Malapascua Cebu is the place that you want to go for relaxing and disconnect. We already wrote that there are many things to do in Malapascua and we will show you how beautiful are the beaches in Malapascua in this blog post.
BEST TIME TO VISIT MALAPASCUA
Planning a trip to Cebu also means taking note of when the sunniest and warmest days are in the island. After all, no one wants to explore the beach with heavy rain, right? Luckily, Cebu only has 2 seasons: wet and dry. As a tropical country, the Philippines’ summer months are hot and humid while its rainy season is cool and wet.
The warmest months of the year in Cebu are May to October, so it’s the best time to visit Malapascua. Since Malapascua Island is in the province’s northern tip, visitors can expect more rainfall than its southern region. June to December is the wet season but you should only expect occasional rainfall during this time.
BEACHES IN MALAPASCUA
BEST BEACH IN MALAPASCUA
1. LANGOB BEACH
Langob Beach is our favorite in this list of beaches in Malapascua. It’s located at the North part of the island and it’s very quiet and peaceful. If you decide to take a walk to Langob Beach, you will see gorgeous palm trees and a breathtaking 360 view.
Even the town where locals live was a sight to behold. You can also take a habal-habal from the port to the beach for around 50 PHP per person. Since there are not many places to stay around that area you will find paradise!
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2. BOUNTY BEACH
Bounty Beach in the South part of the Island will be the most popular and crowded. You will find an area full of restaurants, resorts and diving shops.
Bounty Beach is the perfect place to spend your day if you just want to chill and aren’t in the mood to do the activities mentioned above. You can get a coconut or a cold beer and just enjoy the day. And wait for the sunset!
3. LIGHTHOUSE BEACH
Lighthouse Beach is located on the North part of the island. You can go to the Lighthouse Beach for the amazing sunset. There are also spectacular views from the island from the top.
It’s close to Langob Beach and you can access it by walking or by taking a habal-habal. It’s such an authentic and enjoyable experience to just walk around the beautiful Malapascua Island.
4. GUIMBITAYAN BEACH
To get to Guimbitayan Beach you will have to walk until the North part of the island. Passing by fishermen houses, Langob Beach and close to Lighthouse Beach you will find this quiet and calm beach.
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5. GUGMA BEACH
Gugma Beach you will find in the North part of the island before getting to Langbog Beach on the right side. To get there you will have to climb for an abandoned resort and going down.
Since the access is difficult to this beach could be the most quiet in this list of beaches in Malapascua.
6. LOGON BEACH
Logon Beach is the first beach that we saw in Malapascua. Since the boat from Maya Port just stopped there. And you have to walk until the seashore. There are a few resorts and you will find many fishermen boats around.
You can ask the fishermen for a boat trip around Malapascua. Or if you decide to go from Malapascua to Bantayan Island. Apart from resorts and restaurants you will find many locals around.
Where to Stay in Malapascua
TEPANEE BEACH RESORT
Tepanee Beach Resort sits on top of a 33 ft² piece of land on Malapascua Island. It provides private beach access and cozy rooms with wooden and bamboo furnishings. Guests can enjoy water sports activities by the beach. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Their rooms starts at $60 and up, free of breakfast!
HIPPOCAMPUS BEACH RESORT
Hippocampus Beach Resort also organizes excursions and island tours at an additional charge for the guests who stays at the resort. Guests can also enjoy water sports like snorkeling. PADI and SSI-certified scuba diving is also available at the resort.
For more relaxing options, massage services are also available. Free wifi and balcony on rooms with sea view. Rooms starts at $60 for their standard rooms and up! One of the best resorts in Malapascua.
MALAPASCUA BUDGET INN
Malapascua Budget Inn is one of the most recurrent accommodations among backpackers who travel to Malapascua Island. The facilities are really simple, but the cleanliness is a plus. Friendly staff and the great atmosphere in their common area give many points for the travelers who seeks to save.
It has a barbecue area and a shared kitchen, which gives rise to many evenings of sharing dinner and experiences with other backpackers. The shared rooms can be obtained from $8 and private rooms for $30.
SHARK TAIL’S DIVE RESORT
This resort used to be called Purple Snapper, but got a new look and overall change thru its new owner. It’s now called Shark Tail’s Dive Resort. This resort is centered about good customer service and quality diving experience.
The prices of their rooms starts with the traveler room with fan for only $20 or less. They also take pride in the variety of food at the restaurant they have at the resort. Of course, this is recommended for the ones who would like to try diving since they specialize in it.
Moonlight resort has its own charm. They have plants and trees as well as small huts and swings around the property where people can hang-out. They have free wifi and they can even arrange a babysitter if ever a customer asks for one or in need of one. Their standard room with fan, own toilet and a balcony costs from $32 for single bed and $36 for double bed for two person.
D’ AVILA’S HORIZON
D’ Avila’s Horizon is a beachfront resort that actually offers room/bed for backpackers. Their cheapest bed are bunk beds for $13 a night and a room for two for $19 only but no breakfast are included. They offer Kayaks, Paddle Boat available for rent. Diving and cliff jumping can also be arranged.
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