The main attraction of Panagsama is its people. They are warm and friendly and always finding a way to make every stranger comfortable and feel at home.
Panagsama is originally known as Basdiot meaning "Little Sand"
It is one of the 13 barrios in the municipality of Moalboal, well-known also as the place called "Divers Paradise".
The village chief whom was, is and will always be loved by the people is a man who has the most beautiful smile. His name is Mauro or Chief Mau. A dedicated father to his children and grandchildren and a loving husband to his wife
He never runs out of good words for everyone, sharing his wisdom and his talent with the CHESS GAME as he chuckles and whistles his every move beating his opponents who can only scratch their heads why they lost the game to this smiling man.