Vinapor Blue Water Resort: A Day Tour Travel Guide

how to go to vinapor cave pool

Nestled in the province of Agusan del Norte, Vinapor Blue Water Resort awaits those seeking a serene escape amidst nature’s beauty. The resort is located in Barangay Vinapor, Butuan City, Agusan del Norte. With its crystal-clear waters, lush landscapes, and tranquil atmosphere, this hidden gem offers an idyllic retreat for travelers yearning for relaxation and rejuvenation. 

Our original plan was to explore Northern Mindanao, but my friend and I also decided to go on a side trip to Agusan del Norte (before visiting Bukidnon), to see its popular cave pool! In this blog post, find out how to go to Vinapor Blue Water Resort, things to see and do, and everything you need to know about this famous resort in Agusan del Norte. 

How to Go to Vinapor Blue Water Resort

From Butuan City

  1. From Butuan City, take a tricycle and tell the driver to bring you to the terminal (near Butuan Puregold).
  2. From the terminal, ride a jeepney or multicab bound for Carmen or Vinapor. Travel time is approximately 2–3 hours from the city.

From Cagayan de Oro City

  1. From the Agora terminal, take a bus heading to Butuan City. Travel time takes about 5–6 hours from CDO City.
  2. Then, tell the driver to drop you off at the highway in front of Tagcatong Elementary School.
  3. From the elementary school, you can take either a habal-habal or a tricycle to Vinapor Blue Water Resort.

Essential Travel Guide & Tips 

  • If you’re staying at Vinapor Blue Water Resort, it’s highly recommended to book your accommodations and activities in advance, especially during peak travel seasons.
  • Remember to pack essentials like sunscreen, swimwear, insect repellent, and a camera for a perfect trip to the resort. 
  • Practice CLAYGO. Avoid littering as much as possible.
  • Make sure to have cash with you, as there are no nearby ATMs in the area. 

Vinapor Cave Pool 

The Vinapor Cave Pool is dubbed the only cave pool in the Philippines. I must say that this is the highlight of your trip to Vinapor Blue Water Resort in Agusan del Norte. This is the main attraction at the resort!

The entrance fee for the cave pool is PHP 500, which is good for 8 people. Visitors are expected to enjoy their time at the cave pool for one hour. 

My friend and I personally enjoyed our time at the cave pool. It’s definitely an Instagram-worthy spot to visit in Agusan del Norte. We’re glad that there wasn’t a long line for the cave pool during our visit!

Vinapor Blue Water Resort Rates

  • Cave Pool – Php 500/per hour for 8 persons
  • Entrance Fee Resort – Php 50
  • Kiddie & Big Pool – Php 100
  • Cottages – Php 300 to Php 500
  • Rooms – Php 1200 to Php 2600
  • Dorms – Php 2450 to Php 9200
  • Horseback Riding – Php 50


Vinapor Blue Water Resort offers a range of accommodations to suit different preferences and budgets. Whether you’re traveling solo, as a couple, or with family and friends, you’ll find comfortable options, including cozy cottages and spacious villas.

Things to do at Vinapor Blue Water Resort

Chill at the beachfront. 

The star attraction of Vinapor Blue Water Resort is undoubtedly its pristine beachfront. Spend your days lounging on the white sandy shores, taking refreshing dips in the clear waters, or simply soaking in the tropical sun. The calm and shallow waters are perfect for leisurely swimming and water activities.

Try some water sports activities.

For those seeking adventure, the resort offers a variety of water sports and activities. From kayaking and paddleboarding to snorkeling and even scuba diving, you can explore the vibrant underwater world teeming with marine life and coral formations.

Go island hopping.

Arrange for an island-hopping excursion to nearby islets and discover more of the region’s natural beauty. Explore hidden coves, enjoy a beach picnic, and relish the opportunity to immerse yourself in unspoiled surroundings.

Vinapor Blue Water Resort in Agusan del Norte offers a tranquil haven for those seeking solace in nature’s embrace. Whether you’re a beach enthusiast, an adventure seeker, or simply looking to unwind, this serene paradise promises an unforgettable experience.

My friend and I only had a short visit to see the Vinapor Cave Pool for a day. Whether you’re coming from Butuan City or Cagayan de Oro City, it’s possible to visit Vinapor Blue Water Resort for a day tour trip. The only downside is that if you’re coming from CDO, expect long hours of land travel back and forth!

About the Author

Ara Patria

A travel blogger in the Philippines and a K-pop enthusiast, Ara Patria (The Adventuress) pursues her passion and love for traveling. She’s been blogging for years, where she writes about her own travel experiences and promotes the wonders of the Philippines. Not only does she promote the beauty of her country, but she also focuses on promoting sustainable tourism. She dreams of traveling the world and inspiring other people through her own written works and captured moments with her camera.

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