Bantayan Island was being picked as one of the best beaches and islands in the Philippines according to the news posted by CNN in one of it’s segment “Eye on the Philippines.” According to CNN, the “Eye On” takes people to different countries around the world, exploring what we didn’t know about the region. Through interviews and in-depth coverage, the country will be featured up-close and personal.
According to the article posted on CNN Go Website Bantayan Island is considered as a haven for tourist, some of them preferred to stay and live in the tiny island of Bantayan, situated off the northernmost tip of the Cebu Province. Bantayan Island is composed of three municipalities namely, Bantayan, Madridejos and Sta. Fe. The white-powdery beaches of Sta. Fe is the one that is featured on CNN. The photo was taken at the Sta. Fe Beach Club.
Bantayan island is about 7 miles (11 km) wide by 10 miles (16 km) long. Bantayan island is also surrounded by smaller islets. Featuring Bantayan Island in the world’s most popular news media organization will surely bring pride not only for the Filipinos but for the native of Bantayan or those who have relatives living in the tiny-paradise in central Philippines.
Here are the list of the Best Beaches and Islands in the Philippines according to CNN:
- El Nido, Palawan
- Boracay, Aklan
- Palaui Island, Cagayan Valley
- Panglao, Bohol
- Bantayan Island, Cebu
- Caramoan, Camarines Sur
- Samal, Davao
- Siargao Islands, Surigao del Norte
- Great Santa Cruz Island, Zamboanga
- Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte