Category Archives: Sightseeing

Amaya View

AMAYA VIEW is the newest sky destination located at the highest peak of Cagayan de Oro. Although still under construction, Amaya View (formerly Sierra del Oro) first opened its doors with Hugo Skye Lounge as its first attraction to welcome and cater to guests who would like to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city to take a breath of fresh air while reveling in the spectacular view of Cagayan de Oro.
A mere 20 minute drive from downtown, guests are treated to a full view of the city, while having the pleasure and convenience of leisure spots, recreational activities and restaurants.

HUGO Skye Lounge, a restaurant and bar

Amaya View’s iconic bar and restaurant takes pride in its delicious food, extensive bar list, and great service.

Resto Bar Operating Hours:
MON – SAT 5 PM – 1 AM
SUNDAYS, Holidays 11 AM – 2 PM & 4 PM – 12 MN

SUTU Skye Dining, a traditional Filipino Restaurant

Amaya View’s traditional Filipino restaurant, Sutu pays homage to authentic Visayan cuisine.

Operating Hours & Rates

MON – FRI 11 AM – 2 PM & 5 PM – 10 PM
SAT – SUN, Holidays 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
5 PM – 10 AM

AMAYA Cafe, a coffee shop

Amaya View’s coffee shop that lets you enjoy a cup of freshly brewed coffee and a slice of cake.

Operating Hours & Rates

MON – SUNDAY 7 AM – 11 PM (Menu Available Upon Request)

Larry’s Corner, a snack bar

Amaya View’s snack bar has a menu made especially for kids, and of course, those kids-at-heart.

PARAGLIDING, first in Cagayan de Oro that gives all a chance to fly!

For the best paragliding experience, we advice that our dear guests book between 10 o’clock in the morning to 4 o’clock in the afternon.

Booking are not guaranteed and we encourage walk-ins only due to the fact that paragliding is weather-dependent.

This is to ensure the safety of our guests.

LARRY’S HILL, a playground

A playground in the Skye that includes activities for all. Imagine the thrill of climbing up a high rope course and jumping from a man-made helicopter! Kids and adults can also enjoy the largest and the only outdoor ball pit in the Philippines! Larry’s Hill also offers team-building activities and outdoor camping.

Operating Hours & Rates

MON – THURS 9 AM – 8 PM (Activity Rates Available Upon Request)

FRI – SUN, Holidays 8 AM – 10 PM

Larry’s Hill Activities Rate/Pax
High Ropes 250
Low Ropes 150
Ball Pit 100
Zip Line 150
Basic Rappelling 200
Wall Climbing 150
Leap Jump and Maze Tower 150
Basic First Aid 150
All Terrain Vehicle ( ATV )  
Big 450
Small 350

THE ROCK CHAPEL, a glass chapel

Take in the beauty of nature and the solemnity of the Eucharist through its crystal-clear panes. No shoes are allowed inside the glass floor chapel. Masses are held Sunday mornings at 10 am. The Rock Chapel is also open for weddings and special occasions.

Amaya View Azul

Amaya View’s pride is this lifestyle infinity pool.

Pool Operating Hours & Rates
MON – THURS 7 AM – 11 PM ​
ADULTS P 350 ​/ KIDS P 200

FRI – SUN, Holidays 6 AM – 12 MN
ADULTS P 400 / KIDS P 300 

Bistro Operating Hours
MON – THURS 7 AM – 9 PM ​
FRI – SUN Holidays 6 AM – 9 PM (Bar 10 PM) ​

Walk-ins allowed

Noah’s Ark

Noah’s Ark is based on the iconic biblical ark where pairs of animals were assembled inside by Noah to be saved from the Great Flood.

Operating Hours & Rates

FRI – SUN, Holidays 8 AM – 8 PM

Hobbit Houses

Based on the quaint, picturesque houses of the famous hobbits from JRR Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings!

These twelve (12) 15-sqm air-conditioned camping style rooms are already built with necessities for an overnight stay, all furnished with a large bed, and toilet & bath.

Good for 3 pax, Camping type bed, with bathrooms.

Operating Hours & Rates
P 2,450.00 / NIGHT

AMAYA Functions, a 900 sqm air-conditioned function room.

A 900-sqm air-conditioned function room that can cater up to four hundred (400) guests.

Other attractions coming soon: Hotel Rooms and Villas, Koi Pond, Aviary etc.

Cab service is available to bring you up to Indahag for an estimated regular fee of 250-300 pesos from downtown.

Shuttles are also available at Gaisano Mall Parking Lot via Donsal Transport, rates will be based on Donsal

Website:Amaya View
Facebook:Amaya View
Landline:no number find
Mobile:+63 917 146 3941
City/Municipal:Cagayan de Oro
Address:Sitio Sto. Nino, Indahag Hills,
Google Map:Amaya View
Motorcycle Taxi - Angkas
... from House of Java
(Price 2019)
P126,-/one way
(1 passenger only)

Museum of Three Cultures


It gets its name from three distinct cultures exhibited at the museum, namely artifacts and antiques from ancient and early Lumad, Muslim, and Christian tribes in and around Cagayan de Oro.





The museum opened in 2008 and showcases a collection of rare arts and crafts, weapons, musical instruments, furniture, jewelry, archeological digs from Butuan and other rare antiques from the ancient and early Christian lowland tribes, Muslim tribes and Manobo and Higaunon tribes. (Source)

The museum is open on business hours on weekdays except Mondays

Website:no page found
Facebook:Museum of Three Cultures
Email:no email found
Landline:(088) 856-1156 local 290,303
Mobile:no number found
City/Municipal:Cagayan de Oro
Barangay:Brgy 22
Address:Corrales ext.
Google Map:Museum of Three Cultures
Motorcycle Taxi - Angkas
... from House of Java
(Price 2019)
P43,-/one way
(1 passenger only)


La Castilla Museum







La Castilla was christened by the lady of the House, Mrs. Pelaez. Its grounds used to be part of a six-hectare property belonging to the Pelaez family; originally planned to corn and coconut along what was once a two-lane dirt country road that was known as Kauswagan Road. This thorough fare provided the only access to Kauswagan and the fishing community of Bonbon. In 1976, with the construction of the Marcos Bridge, part of the property was expropriated by the government to give way to the inexorable march of progress. Today, an abbreviated portion of the original grounds of La Castilla is all that remains of its landscaped gardens.

In 1968, six years after Atty. Pelaez transferred the campus of Liceo de Cagayan from its original site fronting Gaston Park across the St. Augustine Cathedral in downtown Cagayan de Oro to its present location at the junction of Patag and Kauswagan Roads (now Rodolfo N. Pelaez Blvd.), La Castilla also served as a guest house- until the magnitude six earthquake that shook Mindanao, Cagayan de Oro included, in July 1976 which precipitated the Founders’ decision to take up residence in La Castilla from the third floor of what has always been their residence in Rizal Street in the Poblacion. La Castilla then served as their home until the demise of Atty. Pelaez on August 10, 1980. (Source)

La Castilla was the summer residence of Atty. Rodolfo N. Pelaez and his wife Elsa Pelaez- Pelaez, and of vignettes in their lives that revolved around it.

For a tour at the museum, you can arrange with the curator Mr. Emmanuel Echem.

Website:no page found
Facebook:La Castilla Museum
Email:no email found
Landline:no number found
Mobile:0917 794 5756
City/Municipal:Cagayan de Oro
Address:R.N.Pelaez Blvd
Google Map:La Castilla Museum
Motorcycle Taxi - Angkas
... from House of Java
(Price 2019)
P58,-/one way
(1 passenger only)


McArthur Landmark




General Douglas MacArthur Marker is located at the edge of the Macabalan Wharf.


General Douglas MacArthur landed in Macabalan Wharf aboard PT 41 boat under the command of Lieutenant John Duncan Bulkeley. Extremely pleased with Bulkeley’s effort to steer their boat clear from the sight of their Japanese enemies, Gen. MacArthur reportedly declared, “Bulkeley, I’m giving every officer and man here the Silver Star for Gallantry. You’ve taken me out of the jaws of death and I wont forget it.” A Cagayanon, then Capt. Fidencio Laplap, now 87 years old and still alive, is one of those who were later awarded the Silver Star for gallantry promised by Gen. MacArthur. After landing at the Macabalan Wharf, MacArthur, together with his family and military entourage then proceeded to Del Monte Clubhouse for his departure to Australiaon a B-17 Flying Fortress where he made the famous declaration, “Upon orders of the President of the United States, I came through the Japanese blockade, and I shall return.” 

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Facebook:no page found
Email:no email found
Landline:no number found
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City/Municipal:Cagayan de Oro
Address:Julio Pacana Street
Entrance Fee:???



Museo de Oro





In August 1967, Fr. Francisco R. Demetrio, S.J. started and founded the Xavier Folklife Museum, initially as an audiovisual aid in teaching Cultural Anthropology and Folklore, which eventually evolved into what is known today as Museo de Oro.

The newly renovated Museo de Oro Building Completed in September 2014, now exhibits the two most important sections: the Ethnohistory of Northern Mindanao and the Ethnology of Mindanao.

Entrance fees: PhP50.00 for adults and PhP20.00 for students.

They are open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from Tuesday to Friday, while on Saturday they are open only in the morning.


Website:no page found
Facebook:Museo de Oro
Email:no email found
Landline:(08822) 72-3116
(088) 858-3116
Mobile:no number found
City/Municipal:Cagayan de Oro
Barangay:Brgy. 40
Address:Corrales Avenue
Google Map:Museo de Oro
Motorcycle Taxi - Angkas
... from House of Java
(Price 2019)
P40,-/one way
(1 passenger only)




City Museum (Old Water Tower)


Built from 1921-1922, it originally served as a reservoir for water coming from Malasag Hills. It is now considered the city’s oldest known surviving public structure. It was renovated and improved into a museum in 2008.


All 3 floors mostly contain old photographs of famous Cagayanons with historical significance or with big contributions to the city, historical events and lifestyle events. You can only have your picture taken on the ground floor. There is an entrance fee of PhP20.00.

The City Museum is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., though it is closed on weekends and holidays. (Source)

Website:no page found
Facebook:City Museum
Landline:no number found
Mobile:no number found
City/Municipal:Cagayan de Oro
Barangay:Brgy 1
Address:Fernandez St.
Google Map:City Museum
Motorcycle Taxi - Angkas
... from House of Java
(Price 2019)
P41,-/one way
(1 passenger only)

Gaston Park


Named after a pre-war Municipal Mayor of Cagayan de Oro, Segundo Gaston, the park is located near the St. Augustine Cathedral and the Archbishop’s Palace. Gaston Park was the main plaza of Cagayan de Misamis  during  the  Spanish  colonial period. It served as the training ground of local patriots during the Philippine-American War. Later it became the site of the Battle of Cagayan de Misamis on April 7, 1900. A National Historical Institute marker was placed in the park  in 2000.



On one side of the park, the one near San Agustin Cathedral, a marker was erected in memory of Kagay-anons who lost their lives when Typhoon Sendong heaped its fury on the city back in December of 2011.


Another marker that you will find at Gaston Park is the Siete de Abril marker, which is a summarized account of the events that took place during the Labanan sa Cagayan de Misamis. (Source)

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City/Municipal:Cagayan de Oro
Barangay:Brgy 1
Address:Gaerlan St


Ultra Winds Mountain Resort


Activities: Zipline, Safari Tent Camping, Horseback Riding, Golf Driving Range, Restaurant and Guest Rooms







A Restaurant with a breathtaking and scenic view, overlooking the southern portion of Cagayan de Oro City.


Website:Ultra Winds Mountain Resort
Facebook:Ultra Winds Mountain Resort
Landline:(088) 850-8888
(088) 850-0000
Mobile:0917-7086215 0918-8502222
City/Municipal:Cagayan de Oro (Bukidnon)
Barangay:Indahag (Pualas, Baungon)
Address:Cagayan de Oro International Convention Centre Access Road
Google Map:Ultra Winds Mountain Resort
Motorcycle Taxi - Angkas
... from House of Java
(Price 2019)
P152,-/one way
(1 passenger only)


High Ridge











Entrance fee is PHP 100, consumable. Children below 12 years old are free of charge.

Opening Hours:  3:00PM – 12:00AM


Website:no page found
Facebook:High Ridge
Landline:no number found
0917- 326-1361
City/Municipal:Cagayan de Oro
Address:Camiguin St.
Entrance Fee: P100,- (consumable)
Children below 12 years old are free of charge.
Opening Hours: