Many beaches and islands
today are developing and turned attractive. No one expected that this Suguicay
Island will become one of the most visiting places in the province of Oriental
Mindoro. After a long time of hunting beautiful places, here you are now. “Tara
na and let’s not waste our time and enjoy the unforgettable experiences in
Bulalacao’s Island. 

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Aslom, Silad and Alibatan
is what they called the trio islands of Bulalacao. Not just far away, you will
reach the Suguicay Island. Enjoying the ride in the boats is the first thing
you need to do. You can take pictures and videos while travelling and capture
beautiful surroundings.

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After arriving Suguicay,
bamboo cottages, coconut tree, mangroves and white clean sand are the first
things you will see. Kind people and staffs of the said island will welcome you
and guide you to your places. Ang ilan sa mga bakasyunista at mga guests ay
ineenjoy at inilalaan ang oras nila sa mga bamboo floats na nasa tubig to spend
time resting or doing something enjoyable especially after having so much
workloads.

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Being placed in the province, I know that we have
different expectations, but expect the unexpected, because Suguicay is a
special place where you can spend most of your times not just to explore and
discover new things, but also to relax and to have some memorable moments and
experiences. You can feel and smell the fresh air you need and meet new people
where you can be your new friends.

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Suguicay waters are being compared to
other island waters because of its cleanliness, floury and powdery sand, and
its different shades of colors. You will enjoy seeing underwater marine life,
coral reefs and different kinds of fishes.

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There are residents living in this
island which their type of living is fishing. This people are living peacefully
and they are so obliging. You will be amazed by a lot of mangrove trees.

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The island was surrounded by mangrove trees. You can also stick a while
here and get some pictures.

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Two white sand
beaches are rummage in Suguicay. While travelling around the island, you will
also see a sandbar where you can stop over and walk along.

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Many marine lives
are living in the water of this island. Anonymous number of fishes are
remaining in the bamboo floats. You will never notice the hot weather while you
are having a good time in the beach.

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GETTING THERE

There is another option if you don’t have your own
car because trikes are available here taking you at Sitio Bangkal in Barangay
San Juan. A number of 3 persons charge P500 in trikes and it is a 2-way ride.

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After arriving at
Bangkal, you need to sign at the entrance of the pier and go on along the
wooden-made path where boats await passengers. This boat costs P800 for 5-8
persons sailing to Suguicay for 10-15 minutes only and it is creditably for
2-way trip.

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Suguicay proffer
hootch for P300 and P500 for the floating huts. In this island, they offer many
activities to rent like banana boating, kayaking, snorkeling, parasailing
and other underwater apparatus. Meals are also available here, but if
you are looking for restaurants, there is none except for some assertive
residents that will cook luscious and newly catch for you. The foods are all
fresh and it is very affordable. They also have a sari-sari store where you can
buy drinks and snacks.

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BUYAYAO ISLAND

Buyayao Island is also a beautiful and
wondrous island. It was a very peaceful, stilly and exciting island and it took
an additional 30-minute ride from Suguicay. If you were interested to go there
then you need to prepare extra money because Suguicay-Buyayao package will cost
P3,500. You can also do snorkeling, trekking or even just watch the waves and enjoy the
environment it has.

In this island, it has of what they
called a Bat Cave where you can delve for less than an hour. You should
wear a complete safety gears that will keep you from honed rock formations and
bat’s poop inside the cave. Kung mas bet mo ang beach camping, then you can assemble
your tent. Buyayao has two resorts that will provide you rooms, cottages and
meals.