Once upon a time, there was a lady who got tired of her routinary life. She decided to get out of her comfort zone, face her fears, live life and love. And now, she is living her life in a fairy tale world that is full of mystery, magic, beauty and wonder.
Sitangkai is considered as a 2nd class municipality in the province of Tawi-Tawi. In addition, it is also called the "venice of the south".The majority of the people here are badjaos and sama. We don't often see floating market in the Philippines; however, when you go to Sitangkai you will be brought to a new world.
Travel to Sitangkai from Bongao, Tawi-Tawi is via Vessel. Visitors and Guests will love the panoramic view of many islets surrounding the area. What is amazing in this place is the existence of small community also known as " pondohan cluster" living in the midst of the sea. If you want to have a picture of it- Water World movie is the best to describe it.
Just do not forget to bring your camera to take a snapshot of the best that Sitangkai can offer.
Seaweeds Capital in the Philippines
Sitangkai is also known as the "seaweeds capital of the Philippines". Aside from fishing, seaweed farming is another source of livelihood in the Island. The economy of Sitangkai is booming due to the production of seaweeds.
Sitangkai, Tawi-Tawi is rich in marine resources. The mode of transportation is by sea using the pump boat. There are no tricycles, jeeps and motorcycles in this area. What is amazing in this place is the beauty of trade and commerce. The sellers, mostly badjaos,sell directly from their boats. The visitors and guests from the neighboring place and other cities who happen to visit Sitangkai will appreciate the place. In addition, the people of Sitangkai are really peace-loving and hospitable.