Manjuyod White Sandbar Marine Sanctuary is a pristine 7 kilometer stretch of premium white sand can be accessed via a short 15 minute boat ride from Capinahan Wharf in the South Bais Bay, Bais City Negros Oriental. The area is also popular for whale and dolphin watching. The sandbar emerges only during low tides. On the island you can find native wooden houses built on stilts – and which, during h ...
igh tide, appears to be floating on the water. These cottages could be rented for overnight stays and can be booked at the Bais City Tourism Office.
Manjuyod White Sandbar Marine Sanctuary News
The city of Bais in Negros Oriental has been serving as the base for boatloads of tourists on dolphin and whale-watching tours at the TaÃ±on Strait, the body of water separating Negros Oriental from southern Cebu. Occasionally, a few species of whales, and even whale sharks may be spotted here but the vast majority of sighting are that of spinner dolphins, so named because they spin as they leap out of the water.
Exploring Negros Oriental and the Island of FireMe and my highschool friend's annual get together. Last December 2016, we chose to explore the city of Negros Oriental (Dumaguete, Manjuyod and Apo Island) and province of Siquijor. And also, to welcome home our very own balikbayan, Noey.
When we told people we were heading to South East Asia for three weeks the standard response was "Are you going to Thailand or Bali?"
It's no surprise Thailand and Indonesia are at the forefront when it comes to the region. In terms of travel infrastructure and tourism, they're arguably the two countries that have embraced foreigners and cater for them the most.
In our case, we wanted to go deeper. We love those places, but there's something rewarding about the difficulty of travelling to those far-flung beaches with less tourists.
The Philippines hit our radar from watching other tr ...
Traveling Manjuyod Sand Bar, Pulang Bato Falls and Forest Camp, Dumaguete, Negros Oriental Philippines.
Music: San Holo - Light
With all the different amazing destinations found in the world, it is quite hard to choose where to go when planning for a vacation. But sometimes all you have to do is take a closer look instead of looking so far away. Just here in the Philippines, we have more than 7107 destinations you can choose from. One interesting place that would make you feel like you are in the beautiful Maldives is the Manjuyod White Sandbar in Negros Oriental.
The Manjuyod White Sandbar has a second name known amongst locals and travelers as the "Maldives of the Philippines". Based on jurisdiction, the white san ...
The Philippine Coast Guard in Dumaguete City has assured that it will not order the "closing down" of the dolphin and whale watching tours in Bais City and nearby towns like Manjuyod in Negros Oriental.
Lieutenant Junior Grade Donna Liza Ramacho gave the assurance as the Coast Guard Dumaguete Station, which she heads, conducted a dialogue Thursday, March 23, with tour boat operators in Bais City.
The dialogue, also attended by the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) officials, aims to discuss concerns with the boat operators the salient laws that require them to have their seacraft duly ...