Sambawan Island is part of the municipality of Maripipi. This is the most popular island destination in Biliran Province. It is around 1.5 to 2 hours boat ride from Agta Beach Resort.
The island’s shoreline is a mixture of fine and coral white sand. There is a view deck on top of the hill that provides a beautiful 360-degree view of the island and the surrounding provinces namely Masbate, Cebu, Leyte, Biliran, and Samar. You can spend the day swimming in its pristine waters and lying on the sand. Moreover, you can go in the water, whether by snorkeling or scuba diving, and see one of the best reefs and marine life the province has to offer.
The entrance fee is Php 100 per person. Cottage and table rental ranges from Php 200 to Php 800. Overnight cottages are also available. There is a sari-sari store for buying basic things.
You may rent a boat at the resort going to this island at Php 4,000 for a maximum of eight passengers.
Prices mentioned above are as of September 7, 2019 and may change without prior notice.