Bukilat Cave

Tudela, Cebu

Bukilat Cave is a large natural cavern in the southeastern part of Poro island. Because of naturally formed piercings in its canopy, the interior is well illuminated. There are many stalactites and stalagmites.

The cave served as shelter for the people living in the island from the Japanese invaders during World War II. Hidden treasures are rumoured to be scattered throughout the ar ...


Poro Island is an island in the province of Cebu, located east of Cebu Island and west of Leyte Island. Two municipalities, Poro and Tudela, are located on Poro Island. It is one of the four Camotes Islands along with Pacijan Island, Ponson Island, and Tulang Island.

Sometimes known as the "Lost Horizon of the south", within recent years Camotes has seen increased visitors and tourism and a growing expatriate community.  Wiki

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  • Camotes Island Tourist Spots - Exploring The Islands Caves, Beaches And Lake

    We were able to explore Camotes Islands' tourist spots for a weekend. Here are the things we did and the places we explored during that birthday trip!

    But first! How to get there?

    Go to Danao Port (est. 2 hours from Cebu City; the best time to get there is early in the morning to avoid traffic congestion.)

    Our trip was at around 5:30AM

    The fare is around 300 pesos, pls check it with the shipping company of your choice

    Travel time from Danao to Consuelo Port (Camotes) is around 2hrs.

    Upon going back to the city, we took the trip from Poro Port (Camotes) and docked to Pier 1 in ...

  • Spirit Diving

    Spirit Diving

    I expected least but got a baptism when I recently swam in the underground waters of two caves in Camotes Island.

    A dedicated armchair tourist, I still somehow ended up in caves, from the wartime bunkers in Alegria, south of Cebu to the trans-water caves, with a few running for 2-km stretches, in Trang An, Vietnam.

    Caves exert a powerful hold. From World War II survivors in Alegria, I learned how upland caves aided their escape from the Japanese Imperial Army and town collaborators.

    Almost a quarter of a century after, survivors recalled how the caves held water they took care not to ...

  • Travel Guide In Camotes Island Cebu Philippines

    Travel Guide In Camotes Island Cebu Philippines

    "'Camote', replied the island ancestors when asked by the Spaniards about the name of the place. The natives were harvesting sweet potatoes (camote) then and thought that the Spaniards were asking what they were digging. That's how the group of islands got its name according to local folklore".

    Tagged as the lost horizon of the south because of its unspoiled beauty, Camotes is a group of islands composed of four major islands (and four towns) namely Pacija (San Francisco), Ponson (Pilar), Poro (Poro and Tudela), and Tulang. It is geographically located between the Cebu mainland and Leyte. I ...

  • Majestic Camotes Island A Hideaway Haven

    Majestic Camotes Island A Hideaway Haven

    Traveling is indeed fun but what can make it amazing is the copious and evocative resources of a specific place enough to provide an ineradicable experience. Way back our time from Spaniards, the name of the island was derived from one of it's local products which is the "Camote" and was called "Camotes Island" since then. The island group is composed of four towns namely Poro, Tudela, Pilar, and San Francisco.

    It's geographically located east of Cebu Island. It's conceivably a haven for some locals and tourists due to its natural god-given spots as well as a number of hotels and resorts in ...

  • Islands Of Camotes A Package Destination

    Islands Of Camotes A Package Destination

    Camotes is located southwest of Leyte, east of Cebu Island and consists of three major islands namely Ponson, Poro and Pacijan Island. It is well-known for its unspoiled destinations and pristine white sand beaches.

    Aroused by the desire to visit the place, I immediately pack my things and grab my two friends to the island. BER months may be considered as the coolest season of the year and months filled with rainy days but this thought never once bothered us in pursuing our trip to Camotes Island. Fortunately, the weather was pretty fine and the sun shining effervescently was perfect for ou ...

  • The Story Of Camotes

    The Story Of Camotes

    The Loch Ness Monster, also known as Nessie, though accepted as a myth, has been lingering in the minds of many for years.

    Despite numerous attempts of settling this controversy, there are still those who believe that magnificent creatures like Nessie may be living beneath the wide cover of lakes, trenches and the deep blue sea, and I, for one, am certain, that I've seen one of Nessie's cousins while visiting the islands of Camotes.

    Located a few kilometers away from Cebu is the Lost Horizon in the South, also known as the province of Camotes. It is composed of four islands, namely, Paci ...