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Bantayan Island

Bantayan Island is a land area of 108.77 sq kilometers (42.00 sq mi) surrounded by beautiful turquoise waters west of the northern tip of Cebu island at Visayan Sea, Cebu Province, Central Visayas Region, Philippines. The island is mostly covered in coconut trees and coastal sinks during high tide to create a pond in shallow waters, but the beach spreads wide during low tide.

Bantayan is not a single island where small islands are uninhabited or uninhabitable around the main island. At least 20 islands stretch about 8 kilometers (5 miles) southwest of Bantayan harbor. Some islands can be accessed by walking during low tide. Small and green islands are almost indistinguishable from one another.

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Many starfish can be seen in the intertidal area. The archipelago has been included in several laws to be divided into two regional states is a protected zone and a tourist zone. The dominant vegetation is ipil-ipil (Leucaena leucocephala), while the cultivated plants include coconut, cassava, banana, sugar cane, corn and mango.

Some birds include eastern reef-egret (Egretta sacra), chinese egret (Egretta eulophotes), little heron (Butorides striata), larger sand-plover (Charadrius leschenaultii), whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus), ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres), pied harrier (Circus melanoleucos), lesser frigatebird (Fregata ariel), pied harrier (Circus melanoleucos), black-chinned fruit dove (Ptilinopus leclancheri), island collared dove (Streptopelia bitorquata), island swiftlet (Collocalia vanikorensis) and white-collared kingfisher (Halcyon chloris).

The beautiful beaches of Bantayan Island include Paradise Beach, Alice Beach, Sugar Beach, Maricaban Beach, Kota Beach and Sandbar Beach. The beautiful islands include Virgin Island, Hilantagaan Island, and Kinatarkan Island. Obo-ob Mangrove Eco Park is a mangrove forest crawled by boat, kayak or walking.

Ogtong Cave is a small cave that protects the natural pool at Sante Fe Beach Club Resort and Park City in Madrilejos is a fort built by the Spaniards in the 1790s. Sts. Peter and Paul Church was built in 1580 as the oldest parish church in Visayas and Mindanao.

www.xvlor.com Bantayan Island is a stretch of white sand surrounded by turquoise waters

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Location: Bantayan Island, Cebu Province, Central Visayas Region, Filipina.

Routes and public transport: Flights to Mactan-Cebu International Airport at Metro Cebu, then take a bus or taxi to Hagnaya Port for a ferry to Santa Fe Port for 1 hour.

Advice: Over 40 resorts, inns and guesthouses in Bantayan Islands for a wide range of prices and services include Kota Beach Resort, Mayet’s Resort, CouCou Lodge, Budyong Beach Resort, Sta. Fe Beach Club, Ogtong Cave Resort by Sta. Fe Beach Club, Yooneek Inn, Yooneek Beach Resort, Maia’s Beach Resort, St. Bernard Resort, Anika Island Resort, White Beach Bungalows and Heather and Aspen Inn.

The island has Skydive rides as one of the few parachuting places in the Philippines. They offer skydiving tandem if you for the first time to fly about 2 hours. Best is January to June. ATM machine and bank in Bantayan city.

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