Take a break from the urban life with a visit to Don Salvador Benedicto (DSB), one of Bacolod's most scenic destinations. This experience is ideal for visitors seeking to enjoy the serenity of the countryside, away from the bustling city streets.
You will make your way to Don Salvador Benedicto after your designated driver picks you up within Bacolod City. Named in honor of late Vice-Governor Salvador Benedicto, leader of the Japanese colonial revolutionary government, DSB is also referred to as Negros Occidental’s Summer Capital. The site nestled in the hills serves as one of the most sought-after refuges for recreation in the province, thanks to its cold weather and greenery.
After reaching the town, you will first head to the Rapha Valley. This organic farm is a spot of health and wellness in the area. The farm sits in the highlands of Salvador Benedicto highland and promises clean and organically sustainable food, on top of a calming holiday.
Upon your arrival at the valley, you will be welcomed by Dr. Albert Jo and his wife Marilou, who runs the place. The pair will guide you across the farm while imparting their knowledge on various herbs and flowers. A cafe is also situated in the vicinity, where both vegetarian and organic meals can be enjoyed.
The second half of your tour will be at Jomax Peak. The site is a combination of a picnic ground, a campsite, a garden, and a viewpoint. Once you reach the view deck, you will immediately notice the panoramic view of the mountains and the nebulous setting. They have a cafe where you can enjoy a warm cup of coffee while taking in the scenery. During your visit, you can also use their grill to cook your food.
Get away from the busy city with this tour to Bacolod’s Don Salvador Benedicto. Check availability by choosing a date.
- Meals is not inclusive.
- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs may be limited.