Last updated on July 23rd, 2020 at 08:34 am
We will write about Camiguin beaches from beautiful islands with white sand and black sand a full list of the best beaches in Camiguin where you can do snorkeling. There are a lot Camiguin tourist spots like hiking, hot springs and visiting waterfalls that’s why is one of our favorite islands.
Camiguin is located in Mindanao and it’s becoming so popular between the travelers in the Philippines.
BEST TIME TO VISIT CAMIGUIN
The Philippines has only two seasons- wet and dry season. The best time to visit beaches in Camiguin is during dry season that falls on the months of February to April.
Though it is peak season during this time, you’ll be able to enjoy your Itinerary without having to worry about the rain, since most of your activities will be climbing and going to beaches.
Beaches in Camiguin
1. WHITE ISLAND
The Naked Temptress of Camiguin. The stunning White Island or Medan Island is 10 minutes away from the northern coast of Camiguin. There are boat rentals available for only PHP 450 in Yumbing area near the check point. Some resorts also offer their own day tours to visit this pristine, powdery paradise. You have to pay 50 PHP extra for the entrance.
It’s the most popular of the things to do in Camiguin. You can visit from the sunrise. Our choice was visiting at lunch time and we were alone in the island for a couple of hours. You can rent umbrellas in White Island for 150 PHP. You can stay until 5 pm when White Island close until next day in the sunrise.
Read here a full blog post how to get to White Island!
2. KABILA WHITE BEACH
Kabila White Beach is located in Cantaan 40 minutes driving from Mambajao. Kabila White Beach with clear water has an entrance fee 25 PHP.
If you are a person who love to dive and see the wonders of the sea, this is the best place for you! You’ll be able to experience diving to see giant clams and their colorful seaworld. The snorkeling fee is 200 PHP included a guide.
3. MANTIGUE ISLAND
Mantigue Island is mesmerizing when you get off of the boat. The Island is beyond beauty with its crystal clear waters, where you can also have a close encounter with corals and fish even while riding a boat. There’s a wide variety of fish species that lives in the crystal clear water surrounding the Island.
Read here the best places for diving in the Philippines!
For visiting Mantigue you have to ride a boat from San Roque close to Benoni Ferry terminal that will cost you 600 PHP maximum 6 people and it will take 15 minutes to get to Mantigue Island. There is an enviromental fee 10 PHP and 50 PHP entrance fee for snorkeling. You can also rent snorkeling gear in case you aren’t bringing your own.
Read here full blog post how to get to Mantigue Island!
4. SUNKEN CEMETERY
Sunken Cemetery is represented by a huge cross of what had been an old chapel. You can dive and explore what’s beneath it. The boat costs 150 PHP. Especially good to visit at sunset.
5. TONGATOC COVE
You’ll be able to stop by Tongatoc Cove while on the way to Sunken Cemetery. It is cliff with a stunning secluded cove. It is worthy for a visit where you’ll be able to notice its deep blue waters, inviting you to swim. You can also take pictures and there is no entrance fee for visiting Tongatoc Cove.
6. TAGUINES LAGOON
Taguines Lagoon is ideal for kayaking and it’s located very close to Benoni Port in Mahinog. If you like adventure you can also take the zip line. The Zipline’s distance is more than 700m from Station 1 to Station 2. Fee of the Zipline would be PHP400 or $8 USD.
7. SNORKELING AT BLUE LAGOON
Blue Lagoon is located in Lawigan 40 minutes driving from Mambajao. You can do snorkeling and it’s great you can even see turtles. Blue Lagoon entrance fee is 100 PHP and you can also hire a guide if you want to.
8. SECRET SPOT BEACH
Secret spot beach in Camiguin is perfect for watching sunsets. One is what the locals call the Secret Spot. However, you can watch the sunset everywhere in the island it would still be stunning.
Also for beautiful sunsets you can go to Beehive in Camiguin Island. You can see that there are many things to do in Camiguin from the morning until the sunset.
More Beaches in Camiguin Mambajao Area
9. Ysla Camp Beach
Ysla Beach Camp was the one that we had in our accommodation and we were able to enjoy the sunrise while the fishermen were leaving. Ysla Beach Camp with black sand and with these amazing drone views with the volcano behind.
10. Agohay Beach
Agohay Beach is a quiet beach with black sand that you can enjoy staying at Agohay Beach Resort with the views of White Island. It’s located in Mambajao area where you will find the best choices of accommodation in Camiguin.
WHERE TO STAY IN CAMIGUIN
The daily expenses for most of the tourists visiting the Island of Camiguin would be a total of $30 USD per day. For food you can spend $5-10 per person. You can rent a motorbike for $7 for two people and you have to add budget for boats and entrance fees in Camiguin.
In accommodation rate of $10-15 USD, if you go on a budget. You can get more comfort starting from $20-50 USD and get luxury rooms for $80 USD a night. As always, Airbnb starts from $15-20 USD and you can get a private room or even a small place for yourself. You can get $30 USD off your first booking with Airbnb when you sign up with us!
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