Bacolod is a town located on the northwest coast of Negros Island in the Philippines. In the Philippines, Bacolod is a highly urbanized city and the capital of the Negros Occidental region. Bacolod has a population of 561,875 people as of the 2015 census and is the most populous city in the Western Visayas. It is also the second-most populous city in the Visayas. In 2008, Bacolod was recognized as "The Best Place to Live in the Philippines" by MoneySense Magazine and was also declared by the Department of Science and Technology as a "centre of excellence" for information technology and business process management operations. Bacolod was also awarded the "Philippines Model City" by The Manila Times in 2017.
February and March are the least seasons of Bacolod's tourists. Not only are tourists lacking, but most hotels offer cheaper rates to attract tourists this season. Occasionally, travel companies are also rewarding or offering discounts for excursions to Bacolod to attract tourists in these months. In Bacolod, the peak of tourism takes place in January. Higher accommodation rates than other seasons. At Christmas time are a very busy date and a date that you should avoid if and not in a busy state. Between May and October is the rainy season. So be prepared if you come at this time.
Virac Airport - It is the only airport serving the Catanduanes island region of the Philippines. The airport is in the capital of Virac. The airport is classified as a 1st class airport by the Philippine Civil Aviation Authority.
Bacolod-Silay International Airport - The main airport serving Bacolod public areas and is located in Silay City 15 kilometres northeast of Bacolod. It is the second busiest airport serving Negros Island and is capable of handling international air traffic.
Bacolod has a tropical climate. Bacolod has two seasons, seasons and wet seasons. It is dry and sunny throughout the year with occasional rain from June to December. The province of Palawan usually gets cyclone once a year or no. The Bacolod temperatures can reach 36 degrees Celsius in summer from March to May and as low as 18 degrees Celsius in the mountains during the rainy season. The average temperature is about 24 to 34 degrees Celsius, and there are not many changes except in May, the hottest month.