Cebu Journals

White Sands of Malapascua, Cebu

A February 2006 trip to Cebu by wysgal

Gorgeous Blue Waters Photo, Cebu, Philippines More Photos
Quote: Pristine white sands reminiscent of Boracay, without the crowds or noise
Beachfront resort with spartan interior decors. No air-conditioner, but electric fans and mosquito nets are available. They have running water, electricity, and ample electrical sockets. Great proximity to the beach.

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on March 14, 2006

Cocobana Beach Resort
Malapascua Island Barangay Logon
Cebu, Philippines
+63 (32) 437 10 07

Pristine Waters Photo, Cebu, Philippines
One hour on the plane, 4 hours in the car/bus, and a 30 minute boat trip to the island of Malapascua would be burdensome for those spoiled by the convenience of getting to Borcay. I didn't mind, but wouldn't recommend a trip there for my own family.Waking up at 4:30am to be in full gear, and descending into the water as the sun is rising is no joke, but the thresher sharks at Malapascua are absolutely gorgeous—the most good looking shark I've ever seen.I love how there was a fantastic lack of people on the island. Just enough tourists so that I didn't feel strange about being the only customer, but few enough that I felt like I was at my own private island getaway.Service...Read More