The locals of Samar find every reason to celebrate with their warmth and inherent optimism in life. The Parayang Harvest Festival is a time of great joy for those who live in San Roque as it symbolizes life and wealth. The Embajada Festival on the other hand is an event that is celebrated in different ways by the several towns that make up Samar. The height of Samar festivals start near the end of the 1st quarter so it’s a good idea to schedule trips to this region on these months.
Many activities and sights await visitors of Dumaguete and the best part about it is that no matter what your fancy may be, there is a Dumaguete destination that is a perfect match for you. While Apo Island is mainly for divers, this is one of the most beautiful beaches in Dumaguete. Another Dumaguete destination is Tanon Strait where Dolphin Watching is possible.