Malapascua: The Little Boracay of Cebu

Malapascua Beach, Cebu, Philippines

Welcome to the “Little Boracay” of Cebu!

Malapascua Island is situated in the northernmost tip of Cebu Island. Getting there may take a bit of hard work because of the crazy 5-hour bus ride, but it’s worth it.

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The island is so peaceful and beautiful with white sand beach, lush palm trees, and colorful coral gardens perfect for your snorkeling adventure.

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Malapascua is also packed with beachfront hotels and hostels which will make your vacation even more exciting and relaxing. Who doesn’t want to wake up feeling the sea breeze and the wind gently slapping their face?

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If you’re into diving, this should be one of your destinations as Monad Shoal, the most famous dive site in this island which is half an hour away by boat, promises close encounters with Thresher Sharks just before sunrise. Manta Rays and Hammerhead Sharks can also be seen sometimes.

No doubt, this island offers a spectacular experience!


Malapascua Starlight Resort  

Buena Vida Resort and Spa  

Evolution Resort  

You can also check for the best hotel deals through Agoda.



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Author: April

April is a 20ish-year-old daydreamer who thinks that life is as beautiful as the summer she was born. When she’s not playing her guitar or reading her favorite book, she’s outside exploring places with childlike wonder. Take a peek into her world and follow her as she wonders and wanders.

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