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Snake Island (Vigan Island)

Bacuit Bay, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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El Nido Island Hopping: Caves and Coves Tour Including Buffet Lunch
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Bacuit Bay, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Snake Island, is part of the tour. So you ll go. Is diferent than other islands because you can see monkeys near you. Good. And take care with the monkeys !

Thank MAU1967
Reviewed 1 week ago

Snake island with its large beach, is a great stop during your daily island hopping with Terra Nova - El Nido private resort's boat and crew. You can hike on the small hill and enjoy a great view. Then the crew usually arrange a healthy...More

Thank Eric V
Reviewed 1 week ago

By hiking to the top of the hill on the island, you will be able to see the snake-like sandbar from which the island gets its name. The sandbar may or may not be above water when you visit, but you can walk on it...More

Thank Manuel L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sandbar is not the most beautiful that I've seen. Its sand is that fine and the water around is not crystal clear. There's a store/bar at the end of the sandbar (part of the mainland). The lady who owns it was very friendly and...More

Thank chardichard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the great viewing decks of El Nido. You could swim at the beach and good snorkeling spot as there are already fishes at knee deep water. Be careful not the venture in the sea grass area on the other side of the island...More

Thank karing82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a remote island which is worth the travel. For adventure seekers side, it won't disappoint you. Its narrow shore which is in between to currents colliding opposite ways. It will take your breath away. Its fine grain white sand soothes to your feet...More

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most unusual feature is the sandbar connecting 2 islands that you can walk from point-to-point at low tide. Be mindful to wear booties and the sea grass on one side of the sandbar. They even put a bar in the middle of the sandbar. Wow!

1  Thank wilsonlau_sg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's high tide when we visited here so we didn't cross the sand bar. You can hike at the their view deck so you can see everything from above. Oh, and beware of the resident monkey there. they say it could be aggressive so don't...More

Thank Princess Salvia G
Reviewed 16 June 2017

One of the highlights of El Nido, this place is really special because of the sand bar across the water. You can hike up to a view point, but watch out for the one monkey on the island!

1  Thank 13Nic13
Reviewed 3 June 2017

No snakes, and not very big, but a nice place to stop and walk around the sand bar and up to the lookout point. Easy walk, the tour might say it's a hike, but it's about a five minute walk up to see the view.

1  Thank JayandMakki
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