Started history when a Boholanon sailed with his family in pursuit of place where they can start a better life, They discovered a place with abundance of Nipa Palms; from then on they called place “Tagnipa”. Rich in agriculture farms and marine life, “Tagnipa” became a haven of neighboring places when drought and hunger thumped the provinces.


Getting Here


El Salvador is located in the Province of Misamis Oriental in Northern Mindanao (Region X). It is bordered by the Municipality of Alubijid to the west, Opol to the east and  Manticao and Naawan to the south. On the north, lies Macajalar Bay in the Bohol Sea.  Read more…


Places to see

Divine Mercy Shrine (Misamis Oriental), located in the Divine Mercy Hills, PSB-Ulaliman which is overlooking Macajalar Bay. The shrine has a 50-foot statue of the Divine Mercy Christ, the biggest in Asia. It serves as a pilgrimage site for the Divine Mercy devotees. As a pilgrimage and sacred site, visitors are not allowed to wear shorts and other revealing clothing. Those who do so will be forced to cover themselves with a blue cloth provided by the shrine administrators.

 Burias Shoal, a 15 hectares marine protected area,  located  950 meters off the  coast of Molugan or about 3 km west of the town of Opol boasts of a variety of fish  (assessed by XU-McKeough Marine Center in 2008) and deep sea corals that  needs rehabilitation.



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Magallanes Restaurant

Titing’s Kitchenette

Blue View Resort



Feast day:

  • August 5 (Our Lady of Snows)
  • August 16 (Saint Roch (aka San Roque))

Charter day:

  • June 27