Exploring The Hermit’s Cove
Imagine a secluded cove of fine white sand and clear waters teeming with colorful marine life. You would probably live here as a hermit did more than a hundred years ago! Today, his exploits nad extraordinary life is celebrated in songs and stories by a community of fishermen and their families who now call Baybay Cove in Kantabogon thier home. This tropical destination you’ve been dreaming about is only five minutes by motorized banca from the town center.
Your odyssey includes snorkeling with the local guide at the underwater reef garden within the 18 hectare mrine protected area which features a majestic myriad of fishes,corals, marine turtles, and occassional sightings of whale sharks! You partake in an authentic fisherman’s lunch cooked the ancient Filipino seafarers’ way. You will experience the community’s old fishing rituals and techniques,and its traditional arts,and participate in handicraft-making. The tour is run by the Kantabogon Ecotourism Association (KEA).
BAETAS (BOJO ALOGUINSAN ECOTOURISM ASSOCIATION)
Address: Barangay Bojo, Aloguinsan, Cebu, Philippines
Telephone: +63 32 583-6797
Mobile: Rudney Carcuevas 0905-9133-055 or 0922-4798-822 | Jomalyn +63 926 490 6670
It is very important to contact those operators so that you come at the right time when the water tide is high.
HOW TO GET THERE
From Cebu | 2 hrs. (no traffic)
- You can choose your mode of transportation: van for hire/rent-a-car/bus going to Toledo City.
- Or bring your own transportation and take the Toledo City or Carcar City routes.
- South Bus Terminal
- take a bus to Toledo City (1 hr.)
- take a jeepney to Aloguinsan (1 hr.) or take a bus to Carcar City, then go to Aloguinsan by habal-habal motorbike