Buluan Island

Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay

Buluan Island Marine Sanctuary is a gem in Zamboanga Sibugay's municipal capital of Ipil. Buluan Island is actually private property but it doesn't stop locals from visiting the place. With just a small land area, the island can be encircled by banca in 15 minutes, there are only a few huts and a military detachment present. This keeps the area safe. On any given day, only a few people really visi ...

t the island to swim in the marine sanctuary.

Buluan Island Marine Sanctuary News

  • Buluan Island Beach, Ipil Zamboanga Sibugay Philippines

    Buluan Island Beach, Ipil Zamboanga Sibugay Philippines Travel.

    Here's another travel video I made when I visited Ipil, a province 3 hours away from my hometown. Buluan Island , a marine sanctuary, is located in Ipil Zamboanga Sibugay. It is a beautiful island with a beautiful white sand beach and rich in marine life perfect for snorkeling.

  • No Filter Necessary Discover The Beauty Of Buluan Island Marine Sanctuary

    No Filter Necessary Discover The Beauty Of Buluan Island Marine Sanctuary

    "Buluan Island is nothing less than picturesque and you do not need any fancy camera filter to capture its magnificence."

    "Number 1!" ??" the best way to describe Buluan Island Marine Sanctuary (BIMS) in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay. This Marine Protected Area (MPA) was hailed the best in its category in the entire country for 2015. The Local Government has totally banned fishing in the waters surrounding the island. It has further taken protective measures by setting up a military detachment to protect the reef from fishing activities.

    Buluan Island is nothing less than picturesque and you d ...

  • Zamboanga Batangas Sanctuaries Hailed Best PH Marine Reserves

    Zamboanga Batangas Sanctuaries Hailed Best PH Marine Reserves

    A marine sanctuary in an island in Zamboanga Sibugay and a network of marine reserves in Batangas were declared the best-managed marine conservation sites in the Philippines.

    The Buluan Island Marine Sanctuary in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, won first place in the Most Outstanding Marine Protected Area (MPA) category in the 5th Marine Protected Area Awards and Recognition or Para El MAR.

    The Batangas MPA and Bantay Dagat Network topped the Most Outstanding MPA Network category which recognizes multiple MPAs handled by multiple local government units working together.

    Recognizing well-mana ...

  • Zamboanga Batangas Sanctuaries Hailed Best PH Marine Reserves

    Zamboanga Batangas Sanctuaries Hailed Best PH Marine Reserves

    A marine sanctuary in an island in Zamboanga Sibugay and a network of marine reserves in Batangas were declared the best-managed marine conservation sites in the Philippines.

    The Buluan Island Marine Sanctuary in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, won first place in the Most Outstanding Marine Protected Area (MPA) category in the 5th Marine Protected Area Awards and Recognition or Para El MAR.

    The Batangas MPA and Bantay Dagat Network topped the Most Outstanding MPA Network category which recognizes multiple MPAs handled by multiple local government units working together.

    Recognizing well-mana ...

  • 10 remote Philippine island beaches you havent been to

    10 remote Philippine island beaches you havent been to

    Its not for ordinary tourists but for intrepid adventurers who seek really off the beaten path, remote beaches in the Philippines.

    I've personally been to these places and I can attest to the beaches that have been listed here. But then, its not only about the destination. The journey is quite interesting in getting to these places.

    And if you brave the routes and length of travel, you will be rewarded with often white sandy shores without the crowds, touts or vendors. Below is a compilation of ten remote island beaches from Luzon to the Visayas and then Mindanao.

    1. Cibang Cove (Cala ...

  • Exploring the Wonders of Zamboanga Sibugay

    Exploring the Wonders of Zamboanga Sibugay

    Sitting invitingly in the heart of Zamboanga Peninsula is Zamboanga Sibugay, a region that promises travelers experience unique to its own. Known as the Emerging Pearl of the Southern Seas, Zamboanga Sibugay is where you will find the exotic and the unforgettable ??" truly a creation that should be cherished.

    Step into the majestic Sibugay and you will be welcomed with a play of diversified panorama. Imagine a world of emerald waters and skies, of opulent hills and mountains, of endless lush vegetation and, of course, long strips of white sand beach shores neatly lined up.

    Beach and Isla ...