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quick guides Daan-Bantayan Cebu Beaches and Destinations

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Daan-Bantayan is the northern most town of Cebu. (Not to confuse with Bantayan Island). It is around 4 hours land trip from Cebu City. Daan-Bantayan is bordered on the north by the Visayan Sea, to the west by Bantayan Island, on the east by the Camotes Sea, and on the south by the town of Medellin. Daan-Bantayan is a 1st class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 84,430 people.

The Origin of the name of “Daan-Bantayan”

The name Daan-Bantayan is derived from two bisaya words, “daan”, which means “old” and “bantayan”, which means “watch-tower” or “guard house”, combined together refers to a place that served as a look out for Moro raiders during the Pre-Hispanic Philippines. This “bantayan” site was located in a vintage point of Punta situated in the district of Tapilon.


About Peps

Ag Molde aka Peps like anyone other ordinary being, loves to travel to unwind and refresh oneself from daily routine. While exploring beloved Cebu, he have decided to blog adventures, escapades and thrills for the other's to discover and add to their bucket list. He also help other aspiring bloggers setup their own - dubbed as Technopreneur at Visit my site if you need one.

Top picks for Daan-Bantayan Cebu Beaches and Destinations

San Pedro River
Tapilon Point
Gato Cave and Islet
Monad Shoal
Malapascua Island

Our blogs in Daan Bantayan

Please check out our first hand blog in Daan Bantayan. It is fun sharing the places and spots we've been to. Enjoy reading as much as we've enjoyed writing.

Coming up soon :)

Have lots to write but few time. Please visit again soon or check out our other articles :)


Alcantara Alcoy
Alegria Aloguinsan
Argao Asturias
Badian Balamban
Bantayan Barili

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There are many beautiful and nice places we're not able to mention, if you know some and want it listed, kindly let us know.


This section of our blog are second hand information, sources are researched from the net and reviewed according to what we know about the municipality being a Lumad (native) of Cebu. We credited the owners for their work, if for some instance the material is copyrighted, let us know and we'll take it down for you.

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