Information about Sto. Niño Cold Spring
Sto. Niño Cold Spring
Sto. Niño Cold Spring is popular for its cold and soothing waters to refresh the locals during the summer time or whenever the weather is hot. For tourists, this can serve as a highlight or good treat to end their day after a long tour and sightseeing to other attractions.
The cold spring is located in Sagay Town, a few kilometers away from Catarman’s National Highway in Camiguin. In order to arrive at the cold spring, locals and guests can ride a habal-habal motorcycle, motorela, a jeepney, a van, or even arrange a private tour rental for the chosen transportation.
History and Local Belief
The cold spring comes down from Mt. Mambajao, and is being filtered by layers of minerals found in the mountain to make the water naturally clean. Most visitors of the said cold spring spends the day relaxing or swimming in the cold spring as this naturally made resort is a good treat for visitors: it is free of chlorine, and it doesn’t need water maintenance for changing its water like a typical swimming pool.
Most locals often say that when someone spends an hour or more swimming in the waters of the cold spring, it could make their skin smoother and their face a little younger. People even says that the average temperature of the waters is 20 degrees Celsius.
What to Do in Sto. Niño Cold Spring
Aside from dipping and relaxing with its cold waters, guests can enjoy a fun time swimming around or even jumping to the waters. The cold spring’s measure is 25 meters by 40 meters while its depth ranges from 4-8ft – a good measure for anyone who’s into exciting swimming experience as well.
Cottages and cabanas are available in the place perfect for a group of visitors who may need a space to stack their belongings and even to just sit around while the kids and young adults enjoy what the spring has to offer.