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Sumilon Island

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Full-Day Tour to Sumilon Island from Cebu City
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A Quick Sumilon Trip

It was nice Tuesday morning to visit Sumilon Island which is a 15-min boat ride from Oslob Cebu. A well- known island for it's nice sandbar. Apparently, we visited at the wrong... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chasty Kay B
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was nice Tuesday morning to visit Sumilon Island which is a 15-min boat ride from Oslob Cebu. A well- known island for it's nice sandbar. Apparently, we visited at the wrong time. According to the boatmen, it would be best to visit in the afternoon which is low tide. Surely, sandbar will show off its beauty!

Thank Chasty Kay B
Muscat, Oman
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family spend a day tour on this magnificent island, and yes it is indeed worth-ed that we enjoy the whole day using all the amenities provided. From the pool, to the Jacuzzi, kayak, fish feeding, island trekking , sand bar, drinks, great food & the white shoreline. All were perfect plus a bonus of rainy day which makes the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the island for 2 hours after the whale watching experience from Oslob. It was very busy and crowded. People were stepping on top of corals and it was not what we expected. If we knew it is a mass tourist spot we would not have visited.

Thank littleexplorer2017
Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can take a boat, they can either wait fir you or come back for you. Sand bar is amazing, the water is very clear.

Thank mightygordon
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place was good as well as the food. My uncle paid for 1,500 each for a day-tour and boat transfer including the free usage of snorkelling equipment - without fins. On cons, the public beach area is not that clean. The beach was stunning, but there was a part that is filled with dried leaves which I raised to... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I paid 900peso for return boat transfer and usage of public beach area. You can opt for another option which is 1500peso for return boat transfer plus usage of hotel facilities with private beach plus lunch. The public beach is too small that you can't even secure a spot to lie and suntan on the beach. No where to keep... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Totally refreshing! I recommend it to everyone. When we were there it was over crowded but still it was a great time! This is the 2nd itinenary from the oslob whale watching/swimming.

Thank Cecile K
Alaminos City, Philippines
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You dont need to use filter when you have pictures in Sumilon Island and Sandbar. The water is super clear. And you'll be amazed with its torquiose blue water. We really enjoyed our stay even though we cut it short because of time constraint. The docking areas of boat for Sumilon are near the whaleshark watching area. Just ask your... More 

Thank Princess Eliza C
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

We visited early morning right after the whale shark viewing. The island is just 5-10 mins boat ride in Oslob beach. We just paid 30 pesos each for the entrance. The water is very clear and warm, perfect to swim and relax! Will definitely be back again soon!

Thank Veniss D
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I dont really have intention to go to sumilon after my whaleshark watching. But i met these 2 guys from manila while waiting for my que and we agreed to go sumilon island. For 500 each ( 1500 ) boat. So we hired a boat. And about 20 mins. We arrived in the island it was weekend so there are... More 

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