Olango Island, Cebu Island
Categories: Islands, Nature & Parks
The Olango Island Group is a group of islands found in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines and is a part of Cebu Province. It comprises Olango island and 6 satellite islets namely: Sulpa, Gilutongan, Nalusuan, Caohagan, Pangan-an, and Camungi. Olango Island and its neighboring islets has a total land area of approximately 1030ha. The island group is under the jurisdiction of the city of Lapu-Lapu and the municipality of Cordova. It lies 5km east of Mactan Island and a major tourist destination in Cebu. It is known for its wildlife sanctuary.GeographyThe Olango Group of islands consists of seven islands. Located east of Mactan Island, Olango Island and its satellite islets lies between the Cebu Strait to the south and the Camotes Sea to the north. To the east is the Olango Channel (separating it from Bohol) while to the west is the Gilutungan Channel, which separates it from Mactan Island.Land areaOlango Islands has a total land area of approximately. The reef flat-lagoon surrounding the island of Olango is considered one of the most extensive reef areas in the Central Visayas. A total of of extensive sandy beach, rocky shoreline, inshore flats, seagrass beds, coral reefs, mangrove forest, mudflats, and salt marsh grass surround Olango and its satellite islets.Make Olango Island a centerpiece of your Mandaue vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Mandaue vacation builder.
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We enjoyed our trip to Olango island. After visiting once, we keep going back! Resorts are affordable for a "day-user". You can go biking around the island. My suggestion, go to Bird Sanctuary during ... read more »
Olango Island was a half day tour starting at 7 am I came back to hotel by 13:00 pm. In Olango we experienced regular village life, visited the bird sanctuary. You can avail snorkelling in the shallow... read more »
Et fantastisk sted at dykke - men stedet bliver pakket med turgrupper fra Cebu og Mactan i dagtimerne. Lej en båd med mandskab og tag ud til nogle af de lidt fjernere øer - eller få dem til at smide a... read more »A great place to dive-but the place will be packed with turgrupper from Cebu and Mactan in daytime. Rent a boat with crew and head out for some of the slightly more distant islands-or get them to throw the anchor when you can view the corals. Gude beautiful diving, but beware of tidal power. There's not much to buy on the island-so take snacks with cargo from the country. Talima Lodge is a very nice place with Nice staff and who is so quiet on the island in the evening.show original
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