Off the coast of Barangay Lipata, Buenavista in Marinduque lies Elephant Island, an islet so picturesque that visitors think they have entered a fantasy world of their own.
Elephant Island is one of the mesmerizing small islets dotting the seas of Marinduque. It is also surrounded by sheer cliffs with half-kilometer of long beach of white sand and crushed corals. The beach is ideal for swimming and snorkeling.
Tips for Great Trips:
Marinduque is one of the safest places in the country with an almost zero crime rate.
For accomodations, one can stay at the Bellarocca Island Resort and Spa.
Here are some great trips that will bring you to the lovely province.
• By land-sea travel: From Manila, take the bus going to Dalahican, Lucena port. Different bus companies travel from Manila to Dalahican so you have various options. Jam Transit and JAC Liner are two bus companies bound for Marinduque. JAC Liner plies a direct Manila-Marinduque route.
• Direct bus or car travel: If you don't feel like getting on and off a bus and ferry, you have the option of riding a bus or a door-to-door van that will take you all the way from Manila to Marinduque. The bus or van will ride the Roll-On, Roll-Off (RO-RO) and will take you to provincial capital or right directly to your doorstep if you choose destination to door.
• By Air: Flights from Manila domestic airport to Marinduque Airport, located in Barangay Masiga, roughly in between Gasan and Boac, are currently served regularly by Zest Airways.
• Bellarocca Island Resort and Spa - Barangay - Tungig - Lipata, Municipality of Buenavista, Elefante Island, Marinduque, Philippines