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

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    This saccharine-tasting fruit is due to generous amounts of rainfall and sunshine, the island's volcanic nature and the unique intercropping system of coconut and lanzones trees.

    This colorful revelry recently came to life once again in a weeklong festivity to celebrate the bountiful harvest of the fruit.

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    The Camiguin White Island.

    It is the province's most popular tourist attraction. Powdery white sand make up this glittery bend, surrounded by sea grass. Although it usually resembles a boomerang, it changes shape according to the tides. A naked island, it is uninhabited - no houses, no huts, no trees - but umbrellas are available for rent.

    Location: Mambajao, Camiguin

    Nearest Airport: Camiguin (Camiguin Airport) and Cagayan de Oro (Laguindingan Airport)

    How to get there: Camiguin has its own airport. If you're coming from Manila, you can connect in Cebu because there are no direct ...

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