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  • Island Hopping In Burias Animasola Island

    Island Hopping In Burias Animasola Island

    After passing by the Iniwaran Island (Check : A Glimpse of Iniwaran Island / Templo Island) and after few more minutes of clashing against waves, we finally reached our next destination. If we are going to list the islands in Burias, Masbate based on their popularity, this one is absolutely a top charter! The island of Animasola is one of the most visited islands in Burias not because of the sand nor the crystal clear water but because of their unique and impressive rock formations that are absolutely picture-worthy!

    Here's a shot few meters away from the Animasola Island. You can see that ...

  • Masbates MPA Now A Tourist Magnet

    Masbates MPA Now A Tourist Magnet

    Established in 2002, the Buntod Reef Marine Sanctuary, a local marine-protected area (MPA) in Masbate City, province of Masbate, is now considered a certified "tourist magnet" and one of the top ecotourism destinations in the Bicol region.

    Once in the brink of extinction because of rampant illegal and destructive fishing, reef fishes and other marine wildlife now thrive in this 250-hectare marine sanctuary.

    Buntod Reef Marine Sanctuary's success story proves true the saying "you reap what you sow" for members of the Samahan ng Mangingisda ng Puro-Sinalikway (Samapusi).

    Today Samapusi ...

  • Pristine Islands To Rock Your Summer

    Pristine Islands To Rock Your Summer

    Summer's underway and if you're still planning that ultimate escapade, these two island getaways will surely serve as great additions to your travel bucket list.

    Burias Island, Masbate

    If you want some downtime away from the noisy crowd, go off the beaten path to Burias Island??"one of the three major islands in Masbate province.

    The unspoiled turquiose waters and scenic rock formations of the islands are surely worth the long 10-hour trip.

    An island hopping tour will take you to the beautiful islands of Burias, which are distinct from each other.

    The island of Animasola feature ...