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White Sand, Clear Water but Poor Facilities

Location: Canigao is located in Matalom. From Tacloban, it is 3.5 hours away by Van and 20 minutes by boat. Fees: there is a 40 pesos Entrance fee for Adults and 65 pesos for the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
KingRegis
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Marikina, Philippines
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Marikina, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location: Canigao is located in Matalom. From Tacloban, it is 3.5 hours away by Van and 20 minutes by boat. Fees: there is a 40 pesos Entrance fee for Adults and 65 pesos for the boat. The boat wont go to the Island though if it does not meet the Minimum of 25 passengers. You can wait for passengers to... More 

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Thank KingRegis
Ormoc, Philippines
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

This place is good for scubba diving. I dont know the rate since we bought our own gears. They also sell fresh and newly catch fish and if you want they can cook it for you wether its grilled or wat we call "Tinowa". The island also has sandbar at the back part, weve been there to take some photos.... More 

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Makati, Rizal, Philippines
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Positives: White, milky sand; beautiful island-- it is indeed a paradise; I circle around the island and the sceneries are quite good; Go to the back of the island and you'll see beautiful sceneries and feel a peaceful, quite ambiance there; staff are somewhat friendly Negatives: facilities are below par; comfort room is very gross to the point that you... More 

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1 Thank triptriptrip343
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Me and my college friends visited this place as a getaway from school and other stresses. To get there, you'd be riding on a private boat or ride on the public pump boats from the main land. As we arrived there we were ecstatic. Roaming around the island, we were surprised that we were visited by two aggressive monkeys. Baffled... More 

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2 Thank Raoul O
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

To the organisators: How about a website??? Or only a fanpage on facebook with ALL neccesary Informations?? - difficult to find any contact# 2 get any informations (nice photos r not enough) - inform the ppl there is a minimum of passengers for a trip and dont try to make money with them 2 pay a whole boat (1375 php... More 

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Opol, Philippines
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The government run beach resort lacks cleaning and services... Water is nice and also clean , But ruined by a Dirty Beach Area....

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Thank Joseph S
Philippines
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46 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

A beautiful island with pure white sand, I was able to take a round tour with my friends. Amazing to find out that the center of the island is really a forest and the back portion is a sanctuary. A quite place to think of things, relax, far from the crowded city. I recommend you to go there early in... More 

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2 Thank Romer G
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The beach is nice but there were many trash on the beach and floating in the sea. There were also a lot of plastic trash under the ocean when we were snorkeling. Very dissapointing. It was way better when we were there 6 years ago. There were many flies on the cottages. The shower room and toilet was very dirty,... More 

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2 Thank Mariko I
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Nice beach but full of trash because tourists just throw their trash anywhere. Shower rooms and rest rooms are also dirty. With the high number of guests, they don't even have enough shower rooms. However, snorkeling is nice. There are lots of fish because part of the island is a sanctuary.

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Thank ysabelameraz
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

I mean why is ther nobody cleaning the area? The island is run by the Local Govt Unit yet allow me to say, it is not properly maintained. Pardon, thats my vain brother on the picture. Tsk tsk tsk...

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Thank Romelyn D

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