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Sumilon Island

Naturephilippine. Com, Philippines
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Ranked #23 of 150 Attractions in Cebu Island
Type: Islands
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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Hubby and I, together with my brother and his wife, went to Sumilon Island when we visited Oslob for the whale shark watching. We were there only for the whole afternoon and it was not enough. Don't pay for a package tour, though. I heard it's P1500 per person which is totally ridiculous. Just do it yourself, bring some foods,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

First, welcome to paradise If you like beaches and snorkling, this is like paradise with pristine water and white sand beach. Fish is plenty and much bigger than other surrounding areas, but most corals dead.Lagoon in front of the dive shop is calm and a pleasant snorkling place. The island also boast a Marine Sanctuary, at the other rougher side... More

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Cebu City, Philippines
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

There is no shade, restroom or a cabana you can get on this side of the island. Make sure to bring your own umbrella and chair if you need them. You can bring your own food but no cooking on the island please. This is beside the Sumilon Blue Water resort but in my opinion is much better than the... More

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Pasig, Philippines
13 reviews 13 reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The Energy is still up after the Oslob Whale Shark experience, when we headed Sumilon Bluewater Island Resort. Php1500.00/head is ok for the Buffet Lunch (As told ) Boat transfers and Island Activities. I may say the place needs something to lighten up (decors or perhaps cleaning) Water activities? --We're quite disappointed, the Snorkling gears attendant needs coaching sessions--at least... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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15 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

We went to Sumilon on a day trip, specifically to snorkel. Unfortunately, on the day we went, the supposedly best snorkelling area was inaccessible due to strong winds and large swells, so we were left to snorkel on the beach in front of the lagoon, where the coral was mostly dead (destroyed by typhoon) and there were very few fish.... More

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Toronto, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

nice snorkeling and swimming after experiencing the whale sharks at oslob sanctuary. we also had a nice lunch at the visitor's centre of the whale sharks.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Been here with friends, and family...I was mesmerize by its hidden beauty, it is really a paradise. Thank you Sumilon Island for the fun experience we had this summer! :)

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Richmond, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We spent rented a boat that took us to Sumilon and stopped along the way to see the whale sharks. The queues to see the whale shark are long...the best way to kill time is to snorkel at Sumilon and return later. Sumilon is about 15 minutes from the whale sharks by boat.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

At the time we came, the waters near the shore line were full of plants and jelly fish. So we had to move away about a kilometer, about chest deep, to experience blue clear waters. The colors in nature that you see from several hues of blue from the sky to the sea .. are just mesmerizing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Been here once with family and we are very much amazed of the beauty of this island, since then we everytime bring our guests here to witness themselves this fantastic island.

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