White Island Marine Sanctuary

Mambajao, Camiguin

White Island Marine Fish Sanctuary Medano Islet is an uninhabited white sandbar located about 1.4 kilometres off the northern shore of Mambajao in the volcanic island of Camiguin in the Philippines. The island is generally horseshoe shaped, although the tides constantly resize and reshape its exact form. There are no trees or shelter of any kind, and it is composed solely of white sands.

r /> White Island attracts thousands of tourists every year. The island can be accessed from Brgy. Agoho or Brgy. Yumbing in Mambajao about 4 to 6 kilometres west of the poblacion or town center. Small boats can be hired from any of the beachfront resorts that face the island.  Wiki

White Island Marine Fish Sanctuary Medano Islet News

  • Cooling Off On The Island Of Fire

    Cooling Off On The Island Of Fire

    As things heated up last week over military charges of communist inroads in our universities - an issue the University of the Philippines, in particular, has dealt with for over 70 years, under every administration - I decided to take advantage of my leave credits and spend a few days in a zone of true peace and quiet, away from TV and certain -loud and aggressive persons vexatious to the spirit, as the Desiderata put it.

    As it happened, I'd presciently I'd booked a trip to Camiguin last November (we routinely do this - book blind months in advance and hope for the best) and it couldn't hav ...

  • Laid Back Islands In Camiguin

    Laid Back Islands In Camiguin

    When you are on the voyage of discovering an extraordinary place, you want to visit everything. To explore each and every tagged places or unexplored parts of Camiguin. Out of our excitement we want to try to get into one boat that could bring us to all 4 island stops of Camiguin but was just impossible to get a great deal. Topography speaking its too far from one another reason for a pricy boat ride, basically because it would take more hours to voyage around the island.

  • Camiguin Tourist Spots And Ultimate Travel Guide

    Camiguin Tourist Spots And Ultimate Travel Guide

    Camiguin Island is how places like Boracay and Palawan used to be before the rest of the world found out about them. Here's my list of the best Camiguin tourist spots and my ultimate Camiguin travel guide, to help you plan your trip to this off the beaten track island.

  • Non-mainstream Provinces In The Philippines: Camiguin X Cagayan De Oro X Bukidnon 2018

    First time to fly to the southern part of the Philippines. Mindanao was still under martial law when we went there (July 2018). Don't worry though, it's very safe to go there. Here are some things you need about these three provinces:

    Camiguin - pretty chill place. Not swarmed by the tourists which is really nice. You can visit all the spots on the island for 1.5 to 2 days. Never skip eating Lanzones fruit here. Plus don't forget to apply insect repellant because the mosquitoes are wild lol

    Cagayan De Oro - Whitewater rafting in Cagayan De Oro River is their main tourist spot here. We b ...

  • Why I Love Philippines - Camiguin Island

    Camiguin is an island province in the Philippines located in the Bohol Sea, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) off the northern coast of Mindanao. It is politically part of the Northern Mindanao Region of the country and formerly a part of Misamis Oriental province.

    Camiguin is the second-smallest province in the country in both population and land area after Batanes. The provincial capital is Mambajao, which is also the province's largest municipality in both area and population.

    The province is famous for its sweet lanzones, to which its annual Lanzones Festival is dedicated, the picturesque ...

  • White Island - Camiguin Philippines

    White Island - Camiguin Philippines

    White Island is Camiguin's fascinating sandbar that vanishes during high tide. Its daily rebirth makes it fresh and pristine every morning. Free from trees and non-aquatic life forms, this long stretch of sand is beautifully desolated. This giant spill of sugar that bends across the sea is definitely a wonderful sight to see.