Upon landing, you will be greeted with breathtaking blue skies, emerald to indigo clear waters, and pale white-stone beaches. Santander, like the rest of Cebu is blessed with gorgeous beaches with potential for adventure.
Many divers go to this town because of the abundance of dive spots. Upon submerging yourself in the water, you will see all the different aquatic species of fish and crustacean. It’s glorious, so make sure to bring an underwater camera. Snorkeling is a popular activity, as well. The place is dotted with coral reefs; you wouldn’t get enough of all the colorful fish!
You can go island hopping as well, and figure out which beach is best to bumming around in! There’s also the option to go for a swim in its clear blue waters.
Aside from that, from the shore, you might be able to witness a whirlpool, which is also frequent in some of the beaches in the area. Also, some resorts offer whale shark viewing tours where the visitors can swim with the whale sharks. Just be sure not to stress these creatures because they won’t hurt you! This isn’t exclusive in Oslob, folks!
And don’t fret, there are a lot of resorts where you can stay, all ideal if you wish to be near the beach. There are 11 to be exact, perhaps even more by the time you head on over!
Everyone’s a foodie-at-heart, right? Well, Santander is known for its local delicacy, the tostado. It’s a local cookie made of sugar, flour, eggs, baking soda, and shortening, perfect to snack on while traveling.
Santander is worth the visit to satisfy your beach-bum whims and your diver dreams.