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
The devastation of typhoon Yolanda brought misfortune and tragedy to most people who are residing in the Visayas region. However, this occurrence shed light to a pristine island. With minimal human intervention to its development, it is dubbed as the hidden wonder island of Antique, attracting most tourists who want to be a step closer to nature.
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.