Panagsama Beach Basdiot Fish Sanctuary Tongo Point is located in Moalboal, Cebu. The beach served as the first dive site in the Philippines. It serves as home to an extraordinary array of coral, anemones, sponges, and a swarming host of brightly colored reef fish.
The Basdiot Fish Sanctuary is locally and also popularly known by divers in Moalboal as Tongo Point. Barangay Basdiot i ...
s a focal point for tourism, through its diving, which provides income for many locals who provide diving services or have diving shops in Panagsama Beach, Moalboal. The main reason for establishing the fish sanctuary was to ensure favorable breeding grounds for fish, where there is protection from fishing and disturbance through regulatory measures.
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One of the most visited places in the Philippines is Cebu, and if you are like me who heard that the hustle and bustle in this country is a lot like the crowded capital Manila, you would wonder why tourists flock to this highly urbanized province, until you yourself would have a chance to investigate it with your own pair of eyes. Thus, my friends and I went on a short trip to Cebu.
Disclaimer: it was worth it
To be honest, we've waited for a year for this trip to finally happen. We booked a Cebu trip for four on September 2015 via Air Asia's Piso Fare promo; when you are students overlo ...
Snorkeling in Panagsama Beach, Cebu.
First Destination is in Pescador Island where you will see different kinds of fish.
Next is near the shore of the Panagsama you will see lots of mini sardines.
There is a high chance that you will find a turtles just also near the shore just like I did.
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While it is a popular destination for local and foreign tourists, Panagsama Beach is not much of a beach anymore. The beach was actually washed off during a typhoon in 1984. The beach is also known as Basdiot, which comes from two Cebuano words, bas, which means sand, and diot, which means little. The name basically describes the beach itself, which does not have much sand left.
Due to this, the resorts at Panagsama Beach cater mainly to divers, both local and foreign. The shoreline of the beach is essentially made up of rocks and corals. The end of the coral drops off into an abyss that ma ...
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That elusive photo chasing a sardine run, that priced selfie with a sea turtle, and that noteworthy beach camp gracing the sunset where just few of the expectations listed on every Moalboal goer.
Moalboal, a once sleepy town seating 90 kilometers southwest of Cebu City, offers a laid-back vibe. Stunning white strips adorn its edges where clear and calm ripples regularly washes off the shore.
Beneath are unassuming underwater wonders. Sea turtles frequently seen feeding on seaweeds, not minding the snorkelers hovering over as they search for nutrition.
A bit further is a conglomeration ...