You don’t have to go to as far as Boracay island to relax on white sand beaches and experience the natives’ hospitality.
Obviously, there are many islands here in Cebu that you can visit any time of the year. Here are some of them:
Located northwest of Cebu, the island is part of Bantayan group of islands which includes numerous smaller islands such as Lutungan, Moambuc and Mambacayao islands.mingsworldtravel.biz
The island is known for its abundance of fish. In fact, guinamos (a type of fermented fish) and buwad (dried fish) are transported daily from the island to some parts of the Philippines.
If you want more thrill than relaxing on the island’s beaches, you can visit the island’s rather creepy caves such as Tiyaba, Ogtong and Juagat caves.Ogtong Cave | photo courtesy of julienabong.weebly.com
Or visit Saints Peter and Paul Parish Church if you want to feel :wowbantayan.com | PJames
How do you reach the island from Cebu City? .
Sadly, the island was heavily affected by typhoon Haiyan but is now slowly recovering from the damages.
The Camotes group of islands is located east of Cebu. The islands are made up of the Pacjian, Ponson, Poro and Tulang.Mangodlong Beach | skimchix.blogspot.com
It is said that Spaniards who arrived here came upon some natives farming. When asked what the islands name was, the natives replied (sweet potatoes), thinking they were being asked what they were harvesting.
Aside from the islands’ beautiful white sand beaches, you can also visit Lake Danao.Flickr | Willi Trocio
Or you can go caving in Bukilat Cave.www.cocogrovenatureresort.com
How do you get to Camotes?
Located in the northern part of Cebu just adjacent to the more famous Malapascua island, this island is part of the municipality of Daanbantayan.whackyadventures.blogspot.com
Upon arriving the island, you’ll immediately notice its thick vegetation.rosaminda.wordpress.com
You can also swim the still waters by jumping off a cliff (Just be extra careful).lata-gaw.blogspot.com
Here’s how you get to the …
A part of the municipality of Daanbantayan, the island is located on the northernmost tip of Cebu.www.tropicalbeachgetaways.com
The island is famous for its white sand beaches and for being a diving destination.8thingstodo.com
Did I say diving? Because you have a chance to witness some thresher sharks in action!www.pa-divingidc.com
To get to the island, just .
The Olango group of islands consists of Sulpa, Hilutongan, Nalusuan, Caohagan, Pangan-an and Camungi. Olango is under the jurisdiction of Lapu-Lapu City and Cordova.Nalusuan Island by www.iaft.net
When on the island, you can cross the Tungasan boardwalk and watch the scenic view of sunset.
Olango is also known for its where you can go bird watching.boyetstour.blogspot.com
Olango is also known for its floating restaurants.bilogangbuwanniluna.blogspot.com
How do you reach Olango? !