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Mystical Island of Lamanoc

Known to many as the “cradle of civilization” of the entire Bohol, the sought-after destination known as the Mystical Island of Lamanoc in Anda, Bohol is a tourist attraction rich in history, heritage, and beauty.

Join the Lamanoc Mystic Island tour and discover a place filled with interesting caves, impressive limestone formations, secluded and pristine beaches, and stories worth telling. The island is an island of beauty — its landscape is marked by mangrove trees, rich greenery, and pristine waters. The island is a place of exploration — see firsthand Lamanoc’s wildlife and plant life, and explore its caves which houseboat coffins, old jars, and graffiti that dates back to the prehistoric era. The Mystical Island of Lamanoc is also filled with fascinating stories which revolve around offering sacrifices to a mythical deity — known as Diwata — in order to receive a successful harvest.



The Mystical Island of Lamanoc is located in Anda, Bohol.


Opening Days and Hours

The island is open for 24 hours, daily.


Entry Fee and Bookings

A tour fee of PhP 300 (USD 6) is charged per person. This includes entrance fee, tour guide fee, and boat services.


How to Get There

  • Fly from Manila to Bohol via Cebu Pacific or Philippine Airlines.
  • From the airport, hire a van or a tricycle to Anda.
  • From Anda town proper, rent a tricycle to Lamanoc.


Suggested For

  • Backpackers/solo travelers
  • Couples
  • Group of friends
  • Families


Time to Spend

Average time spent on this island is 2 to 3 hours.


Popularity and Best Time to Go

The best time to visit the Mystical Island of Lamanoc is between January and March.



  • Cave-hopping



Nearby dining places include Coco Loco Cafe, Casa Amihan, Old Castle, and Zenith Resto Bar.


Nearby Attractions

  • Quinale Beach
  • Kaligoon Cave Pool
  • Bugnaw Beach



Some of the nearest hotels from Mystical Island of Lamanoc are La Petra Beach Resort, Anda White Beach Resort, J and R Residence, and Amun Ini Beach and Spa. Rates range from USD 30 to USD 150.

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