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Mahaba Island

Inopacan, Leyte Province, Philippines
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Lovely white sand beach but second best to Digyo Island

This island - 'Mahaba' means 'long' - has a good white sand beach and a toilet. Snorkelling is... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Melbourne, Australia
A Hidden Island with Hidden Charges

Cuatro Islas is definitely one of the beautiful islands in the Philippines. The ugly side of these... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
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“fine sand” (2 reviews)
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Inopacan, Leyte Province, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

This island - 'Mahaba' means 'long' - has a good white sand beach and a toilet. Snorkelling is not fantastic at any of the three Cuatro Islas that I visited, but Digyo was the best and Mahaba second best. Waters were lovely for swimming. Bangkas...More

Thank Victorianlad
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Cuatro Islas is definitely one of the beautiful islands in the Philippines. The ugly side of these islands is it's filled with "hidden charges". When you arrive at one of the islands, you will be forced to pay a "donation" of 50 pesos. Every time...More

5  Thank CJ C
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Like a Private Island feelings but after sunset Mosquito come to Taake back them island and you have to leave also if you have planned to stay overrnight.

1  Thank WalterInox L
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Of all the islands in Cuatro Islas, Inopacan, Mahaba Island offers the perfect spot for swimming and lounging around. With the fine sand and crystal clear waters, a day trip to this island is just wonderful. NOTE: bring your own supplies because there are no...More

3  Thank jajajajam
Reviewed 28 May 2016

This is the most beautiful among Cuatro Islas. The island is totally unspoilt (no cottages, stores, etc) which makes it really clean - no trashes! Sand is fine and nice and water is crystal clear. It's also a great place for snorkeling. Lots of scenic...More

3  Thank ysabelameraz
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Fine sand and crystal clear water. Out of the 4 islands of the cuatro islas, this is the best place for swimming i must say☺️

2  Thank Romelyn D
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

No comfort room, no deepwell, no cottages. Bring all your supplies like lamps, tents and food. You can camp overnight here for free. There are 2 stores at the far end of the island. One is easily accessible the other one is farther out and...More

4  Thank Abbey C
Reviewed 25 January 2014

Mahaba is truly "mahaba". It is the most beautiful island among the Cuatro Islas characterized with a breathtaking beach facing the Island of Leyte and with still waters being in the middle and closer to Leyte. Snorkeling is not necessary to see the beautiful coral...More

5  Thank RayGohetiaJatico
Reviewed 14 May 2013

i have been to this island with a group of friends, it's really beautiful. it was worth the travel...you could bring with you your tents and camp near the shore..be sure to bring along with you stuffs such as foods, flashlights, water, etc. enjoy

6  Thank dexterivera
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Nancy N
10 November 2016|
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Response from Romelyn D | Reviewed this property |
Inopacan leyte. If from Cebu, take boat from Bato or Hilongos. Land trip only about 30 mins going to the Port at the back of Inopacan Town Hall ☺️