Camotes offers interesting options within your schedule and budget. The islands’ varied natural, historical and cultural attractions are within easy access and worth visiting. It is also very convenient. All are well within short distances from each other. For P3,500 (inclusive of an English-speaking guide and a day’s use of our van), is a budget tour package in which includes your pick-up and drop-off to the port and visit the interesting places mentioned below.
Lake Danao, San Francisco
All 700 hectares of fresh water, it is the biggest and the only natural lake in Cebu. Home to the purple heron and the Philippine wild duck, the lake is a government-designated bird sanctuary. You can take a boat and picnic at the lake’s islet, or fish for tilapia and have it grilled at Green Lake Parkor Lake Danao Park afterwards, which was developed by present municipal mayor, Hon. Al Arquillano.
Bukilat Cave, Tudela
Bukilat cave in the town of Tudela is one of the more explored caves in the town. There is a pool of water illuminated by natural skylights where guests can take a dip. The cave is an hour from the resorts.
Poro Church, Poro
The Church of Poro, the oldest in Camotes Islands, is dedicated to the Sto. Niño. The town was founded in 1701 and the parish was established in 1849. The church’s original belfry was destroyed and a new one was built in the 60s.
Buho Rock, Poro
Buho Rock in Poro town is a local government-run destination with cottages for day picnics. It is less than an hour from the resorts.