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Reviewed 2 days ago

The perfect idea a virgin island but if the tide is up the island is under water otherwise a great place to just sit and relax and enjoy the solitude. Enjoy.

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The sandbar is fantastic. It is quite small compared to kalanggaman and manjuyod sandbars and theres nothing much yiu can do here except for a short photo ops. it is not so virgin anymore because there are a lot of vendors selling pearl necklaces, sea...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am so sorry that I came far too late to this sand bank... I should have come years ago while it was still clean, pure and silent. Obviously I (with my point of view) was exception, probably the only person among hundreds of visitors...More

Thank Nen608707
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was disappointed during my visit because it was high tide, I wasn't able to see the Sand bar. More disappointing was the badjaos (locals from nearby islands) selling cheap pearls and accessories and they were keep chasing you to sell their goods even you...More

Thank Florencio G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lots of sea shell but its pricey....amazing beacause its first tinme to see that kind and live seashell..and the abalone sisig is yummy

Thank beth r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overrated island where boats can drop you for 30' only. Too many locals selling "jewellery" and fishes.

Thank Nicola V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I admit I did not do my homework regarding this stop. It was on the way to Balicacog Island. It was pretty. Lots of pidgeons and a pretty cool church. Just not my thing.

Thank Glenn P
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Nice island, but sandbar disappears at 10am. We were lucky to see the sandbar and see it disappear. Theres also vendors who sells streetfoods such as buco juice, barbeques, fishballs, squidball, bannanaque or fried banana. Water here is very clear

Thank saturn s
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

The island is like a size of a two basketball court. It is literally small, but this island is not crowded when we visited. There are food to eat here, like banana cue, Grilled fish and other sea food. I would recomend you to try...More

Thank Udes D
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I was expecting to be able to spend a nice afternoon on the beach of Virgin island, but when we came it was a low tide and the sea level was up to our knees, so there was no place to sit down. There is...More

Thank Millie019
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Louise Aena C
31 May 2016|
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Response from Jonathan J | Reviewed this property |
3 islands, I think! We saw sea turtles on a small boat which was great. Virgin Island was a sand bar though, not so much fun.....
22 January 2016|
Response from Madel T | Reviewed this property |
Visit Virgin Island early morning or maybe late afternoon. Just avoid noontime if you really wanna see the sandbar. It's high tide at noon. You can ask for suggestions from your tour provider though, we were just running out... More
Tricia T
3 July 2015|
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Response from Chad C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tricia T, I know this answer is quite late but still answering for the sake of future travellers. :) When we went there November 2015, we did not pay any environmental fee upon entering the island. Yes, it is required to... More