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Top Choice Italian in Malapascua Island


Facing a white-sand bay with a pretty terrace, this restaurant offers heavenly creations that will have you craving Italian food for weeks. The homemade tagliatelle asparagi is al-dente bliss, or try fritto misto di…
Top Choice Beach in Malapascua Island

Bounty Beach

This glorious stretch of pale sand occupies almost the entire southern part of the island. It's lined with hotels, restaurants, dive shops and massage ladies plying their trade by the shore. Be careful when swimming…
Top Choice Bar in Malapascua Island

Kocoy's Maldito

Kocoy's is the most popular bar on Malapascua, with the action extending well into the night. Bar games such as table football and pool lure punters in; strong cocktails keep them here. There's also a full food menu…
Top Choice Beach in Malapascua Island

Logon Beach

Stunning crescent-shaped Logon Beach on the southwest side of the island is framed by a wooded promontory and has sheltered aquamarine water. It's extremely shallow and tidal. Many boats moor here so it's not perfec…
Mediterranean in Malapascua Island


In an elevated position overlooking Logon Beach, Amihan is a very classy restaurant, with beautiful contemporary furnishings and stunning bay vistas. It's a great spot for breakfast, while many ingredients from the …
Lounge in Malapascua Island


Named in honour of Oscar Wilde, this stylish bar has fine views over the ocean, smart rattan seating and a devilish drinks menu that includes great cocktails and imported beers. It's located above Thresher Shark Div…
Filipino in Malapascua Island

Kiwi Bakhaw

This place is well worth sniffing out for its gorgeous cordon bleu and curries. Quality food takes time to prepare: expect to wait up to an hour. Bring bug spray. It's inland from the Malapascua Starlight Resort.
Lighthouse in Malapascua Island


Enjoys striking views over the northern part of the island. Access is via a steep path (it's not signposted and you have to pass through someone's backyard). It's a five-minute walk up to the lighthouse from the sou…
Filipino in Malapascua Island

La Isla Bonita

A great find for budget eats, this courtyard restaurant is run by a jolly family who prepare a selection of fresh local dishes every day, including vegie options. In the evening you may have to wait a while for your…
Filipino in Malapascua Island

Ging-Ging's Restaurant

Inland from the beach, Ging-Ging's serves tasty, cheap, filling food including a good breakfast selection, salads and curries. Tables face a large garden filled with flowers and shrubs.