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Apo Island Lighthouse

Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Dirty and not much to see

The way up was nice, but the tower itself is not worth to see. They build a solar plant with high... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Kathrin W
via mobile
A nice walk for 655 meters and 315 steps.

Attractions in Apo Island are simple: snorkeling, diving and taking short hikes to the nice-view... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Tomasz K
via mobile
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Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

The way up was nice, but the tower itself is not worth to see. They build a solar plant with high walls so you can only have one direction to see the sea.

Thank Kathrin W
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Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Attractions in Apo Island are simple: snorkeling, diving and taking short hikes to the nice-view places. The walk to the old lighthouse takes about 30 minutes and some 1000 Kcal and 2 litters is sweat. Top of the hill does not offer any spectacular views...More

Thank Tomasz K
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

From the end of the village, passing by the juice stand, you have to climb a lot of stairs, cross a lovely meadow before you reach the lighthouse. There is nothing up there, besides the building and some cows, so just enjoy the beautiful view!...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

It was nice walk from beach thought at that time I visited, under construction and not able to see much view......

Thank Ayako M
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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

The hike up has no views and you can find garbage all along. When we got to the top the place was under construction and it was impossible to walk around the area. The hike is not too hard, but really it would have been...More

Thank Adrian A
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

It was a very tiring hike, but the view is all worth it. It took us almost an hour before reaching the lighthouse. The people living along the route up the lighthouse were very friendly. We suggest you start going up by 5pm so you...More

Thank Moi R
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

The view is very relaxing and peaceful as you watch the ships pass by the nearby Nautical highway. Birds singing and tweeting by the cliff where they peacefully built their nests. We watched the sunset here but didn't wait the sun to go down fully...More

Thank Alvin A
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

It´s a nice little walk up the hill. You are walking throgh a farm and can enjoy a nice view at the top.

Thank Robert-conny
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Reviewed 25 January 2016

As this island has electricity only between 6 and 9:30, you are bound to go to sleep before 10 pm. And you will be woken up by the roosters (number of which may actually exceed number of inhabitants of the island or at least it...More

Thank AndreaAK
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Reviewed 15 July 2015

OK you are on Apo Island for the diving and snorkelling, so the lighthouse is never going to be the number one thing on your list of things to do. But it's worth it if you have the time and want a nice walk. It...More

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