The Nalusuan Island Resort & Marine Sanctuary is marked as the crowning glory of the Olango Reef in Cordova, Cebu. It is located in between the Province of Bohol and Mactan Island, Lapu-lapu City in Metro Cebu. A 260-meter stretch of sand is what continues to lure tourists into a place where they can loaf about and take in the rich marine life of the island. Its marine sanctuary is abundant in aquatic resources, which also preserves and protects the creatures and treasures found in the sea.
The island resort and sanctuary boasts of pristine, crystal-clear waters with far-stretching white sands right in front of your eyes. From the cool sea breeze, to the serene and comforting ambiance, to the beautifully crafted colorful coral gardens and fish population, almost everything in the island seems to be blessed by nature. Nalusuan is deemed to become the up-and-coming diving haven for many diving and snorkeling enthusiasts, what with the sheer beauty of its offerings. It is not only a refreshing getaway from the pressure and noise that come from the city of Cebu, but also an untouched and unblemished marine sanctuary that remains yet to be discovered by the usual tourist hordes.
The resort has been operated and maintained by MenCa Development Corporation since 1971 and is less than an hour away by pump boat from the Mactan Island. The resort holds more than 10 cottages within the island, which adds to the exclusivity and privacy that the resort provides. Visitors can feast on fresh grilled seafood available in the island’s open restaurant and bar while they are serenaded with familiar classic and current songs. Those adventurous ones can opt for a cookout where they get to choose and cook their own food according to their respective tastes. Aside from being ideal vantage points for taking in breathtaking views and fresh waters, the cottages of the Nalusuan Island Resort & Marine Sanctuary are also comfortable and relaxing treats for every tired diver that decides to retire from a day of underwater sightseeing.
As Nalusuan continues to strive in its commitment to guarding marine life, the place has one of the healthiest coral reefs in the Olango area with very abundant life forms. From diverse families of fishes, sponges, turfs, corallines, fish algae, sea grasses and soft corals, Nalusuan never seems to run out of colorful things to see underneath the water. Even better, the resort provides a wide range of aqua sports for the adventurous ones from jet skiing, paddle boating, ocean kayaking, water skiing and even boating or island hopping. Recreational activities such as beach volleyball, table tennis, badminton and darts are also available for resorts guest to enjoy.
The Nalusuan Island Resort & Marine Sanctuary is literally your own private island. They offer a marine experience like no other without having to lose the serenity that their guests look forward to. Marvel at the beauty of the island paradise and indulge in its extraordinary marine life. One look is enough to convince anyone that it is nature at its best.