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Pescador Island, Cebu: The Uncharted Paradise

I know, you also want to escape from the busy metro. Like me, you also want to soak your body to the cool and refreshing water of the beach. If not, you also like to see thousands of marine species underneath.

The Queen City of the South is not just rich in history, but is also rich when it comes to pristine beaches and white sand islands. Cebu is not just an ordinary place. Because for me, Cebu has a lot to offer both to tourists and its locals—may it be in man-made resources or in natural resources.

Lies in the southern part of Cebu is an island that is rich in marine life and attracts thousands of tourists and recreational divers. This island is very rich in marine life with over 2, 500 species of fish, and many of these can only be found only here in the pride of Moalboal—the Pescador Island.

[Photo credits to: @dcatbautista]

The Pescador Island is located specifically in the Tañon Strait, just a few kilometers from the western coast of the province of Cebu. The name of the island derives from the Spanish term “Pescador” which means “Fishermen”. The waters in the island is very abundant with fishes and other marine life living on the surrounding coral reef that attracts many fishermen.

While you’re still riding on the boat going to this magnificent island, a group of dolphins will join you in going to the island. But these dolphins are just a teaser of what you will see under the crystal-clear water of Pescador Island.

[Photo credits to: @gutsytuason]

Fine white sand is given, the fact that the most of the beaches and islands here in Cebu has its feature. However, when you plunge into the water and do the snorkelling, you’ll get to see thousands of species of marine life and colorful corals which serves as the natural habitats of the fishes living in the area.

[Photo credits to: @quovadisdiveresort]

You can also do free diving here at Pescador Island and swim along with the famous sardine run. For sure, as you see these group of fishes swimming altogether, you’ll be amazed of how this marine sanctuary was preserved by the Cebuanos.

[Photo credits to: @angelicawanders]

Given the fact that Cebu Pescador Island is a marine sanctuary, scuba diving in this area is the top activity. You also get the chance to see the rare green sea turtle swimming around the colorful are of Pescador Island, but it only depends on the weather condition.

[Photo credits to: @yehdeb]

Just a reminder, also be reminded to respect the nature and follow the rules. Pescador Island is strictly implementing the natural conservation to preserve its beauty.

To add, South Shore Travel and Tours have always been the best partner of every tourist. They make sure to take their guests fast and safe to a magnificent place like Pescador Island. Not only that, with South Shore Travel and Tours, you will fall in love to the place where they take you.

[Photo credits to: sho_nosuke]

What are you waiting for? Pack your things up now, and explore the Pescador Island because as long as you won’t explore its alluring and fascinating marine life that awaits you, Pescador Island will remain as the uncharted paradise within you.

[Photo credits to: @what_katie.did]

Things To Know About Cebu Heritage Park

Cebu Heritage Park

The Heritage of Cebu Monument is a portrayal and illustration of sculptures delineating significant and representative occasions in the historical backdrop of Cebu once again from the season of Rajah Humabon to the ongoing beautification of the Cebuano saint, Pedro Calungsod. The nearby craftsman, Eduardo Castrillo worked the monument. Its development began in July 1997. He and the late Senator Marcelo Fernan subsidized the event together with different gifts from private people and associations. The event was done and initiated on December 8, 2000.

The scenes illustrated in the monument are the change of Rajah Humabon and his devotees to Christianity, the nearby insurgency against the Spanish standard, a Roman Catholic Mass, and the critical battle on April 21, 1521, in the island of Mactan where local chieftain Lapu-Lapu executed Ferdinand Magellan. The structured cut in the monument incorporates the Basilica Del Sto. Nino, Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, The Saint John the Baptist Church, Magellan’s Cross, a Spanish Galleon, Statues of Sergio Osmena Sr. what’s more, Blessed Pedro Calungsod.

What to explore at Cebu Heritage Monument

The Heritage of Cebu Monuments is a scene of sculptures made of solid, bronze, metal and steel appearing about occasions and structures identified with the historical backdrop of Cebu. The development of the monument started in July 1997, and it was done in December 2000. Nearby craftsman Eduardo Castillo assembled the figures of the Cebu Heritage Monument. Subsidizing for the monument is originated from the late Senator Marcelo Fernan took a private people and gatherings. Chronicled structure cut into the large stone monument are the Basilica del Santo Niño, Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, San Juan Bautista Parish Church, and a Spanish Galleon. The statues of the late President Sergio Osmeña Sr. Furthermore, honored Pedro Calungsod.

History of Cebu Heritage Monument

The spot where the monument stands now, the Parian, is exceptionally recorded. It used to be home to the habitations of the most unmistakable families in Cebu during the Spanish Period. It likewise used to be the focal point of exchange between local people, the Chinese and Spanish mestizos. “Parian” was gotten from “pari-pari” which means to deal or exchange. It was additionally where the wealthy Chinese dealers held extravagant occasions.It is likewise where the St. John the Baptist church in the past stood, however, was destroyed in 1875 by the bishopric of Cebu. As indicated by the distributed data about this Monument, it was based on the first Plaza Parian in Cebu City. Conceptualized by Eduardo Castrillo, the landmark portrays Cebu’s History starting with the critical battle on April 27, 1521, in the Island of Mactan where local chieftain Lapu-Lapu murdered Ferdinand Magellan.
How to get to Cebu Heritage Monument?
The Parian Heritage Monument is a short stroll from Colon Street, Casa Gorordo, Yap-Sandiego familial home, and Jesuit house.

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