Negros Oriental is a province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. It occupies the south-eastern half of Negros, the 4th largest island in the Philippines, with Negros Occidental comprising the north-western half. It also includes Apo Island, the world famous marine reserve, which draws in divers from all over the world year after year. Negros Oriental faces Cebu to the east across the Tanon Strait, Siquijor to the southeast and the Sulu Sea to the south. Dumaguete City, the provincial capital, is only about 30 minutes drive from Dauin and Zamboanguita, which are home to a number of dive resorts.
This province offers lush countryside, fascinating highlands, breathtaking caves, magnificent lakes, scenic beaches, world-class marine reserves, alluring dive sites, and even playful dolphins and whales.