Mambajao Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Mambajao
... first 20 minutes of our 40 minute drive home! Then it spat a little, and by the time we got back to the resort it was POURING.
We played some cards and had a beer, waiting to see if the rain would let up so we could do something for Ferg’s last night in the Philippines. At about 630 the rain totally stopped, so we headed up to the hot springs. Unfortunately as soon as we got on the road it was pouring again, so we were frozen and soaked by ...
... take on the volcano on the moped. I turned round at one point to see her literally dragging it up as it couldn't handle the climb. Once I had stopped laughing, we admitted defeat! Not an easy thing for my wife to be! Great views from the near top though! Looping round the island we passed the Sunken Cemetery (from the other direction) and decided to hit the Hot Springs - Hibok-Hibok Springs. I went ...
... Gecko's we headed back to Mambajao as the rain clouds over the volcano looked ominously black again. This morning, after 5 hours of rain stopped we headed around the island to explore the sunken cemetery which is exactly what it says on the tin.... There was a huge earthquake years ago and unfortunately the cemetery of their loved ones were lost into the sea.... Heading back from the cemetery ...
... a natural hot spot and has the most numbers of volcanos per square kilometer of any island on earth. It features hot- and cold springs, a beautifully forested interior, black sandy beaches as well as a truly picture-perfect white sandbar off it's coast.
Also, the underwater world is spectacular to explore as in some areas it's a landscape of past volcanic eruptions. The hard- and soft corals and especially the macro marine life are stunning! We did ...
... fishing and farming. Compared to other places I've been to where at the resorts you can hardly tell you are in a foreign country, I thought it maintained a lot of its character. Partially I believe this is because of some political happenings in Mindanao, most of the tourists there are actually Filipino.
The trip from the ferry to the resort was an adventure. We got into a ...
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