Olotayan Island is one of the islands located within Roxas City. Local people consider the island as "Little Boracay". The white sand and crystal water of its beach is similar to the famous Boracay of Aklan. The province is really blessed to have this kind of island. The island offers a serene and beautiful place for all people who want to have a little rest and relaxation from the busy life in the city.
The area of the beach is not crowded. It is an ideal place for those people who want peace. The place also has a very romantic atmosphere, making it ideal for lovers. It maintains the real beauty of nature which is good for photography.
Olotayan Island is accessible via Brgy. Banica in Roxas City. From there, the travel time will take about 45 minutes to 1-hour boat ride going to the Island.
Local people may live with a simple and rustic lifestyle but they are blessed to have this kind of rich inheritance from Mother Earth.
Visit Olotayan Island for one of the greatest experiences you could ever have. This is the best place for relaxation!
Activities that can be done in the area
- Playing with sand
Where to Stay
- Roxas President’s Inn
Location: Rizal Cor. Lopez Jaena St., Roxas City
- La Hacienda Hotel
Location: Arnaldo Blcd., Roxas City
- Nesta’s Hill Top Hotel
Location: Provincial Park, Roxas City
- Image Palace Hotel
Location: Brgy Banica, Roxas City
- Casa Purita Hotel
Location: Plaridel St., Roxas City
How to get there
From Manila, one can take the Super Ferry or ships from Negros Navigation. The trip lasts around eighteen hours. The Roll on-Roll off (RORO) also reaches Roxas City from Cubao in Manila. By air, both Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines have flights to Roxas daily, every morning and takes around 40-45 minutes.
Jeepneys and tricycles are available when touring the province.