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San Dionisio is part of Iloilo.

View to San Dionisio Iloilo from top of Mount Opao.jpg

Get in[edit]

  • By Air. Fly from Manila, Cebu, Davao and Cotabato to Iloilo Iternational Airport located in the town of Cabatuan,. Served by 10 jet flights daily from Manila that takes about an hour and Cebu for 45 minutes and 2 hours from Davao and Cotabato. The new Airport in Cabutuan which opened in the year 2007 is 19 kilometers from the city of Iloilo.

From the airport take a taxi to Bus Terminal in Tagbak, Jaro which will cost more or less 150 pesos if metered or 300 pesos more or less when fixed. One can take a taxi direct to San Dionisio (town proper) but don’t pay more than 3 thousand pesos. There is also transport Vans available which cost 50 pesos to SM City.

  • By Land. Bus Termninal. From Tagbak, Jaro one can take either a bus or L3 van. There are direct Vans to San Dionisio but a van leaves only when it is already full of passengers. Ceres Liner has airconditioned buses going to Estancia or Carles. There are other options from 1 stop, 2 stops or regular or other buses like HPQ in which the fares varies.

Take notice! There are no buses travelling direct to San Dionisio town proper. Pay bus fare until Sara Bus Terminal only and take the jeep in waiting going to San Dionisio(only until 5pm/ 15 pesos/person). It is advisable to take the jeep in the terminal to secure a seat. One can also get out in the crossroad of Brgy. Batuan, Sara and wait for the jeep entering the town or take a motorbike (50 pesos/bike) when caryying light baggage.

  • By Sea, Take Super Ferry, Negros Navigation etc... sailing time is about 20 hours more or less from Manila; from Zamboanga or Cagayan de Oro, 14 hours twice a week; from Cebu, 12 hours once daily. There are fastcrafts Fastcrafts from Bacolod City take 50 minutes more or less. There is also a nautical highway service by Roll-on-Roll-off (RORO) vessels fom various parts of the country. Bus terminals are in Ali Mall Cubao, Quezon City and Pasay City. There is a RORO bus company which has a terminal in Poblacion, San Dionisio near the public plaza.

Arriving in Iloilo City by Boat, proceed to Bus Termninal in Tagbak, Jaro or first take a sight-seeing tour in the city. Deposit heavy luggages in SM lounge, SM City Manduriao.


The beach at Punta San Dionisio Iloilo Mt. Pan de Asucar towering backdrop.jpg
  • Mountains
  • Sea
  • Islands


  • Island hopping
  • Mountain biking
  • Trekking






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