Balot Island, also called Balut Island, is one of the six islets in Kalamansig. It's located in Barangay Paril, Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat. From their fish port, you can hire or rent a "bangka" (motorized seaboat) to go to Balot Island.
It's more than an hour's ride from the fish port. But when you see the white sand on the shore, rock formations, and coral reefs under the clear blu ...
e water along your way, you know that the time, the distance, and everything spent has paid off.
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Balut island is well worth the time to visit. It is one of the most southernly treasures of the Philippines. Do not hesitate to make this out of the way journey, as the wonder of this place is a handsome reward for the effort, It is simply breath taking. Tuke Malang resort is really beautiful with private villa's on the beach front included. It's a refreshingly secluded location. They offer many fun activities like zip-lining, snorkelling,boating, volleyball and karaoke. The highlights of the tour are Olaniban island home to the B'laan people, Tuke Nun Sol cave, Paras Beach AND Tuke Malang Res ...
There were limited ways to reach Balut Island of Sarangani, Davao Occidental and fortunately one of them was through General Santos City. Balut Island, being part of the Sarangani Islands, was the main hub of trading on the islands. Its neighboring islands Sarangani Island and Olanivan Island were blessed with natural beauties as it was. The municipality of Sarangani should not be confused with Sarangani Province, though. Checking the map might make you scratch your head as I did but I settled on the notion that whoever thought of naming these places should better have had better reasons of do ...
Who would have thought that we have this kind of paradise in the Southwestern part of the country? White sand beach, turquoise colored water, and very rich marine life made this Island a tourist destination in Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat.
I have high standards in choosing a beach destination in summer or any other day of the year but the lack of amenities notwithstanding, I fell in love once more with this island paradise during my second visit just before Christmas day.
Our group started our journey in Nuro, Upi, Maguindanao. The land trip took us an hour and a half along the long and winding Cotabato to Lebak road. The paved highway has opened more economic activities in the area and expedited the movement of agricultural products unlike in the past when one had to ride the huge wooden boats or lancha of the Biruar Shippi ...
You want one more island to explore? Balut Island should be your next stop!
The Philippine archipelago is composed of 7,107 islands. Each island has its own characteristic and some may share the same name.
Just like there is Balut Island in Sarangani, Davao Occidental and then there is the lesser-known but nonetheless beautiful, Balut Island in Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat.
Kalamansig is a first class municipality and got its name from the term "Kulaman-sa-ig" or roughly translated as Manobo of the Water.
Kalamansigeños call the Sultan Kudarat Island as Donaoang.
Because of its ...
Our vacation trip to Balot Island.