Malalison Island (locally called as Mararison) is located in Culasi, Antique, 4 kms. off the coast of Culasi; 15 minutes by pumpboat; long stretch of white sand beach; ideal for beach combing and spear fishing; presence of "pitcher plant" noted.
Malalison or Mararison Island News
Malalison Island or locally pronounced as Mararison is one of the must visit islands in the Province of Antique. It can be considered as a fishermen island because most of the resident's are in fishing, as their livelihood. Its breathtaking beauty captured the attention of the travelers after being hit by the Typhoon Yolanda. Aside from the world class beauty of the Boracay Island, in Aklan, Mararison can also be the next frontier or Panay because of its fine white sand beaches, crystal clear waters with a diversity of aquatic flora and fauna - it is truly a perfect diving paradise.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will gather stakeholders from the town of Culasi to discuss the proposed temporary closure of the Mararison Island for a clean-up activity on October 4, Governor Rhodora Cadiao said Monday.
In an interview, Cadiao said the consultation will be held in Culasi where Mararison is located to tap its local government officials and stakeholders in addressing the problem.
The consultation will be facilitated by Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer Andres Untal.
"Please help save our island," said Cadiao, who announced ...
Malalison Island (also called Mararison Island) and Seco Island, both located in Antique province, used to be off-beat tracks. Now they're starting to attract public attention, Malalison Island with its rolling hills and Seco Island with its sandbar surrounded by clear waters.
White sand beach, stunning sandbar, crystal clear waters, rolling hills, such were the main highlights of our day-trip to this island paradise. Just 15-20 minutes boat ride from Culasi mainland, Mararison Island (also called Malalison) was put under tourism spotlight due to its massive beauty, accessibility, and hospitable community.
"DON'T pluck or pick the pitcher plants," warned our guide, as well as a few other locals. "If you don't want to be thrown about by strong waves on your return to the mainland."
Off the coast of Culasi - an hour and a half or so from Antique's central district, San Jose de Buenavista - and accessible by a short boat ride from the sleepy town's port, sits the idyllic isle Mararison.
Yes, it's Mararison the locals correct - speculating that the variant Malalison, which has gained greater name-recognition among travelers, may be the product of early tourists mishearing the peculiar Antiquen ...
The mini batanes you'll find just a few kilometers from Boracay! It's Mararison in unexplored Antique province. A great place for a daytrip!