Batbatan Island is located off the coast of Culasi in Antique Province. Batbatan Island is eight kilometers away from Mararison Island. The island is a mound of soft greenery, an attraction to scuba divers; has natural coves, anchorages and white sand beaches. Batbatan’s waters are known for the garaban, or hell’s fire sea anemone, which can sting and cause severe skin ulcers when touched. Batbatan has a population of 2600 residents and 540 households.