Nalusuan Island Resort and Marine Sanctuary, Cordova

Nalusuan Island Resort and Marine Sanctuary offers a look at a protected reef teeming with marine life. Originally bearing the dubious name of "kalusuan" (literally translated as "a place of penises") due to its abundant sea cucumber population, the island was turned into a resort and was instrumental in protecting the reef from the dynamite fishing techiniques employed by the local fishermen. Only reachable by boat, the island offers day tours or longer stays in its stilted cabins. Don your snorkel and inspect the abundant aquatic creatures living in the protected coral gardens, take scuba diving lessons, or swim in the wide sandbar. Make Nalusuan Island Resort and Marine Sanctuary a centerpiece of your Cordova vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Cordova trip itinerary maker app .
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  • Nalasuan Island was an amazing place! Great position, amazing friendly helpful staff, great accommodation, great food. Well done Nalusuan. Best of the best in the Phillipines.  more »
  • Stayed 5 nights with my friend and made friends with workers. Amazing place, beautiful and peaceful after 4 pm when all day tourist leave. Evenings and mornings were the best! Friendly staff.  more »
  • I tempered my expectations due to some negative comments regarding the amenities so I was pleasantly surprised upon arrival. We were a party of 3 adults and 3 children (6, 8, 12) so we booked the fami...  more »
  • Marine sanctuary is favorite for those who love snorkelling. You can closely encounter different kinds of fish during fish feeding. Fish feeds can be bought in the area. You will also love its scenic beauty. In the resort, the beach is nice for swimming with clear water. Or just sit down, relax and listen the sea waves under the shade of the trees.
  • Very nice place for snorkeling. One part of island has swallow water which is about 2-3ft deep. You can just walk or sit at bottom with water barely touch shoulder
  • Island hoppers heaven for me if your into snorkeling! Be ready to ready your underwater gears to get close encounter with the schools of seargent major fishes.
  • awesome marine life !
  • will be there again

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