To describe this relatively unknown place in Northern Mindanao in one sentence, Bucas Grande Island is Boracay, Palawan, and Bohol rolled into one.
It has white-sand beach, cave, lagoon, lake, lush forest, and many other treasures only a tropical place can offer. To think that this piece of paradise can be fully appreciated on a weekend getaway is stretching it a bit too far. It’s not impossible, naturally, but it will surely leave your heart aching for more if you do this.
The best way to get a taste of what Bucas Grande can offer is for you to plan the trip ahead of time (six months in advance is not bad), file a vacation leave for at least a week, and forget everything city living has forced you to accept as the normal course of doing things in life. Because once you step into this faraway land, time stands still like a placid. And before you know it, you’ve already embraced this kind of lifestyle.
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