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BANTAYAN ISLAND-CEBU

Country
Philippines
State
Cebu
City
Cebu Province
Type of Location
Beach
About Location

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Places to Visit
How to Reach

Bantayan island by plane from Cebu or by Bus and Vans for Hire from the North Cebu Bus Terminal.

From Cebu City
Take the plane via SEAIR flight departing from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport or take a bus ride at the North Cebu Bus Terminal which will take you about 3 hours to Hagnaya from which one desires to take the Island Express Ferry Boat for the 1 hour ride to Sta. Fe, Bantayan Island. Flying time to Bantayan Island is about 25 minutes or less. Recently, there is already a Ro-Ro boat going from Hagnaya to Santa Fe, you can take your car or SUV from Cebu all the way to Santa Fe for a fantastic island getaway

Key places to visit
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Places to Visit

Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño,

This church was built by Miguel Lopez de Legaspi and Fr. Andres Urdaneta on the site where the image of Santo Niño was found in 1565. The first structure of the church was, however, destroyed by fire on November 1, 1568. It was rebuilt in 1602 under the administration of Juan Albaran and was rehabilitated in 1740. On May 1965, the church was conferred the title of Basilica Minor del Santo Niño by Cardinal Antonuitte, Papal Legate during the Fourth Centennial celebration of the Christianization of Cebu.

Magellan's Cross

The replica of which contains the remnants of the original one planted by Ferdinand Magellan on Cebu's shores, stands within a wayside shrine commemorating the conversion of the first Filipinos to Christianity. Ceiling murals depict the first Catholic mass celebrated on Philippine shores.

Santa Fe Beach Club and Ogtong Cave Resort.


Seeking your private heaven or inching your way to a secret hideaway? Imagine a panoramic beachfront teeming of beautiful white sands and crystalline waters. Come to Santa Fe Beach Club!


Santa Fe is located 11 kilometers from Bantayan town, in the northern province of Cebu, Philippines ( see map guide). From the other side of the Santa Fe pier, you will find the
Santa Fe Beach Club and Ogtong Cave Resort. Experience the eclectic mix of warmth, Cebuano hospitality; centuries-old, town-and-rural atmosphere; and the exotic charm this beach exudes.

Experience Santa Fe, imagine heaven and experience it!
At Sta. Fe Beach Club, there are rooms to suit different tastes and needs. The cottages along the beach are cooled by the fresh sea breeze. Those who prefer quite luxury will enjoy the air-conditioned rooms in the three-story building. At the nearby Ogtong Cave is a spring-fed pool. There are more cottages there, surrounded by gardens where one can look out to sea and hear the call of birds. The staff will pamper you with the inimitable charm and hospitality of the Philippine small town.The restaurant, Majestic by the Sea, provides an array of delectable dishes, including the fresh seafood that Bantayan is famous for.

Right Time to Visit

January - February
August - October

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