Camiguin Island

Camiguin Island

Camiguin Island in the Philippine can be reached within hours from Cagayan de Oro City by bus to Balingoan, Misamis Oriental, Mindanao. From there, you take a ride in a ferry scheduled to leave every hour across Mindanao Sea and dock in the ports of Guinsilbian or Benoni, Camiguin.

 

It is said that Camiguin island is the island paradise of northern Mindanao.

White Island with Mt. Hibok-Hibok at the background

Camiguin island has a total land area of only 238 square kilometers and can be found within 10 kilometers from the coast of Misamis Oriental. It is a volcanic island with about seven volcanoes, of which Mt. Hibok-Hibok is well-known, spread across the land resulting in scenic natural wonders. Camiguin Island has been identified by the Philippines Department of Tourism as one of the Top 25 tourist destinations in the country and one of the top ten spectacular dive spots in the world.

 

Hibok-Hibok (left) and Mt Vulcan (right), the ...

Hibok-Hibok (left) and Mt Vulcan (right), the volcanic cone created in the 1871 flank eruption. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Going to Camiguin Island, Philippines offers one of the most exciting vacation experiences. From its white sand beaches, magnificient waterfalls, and spring resorts, one can see nature at its best. Travel around the island through its 62-kilometer circumferential highway and get to see Camiguin’s lanzones festival, bath in its stress-busting spring resorts, scale Mt. Hibok-Hibok, bask in the sun in its crystal clear beaches, or just feel the wind coming from its lush forests.

 

The experience in visiting this picturesque island is enhanced by the warmth and hospitality of Camiguin’s people. Surely, one will leave the island with more friends, more memories to reminisce and a big smile to take home with.

 

Where to Stay in Camiguin Island?

Bahay-Bakasyunan sa Camiguin (Mambajao, Camiguin): Tel (088)387-1057

Camiguin Beach Club (Mambajao Camiguin): Tel (088)387-9028, Cebu Tel (032)346-0702

Paras Beach Club (Mambajao, Camiguin): Tel (088)3879081

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