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Lake Pandin

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Address: San Pablo City, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 929 978 9565
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Always a good bonding place!

Except for the new parking spots that is slightly far from the entrance everything else is great. A 10 to 15 minute walk from the entrance which could be taxing to seniors... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
ecarmela2016
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San Pablo City, Philippines
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San Pablo City, Philippines
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Except for the new parking spots that is slightly far from the entrance everything else is great. A 10 to 15 minute walk from the entrance which could be taxing to seniors, specially the last 100 ft. Before the lake. Once you are there, look for the person you made reservations to, which by the way is highly recommended or... More 

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1 Thank ecarmela2016
Laguna Province, Philippines
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My bestfriend arranged the reservation for this day trip. I highly recommended that you have your reservations beforehand to avoid inconveniences such as waiting since they are prioritizing the tourists who has reservations. So the tour comprises of a ride in the bamboo raft to witness and explore the beauty and wonders of the entire pandin lake and a full... More 

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2 Thank jtazealousexplorer21
Manila, Philippines
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lake Pandin was a pleasant surprise. This enormous lake is a crater lake, the water is dark green and very cool and refreshing. Board a bamboo raft and enjoy a feast as you glide across the waters to the other side. Climb the steep hill to visit Lake Yambu and then cool off in the waters of Pandin Lake. Life... More 

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Thank SaltyBug
Dasmarinas City, Philippines
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I have been to Lake Pandin for four times, and this place never ceases to amaze me. The food is great, especially the ensaladang pako and the hipon. The scenery is very peaceful and relaxing. The water is clean. The people are nice. The price is also very reasonable. Probably the only suggestion that I can make is to increase... More 

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Thank pcn541
San Pablo City, Philippines
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I believe that it is most peaceful one in the seven lakes here in San Pablo. That concept is nice if you are looking for place to satisfy your "nature-ish loving" attitude. (Is that even a term?) And also, the food is great. The long walk is worth it.

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2 Thank mikhaaaellaaa
Taguig City, Philippines
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

my boyfriend made the necessary arrangements, you have to book/make a reservation especially if you're planning to go on a holiday. the package includes the balsa ride plus food (love their fresh paco with weird looking shrimp that is endemic in the lake) however, brace yourself as there are no decent shower rooms, nor transient house, so even if you... More 

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1 Thank WendytheWanderess
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The food was great and the people are nice!! Very peaceful place! The lake is clean as well. If you want a quick getaway from manila go here and visit this lake!

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Thank Ruby R
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

First, no proper signages to guide you as a driving visitor/first timer. The guide from parking to Lake are street kids. Access road are dirt road and can be hazardous if it rains. Reception Area is a table with a VERY barriotic atmosphere. Toilet needs a lot of improvement. No running water, very dirty. No shower area for those who... More 

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Thank bml_012
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Lake Pandin is half of the twin lakes in San Pablo, Laguna. It would take about 2 hours from Manila if you take the SLEX. The walk to and from the lake would actually take you 20 to 30 minutes from the main road depending on your pace so be sure to bring only what you need. The view is... More 

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Thank Henri N
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We got there by tricycle. You arrive to an entrance were many local kids wait to serve as guides from the entrance of the property to the lake in exchange of a tip. You have to hike trough a muddy path (take good shoes during rainy season and an umbrella) While you walk you will see people living around and... More 

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