Diving is the most popular activity at Malapascua Island. Its rich underwater marine life has become the main draw among the visitors of the island. This is evident in the number of dive shops in Malapascua Island, which is suitable for beginners to advanced divers. In addition to diving, visitors can also go snorkeling and swimming. There are a number of spots on the island suitable for snorkeling. One of these spots is a shallow wreck located close to the lighthouse. You can also go island hopping to a number of smaller islands close to Malapascua Island. Or you can simply have a relaxing day on the beach soaking up the sun with a book on one hand and a cool bottle of your favorite drink on the other.
While Malapascua Island continues to maintain its tropical island charm and laidback life, there are a number of places where visitors can stay in relative comfort. These places are Slam’s Garden Resort, Tepanee Beach Resort, Ocean Vida Beach and Dive Resort, Buena Vida Resort and Spa, Malapascua Exotic Island Dive and Beach Resort, Hippocampus Beach Resort, Hotel Celtis Resort, and Bounty Beach Cocobana Resort.
You can catch a bus from the Cebu North Bus Terminal headed to Maya Port. Travel time from the bus terminal to the port is around six hours. Once you reach the port, you can take a 30-minute boat ride to the island itself.