Compared to its more famous neighbor ? Boracay, the province of Antique rarely sees tourist but offers something stunning to those who are willing to discover its bounties. Just like Malalison Island, off the coast of Culasi town. Frolic in the white powdery sand and cerulean waters the island. This thriving island is now attracting travelers because of its sundry topography, some even find it reminiscent of Batanes. Hike up Malalison?s windswept highest peak peppered with pitcher plants and be rewarded with scenic vista. Here?s a DIY Guide to Malalison Island with budget itinerary.
By the time we headed out on a boat for Malalison Island, we were well aware of and looking forward to hiking its beautiful rolling hills. But the first sight that greeted us as our boat inched closer to the island was a beautiful, curving sandbar and surrounding crystalline turquoise waters. We also knew about this sandbar but only realized how beautiful it was in person.
Malalison Island is another paradise to be discovered in the Philippines. I love how the island has been unspoiled and reserved, still. IT'S MORE FUN IN THE PHILIPPINES!
Discover Antique's hidden paradise!
Mararison Island, also known as Malalison for tourist, is a small beach destination in Culasi, Antique. It is sometimes called as Little Batanes due to its similarity with the famous Batanes. Just 2 hours away from Boracay.
A 55-hectare island which offers totally laid back and disconnected life from social media and night out parties. Accessible by a 15 minute boat ride from the mainland coast of Culasi.
We went straight here from our Islas de Gigantes Trip. <- Click for the link of Gigantes trip.
Yes, from North to South, I don't know why we're fond of doing that. So that means we ...
Now let's go back to the Philippines. Our next stop is Iloilo with my friend, Ai. We always planned to go out of town and so when we spotted a Cebu Pacific promo we just grabbed it. We wanted to go to a lot of cities but we decided to go to Iloilo since we both haven't been there yet.
When preparing our itinerary, one of our friends who was supposed to join us told us to go to Mararison Island which is a 4-5hr drive from Iloilo City. We discovered when we got there that it is actually closer and faster if you're coming from Kalibo or Boracay which was a wrong move for us but we never knew w ...