Visiting Bantayan Island Beach Resorts Jessie and I made a visit to Bantayan Island this month but visited only one of the Bantayan Island Beach Resorts. We returned to Tristan’s Bantayan Island Beach Resort. As expected we had a grand time. I put together this video of our visit to Bantayan Island: Tides were higher…
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Video Of Bantayan Island I got this wonderful video of Bantayan Island made by the Philippine Department of Tourism. I emailed them using the contact form on their website asking if I could post their videos on my website. I’m amazed that you can email a Philippine Government agency and get a reply at all. The answer…
Some video of Bantayan Island. Kids playing on the beech in Sante Fe Town. I still love Bantayan Island. If you’re visiting Cebu, don’t miss Bantayan Island.
A report on some off the activities and sights discovered on my most recent trip to Bantayan Island.
Bantayan Island Quickie Yesterday I woke up to the sound of my air conditioner going off. Its yet another brown out in Bogo City. When Bogo City looses power, all of Northern Cebu Province usually does. I don’t know how widespread the outage was, one time all of the province lost power. I decided it…
This old fort appears to have been built by the Spanish, probably around 400 to 500 years ago. We were told it was built by the Japanese but I don’t think that’s true. I think it, like many old forts were used by the Japanese during WWII. I wasn’t able to find out the name of this fort. Its actually a museum. Not a major one but does show some of the local life around the Island.
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On our visit on March 22nd, we had the chance to visit a beach and park used by the locals. Now this beach is not secluded like the beaches on Santa Fe but its a very nice beach with lots of room to roam in the sea. If you like to rub elbows with the locals, this is the place to go.
It is located on the southern tip of the Island in Madridejos Bay near Madridejos town. A strong typhoon blew threw May of 2008 and did quite a bit of damage and the facilities have not been fully restored. But nothing that should cause you to enjoy the place any less. There is a bay-walk and the last section of it had to be closed due to significant damage. It is still very enjoyable to walk down that way.
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