Kinatarcan: Breathtaking Frontier Island of Santa Fe, Cebu

Posted on January 11, 2022

Situated between the popular destinations of Bantayan and Malapascua off the northernmost coast of Cebu, Kinatarcan (also spelled Kinatarkan) — formerly known as Guintacan — is a long-overlooked, roughhewn limestone island untouched by tourism overdevelopment.  Divided into three barangays (Langub, Hagdan and Kinatarcan), the island is within the political jurisdiction of Santa Fe, one of the three municipalities centered on Bantayan island. It is, however, more easily reached by daily pump boats from Daanbantayan on mainland Cebu. Aside from limitedRead More

Kandaya Resort: All-Out Beach Holiday in Daanbantayan, Cebu

Posted on September 27, 2021

Cebu’s northernmost town of Daanbantayan — a four-hour drive north of Cebu City — may be best known for the thresher shark diving destination of Malapascua Island, but one need not head offshore to enjoy an all-out beach holiday. Just a few kilometers north of Daanbantayan town proper on the mainland is Kandaya Resort, a newly reopened sprawling 46-room beach resort that not only offers luxurious rooms and private villas next to a white-sand beach but all the facilities youRead More