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Snake Island (Vigan Island)

Bacuit Bay, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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El Nido Island Hopping: Caves and Coves Tour Including Buffet Lunch
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Bacuit Bay, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I were in awe of the clear waters and the ever changing sand bar. The walk towards the Mangrove area and on the walkway, as well as the gazebo, was made interesting and inviting by the stories mentioned by our guide, Chris....More

Thank Ann Claire A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is nothing related to the name, I thought that I was going to an island full of snakes but there are no snakes it is only name.The area is very nice and beautiful and worth the visit.

Thank Maj S
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Better enjoyed on a low tide. The sand bar links the island to the main island of Palawan. One can walk throughout the stretch and talk to some locals (he is taking care of the mangroves!). The hike is good. We were here twice, the...More

Thank Vivien M
Reviewed 12 August 2017

If you are late here - you will not see the snake at all ))) . Be sure you'll be taken there at morningtime. The island also have a viewpoint, were we met some monkeys , and have a send bar .

Thank Susanna H
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Before you get on the island hopping trip, make sure that you go at the right time because you might not even see the snake sandbar! We didn't get to see it when we got there as it was noon time and the water at...More

Thank SairaMargarita
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Hike to the top to see snake shape island. It was low tide and be able to see clearly. White sand and took lots of pictures. It would have been better if you have drone camera to see overhead

Thank Mina L
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The Snake Island, is part of the tour. So you ll go. Is diferent than other islands because you can see monkeys near you. Good. And take care with the monkeys !

Thank MAU1967
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Snake island with its large beach, is a great stop during your daily island hopping with Terra Nova - El Nido private resort's boat and crew. You can hike on the small hill and enjoy a great view. Then the crew usually arrange a healthy...More

Thank Eric V
Reviewed 19 July 2017

By hiking to the top of the hill on the island, you will be able to see the snake-like sandbar from which the island gets its name. The sandbar may or may not be above water when you visit, but you can walk on it...More

Thank Manuel L
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The sandbar is not the most beautiful that I've seen. Its sand is that fine and the water around is not crystal clear. There's a store/bar at the end of the sandbar (part of the mainland). The lady who owns it was very friendly and...More

Thank chardichard
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