BANTAYAN, Located in the northwestern tip of Cebu - serene and tranquil, and boasting of fine white sand beaches, this island is a favorite holiday hangout, especially during the Lenten season. The historically rich Holy Week celebrations of Bantayan Island is among the most elaborate in the country - using life size statues during the Holy Thursday and Good Friday processions. Bantayanons also enjoy a rare Holy week privilege of a Catholic Church exemption from fasting from a 200 year old Papal Bull edict.
How to Get There
Map and Driving Instruction on how to get to Bantayan Island in Bantayan