Basul Island

Surigao City, Surigao del Norte

Basul Island is located just off shore from Surigao City, Surigao del Norte. It is noted for its enticing white beaches richly interpolated by empty shells casing and fine corals.

Basul Island News

  • Suroy Sa Surigao Day 2

    Suroy Sa Surigao Day 2

    In Day 2 of my Surigao escapade, I visited some of the islands under Surigao City. The first one was Hikdop Island which had two popular tourist destinations. The first one is the Buenavista Cave and the second one is the Pagkawasan Beach. After our adventures at Hikdop Island, our Suroy sa Surigao tour took us to Basul Island before going back to the mainland.

    Suroy sa Surigao Day 2

    I was really excited for Day 2 of the Suroy sa Surigao because it involved island-hopping which is my favorite things to do every summer. I woke up early and had an early breakfast at Le Chard Place Bed and ...

  • Lapsay, Where Jellyfish Dont Sting

    Lapsay, Where Jellyfish Dont Sting

    A jellyfish sting hurts, as people who have suffered from it would know. So imagine swimming with hundreds of them.

    Doing so at Lapsay Lagoon, however, could change how many people view jellyfish.

    At Lapsay, a cove on Tinago Island, jellyfish don't sting.

    The type of jellyfish in Lapsay, in Tagana-an town, Surigao del Norte province, is called the Darwin, and they don't sting humans.

    Though they have venom, too, the Darwin uses this only on zooplanktons or small organisms that drift in the ocean.

    Mayor Cesar Alsong Diaz of Tagana-an town said Darwins had become one of the town's ...

  • Travel Guide Basul Island Surigao City Surigao Del Norte

    Travel Guide Basul Island Surigao City Surigao Del Norte

    Basul Island is located in the province of Surigao Del Norte. It is the nearest island from Surigao City and its beach has a light-brown sand.

    Basul is a small island and there are no rooms available in the island but there are several open-air cottages that are for rent.

    There's an entrance fee of 50 pesos per person plus 100 pesos boat docking fee being collected by the islands' caretaker.

    How to get there:

    From Manila, go to Surigao City. You can travel to Surigao City either by ship, plane or by bus. From Surigao City, go to city port and rent a motorized banca to Basul Island. ...

  • Surigao A City Of Islands Adventure And Everything in Between

    Surigao A City Of Islands Adventure And Everything in Between

    Mention "island" to travelers' and their eyes light up with the exotic back-to-basics experience island sojourns offer. Pair it with "adventure" and you have a powerhouse combination of a destination every nature lover yearns for.

    Such is Surigao, an archipelagic city with a blend of sun, sea, sand, seafood and a dash of urban lifestyle in the countryside.

    Tagged "The City of Island Adventures", it has 17 islands and islets and 21 villages, scattered in the northeastern coast of Mindanao. For beach bums, this is an infinity of sleepy shores, multiplied 20 times with coves and crystal cle ...

  • Hopping at Basul Island

    Hopping at Basul Island

    Maybe this island is not as finest like in Boracay or Palawan, but it is one of the islands in Surigao Del Norte that every tourist is hoping for to visit ??" Basul Island.

    Among the extensive and majestic coastline of Surigao, Basul Island is one of its numerous islands continue to still draw the attention of many traveler. It is a private island with outstanding white sand beaches and fresh water perfect for a refreshing dip.

    How to get there

    Basul Island is the nearest in the city and can be reached by motorized pump boat for only 15 minutes from the city port.

    By air: From Mani ...

  • Surigao del Norte

    Surigao del Norte

    Surigao del Norte is the second northernmost of the Mindanao provinces and is the main transportation hub between Visayas and Mindanao. Numerous ferries cross the Surigao Strait between Surigao and the island of Leyte carrying vehicle.

    The salt-water loving trees form interminable marine forests covering 175 square kilometres along the coasts of the mainland and the islands of Siargao and Bucas Grande. People who are interested in game fishing and spearfishing will enjoy its bountiful seas along the tuna route, there are over 23 different species are caught the whole year round. Marlin, tu ...