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Looking for a perfect place to spend your vacation? Panoramic views, white sand beaches, and world class diving sites. Coron and the Calamianes group of Islands has it all.
Coron is a safe and fascinating eco-tourism destination in the Philippines that you dont want to miss out on.
Coron Island is the geographical gem of the Calamianes group of Islands and without a doubt the most visited tourist attraction in Coron. Along Coron Islands coastline you find white sand beaches, coves and lagoons. Hidden behind the steep limestone cliffs are 8 brackish lakes with crystal clear water.
The locals say that from a distance the Island looks like a sleeping giant and from the right angle and with a little imagination Coron Island does indeed resemble a sleeping giant.
About 70% of Coron Island is made up of steep limestone cliffs, some of them reaching several hundred meters above sea level. 25% is hills and the remainder of the Islands area is relatively flat fields.
The most famous spot on Coron Island is Kayangan Lake. Dubbed as the cleanest lake in the nation and surrounded by vertical limestone cliffs, Kayangan lake is like an image taken straight from a fantasy movie.
Dive enthusiasts from around the world were the first to put Coron on the map as a tourist destination in the Philippines. Diving the waters around Coron bay and Busuanga Island is a true underwater adventure and Coron Bay has been listed in Forbes Traveler Magazine`s as one of the 10 best scuba diving sites in the world. The main dive attractions are the 12 Japanese WWII wrecks that where sunk during a US airstrike 1944. The Japanese fleet were hiding in Coron Bay and around Busuanga Island when a surprise arial attack sent out from US Navy aircraft carriers sank most of the Japanese fleet. At least 8 of the Japanese ships were sunk in Coron Bay.