Pilar, Camotes Islands, Cebu, Philippines - When the Spaniards first arrived in the Camotes Island, they met some natives digging potatoes, and asked them the name of the island. The natives, thinking that they were being asked what they were digging, replied, "Camotes." Thereafter, the island retained that name, camotes, or potato island.
Ponson island is separated by the Camotes Sea, and lies about four kilometers northeast from Poro island. Our beautiful island is filled with exciting culture. It is known as, "The Lost Horizon in the South", because of its unspoiled atmosphere. There are many spectacular sites, like the valley of coconut crops, corn, and potatoes. Our beautiful picturesque lake known for it's freshness and natural purity, won an award for being the cleanest inland body of water.
Pilar, Camotes Islands, Cebu, Philippines - Unlike many other islands in the Philippines
Archipelago, the fabled Camotes Island off the coast of Danao
City is a marvel. It is an astonishing toll of spectacular
contrasts. Until recently, these picturesque islands have
remained remote and untouched. When visiting CAMOTES, enjoy the
pleasures of pastoral rural setting and relax in the tranquility
that comes with the setting of the sun.