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Tubod Marine Sanctuary

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Address: In Front of Coco Grove Resort | San Juan, Philippines

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Excellent snorkelling

Excellent snorkelling with lots of fish and coral. Not very deep. If you're not staying at the hotel, you have to pay 400 pesos which is redeemable at the hotel restaurant.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Amit B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent snorkelling with lots of fish and coral. Not very deep. If you're not staying at the hotel, you have to pay 400 pesos which is redeemable at the hotel restaurant.

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Valletta, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To find this Marine Sanctuary you have to go inside Coco Grove, even if you`re not staying in this resort, and then just pay 50 peso and enjoy some good snorkeling. Good to see Corals, and even Fish You have to check for the time of High tide, coz during Low tide, it s not much good to swim. You... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Since we stayed in Coco Grove, we had the chance to kayak for free. We were very careful not to tip over because even from the kayak, we could already see the marine life through the very clear water of Tubod Marine Sanctuary, and you could see plenty of sea urchins! Would definitely recommend a kayak over this sanctuary. It's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Always see loads of fish although it's tricycle to get into as it's "tied" to Coco Grove beach resort. Great well maintained sanctuary

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1 Thank 2Roaming
Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Just in front of Coco Grove Beach Resort. Marine life abounds. Don't need to snorkel far to enjoy the underwater sea life. Clams, clown-fish, parrot fish, angel fish. There are, however, sea urchins during the summer.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

Pleasant enough white sand beach. It costs 50 pesos to snorkel here. This helps support the upkeep of the sanctuary. There is some nice coral not too far off shore. A fair amount of fish life too. Saw a few parrotfish, triggerfish and so on. Nice place to spend a lazy day.

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Thank paulbuxton108
Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

We were disappointed with Salagdoong beach so when the multicab drive brought us here, it felt like paradise. This beach wasn't highlighted in the tour map given. We also didn't stay in Coco Grove so we had no idea this existed. That have played a big part on the surprise factor. Here we chilled out, had our buko fix and... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

We stayed at Coco Grove, so we had easy access to Sanctuary. Unfortunately the weather was bad- raining, heavy waves. On our last day the weather was nicer, so we gave a try, but a lot of algaes on the surface made it hard to explore.

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Thank Malgorzata P
Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Not among the best ones i have experienced so far, yet still a good take. U will need to swim some 50 meters away the beach to reach the corals...better views towards the diving shop.

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Thank FatihElma
Europe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Clean water, only few tourists, hundreds of various kinds of fish and water animals. Corals looking like human's foot never stepped around. And almost no urchins - in hightide you can snorkel even with no protective shoes. Incredible experience

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