Aerial view of Malapascua Island
Aerial view of Malapascua Island

Aside from white sand beaches, Malapascua Island is also known for its diving destination. If you’re planning to explore this place and you’re already in Cebu City, the whole trip from Cebu to Malapascua can take up to 6 hours.

Malapascua Island is located on the northern tip of Cebu Island and has everything to offer for such small island that is only 3 km long and 1km wide. It is well-known for diving paradise that can be found in this part of the Philippines. Divers and holiday makers from all over the world are attracted to Malapascua’s beauty and its wonderful underwater attractions.

Beautiful white sand beach in Malapascua
Beautiful white sand beach in Malapascua

I am from Cebu and I don’t know about this but they say that Malapascua means “Bad Christmas” in Cebuano (Bisaya), which was named by a Spanish explorer who first landed on one stormy Christmas Day in 1500’s. I never knew this history until I wrote this blog.

Malapascua Dive Sites
Malapascua Dive Sites

Malapascua Island Offers

  • Relaxing and Tranquil Experience
  • Diving Sites
  • White Sandy Beaches
  • Crystal Clear Waters
  • Swaying Palm Trees
  • Fresh Ocean Air
  • Friendly Locals
Malapascua is like Boracay with white sandy beach
Malapascua Island is like Boracay with white sandy beach

This place feels like paradise in one of its beautiful tropical islands in Cebu. It’s perfect place to escape the stress of our daily life and enjoy. Anyone who wants to experience Cebu resort in an area that is free from thousands of tourists will love Malapascua Island.

Malapascua Island Dive Resort at Night
Malapascua Island Dive Resort at Night

Malapascua was featured in Biyahe ni Drew on February 20, 2015.

Until today Malapascua is not overcrowded with bars and resorts to preserve its natural beauty. This island is perfect for those who want a laid-back atmosphere, away from cities busy life.

Check their Website and see for yourself, come visit and Experience Malapascua Island in Cebu!

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