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Just Can't Get Enough

This attraction is in its simplicity. Electricity is limited to lights & water is plenty due to... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
jeckli
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Cebu City, Philippines
via mobile
Private. Serene.

When we visited the place, it was during high tide so we just parked the boat somewhere near the... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Jason D
via mobile
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“sand bar” (4 reviews)
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Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This attraction is in its simplicity. Electricity is limited to lights & water is plenty due to their stocks of barrels of water. The accommodation has two verandas, two comfort rooms & three bedrooms. As to food, you have to bring cooked or for cooking...More

Thank jeckli
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

When we visited the place, it was during high tide so we just parked the boat somewhere near the location on crystal-clear waters 6-15 feet deep, all for our own consumption away from the hussle and bustle of the city. The experience was one of...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 2 March 2017

To get a better experience, ask the guides for the best time to visit, usually when low tides. Very clear and clean sand and water. Lots of small star fishes. Very relaxing. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Leiann L
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

It was really nice. I thought it was small but its not. Went there in the morning and got really tired from walking.i wanted to go back to the resort because it was sooo hot but had to wait for a boat... No boats available...More

Thank Yanyan C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Just a short boat ride from Island French Resort, you will find the vanishing island. It has a sandbar with mangroves on one side and crystal clear water ideal for swimming. There is a floating store where you can buy drinks and chips. Not sure...More

Thank jan j
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

If you have the chance to go there, go there. Boats are not going at any time. You must negotiate hard with the boaters, they will always try to get p1k from you. The Island itsself is ok, could be nicer without garbage. This side...More

Thank DonDan16
Reviewed 21 January 2017

one of the must-see in Samal Island. i suggest that you should go here early in the morning to witness the beauty of this place.

Thank Jelle V
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This island is accessible only by boat, it is of fine shell and the surrounding water extremely shallow for safe bathing

1  Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Stayed here for two nights and three days and found this place to be a right place for solitude. Away from the city, right in the middle of the sea. No one could come and pick me up. A nice place to be away from...More

1  Thank jaquinne
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Just last sunday, I went on an Island hopping tour exploring the beautiful Islands of Samal. We started with Babusanta, then Angel Cove, then passed by Pearl Farm, then went to the Vanishing Island, stop over at Samal's Sand bar, then to Diaz Island then...More

10  Thank Mimmy_Nicolas
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