Nalusuan Island Resort and Marine Sanctuary, Cordova

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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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Nalusuan Island Resort and Marine Sanctuary and many more Cordova attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Cordova trip itinerary maker.
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  • Great place to dive or snorkel ,t he reef is in good condition with many fish and corals in lots of colors  more »
  • We came here for snorkeling, as part of visiting two other islands near Mactan. The reef is beautiful with rich sea life visible from the surface and below. It was very busy with tourists and boats do...  more »
  • Place is really tranquil. Suring day time, no aource of electricity here because they will only turn on the generator at nightime. Good enough because this place will surely indulge you to a fun fille...  more »
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  • 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