Cost of Living

  If you are thinking about moving to Dumaguete it is important to find accommodations that will suite your needs. If you only plan on staying short term your best bet is to rent a hotel, beach resort or apartment complex that caters to short term stays. For information on short term stays you can check out our recommendations. For longer stays we recommend that you check out our forum and visit the classifieds section. While many things in the Philippines are cheaper, many are surprised at just how expensive life can be here. The honest truth is, if you wish to maintain the same qu...
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Where to Stay

The Bethel Guest House This 54-bedroom hotel is the largest in the city. Located along the Rizal Boulevard, it provides a spectacular view of the ocean. All rooms are fully air conditioned with hot and cold shower, cable TV connection. At the ground floor is a well appointed café, perfect for coffee and those little meals. They also have function rooms that can seat up to 1,000 people for special events and business seminars. Rates start at Php 1,000.00 for a single deluxe accommodation. Hotel Palwa This cozy 28-room Hotel is located in the heart of Dumaguete City at Dr. V. Locsin Street co...
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Thalatta Beach Resort

Dumaguete City is starting to become a popular beach destination in the Philippines. Located in the southern province of Negros Oriental, the city boasts of great sights and scenery. Dumaguete City also became a popular destination as you can just take a ferry ride to reach Siquijor and Cebu, which are other famous tourist spots in the country. Thalatta Beach Resort makes your experience in Dumaguete City even more memorable by offering amenities and services to suit your dream vacation. This beach paradise is located in Maluay Zamboanguita, which is very close to Dumaguete City. Dumague...
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Sta. Monica Hotel and Beach Resort

A paradise right here in the Philippines; that is what Santa Monica Hotel and Beach Resort stands for. It is a beach resort with hotel accommodations located at Banilad, Dumaguete, Oriental Negros, Philippines. From Manila, the place could be accessed through RoRo (Roll on and Roll off) which might take more than half a day. A faster means of getting there is through a plane that will land at Dumaguete Airport. The Santa Monica Hotel and Beach Resort is among the things that prove Dumaguete to be one of the most scenic places in the Philippines. With high class facilities, the Santa Monica ...
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Department of Filipino and Foreign Languages

The College of Art and Sciences of Silliman University has a number of departments under it. One of these departments is the Department of Filipino and Foreign Languages. The Department of Filipino and Foreign Languages all started in 1917 when the Spanish language was taught as one of the subjects under the College of Art and Sciences. <p>No Advertising For You!</p> Eventually, the subject of Spanish language became the Department of Spanish in 1936. In the year 1969, the department was renamed as the Department of Languages. All the instructions and studies in Silliman Un...
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Silliman University Main Library System

Silliman University is a prestigious school in Dumaguete where many Filipino students as well as foreigners study. Within the huge campus of Silliman University in Dumaguete is the school's library, the Silliman University Main Library System. <p>No Advertising For You!</p> The mission of the Silliman University Main Library System is to acquire updated resource materials in various facilities, formats, and equipment. Responsive and competent personnel manage the Silliman University Main Library System. This is in support of the quest of the school for excellence in the fie...
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Silliman University Library

One of the largest buildings in the Silliman University campus in Dumaguete, the Silliman Library aims to be the resource center of excellence in the country. It now provides vast research materials and updated information to some 6000 students in the university. The Silliman Library The Silliman University Library is an impressive three storey building located inside the Silliman University main campus. It holds a vast collection of 100,000 volumes of assorted books in a range of topics and languages. It owns special pamphlet collections specifically about Filipiniana, Southeast Asia and Un...
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College of Education

The College of Education is among the developed and old departments at Silliman University, Dumaguete. Silliman University started as an Institute where the first graduates were given their diplomas in the year 1924 with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Education. <p>No Advertising For You!</p> From that time on, the Teacher Education Program at Silliman University developed and progressed. The first dean of the Department of Education at the Silliman University in Dumaguete is Dr. Clyde Heflin. In 1935, the Department of Education at Silliman University became the Colleg...
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College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences is one of the colleges that Silliman University is proud of. During the early years of the College of Arts and Sciences, it was composed of the College of Sciences that was under the previous Department of Instruction and the College of Liberal Arts. <p>No Advertising For You!</p> The following departments existed under the College of Arts and Sciences (in chronological order): Bible in 1902, Biology and Chemistry both in 1909, Mathematics in 1920, English in 1923, and Spanish in 1936. For decades, the College of Arts and Sciences underwe...
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