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Sta. Magdalena is located in the southernmost tip of Luzon. It is one of the many coastal towns of Sorsogon. Magdalena is known among Sorsoganons for its coves and beaches. Despite its anonymity, this town has a lot of sights to see and people to meet.
From Metro Manila, Sta. Magdalena is accessible via land transportation or plane (Legaspi Airport). From Manila, a direct bus route to Sta. Magdalena is available at the Araneta Cubao Bus Station. Buses normally leave between 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Jeepney transports are available from Sorsogon going to Sta. Magdalena up to 4:00 pm. A good option is to take transport to Matnog and disembark at the Sta. Magdalena Crossing where tricycles are available. For those coming from the Visayas, the RORO service from Samar to Matnog then to Sta. Magdalena. Our town is approximately 12 km from Matnog.
Being fun in here is not only because of the beauty of its nature but also because of the town people of Sta. Magdalena who will prove to you that it's more fun in the Philippines.
The original name of Sta. Magdalena was “Busaingan.” The term implies “Water Breakers” or the place where sea waters smash. It is presumed that the earliest settlers must have been Datu Dumaguil’s tribe. The place was part of Bulusan where the first Spanish explorers and missionaries during the latter part of the sixteenth century made contact with the natives who were converted to Christianity.
The “Busaingan Festival” is one of the town fiesta activities which is a potential tourist attraction, this festival promotes the traditions and culture of the municipality.