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Sambawan Island

Maripipi Island | Biliran Island, Leyte, Visayas, Philippines, Philippines
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before i came to malapascua i found this island in the dive site introduction and got great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
annamarie Y
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Dalian, China
Short Stay

We came here for an overnight stay and found the cottages a bit overpriced, probably as we had... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
daCoach420
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Boracay, Philippines
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
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“naval port” (5 reviews)
“scuba diving” (3 reviews)
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Maripipi Island | Biliran Island, Leyte, Visayas, Philippines, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

before i came to malapascua i found this island in the dive site introduction and got great interest in it, also the pics i saw online of it and the maripipi volcano told me that they were waiving their hands to me at my request,...More

Thank annamarie Y
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We came here for an overnight stay and found the cottages a bit overpriced, probably as we had foreigners in our group. Mainly for local tourists and not much to do apart from a hill lookout to climb and a bare rocky beach to swim...More

1  Thank daCoach420
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

It is okay but for the entrance and all the unbelievable fees that you need to pay, there are far better islands that are more worthy to visit. You can find less corals and fishes. Not value for money.

1  Thank 707gerardo
Reviewed 22 December 2016

It was one of the best trips I’ve ever had so far. :) With the side trips going to Sambawan island, your eyes will already be filled with nature. You’ll be experiencing a lot of mode of transportation upon going there: From Naval, you have...More

1  Thank donnyal
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This place gives you amazing view and some Instagram-worthy photos. You can swim from the shore but i suggest you wear aqua shoes just in case. Php2500 for kubo good for 10pax. Haggle you can get it for Php2K :P (if off peak)

Thank Trisha A
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Went here from Agta Beach resort in Almeria, Biliran. Boat ride from Agta resort took about 1.5 hours. Upon arriving we registered and were briefed on the diving. They charged us 500 pesos per person with unlimited diving and includes the island entrance fee. This...More

Thank DiverPeeves
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Beautiful island in Eastern Visayas which is unspoiled and have few visitors owing to its remoteness. There are few facilities in the island due to its small beach area so bring your own water and food. Cheapest would be to bring a tent and just...More

1  Thank byrone29
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This island is so beautiful and amazing, one of the best I would say in the Philippines. The best part is, it is very unspoiled by tourists. The island gets a lot of local visitors, and several tourists, but on week days it is very...More

Thank Olga S
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We went from Tacloban city, jumping on a van. The journey took us to Naval port, which took about 2 hours. From naval we got a pump boat to Maripipi island and that took 2 hours. From Maripipi we were taken to the local dive...More

Thank Matt F
Reviewed 27 July 2016

“Hidden Gem of Biliran Island” This would be definitely the best beach in the province of Biliran. The beauty of Simbawan Island have logistic hurdles to overcome. From Naval port, one must be able to catch a boat to Marapipi Island (it would take an...More

Thank Ahren S
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Modalyn G
is there any particular day that this place isn't to to crowned?
3 April 2017|
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Response from donnyal | Reviewed this property |
i didnt get your question of having this place too crowned?
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