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Pamilacan Island

Pamilacan Island is a small, oval-shaped island located off the coast of Bohol, Philippines. It is approximately 12 kilometers away from the town of Baclayon in Bohol and is known for its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and diverse marine life.

Pamilacan Island is a popular destination for tourists, particularly those interested in diving and snorkeling. The island is surrounded by a rich coral reef system that is home to a variety of marine creatures, including sea turtles, barracudas, and several species of fish.

In addition, Pamilacan Island is a known location for spotting larger pelagic species such as whale sharks and manta rays. In addition to diving and snorkeling, visitors to Pamilacan Island can enjoy a variety of activities, such as island hopping, dolphin watching, and kayaking.

The island also has several beach resorts and restaurants that offer local delicacies and seafood dishes. The Island is also home to a small community of fishermen who have been traditionally hunting dolphins and whales for generations.

However, in recent years, they have shifted their focus towards dolphin and whale watching tours, providing an eco-friendly alternative to the previous hunting practices.