Great Journeys Made Easier
Spend your day snorkelling with tropical fish on an island hopping excursion in Mactan Island, Cebu. Take a cruise through the islands on a large motorized boat locally known as a “banca,” then dive or take a dip in the marine sanctuary and then savor the flavorful tastes of Filipino cuisine including the fresh catch of the day like fish, squid, oysters, shrimps or crabs. Then there’s that all-encompassing relaxation on the beach with spectacular views of the island-dotted waters of the sea on your banca ride.
Most Visited islands near mactan Island
Nalusuan was named after the local Cebuano term “kalusuan” which literally refers to a “place for penises.” The term was coined by local fishermen who fish in the area and called it as such due to the presence of sea cucumbers, which resemble the male genitals.
The island is perfect for family swimming through its white sand beaches with shallow waters and cottages you can rent. A sand bar which extends to a nearby island is also an attraction along with local cogon grass products. Unlike other islands, Pandanon has no place for divers.
Caohagan is a small yet popular island hopping destination which is about 30 minutes away from mailand Mactan and is home to a small village of local fisher folk who offers fresh seafood catch and souvenir items. The island also boasts of a lush forest, marine life for snorkeling, and a lagoon with crystal clear water for swimming.
It’s an island with a government protected reef (Olango reef) so you can expect thriving fishes and preserved corals when diving or snorkeling. The corals are located on the eastern area of the island (back section) while on the north and west is where a lagoon with white sand beach is available for swimming during high tide only. Floating lodges are also found on the west side of the channel.
Enjoy holidays in the sea
Your choice of island depends on the day you choose but we guarantee both isles are equally idyllic and have the same sandy white beaches. Imagine getting up close and personal with all these marine life that were only once found in National Geographic documentaries and tour brochures. So start your adventure now and book with us to get that island hopping and diving experience you’ve always dreamed of.