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Go on an island hopping in Philippines and return with unforgettable memories of island escapades and fun in the sun! Let us pamper and spoil you as you frolic on breathtaking sand bars, marine sanctuaries and island beaches scattered around the sea just south/southwest of Mactan Island. Have fun with family and friends while we prepare sumptuous meals grilled right before your eyes as you sip a bottle of beer or maybe enjoy a glass of wine or bubbly. With Fun & Sun, you can escape into a world filled with beauty and serenity that you will only find in the waters of the Visayas. Request a quote or book a banca boat now and have fun in the sun.


Right across Mactan Channel, stands the island of Olango, where Talima is located. This site has been declared as a Marine Sanctuary and is today a favorite site for the snorkeling crowd. A large mangrove covers the south part of the island, where one of the most famous bird sanctuaries of the Philippines is located. If you have limited time, this will be a perfect spot as just 10 minutes away from Fun & Sun pier.Read More


An enjoyable 30 minutes boat ride will bring you to Hiluntungan Island, a snorkeling paradise as this site was declared as marine sanctuary for decades. This island has a triangular shape, but only once side is easily accessible due to the shallow waters around. Divers visiting Cebu will definitely dive here.Read More


Pandanon Island has a nice strip of sand, which extends over one mile from the beach during low tide and is located approximately 40 min from Mactan. There are small huts for rent on the main beach, which provide comfortable shade. The water is crystal clear and ideal for swimming. On the way you may get a chance to see dolphins if you pass through the North point of Olango island.Read More

North Sand Bar

The north sandbar is the place to go if you want to experience the feeling of having your very own island, and because of the distance (about 1hr 30mins travel), you should be the only boat there! The water around the sandbar is crystal clear and with white sand, this spot deliver the best holiday pictures.Read More

Bagonbanwa or South Bar

Bagonbanwa or South Sand Bar as it is called is approximately one hour and a half south of Mactan. The Sand Bar features flocks of Sea Birds as the only “inhabitants”. There is a nice coral reef, which make this place an ideal snorkeling place, too. When the tide comes in, the island “shrinks” until it completely disappears.Read More

Camotes Island

The southern area of the largest island is known for its sandy beaches and resorts, while a fresh water lake provide a great destination for a land trip in the northern part. There are even underground caves that you can visit. If your time permits it, Fun & Sun recommends to stay overnight in one of the resort as to be able see some of the attractions the islands.Read More


On the East side of Olango Island, you can find some “floating” Restaurants on stilts, which offer fresh seafood. This is a favorite Tourist stop after a couple of hours snorkeling at one of the Sanctuaries. Regularly, there are local musicians ready to play your favorite songs while you are eating and drinking.Read More


Kaowagan Island is about 45 min away from Fun & Sun. Some native huts are standing on a small beach and offer some pleasant shade where you can try out some of the island dish cooked a few meters away. There is a small fishermen village, you can decide to explore, probably guided by dozen of kids…Read More


10 minutes away from Hilutungan, stays the island of Nalusuan. It is another marine sanctuary with excellent marine life for snorkelers. The island can’t be mistaken with any other due to its long wooden pier crossing its shallow waters. During low tide, a beach appears on the opposite side, facing Cebu.Read More

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