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Been here five times since 2010. My most recent visit was last April 2017.

The water is clear and clean. The place is cleanly maintained but some small garbage are scattered but only to minimum level. But the comfort room provide less to minimum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kevin N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The water is clear and clean. The place is cleanly maintained but some small garbage are scattered but only to minimum level. But the comfort room provide less to minimum comfort! I hope the government would do something about the comfort rooms because I've been coming here almost every year but there has been NO IMPROVEMENT! Call of nature is... More 

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1 Thank Kevin N
Tacloban, Philippines
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 22 April 2017

It's one of the most accessible islands here in Leyte (3 hours from Tacloban Airport and a 20-minute boat ride from Inopacan, Leyte. I've been here a lot of times whenever I feel the need to live off the mainland. The last time I went was December 2016. The tourism office is currently developing the place (more cottages, more rooms... More 

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Thank victorquincyvillero
Marikina, Philippines
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332 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Location: Canigao is located in Matalom. From Tacloban, it is 3.5 hours away by Van and 20 minutes by boat. Fees: there is a 40 pesos Entrance fee for Adults and 65 pesos for the boat. The boat wont go to the Island though if it does not meet the Minimum of 25 passengers. You can wait for passengers to... More 

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4 Thank KingRegis
Ormoc, Philippines
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This place is good for scubba diving. I dont know the rate since we bought our own gears. They also sell fresh and newly catch fish and if you want they can cook it for you wether its grilled or wat we call "Tinowa". The island also has sandbar at the back part, weve been there to take some photos.... More 

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Thank elizaboy d
Makati, Rizal, Philippines
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Positives: White, milky sand; beautiful island-- it is indeed a paradise; I circle around the island and the sceneries are quite good; Go to the back of the island and you'll see beautiful sceneries and feel a peaceful, quite ambiance there; staff are somewhat friendly Negatives: facilities are below par; comfort room is very gross to the point that you... More 

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1 Thank triptriptrip343
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Me and my college friends visited this place as a getaway from school and other stresses. To get there, you'd be riding on a private boat or ride on the public pump boats from the main land. As we arrived there we were ecstatic. Roaming around the island, we were surprised that we were visited by two aggressive monkeys. Baffled... More 

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2 Thank Raoul O
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

To the organisators: How about a website??? Or only a fanpage on facebook with ALL neccesary Informations?? - difficult to find any contact# 2 get any informations (nice photos r not enough) - inform the ppl there is a minimum of passengers for a trip and dont try to make money with them 2 pay a whole boat (1375 php... More 

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Opol, Philippines
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5 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The government run beach resort lacks cleaning and services... Water is nice and also clean , But ruined by a Dirty Beach Area....

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Thank Joseph S
Philippines
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

A beautiful island with pure white sand, I was able to take a round tour with my friends. Amazing to find out that the center of the island is really a forest and the back portion is a sanctuary. A quite place to think of things, relax, far from the crowded city. I recommend you to go there early in... More 

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2 Thank Romer G
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

The beach is nice but there were many trash on the beach and floating in the sea. There were also a lot of plastic trash under the ocean when we were snorkeling. Very dissapointing. It was way better when we were there 6 years ago. There were many flies on the cottages. The shower room and toilet was very dirty,... More 

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