Living in San Miguel

Barangay San Miguel is one of the 22 barangays of the Municipality of Manolo Fortich, Province of Bukidnon. It is 6.5 km from the town Center and 29 km away from the nearest growth Center, Cagayan de Oro City. It can be reached by any mode of  land transportation since it is along the National Highway. The total land area of this barangay is 1,305.89 hectares of which 34.99 % is agricultural or 644.05 has.  Del Monte Philippines Inc. got the highest land usage in terms of agriculture then Corn, Cassava, Rice and flowers. This small barangay has a lot of interesting sights to offer.

Tourist Spots

Del Monte Golf Course, a private golf club located within the pineapple plantation which was formerly intended for Del Monte’s expatriates. It was established in 1928 and operated by Del Monte Philippines, Inc..The world renowned Del Monte Golf Course was once a private playground of the high society of Manila. Even Former Ferdinand E. Marcos would just fly here to have an afternoon round of golf. Now it is the home of the International Golfer, Frankie Miñoza. It is composed of 18 holes set on an undulating land of well-kept verdant roughs and fairways. Its exceptional facility, perfectly landscape recreation area, mini lake and well-trimmed greens offers marvelous haven for golf enthusiasts and sightseers.

 

Montegelo Farm, a perfect place to experience the breadth of nature. It is an agro-ecotourism park owned by Dr. Faustino Obrero, a retired scientist (plant pathologist) of Del Monte Phils., Inc. and retired president of Mt. Kitanglad Agricultural Development Corp. This farm is a great venue for weddings, debuts, corporate meeting, retreats, and outings. It has a swimming pools with a scenic surroundings that looks and feels like a secret garden. Divulge in scrumptious culinary delights by Chef Gelo Obrero and be serenade by the tranquil river while you rest.

 

Mount Pulog, a hill commands a beautiful view of the Northern Bukidnon plateu. Mt. Pulog favors trekking and opportunities for scenic views as its highest point offers a spot for a panoramic view of the Northern Bukidnon Plateau, the Del Monte Gold Course and Clubhouse, the airstrip and the rose farms of local farmers.

Del Monte Philippines Inc. Pineapple Plantation, Bukidnon is considered to be the food basket in Mindanao and is a home to the finest and sweetest pineapple in the country. Considered as the biggest pineapple plantation in the Far East, the vast tracks of pineapple lands of DMPI are major attraction of Bukidnon, DMPI was Incorporated in 1926 and is one of the oldest and largest agro-industrial firms in the Philippines.

Mother of Perpetual Help Church, known to be miraculous and usually flock by devotes from neighboring provinces during its Wednesday masses.

Food Spot, Food Stop

Pinutos sa Kanto Food Hauz, is a famous food stop for travelers. One of their bestseller is their roast beef or roast pork. It has all the flavors you can imagine in a heavenly meal. The tender meat melts in your mouth, and along with Pinutos’ specially-made gravy, it is a totally delicious culinary perfection. Imagine yourself biting into juicy, tasty, and mouthwatering roast beef. You can also try their Chicken or Pork Pinutos, the chicken or pork is marinated in adobo style then fried and wrapped together with rice and boiled egg in a banana leaf. Home-cooked and flavoured just the way you like it. If you want food that satisfies without breaking the budget, Pinutos sa Kanto is the perfect place for you. It’s like a taste of the good life without all the expensive price tags. By the way the owner of this restaurant is Mr. Raul Miñoza, he is a former barangay Chairman of San Miguel and the elder brother of Mr. Frankie Miñoza, a Philippine Golf Champion.

Totsie’s Retaurant, located along the highway fronting Pinutos sa Kanto is another famous food stop for travelers. The resto starts October 2012,  their specialty includes Porter House & T-bone Steak and  there’s are a lot more to choose from their menu. The Food here are great at a very reasonable price.

Del Monte Club House, is known for their mouthwatering Steak with their tender and tasty choice cut meat – the fact that they get the meat from their own pineapple fed cattle , you’ll find yourself craving for more once you’ve tasted. They also serve a lot of side dishes just like their fresh fruit salad, big cheese burger, club house sandwich, spaghetti and a lot more  and paired with their very own Del Monte Four Seasons juice was a treat total quenchers of your satisfaction needs. Adding the beautiful and cool environment is a perfect place to eat and relax.