Don’t Miss Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sumilon Island Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

Sumilon island is a small 24 hectare island that is situated on the southeastern tip of Cebu. This is very near Oslob’s whale shark watching area. If you happen to go to Oslob, don’t miss the opportunity to visit this picturesque island too.

Whenever you hear of Sumilon, many would exclaim that this is one of the best honeymoon destinations in the country. However, you don’t have to be married just to visit this island. In fact, everyone can have the opportunity to step on this and experience Sumilon.

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

 

You can be able to go to this beautiful island by boat from Tan-awan Oslob. This is just a 20 minute boat ride and you will arrive shortly. This island is part of Bancogon. Here you will also find the famous Sumilon Bluewater Island Resort. Given its size, you can be able to roam round the island by foot and will just take you a few hours. There are even several activities that you can do while you are at it. If ever you checked-in at the Bluewaters resort, there are a lot of amenities you can experience.

 

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

 

Sumilon Island Sandbar

Sumilon Island’s sandbar is truly a sight to behold. It has unique features that you will surely love especially if you are an island lover individual.

The sandbar is not like any other sandbars. It is way thicker and is mostly flat. It also disappears easily under water. There’s even a need to climb up in order to get to the surface. You can even go to the island anytime you want. This is not much of the rest of the sandbar where it is only visible for certain times of the day because of the high tide. In fact, this is visible almost the entire day. This even changes shape and also shifting location. For instance, depending on the month of the year the sandbar would have varying locations on the map.

Bluewater resort is the only resort situated in the island. If you have plans to spend a night there, you might want to check in this beautiful escape. This is owned by the Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort in Mactan. There are many activities you can do here such as 4 dive sites and even Julie’s Rock.

 

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary in Oslob, Cebu

 

Sumilon Island Sanctuary

Sumilon is a treasure trove for hundreds of marine flora and fauna. This would be one of the perfect spots for you to go diving. If you are not interested to do such activity, snorkeling would be the second best option for you. Get to experience the aquatic life via its rich island sanctuary.

Because of the richness and aquatic diversity, Sumilon Island is designated official marine sanctuary. After all, it has superb visibility and stunning reefs. You will also get to see abundance of tropical marine species.

A trip would surely be worth it whenever you are in Sumilon. Which is why, if ever you get to arrive in this part of Cebu, do not miss out the chance to visit this beautiful island. It will surely be worth the trip and definitely one for the books.


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