Alcoy is a beautiful municipality blessed with beautiful beaches and mountainous areas. One of the must-visit places is Tingko Beach, famous for its amazing powdery white sands, clear waters, and mesmerizing kilometer-long curved shoreline.
There are four parts dividing the long stretch of Tingko Beach – the public beach, Voda Krasna Resort, and Tingko Beach 1 and 2. There is a minimal entrance fee for the public beach where it gets crowded, especially with tourists coming from the south during the weekends.
The deep lagoon just across the coral island of Mabad-on Reef disappears during high tide. There are cottages available for rent, and food is readily available in the area. You may also choose to dine in Voda Krasna as they offer superb meals by the beach.
We recommend visitors bring snorkeling gear and swim along with the fishes on this beautiful white sand beach. Of course, you can rent one if you forget to bring your gear. Visitors to Tingko Beach will readily appreciate the clear waters and the ambiance of this beautiful place.
- Public beach: PHP 10 per head
- Tingko Beach 1 and 2: PHP 50 per head
- Tent Space: PHP 100
- Cottage Fee: PHP 200 – PHP 1000, depending on the size and location.
How to get there:
By Bus: Ride a bus bound for Oslob in Cebu South Bus Terminal. Ask the conductor to drop you off at Tingko Beach, Alcoy. The beach is located along the highway. The fare is approximately PHP 240.
By Car: Navigate using Waze or Google / Apple Maps and key in Tingko Beach as your destination. There are plenty of parking spaces available.
Tingko Beach is located along the highway in Alcoy, south of Cebu. It is near the famous church in Boljoon and the mountainous region of Dalaguete. Driving time to this beautiful white sand beach is around 3 hours from Cebu City.