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cool area away from the heat you can hire a bamboo cottage to cross the lake by rope pull

nice bit of country side nice cool very deep lake that no have every dived to the bottom so no one... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Ormoc, Philippines
an cool encounter

Its one place you'll be surprised on... the cottages and kayak were just a great add on to the... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Nelson J
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“an hour”(6 reviews)
Ormoc, Leyte Province, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

nice bit of country side nice cool very deep lake that no have every dived to the bottom so no one know how deep it is not much transport going back to ormoc so suggest hiring your trike for round trip and getting him to...More

1  Thank stokes982
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Its one place you'll be surprised on... the cottages and kayak were just a great add on to the already nice place. The rental rates are very reasonable 150Php each for an hour. The people are friendly and very attentive. I will definitely be visiting...More

Thank Nelson J
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Visited Lake Danao in Dec 2017, however they had just been hit by two typhoons in a matter of weeks, we decided to still go as we wanted to support the locals. You can go kayaking on the lake for a extra charge. Just remember...More

Thank Kimberley_and_Tim
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We just visited recently and it is now operational again since the earthquake incident that happened a few months back. Better and new floating cottages are available and please Do try the local shell its very very delicious i recommend the crispy one.

2  Thank Luigi P
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Welcomed by the green pastures and chirping birds, Lake Danao indeed offers the nature's finest that gives you the feeling of serenity and relaxation. The calm and mysterious waters of this guitar-shaped lake gives you both the feeling of tranquility and thrill. It's a joy...More

Thank Jhuls G
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

My first experience is kayaking. I have learned how to paddle the kayak. We rented it for 150 an hour. We only stay here for an hour since we requested from the jeepney driver to wait for us before going back to Ormoc.

1  Thank Jack C
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Pleasant ride to this like in the mountains with cool air and cold beverage to escape the hot sun. I recommend this place.

1  Thank deckano406
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I give it 4 stars because I love it being relatively "undiscovered". Yet it is elfish to keep it to myself and I have been imagining how great this spt will be once developed. At 1,033 feet above sea level, serene, and almost undisturbed. Excpet...More

Thank Joey T
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I went up to Lake Danao on a friend's 4x4. It was rainy and getting to the top of the view deck was a challenge, but I went up anyway for a good view of the lake. Then we went down to see the cottages...More

Thank Angelito P
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place, very relaxing. You can do fishing there, just bring your stuffs for fishing. A place where you can bond with your family and friends. Where you can swim and dine just bring your food and dont live trash! I highly advised to bring...More

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