The wonders of Oslob

Oslob, a small coastal town in the southern tip of Cebu, is known for its whale shark (butanding) watching site.

Another must-visit site is the Tumalog Waterfalls.

Tumalog Falls.

It has the perfect depth for a refreshing dip.

Due to its remote location, it was only discovered in 2012 by locals.

To get to Tumalog Waterfalls, one needs to ride a habal-habal. Get the contact number of its rider since you’ll need to get back to the main road with him.

Heritage tour

Cuartel was built in 1860 as a military barrack by the Spaniards.

Bluewater Sumilon Resorts.

Today, it is one of Oslob’s heritage sites along with the Nuestra Señora de la Inmaculada Concepcion. The church was constructed in 1830 and designed by Bishop Santos Gomez Marañon.

A 15 to 20-minute boat ride from Oslob is the 24-hectare Sumilon coral island. It is the first marine sanctuary in the Philippines.

The Sumilon Bluewater Island Resort offers snorkeling, diving, and swimming with its pristine beach and a sandbar that reveals itself depending on the tides and the weather.

The rich marine ecosystem hosts blacktip sharks, diverse species of fishes, and corals which are under the protection of the resort as well as the local fishermen.

The resort offers a relaxing kayaking in its natural lagoon. The island also has hiking trails that leads to the Yamashita cave, a lighthouse with a 360-degree view of Sumilon.

Lunch at the Pulo restaurant.

Bluewater Island Resorts’ Pulo Restaurant serves international and local cuisines.

To get to Oslob, Cebu Pacific flies to Dumaguete from Manila 24x weekly, and from Cebu 10x weekly.

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