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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

A must-experience side-trip when your around Oslob area. With only a few minutes’ boat ride, you found yourself a paradise. From its fine powdery white sands and sweet sea breeze ... stand still, face to the breeze and soak it all in. No technology, no...More

1  Thank demicilloellen
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

this was suggested by our hotel in calumpang after the whaleshark tour which lasted 1.5 hours in all. we paid php2500 per pax because saturday was peak period. it was a full day tour. we were sent by the hotel transport (php300 per pax) to...More

Thank lingwongsl
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

My friends and I visited the island over the weekend to do some diving. We arrived at Oslob port at 8 am and then head straight to Sumilon Island. There are different sites you can dive on the island. My favorite would be the marine...More

Thank dhanbc
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

The resort itself is a nice place in a great environment. However, the corals are severely damaged from recent typhoons, so snorkelling or diving is not as good as in other places in the Philippines. Moreover, there are many nice places and facilities within the...More

1  Thank vicbay
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Sumilon Island has a very long sandbar. The water is turquoise and warm.Explore the coral reef, lagoons and enjoy the white sand! It's a must see in Cebu.The ferry to the island is about half an hour. The people managing this ferry are very organize...More

Thank tisha52
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We booked a day tour by Blue water Sumilon(only the hotel in Sumilon island offered), it was PHP 2000 including the things written in attached 3rd picture. We took AM9:30 boat, then upon arrival, we rushed to the beach to get payag for chilling(fast -come...More

1  Thank Natsu7777777
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Getting there, you get on a big boat that charges you a hefty sum (Php 1,500.00 for a group of 3 adults and a kid). Once you get on the island, you pray that its low-tide so you can definitely enjoy that small piece of...More

2  Thank Reyosabajr
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Crossed over from Dauin on boat Jumica. Wind kicked up - Lee side with a drift dive. Corals, Sponges, several turtles. Terrific.

Thank Betsy R
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Sumilon Island was a short boat ride from Oslob. We came on a sunny day. The beach and the water were very photogenic. There were many lifeguards and life vests were available. We placed our bags on the beach. Snorkeling was just ok. The sand...More

Thank SummerDaysPh
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Sumilon island is a protected area, if you think you can roam around or snorkel like in Apo Island you might get disappointed. The area for snorkeling site isn't that big but it is still a decent place to snorkel or freedive. It has a...More

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24 November 2018|
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Response from dhanbc | Reviewed this property |
Will you be going via island hopping/day trip or are you booking a room in the resort? Last time we were there we tried to fly a drone in our boat, we visited the island via island hopping tour. The boatmen did not make... More
17 January 2018|
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Response from Ricalabonita | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how the prices work. I reckon it depends which boat/company you go to. But yea, we paid 1500pesos for 4people on a shared boat.
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20 September 2017|
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Response from aborningwanderlust | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Sumilon Island actually has packages which include buffet lunch.