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A must see place in Marinduque

The travel from the capital, Boac to Sta Cruz by car is an enjoyable ride until we reached the... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Horsham, United Kingdom
Maniwaya: Simply Great

Maniwaya Island is a perfect place simple nature tripping. The waves are usually calm and good for... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Manila, Philippines
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Marinduque Island, Philippines
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

The travel from the capital, Boac to Sta Cruz by car is an enjoyable ride until we reached the town. Boat ride from Sta Cruz port to the island gave us a prelim excitement, it was fun as we got our own boat. Maybe will...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank kuni_led
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We went there after my friend’s wedding. Travel was good, we saw sunrise and the sea was calm only to find out there’s no sandbar. :(

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank sheenawanderwoman
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Maniwaya Island has powdery and fine white shoreline, with beautiful landscape and relaxing ambience. The water is cool and crystal clear. In Wawies Resort, accommodation is either tent or cottage.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Darwin D
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Maniwaya Island is a perfect place simple nature tripping. The waves are usually calm and good for casual swimming. What makes the place better is the warmth of the locals who are living in the island. Would consider visiting again just to experience more of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank benayonon
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Hospitality at its best! The entire staff - from the well-coordinated parking at jump off point; the boat men; the warm welcome; the entire kitchen and resort crew - the food, the sand, the place, the firm mattressess, the immaculately clean toilets, the beach, the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Emie G
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We went here, with 20 of our friends. Enjoyed Island Hopping and first time to see Palad's Sand Bar, nice to go back here again, amazing view. Accommodation via Wawie's Beach, hospitable personnel, food is fine. Shower and comforts rooms enough and not a problem....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sos M
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

It's a good place . We rode a boat to see the ungab rock formation at mongpong island . After breakfast we proceed to palad sand bar . It's a beautiful place

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank 184luist
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for just a getaway trip for a cheap price but worth it? Maniwaya is one of those top 10 travel destination at a budget meal. We spent only Php 2,200 for the whole trip Inclusions: Van Transfer tent food Island hopping Tour...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Trey L
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

If you visit in Maniwaya Sta.Cruz Marinduque you do not repent, go there because many beaches are beautiful white sand and clean their seas. Those who live there are kind. The most fascinated is Palad Sandbar because it is ultimate in the middle of the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank girlienaras
Reviewed 29 July 2017

travelled 2hrs boat but then we were so disappointed to see all those trash and alot of trash that I havent taken a pic. I really dont advice to you not to visit during rainy season. I am not just sure on Summer days if...More

Date of experience: July 2017
6  Thank hannabee s
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22 February 2017|
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Response from 114ronf |
go to Marikit na beach resort on the other part of the island, it is onlyv5 min boat ride to Palad sandbar