Beautiful Beach in Sumilon
Discover the beauty at its best only at Sumilon Island - Photo by (Niel Bryan - @niel_alvior)

Summer is here and if you are planning a vacation, Cebu is surely a perfect destination. Be amaze and don’t forget to include Sumilon Island in your travel lists.

Uncover the beauty of Cebu’s most beautiful islands. Unlike Manawa Beach Resort, Sumilon Island is a semi-private property owned and host by Bluewater Island Resort which developed the island into an eco-friendly safe haven for those who want to escape from the stress of having an everyday life.

Sumilon Island at best
Sumilon Island captures your imagination and gives you the real meaning of word vacation.

This Island is famous all over the Philippines for the extraordinary beauty of its dive sites. Sumilon has 4 major dive sites which are the following:

  • Garden Eel Plaza
  • Nikki’s Wall
  • Coral Landscape
  • Julie’s Rock

One of the famous attraction in Sumilon Island is its sandbar because of its dynamic shapes and movement locations around the island depending on the season. Opposite places of welfare on the island are a natural lagoon with spot mangroves and natural caves used by fishermen to act refuge during storms, and a lake.

Fantastic Beach Resort at Sumilon Bluewater
Your vacation will never be complete without this gorgeous resort

Aside from diving, you can also do the following in Sumilon Island like:

  • Bird-watching
  • Picnicking
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Island Tours
  • Paddling
  • Trekking

Sumilon Island Location

Sumilon is a small island about 25 minutes by boat from Tan-awan, Oslob. This island is part of Bancogon, Oslob, Cebu. A 24-hectare (59-acre) island on the Southeastern tip of Cebu. Expected travel time from Cebu to Oslob is about 3 hours and 27 minutes (121.2km) to be exact via Natalio B. Bacalso National Highway. Sumilon is also close to its neighboring island province of Dumaguete City a province of Negros Oriental.

Travel Tips

My little piece of advice and for your safety as well, always carry your belongings with you when traveling by bus going to these places. To the general public information, there is an entrance fee (₱50.00).

Not enough? Enjoy this 360-degree image and definitely, you will fall in love with Sumilon.

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