Another year, another drawing bucket list (LOL!). Bes, if you can’t visit all the places you’ve listed on your bucket list, stop pushing it! You don’t have to fill your list with a handful of places to marvel! Maybe all you need is an overrated place with gigantic waves of fun, just like Islas De Gigantes!
Islas de Gigantes or islands of giants, is located in Carles Iloilo. The islands are truly blessed with cerulean water, pristine coasts and undeniably magnificent picturesque views! Actually, it consists of 10 islands namely Balbagon, Cabugao Gamay, Cabugao Daku, Bantigue, Waydahon, Gigantona, Balubadiang, Gigantillo, Gakitgakit and Ojatras. So many islands, meaning? So many awesome things to do!
1. Island Hopping
Obviously, we’re not just going to sit back and relax knowing there are 10 islands to visit! Gear up and get ready for an island hopping!
2. Caving at Bakwitan Cave
Unlock the beauty of mystical Bakwitan Cave (just be careful because it is “mystical”)!
3. Scuba diving at Islas de Gigantes
Meet and greet the life under the crystal clear water!
4. Cliff Dive at Tangke Salt Water Lagoon
Boost your confidence by cliff diving and splashing at the emerald water of Tangke Salt Water Lagoon! Don’t get too excited and giddily (you might hurt the rocks LOL!)
5. Boracay view at Bantigue Island
Did I mention that Boracay is now in Iloilo? But just only a portion of it. Get that Boracay vibe at Bantigue Island sandbar! But be sure to go here during low tide to experience the pristine white sand coast and luminous water!
6. Rock climbing at Gigantes Sur
Rock scramble at the “Boulevard”! (Boulevard: Gigantes Sur rocky trails)
7. Seafood feast in the island
So many things to do right? So bet you’ll get hungry. Wanna have feast but so little naman the budget? No worries! you can enjoy a sumptuous seafood fiesta at a very affordable price in islas de gigantes!
8. Visit the past at the Old Lighthouse
Even though the islands are now developing, you can still see the remains of the past thru the ruins of the spanish-colonial lighthouse found at the northern shore of Gigantes Norte Island. But wait there’s more, there is a new lighthouse built beside the old one where you can climb and be captive by the jaw-dropping view of the sea!
9. Relax at the beautiful Antonia Beach
A day is well spent by wandering at the beauty of the island, give yourself a relaxation respite at the Antonia Beach. The serenity of the place, clear water, warm breeze and perfect spot to witness the magical sunset!
10. Glamping at Cabugao Gamay Island
Where to spend the night in the islands? No need to book for a hotel accommodation! Make it fun and exciting by camping at Cabugao Gamay Island!