Kalanggaman Island or Calanggaman Island, is a strip of land with an area of less than 10 hectares, situated approximately 12 kilometers from the shoreline of the mainland of Palompon, Leyte.
With its rich marine environment , it served as traditional fishing grounds of the local fisherfolks and communal area for swimming and social gatherings of local residents. Lying midway to Ce ...
bu province, it has milky white sand and crystal clear waters, blue waters and palm trees.
On weekends, it is full of local tourists - families, employees, yuppies, marine sports buffs and nature lovers. Various occasions, varied experiences and impressions.
Kalanggaman is tiptoeing as it strikes a sensitive balance between tourism and preservation of its natural charm. Camping is fun. You can sleep soundly and safely on the beach. Have a mosquito repellant, just in case. More travel tips: sunblock to protect your skin, sunglass, hat, flashlight, sleeping gear, mineral water, ice cubes, foodstuffs. Different strokes for different folks, however. Local picnic treats are typically Filipino - food galore from crispy lechon, adobo to root crops.
Kalanggaman is friendly to children and non-swimmers. The waves are not intimidating. It has an intertidal white sand bar that appears and disappears along the western part of the islet depending on the direction of the waves. A briefing is given on activities and areas suited to scuba diving, swimming, bird watching, snorkeling, boating, etc.
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While other countries are good at promoting themselves, attracting a steady flow of arrivals per year, the Visayas must step up, a top official of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) said.
PCCI president George Barcelon said that if the Visayas wants to make its tourism products known to all types of markets, it has to produce more content online.
"Share more of your beautiful travel stories and photos about your island online. Theres a lot of locals who havent been to your place and one way to attract them is to bombard them with all these breath-taking photos of beac ...
The whole vessel was brimming with enthusiasm as the boatmen prepared to land us on Kalanggaman Island.
Travelling to the North and South of Cebu, Philippines. Visit the beautiful Calanggaman Island (30-45mins away from Bogo City north of Cebu) then a road trip to Oslob (south of Cebu) to swim the white sand beaches, see whale sharks and the magnificent Tumalog Falls.
If you travel to Philippines, Think of CEBU!