Admit it. There are times when you wish you could get away from it all by moving to your own private island. Well, some beach bums actually can at least for a day. What could be better than sitting on a white-sand beach, drinking beer and soaking in the rays without crowds?

“It’s a wonderful destination, we will come back next year for sure!”

All of these islands have pristine shores, swaying palm trees, aquamarine waters and lots of ocean-side adventure. There usually are fees for shore excursions and equipment rental. Every destination offers something a little different for cruise passengers.

Even at first glance, Danjugan Island Marine Sanctuary looks like the quintessential Caribbean hideaway. There are wide stretches of beach in quiet coves, hidden lagoons, numerous trails to trek, bat cave, watchtower that has the best view of the island, birdwatching viewdeck and shallow reefs excellent place to snorkel with marine life!

sleeping areaAccommodation is a bit primitive and a great experience.  You will sleep in dorm-style single foam in an elevated floor with mosquito nets while enjoying the open fresh air.
Shared water toilets and showers are located at sea level. Lights are generated by solar power and mobile phone reception is not that reliable. Best time to visit the island is in summer. They can accommodate up to 32 guests.

Sunrise at Danjugan Island
Sunrise at Danjugan Island

Those seeking solitude will enjoy the hammocks that are hung under coconut trees in quiet locations.

You will find the moray eels in the Moray Lagoon. They can swallow a whole GoPro camera or even cut your own fingers, so be careful with these adorable slimy creatures. They are actually blind and just depends on their smell.

The staff of island lives there, and it’s obvious they take pride in keeping the island’s natural beauty in top condition. Their pampering service makes the island experience so pleasurable that you don’t want to leave when dusk falls.

“everything is a paradise, so it’s no wonder that we feel at home on Castaway Cay”



  1. Hi Joneethan.

    My name is Kim of Jacaranda Travels I saw your blog while looking top travel bloggers in the Philippines.
    Danjugan Island Have a Heavenly place, nag enjoy kayo sa beautiful and lovely place na yan, masaya magtravel specially pag kasama mo ang family and love once mo.

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    Thank you, hoping for your positive reply.

    Kimberly-Tourist spots in Danjugan Island
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