White Beach Moalboal: Things to do + Accommodations

White Beach Moalboal: Things to do + Accommodations

30th Sep 2020

So many beaches, so little time! In the Philippines, you will never run out of beaches to visit. If you ever find yourself in Southern Cebu, Moalboal is not to be missed. Drop by the famous White Beach for a day full of sand and sea.

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Scroll below for more information on Moalboal’s White Beach. Included in this article is how to get from Cebu to Moalboal, things to do at White Beach and nearby accommodation options.

How to Get to White Beach Moalboal

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From Cebu to Moalboal via Car

With a private car, travel time from Cebu to Moalboal is anywhere between 2 to 3 hours. We recommend renting a van for bigger groups to save on time and money. Solo and couple travelers can rent a sedan car instead for a smaller vehicle. Check rates for Cebu to Moalboal private transfers here.

From Cebu to Moalboal via Bus Commute

Take a Ceres bus bound for Moalboal at Cebu City’s South Bus Terminal. The terminal runs 24/7 so you can go there directly after your flight. Cebu to Moalboal buses depart every 30 minutes to an hour. Once you arrive in Moalboal, ride a tricycle to White Beach.

Things to do at White Beach Moalboal

A small entrance fee of 10 to 30 PHP is charged per person to access White Beach. Paid parking is also available. Many traveler reviews have mentioned that it’s easier to reach the beach with a private vehicle.

Expect to see clear turquoise waters and grainy, white sand. There aren’t many trees so rent a cottage to shade you from the sun. Aside from swimming and sunbathing, here are some of the other things you can do at Moalboal’s White Beach.

Buy refreshments from vendors

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There are a few bars and restaurants in the area. Local peddlers also sell snacks and beverages. Be wary of vendors who will try to sell overpriced items! Since there is no corkage fee, you can bring your own food and drink.

Snorkel with underwater critters

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From the shallow water, fish can already be spotted swimming about. Dive or snorkel a few more meters away from the shore and you’ll find coral reefs. Just like the rest of Moalboal, White Beach has a thriving marine life. Grab a pair of goggles and see for yourself!

Watch the colorful sunset

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Feast your eyes on the amazing sunset at Moalboal’s White Beach. It is also at sundown when the fishing boats start docking on the shore. The colorful skies and boat silhouettes make for a picture perfect moment.

Accommodations near White Beach Moalboal

Love waking up to the sound of the ocean? Check out these accommodations in Moalboal near White Beach. All of these are just a short walk to the beach!

HK Beach Resort

Price Range: 2,500 php/night for standard room

Amenities: air conditioned rooms, room service, car park, restaurant, beach cabanas, Wi-Fi

Moalboal T Breeze Coastal

Price Range: 1,800 php/night for standard room

Amenities: air conditioned rooms, car park, bar, restaurant, garden, private beach, canoeing, Wi-Fi

Asian Belgian Resort

Price Range: 2,100 php/night for standard room

Amenities: air conditioned rooms, room service, car park, bar, restaurant, billiards, karaoke, canoeing, beach front, Wi-Fi

The Blue Orchid

Price Range: 4,500 php/night for standard room

Amenities: air conditioned rooms, room service, car park, bar, restaurant, pool, fitness center, garden, game roon, private beach, Wi-Fi

Ananas Guesthouse

Price Range: 2,000 php/night for standard room

Amenities: air conditioned rooms, car park, bar, garden, karaoke, Wi-Fi