Bantayan Island is one of Cebu’s gem and one of Philippine’s tourist spots. The island takes pride on their white and beaches and of course, everyone’s favorite, dried fish or buwad in local terms.
Like Boracay, Bantayan is a major spot for beach bums and tourists.
How to go to Bantayan Island?
Bantayan has an airport but not for commercial planes.
If you are coming to Cebu via plane, ride a taxi from the airport to Cebu North Bus Terminal. There are buses that are bound to Hagnaya in the town of San Remegio. The bus fare would be Php 140.00 for non-aircon bus and Php 160.00 for the air-conditioned bus. The earliest bus schedule is 4 AM and the last trip would be around 5 PM daily. The trip from North Bus Terminal to Hagnaya Port would take approximately 3 hours.
Ferry Ticket Rates
In Haganaya Port, you need to catch a ferry to transport you to Bantayan Island. There are two ferry lines bound to Bantayan Island that is scheduled alternately, Super shuttle Ferry and Island Shipping. The ferry bound to Sta. Fe is scheduled to sail daily as early as 7 AM and the last trip would be 5 PM. It would take approximately 1 hour to reach the island.
Ferry Schedule Hagnaya Port to Sta. Fe
Ferry Schedule Sta. Fe to Hagnaya
Once you get to the island, there are tricycles for transportation. You can also either rent a motorbike for as low as Php 250.00 per day or if you want to exercise your legs, there are bicycles for rent at Php 150.00 per day.
Visit Bantayan Island now and enjoy your summer with friends!