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Island Information around Mactan – Bagumbanwa Island Cebu, Philippines

Bagumbanwa is on the Bohol strait, and no more than 1-2 hours away from the nearest point on either Cebu or Bohol coasts.Approaching the island from the leeward side, the coconut trees become visible first, then the small houses with the tin roofs, then the outrigger boats on the shore.One can walk across this island in fifteen minutes, swimming is a better exercise and the waters are very inviting.Coral-hunters have been kept away and the coral population in the island’s vicinity is rich and teem with marine life.

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Island Name:Bagumbanwa Island
Population: 728
Major Occupation: Fishermen
Sea Shore Details: Shallow Coral, Sand is Found Near Shore, North East to South East of Island is Sand
Tourist Accommodation: No Cottages
Snorkeling: B/C
Diving: No Place to Dive – 100 meters around western part of the island is shallow coral 1-3 meters depth. Southwestern part 500 meters around the island 1-3 meters shallow coral. Western part is sand depth 20 meters.
Distance Estimate Travel Time: 1 hours 30 minutes from Maribago
Attraction: View Nearby Islands
Comments: Excellent Hospitality of the Fisher Folks and a Peaceful Fisherman’s Village and East Side Has Perfect Sand.