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Things to do in Sagada

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Nature
“"The big cave" is one of the most popular experiences in Sagada. It's a large, open cave with a few slippery bits but no really tight spaces and lots of attractive rock formations. You will get wet to the waist!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Arts & Crafts Store
“This is about 45 minutes of walk from the plaza... located between Lumiang Cave and Sumaguing Cave. They serve craft beer, coffee, full meals and desserts. I personally loved the soya coffee. Great view of Balugan Rice Terraces right outside the cafe window. Great place for a stopover after a long walk.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
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“Great place for breakfast, lunch or dinner (full meals at cheap price). Personal favorite: - mountain tea - strawberry yoghurt (strawberries are home-grown) - boneless bangus”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Are you down for some local craft beer and grilled sausages? Then this is the place for you. It is in the middle of the woods and at the outskirts; you could hire a shuttle or walk under the stars.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Log Cabin is a Sagada institution. Drop by in the afternoon, reserve and order in advance, and you'll have a huge hearty meal ready for you! Watch for their buffet dinners on weekends or special occasions. Be sure to reserve in advance!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“The peak offers a breathtaking view of the sunrise, usually after a rainfall the night before. The walk all the way to the peak takes an hour, give or take, from the town center, and it is best to leave for Kiltepan at 4:30am. A piece of advice, though, take the hike on weekdays. You can thank me later.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Yogurt House is about halfway between the town center and BnB on the Hill. It's probably the most popular restaurant in Sagada, and for good reason: you get good food and plenty of it! Try the yogurt, of course, and the pasta dishes get great reviews, as does most of the food.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cemetery
“Sagadans practice cliff burials from time immemorial, and the jagged limestone karst of Echo Valley are studded with coffins. The famed "hanging coffins" are a cluster that you can walk close to, but there are many others. Your guide can point them out to you! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Fast Food Restaurant
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“It is interesting to note that no matter how mothers with babies and toddlers thrive in Sagada, there don't seem to be any shop selling baby stuff. Except for 7J's. They are working on adding baby essentials to their merch. This store is also stocked with a wide array of apparel and accessories apart from the souvenirs that you can also find in the other local shops.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Place to shop
“Good for buying fresh produce and meats. This is your go-to place if you can't make it till the Saturday market.”
  • 1 local recommends
Asian Restaurant
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“In my opinion they have the best pinikpikan in town. It's right in the middle of lower Dagdag area and is usually packed with tourists who'd just finished with their spelunking tours late at night. I love their chicken and etag!”
  • 1 local recommends
Home Goods Store
“True, there are dozens of souvenir shops lining up and down the South Road with products showcasing the Sagada weave as well as apparel for the cold weather. What makes Sagada Quality Merchandise stand out is their selection. Apart from the Sagada weave, they also have the woven products from other Eastern locales in the Mountain Province. And these interesting patterns adorn backpacks, pouches, platform sandals, tapis and table runners. Manang Annie also sells the traditional gating (skirt wrap) with the bakget (tassled belt) for women and the wanis (loincloth) for men. Also lining her shelves are jams and preserves, Korean goods and homeware.”
  • 1 local recommends
Place to shop
“Weaving using the backstrap loom is a traditional Sagada craft, and Sagada Weaving has earned a reputation for making durable, high-quality goods out of traditional woven cloth. There's a shop in front, and you can watch the weavers at work in the back!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Ganduyan Museum is often closed, but if you ask at the store next door you can make an appointment to see the collection. It's worth the effort: there's a great assortment of local beads, jewelry, baskets and other rattan woven items, and other local artifacts. It's a great way to gain a new perspective on Sagada's culture and traditions!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Place to shop
“Need some documents printed? This little printing shop can help you out. They also handle other desktop publishing jobs.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Sagada Pottery is a workshop producing gallery-quality stoneware pottery. We use locally-gathered clay and glaze ingredients, processing our own clay, shaping pots, and firing our work in locally built kilns. We do demos and hands-on practice for visitors for a nominal fee, and finished work is on display in our gallery!”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Arts & Crafts Store
“This is about 45 minutes of walk from the plaza... located between Lumiang Cave and Sumaguing Cave. They serve craft beer, coffee, full meals and desserts. I personally loved the soya coffee. Great view of Balugan Rice Terraces right outside the cafe window. Great place for a stopover after a long walk.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Are you down for some local craft beer and grilled sausages? Then this is the place for you. It is in the middle of the woods and at the outskirts; you could hire a shuttle or walk under the stars.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Log Cabin is a Sagada institution. Drop by in the afternoon, reserve and order in advance, and you'll have a huge hearty meal ready for you! Watch for their buffet dinners on weekends or special occasions. Be sure to reserve in advance!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“Yogurt House is about halfway between the town center and BnB on the Hill. It's probably the most popular restaurant in Sagada, and for good reason: you get good food and plenty of it! Try the yogurt, of course, and the pasta dishes get great reviews, as does most of the food.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Conveniently located near the entrance of the Lumiang Cave, you might want to stop first for a tall drink of macha green iced tea in this rustic hangout before entering the bowels of the earth. Are glass noodles made of glass or are they just like the regular ramen? That's a food for thought. If you haven't had coffee wine yet, you should get a glass or a bottle of Bauko's finest here.”
  • 1 local recommends
Asian Restaurant
“In my opinion they have the best pinikpikan in town. It's right in the middle of lower Dagdag area and is usually packed with tourists who'd just finished with their spelunking tours late at night. I love their chicken and etag!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Sagada Taste is a quaint little food stop right beneath the Labanet Lodge along the South Road. Don't let their size fool you, it's great, and they have a delectable set of choices for meals. Not to mention a consistent sense of décor utilizing the intricate Sagada woven patterns.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Up for some grilled pork or chicken for dinner? This is your joint. They come highly recommended. They serve them with potato fries and salad greens which has a wonderful dressing! Lightly sweet with a kick of spice! And did I tell you how their meat simply drips with amazing thick sauce?”
  • 1 local recommends

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