Balicasag Island Marine Fish Sanctuary is an almost circular island with a typical Maldives character. Crystal clear waters and a snow white beach surround the island. Balicasag has a diameter of about 600 Meters and lies about 20 minutes by boat from Alona Beach. Just like in the Maldives, the island has only one bungalow resort with about 20 simple bungalows in native style. You can walk around ...
the island in about 30 to 40 Minutes. Beside the resort, there are about 100 indigenous families living on the island.
Balicasag is especially popular for divers. Dive boats from Alona Beach come here every day for one or two dives to enjoy the breathtaking wall dives around Balicasag Island. The reef is about 50 Meters from the beach and falls straight down to about 50 Meters. There are a few caves and caverns under water and a huge forest of black corals.
Balicasag Island Marine Fish Sanctuary News
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Pristine coral reef of Balicasag island. Turtles, Jacks, Beautiful corals
Todays Philippines vlog explores a small island known as Balicasag. The island itself can be explored in 45 minutes but we were here to explore the beautiful reef cliffs surrounding the island. The reefs serve as a sanctuary for turtles and thousands of fish! Hope you guys enjoy the vid and thank you for watching.
Growing up, I read so much about the world outside. I never really ever dreamed of editing a travel magazine, even when I was already entertaining thoughts of doing magazine work. I did read a lot of Life and The National Geographic, maybe some Travel + Leisure, but it was the lifestyle magazines I got hooked on, whether it was Vanity Fair or Vogue. To follow, say, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor as they roamed the world, lingering at the cafes they frequented, the hotels they stayed in, the ballrooms they waltzed into, the homes they lived in, was the kind of travel that caught my fancy.
Family Trip to Bohol, famous for its iconic island, Balicasag.
First time to fly Drone and first time to encounter Jack fish schooling.
Bohol is like a condensed version of the entire country, which is why this bountiful province is always on the list of must-visit places for first-time travelers in the Philippines. Whether you are looking to get a tan at white sand beaches or dive into the colorful underwater, be mesmerized by the sprawling Chocolate Hills or simply indulge on a relaxing river cruise, visit elegant archaic churches or conquer thrilling adventures, say it and most likely Bohol has it!