KokosNuss Garden Resort

Coron, Palawan, Philippines

Island Hopping across the Calamian Island Group

The Calamian Group of Islands, also called the Calamianes, consist of over 80 islands and islets. Some of them are still deserted and unpopulated.

The most famous ones are located in Gutob Bay, the western part of the Calamianes. These islands include Calumbuyan Island, which offers the most beautiful coral reef of the Calamian Group, Malcapuya Island, Banana Island, North and South Cay, Debutonay Island, Malajon Island (also known as Black Island) with its beautiful caves, as well as Talampulan with its fishing village, better known as Panlaitan.

Cruising through Gutob Bay gives you the feeling of being at the end of the world. And maybe behind the last island far away at the horizon, there is a giant waterfall flowing down the edge of the world.

The Calamian Group of Islands, also known as the Calamianes, is a hidden gem located in the western part of the Philippines. With over 80 islands and islets, some of which remain deserted and unpopulated, this island paradise offers endless opportunities for exploration and adventure.

One of the most popular destinations in the Calamianes is Gutob Bay, where you can find several of the group’s most beautiful islands. Calumbuyan Island is a must-visit spot for snorkeling and diving, with its breathtaking coral reef and diverse marine life. Malcapuya Island and Banana Island are also popular stops for beach lovers, with their crystal clear waters and pristine white sand.

Other notable islands in the Calamianes include North and South Cay, Debutonay Island, Malajon Island (also known as Black Island) with its stunning caves, and Talampulan with its charming fishing village, Panlaitan.

Cruising through Gutob Bay is an unforgettable experience, with the feeling of being at the edge of the world. And who knows, perhaps beyond the last island on the horizon, a giant waterfall flows down the edge of the world, adding to the magic and mystery of this enchanting destination.

If you’re planning a trip to the Calamianes, be sure to check out local tourism websites and travel blogs for more information and tips. You can also find reputable tour operators and accommodations through sites like TripAdvisor and Booking.com.

  1. Official website of the Philippine Department of Tourism: https://www.tourism.gov.ph/
  2. Top 10 tourist destinations in the Philippines according to TripAdvisor: https://www.tripadvisor.com.ph/Attractions-g294245-Activities-Philippines.html
  3. The Best Islands in the Philippines, According to Travel + Leisure: https://www.travelandleisure.com/worlds-best/islands-in-the-philippine

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