Is Camotes Island Cebu’s Best-Kept Secret?

A friend asked for an itinerary for their 4-day trip to Cebu. I can’t help but highlight this island.

It is so low profile to be existing under the tourist radar, yet blessed with natural splendors. Couldn’t agree more on this Nurse-issistic Traveller. 😉

Hence, this itinerary suggestion from Travex Travels looks perfect with a trip to Camotes island, besides the city tour and food trip.

A tour to the south for a butanding encounter can also be included, from Camotes Island to Danao Port or Pier 1. However, I don’t know how to get there from either of the two.

Any suggestions, please? 🙂

Secluded and underdeveloped – this group of islands in Cebu can be reached in one and a half hours via a fast craft vessel. Its prime islands are hosts to beachfront resorts whose infinity pools got the overlooking pristine beach for a background. Equally rustic are the other natural attractions in the area and with a vibe as relaxed and unhurried. Camotes Island hopefully would stay that way – that is, as Cebu’s arguably best-kept secret.

The Beach in Santiago, San Francisco

The Beachfront Resort

How to get to Camotes Island 

  1. Book a ticket to Camotes Island via fast craft ferries. At Pier 1, OceanJet plies to these destinations daily with scheduled trips at 6 am, 10 am, and 3 pm. There are also trips from Danao port from 6 am, and 9 am at Pier 2, and 1pm at Oanu Wharf.
  2. At Poro port, there are different public vehicles that can take you…

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