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.
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So after exploring the beauty of Cebu let's head to another breath-taking destination, Bohol, Philippines.
Next Stop: PANGLAO, BOHOL
How to get there from Cebu City: From Cebu City, take a cab going to Cebu Pier (you should know which terminal you will be departing to Bohol) Prior to that, buy a RoRo Ship ticket going to Bohol from Cebu. You can get them at 2GO Supercat or Oceanjet, they have booths in the Pier so you can get a ticket on the same day or they have offices in Manila so you can get them in advance. The tick ...
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Luckily enough I was able to find a cheap~ish ticket to Bohol last December (I'll post the budget somewhere in this post so keep reading!) and I'm all for cheap as plane tickets! It wasn't until last month did I actually start planning the trip, I usually book our hotels or bed & breakfast a few weeks to a month in advance ...
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Ever since we started planning our trip to the Philippines, Bohol has been a place we wanted to see thanks to photos we've seen of their famous rolling Chocolate Hills. Little did we know this Visayan island had more than just gorgeous unusual shaped mountains, that it, in fact, had rare animals and those picture perfect turquoise waters and white sand. Thanks to the Philippines Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) we were able to witness the beauty of Bohol for ourselves on our familiarization trip being pleasantly surprised one stop after another.
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