

Sampao Rice Terraces

About 4km north of Naval is the turnoff to the Sampao rice terraces. They’re very photogenic with the peaks of Biliran as a backdrop.