Malapascua Legend Watersports & Resort

This beachfront resort offers both relaxing and adventure activities.

By TravelBook
November 05, 2012

Just off the northern tip of Cebu in the town of Daanbantayan is Malapascua Island, a place known for its white sandy beaches and nearby diving spots like Gato Island, Monad Shoal, and Kemod Shoal. Located along Bounty Beach, the island's main beach, is Malapascua Legend Watersports & Resort, one of the larger resorts on the island.

The view from the Presidential Suite
Photo courtesy of Malapascua Legend Watersports & Resort

Malapascua Legend Watersports & Resort has 19 air-conditioned guestrooms divided into Super Deluxe Rooms and Presidential Suites. All the Super Deluxe Rooms have a view of the pool and are furnished with two queen-size beds. The Presidential Suites have a view of the sea and are furnished with one king-size bed and one standard bed. All rooms have a private bathroom, a flat screen TV, a mini-bar, and Wi-Fi accessibility.

Guests can opt to relax on the beach, take a dip in the pool, or avail of the activities offered by the resort, such as diving, snorkelling, island hopping, cycling, or taking a motorcycle tour around the island. Meals can be taken at the Pirates' Resto Bar, the resort's in-house restaurant, which serves local and international cuisine. The resort also has massage services for guests who wish to relax, a diving equipment rental service for diving enthusiasts, and a guest itinerary planning and city tour services for those who want to see more of Cebu.

How to get there:

From Cebu City, take a bus to Maya Wharf in Daanbantayan. This will take around four hours. From there, one can take a 30-minute boat ride to Malapascua Island.