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Potipot Island

1 km from the mainland shore of Uacon, Candelaria, Luzon, Philippines
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Bad: so much trash in the island. dirty comfort rooms. no police to attend tourists reports... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
carinojerelon
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Baguio, Philippines
The island has a lot of potentials

Been to Potipot island during long weekend. The island was packed with visitors. Tents were all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
neilshane
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Manila, Philippines
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3 weeks ago
“Lovely shore”
31 Mar 2017
“Little Boracay of the North”
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1 km from the mainland shore of Uacon, Candelaria, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Bad: so much trash in the island. dirty comfort rooms. no police to attend tourists reports, imagine we saw a foil used for shabu. star fishes are gone. Good: number kubos are now available. kayak rentals. still...affordable boat rentals.

Thank carinojerelon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been to Potipot island during long weekend. The island was packed with visitors. Tents were all over. There were few cottages, but most of them are still under construction. It was a chaos to see that people cram to look for their place where they...More

1  Thank neilshane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Potipot Island was a 5-minute bangka ride from the resort we stayed (Potipot Gateway Resort). We opted to just have a day trip because staying overnight in an island with no electricity with two (maarteng) kids will be a disaster. The speed boat at the...More

5  Thank sikoletlover
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main kudos for this place is the people who will take care of you, specially the Bangkeros who are very hospitable to make your travel to the island itself one of the most memorable parts of the stay. The problem though is the place...More

1  Thank Aydrianai
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This seemed a good place to visit and in fact it could be if it were much better looked after. We enjoyed our swimming and relaxing, even walking round the island but the poor facitities and condition meant that we really wanted to leave after...More

4  Thank Dave J
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Potipot Island also known as the Little Boracay of the North is a 4-5 hr. Drive from Manila to Candelaria, Zambales. It's a good place to beach bum on a weekend for a quick retreat! I was able to purchase a P499 voucher access to...More

3  Thank Lovedeniseang
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

...going there took as almost 8 hrs from manila coz we were not able to take the straight trip to sta cruz zambales...we took the trip to olongapo via vicory liner in cubao(php202) instead from there, another bus to sta cruz(php168)...we made a wrong decision...More

4  Thank Edwin V
Reviewed 1 March 2017

It was a great experience at the Island. How to get here: From Sta Cruz, Zambales (ride an Olongapo Bound Bus) ask the driver to drop you off at Dawal Beach (known resort at Uacon Candelaria) Once you're there contact MIchael (Tricycle Driver 09198788291) ask...More

3  Thank chax10
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Island is really nice ,white sand and clear water , approximately 10mins away from our resort via small boat . You can bring tent or rent there kubo's for over night stay. we enjoyed visiting here worth it after long hrs of travel from Manila...More

Thank angelica m
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Potipot Island is one good choice if you want a quick beach getaway without having to spend too much. It is just about a 10-minute boat ride away from the main land which makes it ideal even for families who wish to bring their children....More

4  Thank ClarGuzman
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Jessica D
may signal po ba sa potipot? :-(
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mhelsanchez2015
is children aged 2, 3, 5, 6, 10 y/old free of charge sa boat fare and entrance pag overnyt?
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mhelsanchez2015
Is it safe to stay overnyt as we know na tent ang tutulugan ntn? Looks exciting but how sure are we na ung 300 na entrance fee compensate our safety coz na experience na naming mapasukan ng magnanakaw sa resort somewhere.. thankyou!
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