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  • ~Uncharted Philippine Islands of Calamian Islands~ Coron Island

    © CEBU navi SAKURA | vol.24 Nov.-Dec. | 2019

    Many superb views await you such as an open sky, clear sea, and green trees in Coron Island. The clear emerald green sea has a lot of exciting natural diving activity spots to offer! Plus you can enjoy nature as much as you can when you hop the islands!!

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    ~Uncharted Philippine Islands of Calamian Islands~ Coron Island
  • ~Unspoiled nature in an unknown place~ Camiguin Island

    © CEBU navi SAKURA | vol.23 Sep.-Oct. | 2019

    Only 50 mins away from Cebu city by airplane. It’s amazing Island with full of treasure and beautiful nature.Let's see and try many attractions!!

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    ~Unspoiled nature in an unknown place~ Camiguin Island
  • Siquijor, the mystical and beautiful Island

    © CEBU navi SAKURA | vol.22 Jul.-Aug.|2019

    Siquijor is also called a witchcraft island, but not only that, there is also precious nature and antiquity here. If you want to relax and unwind, Siquijor is waiting for you!

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    Siquijor, the mystical and beautiful Island
  • 〜A City Wrapped in Nature & a Gentle Wind〜 Dumaguete

    © CEBU navi SAKURA | vol.21 May-Jun.|2019

    Aside from the variety of activities and beautiful sight-seeing spots, Dumaguete also features a calm and relaxing vibe that draw travelers to the island. Unwind and have fun in the city of Dumaguete!

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    〜A City Wrapped in Nature & a Gentle Wind〜 Dumaguete
  • Boracay ~The famed paradise island~

    © CEBU navi SAKURA | vol.20 Mar.-Apr.|2019

    In addition to its beautiful nature, with ample activities, accommodations and restaurants, Boracay Island is one of the world’s best resorts. As they aim to become an even more attractive resort, the local government is reforming and tackling various issues.

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    Boracay ~The famed paradise island~
  • Siargao Island-surfing Capital of the Philippines

    © CEBU navi SAKURA | vol.19 Jan.-Feb. | 2019

    The best breaks and a turquoise sea… Siargao - paradise for surfers around the world. One hour from Cebu! Let’s go on a great surfing trip!

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    Siargao Island-surfing Capital of the Philippines
  • Malapascua

    © CEBU navi SAKURA | vol.18 Nov.-Dec.|2018

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    Malapascua
  • 〜 The City of Smiles 〜 BACOLOD

    © CEBU navi SAKURA | vol.17 Sep.-Oct.|2018

    Bacolod, Philippine's famous Masskara Festival is a festival full of color and excitement.

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    〜 The City of Smiles 〜 BACOLOD
  • El Nido The Creation of God El Nido, the last land of mystery in the Philippines.

    © CEBU navi SAKURA | vol.16 Jul.-Aug. | 2018

    El Nido is drawing the attention of the world as being the last secret of the Philippines’ 7,107 islands. We found emerging mountains and a shining, emerald green sea. The abundant nature splendor is surely suitable enough to call it the world's best resort. The El Nido Spirit, which respects nature over humans, has taken root here. In the southwest Philippines, floating in the South China Sea, is a town in the northern part of the Palawan Islands called "El Nido". The harmony of white sand, blue sea, and greenery -- it's said that the Spanish who visited here in the 17th century were overwhelmed by its extraordinary beauty, so they left it as is. Genius diver, Jack Maillol, also was famously captivated by the island's beauty in the movie "Grand Blue". Now we have visited El Nido, the "last land of mystery in the Philippines" - fascinating tourists and divers all over the world. You can go directly from Cebu to El Nido by AirSWIFT in about 1 hour 40 minutes. Alternatively, you can fly to Puerto Princesa, the largest city in the Palawan Islands, and reach El Nido by bus in 5-6 hours.

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    El Nido The Creation of God El Nido, the last land of mystery in the Philippines.
  • The spreading blue seas, spotted with hot spots〜 To the southernmost tip of Mactan Island, Cordova〜

    © CEBU navi SAKURA | vol.15 May-Jun.2018

    Cordova is a town not far from Mactan, near the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Cebu, Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu, etc. It's a promising place to be with sprouting resorts and developing schools, businesses, and restaurants. The abundant nature and rich cultural heritage of Cordova is protected by the government and has helped the town to grow and become a popular island hopping spot. Cordova's hero, King Dagami of barangay Gabi was known for his fishing lifestyle, which is now a motif of the "Dinagat Bakasi Festival", which is held in August to celebrate the town's abundant marine resources and showcase the townsmen's talents.

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    The spreading blue seas, spotted with hot spots〜 To the southernmost tip of Mactan Island, Cordova〜
  • Attractive tourist spots that coexist with nature - Carmen.

    © CEBU navi SAKURA | vol.14 Mar.-Apr.2018

    A hidden gem for nature lovers and a safari park for all the adventure seekers lies in the Sierra of this small northern town.

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    Attractive tourist spots that  coexist with nature - Carmen.
  • Moalboal〜 A hidden European resort in Western Cebu 〜

    © CEBU navi SAKURA | vol.13 Jan.-Feb.2018

    Along the west coast of Cebu... As you go through the bustling countryside, a variety of shops line the narrow streets. An early dinner in the open, passing amber atmosphere on the terrace of a delicious, reputed Italian restaurant. "The Europe of Cebu, or Little Boracay! Cheers in Moalboal!" Quench your thirst by gulping down a cold craft beer in one head and seek the western sky. The amber sun crosses the sea and sinks into the foothills, you'll feel the glowing sunset, the simple locals will gather, the children are blessed with little pieces of happiness, and the multitude of nature's graces. Be soothed by the sound of the waves and the sea breeze and when you'll heart has been filled, the violet night sky will quietly disappear and you'll catch glimpses of falling stars. As this moment passes, your hope for more strength and beauty in the future for the important people in your life will glitter like the stars.

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    Moalboal〜 A hidden European resort in Western Cebu 〜