A place in Philippines, Biliran Island is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. The nearest major city to Biliran Island is Cebu City. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Cebu City for its bountiful attractions like Basilica Del Santo Nino, Magellan's Cross, Cebu Taoist Temple on your trip to Biliran Island. Also, to reach Biliran Island, you'll have to take a flight to Cebu City; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Biliran Island.
Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Biliran Island.