To experience the amazing gems that is Britania Islands, one has to travel a long way to San Agustin, Surigao del Sur. Consisting of an assemblage of of islets, sandbars and beautiful rock formations amid crytal-clear waters and lined by a carpet of sand of varying textures and colors, these group of nature’s gem dotting the shores of Barangay Britania, San Agustin, Surigao del Sur is gaining popularity and has now been a popular inclusion to the itinerary of tourists who want to have taste of the magnet of these nature’s wonder.
The fishing village to which these islets are located is said to be originally called Alepanto. Later, it was said to be renamed “Bretania” by San Agustin’s former mayor Eufemio Darunday because of the resemblance of this island and beach formation to that of Great Britain. Later, the spelling was changed to Britania.
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