Sunday, March 31, 2013

Moalboal - Moseying Road Trip to the Diving Paradise of Cebu City

Almost all people I know are out for an Easter Sunday outing and vacation. I was watching TV shows when I was reminded of the beautiful white sands of Moalboal, Cebu. 
Moalboal is a 4th class municipality of Cebu Island in Visayas, Philippines. It's located in the Southwest of the island, so the travel from Dumaguete City is really easy. The place is laudable for its beautiful white sand beaches and pristine waters for both local and foreign tourists. It's known as the "Diving Paradise of Cebu."
blue sky + white + blue water = SUMMER
From our Whale Watching experience in Oslob to witnessing the mighty Kawasan Falls, we decided to try Southwest of Cebu by motorcycles. It was one of the fun-filled road trips ever. The scorching heat of the sun never discouraged us to continue the trip. We had a lot of stops, 'coz we're not familiar of the place. We didn't even have a guide or a map. We were both excited and enthusiastic on what would be ahead of us. Let me take you with me in my reminiscence. 
During lunch, we asked one of the locals where we could see affordable a white sand beach resort nearby. Fortunately, Moalboal is few minutes from that small town. We headed right away and stopped again to ask where we could find a beach resort open to public for reasonable rate. No definite name of a resort was given to us; instead, the local told us to follow a particular direction. We followed and headed to that destination without hesitation.
Moalboal Cebu
Reaching the place, I never expected it would look like a slum area with congested little nipa houses, but in a white sand. The entrance fee is indeed cheap and very affordable. I had a bad first impression over the place, 'coz I didn't want to wear swimsuit in front of these many people. Then, we reached the shoreline, there were many tourists and locals who enjoyed swimming the pristine water. That bad impression was blown away right then.
white sand in Moalboal, Cebu
Moalboal shoreline is so amazing. Considering we only paid Php 10.00 to get this wonderful beach experience. We changed clothes to one of the rented CRs in the are, which is Php 5.00 per use.
Divers docking from Pescador Island
We enjoyed the beach more than ever. If only we had enough time and money to explore nearby islands, we would love to.
Summer in Moalboal, Cebu
Swimming in Moalboal
Walter playing the white sands
Jason and Grah
We went home during sunset. We have to catch the last trip for the barge from Cebu Island to Negros Oriental. But it was raining before we could reach the port. We stopped and decided to enjoy videoke. 
With Grah
With Grah and Jason
with Walter and Grah selecting their songs
We reached the port, but we had to wait for few more hours. So we talked about the adventures we had and where would be the next road trip destination we would take. 
My name is PHIOXEE!

Thank you for the visits today. Happy Easter to all of you! Untill next time. Please don't hesitate to ask me anything.

Just me, 

P.S Credit to Walter Grapa to the photos


  1. I would love to visit that beach resort. So beautiful. Unfair that it's still so cold here ;0
    Happy Easter ^^

  2. Hi sexy:)
    Aamini mo ha, diko na matandaan kung kelan ang huling ligo ko sa dagat, many many years ago:)

  3. oh how i wish i was there instead of somewhere so cold~


  4. Oh! This is the paradise :) Thanks for your comment on my blog :) I follow you now :)

  5. wow ang mura ahh! well dito din mura kaso di ganyang kaganda!
    nice one phioxee

  6. Ayos, mo d.i ni imong blog. :)

  7. Happy Easter! So glad you ended up enjoying everything. Looked like fun!

  8. Wow very beautiful and relaxing place! Sayang you had limited time... But nice to see you still enjoyed!!! :)

    Happy Easter! <3


  9. prang bastos yung name ng beach hahaha! mishew pati si grah

    1. ang iniisip mo eh hahaha lol ung utak mo parehas tau ng isip hahaha jowk

  10. Hahaha if everyone's out how come you are not out for Easter? But that view of the clear blue skies is just so pretty and it's a special treat for us who lives in this region! Other places can't get sceneries of clouds like this <3


  11. Great post, I really enjoyed it! :)

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  13. HAHAHAHA pakshet si Jikoy! Natawa ako sa "parang bastos ang name" haha
    Well anyways maganda yun g place indeed pero it would have been perfect with less people. Ayoko ng crowded at ayoko ng maraming nanunuod sakin.. nyaha..artista eh

    1. unang una kitang panoorin!! roots. pinipilit talaga ang artista eh hahaha lol

  14. ang ganda ng beach at mukhang di pa overcrowded ng turista. sana mapadpad din ako dyan in the future :)

  15. hi indai! just got into the blogging world again...i really need to visit your site...hahaha anyway, I enjoy the trip, it still brings fun memories and lots of bloopers along the way...hahahaha bikog!


  16. Umitim kayo ni Grah pero very pretty parin. Natural nasa beach e. hehe

    Natrauma ako dyan nung huling punta ko sa Cebu dahil sa tsunami. Pero ang ganda ng beach na'to kaya babalik ako dyan. hehe :)

    1. alam kasi niang darating ka kaya yon ang nangyari eh diba may alert ng tsunami din yong pagpunta nio ng surigao? hahahahaha ano ba meron sa tsunami at paborito ka? hahahaha

    2. Sa city yung tsunami southwest :-)

  17. Wow, that 1st photo you took is amazing!! And the water pic of you swimming is beautiful. What a lovely place!

  18. mga laagan!! hahaha ohh well so pati ba ang kilikili eh umitim dahil sa init ng summer at tubig ng dagat na kailangan mong magpawax ngayon ha? hahahahaha

  19. ganda ng place.... ang dami dami mo nang mapuntahan ah hehehe

    enjoy lang lagi....

  20. Such a beautiful post, my dear!



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  21. wow! Mom always wanna visit Cebu, Bohol, Davao and Palawan. Buti ka pa ate, naenjoy mo na ang summer :P

    from Myxilog with love <3

  22. anong meron sa pescador island? mukhang pwede dun ah :)

  23. ganda ng Cebu noh? pati ang Cebuanas magaganda :D haha! poud Cebuana ako.. I hope you enjoyed your stay :D

  24. I love the sand writing. I am going to do it at the beach this summer and try to get a nice picture. You look great in your swim suit... you must work out. I need to get myself swimsuit ready.. Might take me awhile.

  25. 10 pesos??? sulit na sulit n nga. hahaha

    whitesand kelan kaya kita makikita ng live.:)

  26. that's so much fun!! i love the colour of the sky and the beach, so nice to stare at them :)

    I hope you're having a beautiful day ~ XO
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  27. Ang ganda. Itatanong ko sa Tita ko kung malapit lang sila dito, para if ever mabisita ko siya this year, makapunta naman ako dito... :)

  28. Ang suwette mo nyo at ang lalapit nyo sa magagandang beaches. Hope I can go there too:)
    Have a nice weekend:)

  29. lovely post :)
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  30. Beach is so relaxing , and good thing about Philippine you can really get a cheap entrance fee. And food really satisfied your hungry stomach. By the way i love all your photos.

  31. ganda ng beach pero ayoko din ng crowded masyado, kaya nga siguro nag-enjoy ako sa morong trip namin, halos kami na lang tao nung last day namin. pero at least, nag-enjoy ka pa rin kahit maraming tao, at ang mura ha, sulit na yan sa ganda ng beach.

  32. wow, nasabi ko na lang, ang ganda ng shot nun dagat. parang ewan, nakakaengganyo lumangoy.

  33. Moalboal...ok di jan ah. Too bad ang napuntahan ko pa lang sa Cebu ay Cebu City, Mactan, Danao at Camotes. Sana ay mapuntahan ko din yang Moalboal.

  34. thanks for showing all this wonderful places yet to be discovered by me. Looks like you guys had a blast ! you look too cute.



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