Suyac Island Mangrove Eco park
Suyac island Mangrove Eco-park is the first fully-community based Eco-tourism project in line with the city’s thrust on sustainable tourism development. This is the home of the oldest and biggest mangroves particularly sonnertia alba or commonly known as pagatpat specie in Negros Occidental. Best to visit is during high tide where you can enjoy swimming and mangrove paddling. The community also offers the freshest seafood with their Suyac kinilaw among others. This Eco-tourism project is a pro-environment anchored on our guide principle “tourism enriches, protects and helps build communities.” It is being manage by the community- Suyac Island Eco Tourism Association(SIETAS). A social marketing pride campaign was launch in 2013 in the island and continues to promote bio-diversity conservation program in the community. Portion of the proceeds helps fund community and environmental activities.