Cebu Journals

Bantayan Island... Totally Unexpected

An April 2007 trip to Cebu by chinay

Quote: Bantayan surprised me with its beatiful skies and clear blue waters. My stay in Bantayan was like taking a deep breath after having a really really long year. Going there was a lot of work but it was definitely worth the effort.

Bantayan Island... Totally Unexpected


The best thing to do there is Island Hopping and lazing around the beach basking in the sun. Its very relaxing to just lie on the sand and listen to the waves crashing on the shore. Pure bliss.Quick Tips: Nightlife is virtually non-existent there except for the odd all-night karaoke pub/bar, where the serious drinkers hang out... slurring through drunken versions of 'My Way' and 'It's My Life'. Bantayan Island is very laid-back and relaxed. So there are very few options to eat out. You can choose to eat at the resort, at the 2 restaurants close to the resorts, or at the above-mentioned pub/bars which serve some local food. Just be prepared to wait quite a while for your meal to be served s...Read More