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Forget what you read in the news about the place. I felt safe and I just dove into the beauty that is Malamawi.
Crystal clear water - Check!
White fine sands - Check!
Instagramable pics - check!
will I come back? Given the chance.. in...More
Literally! We are from Makati and Baguio City, up there at the (almost) northern most side of the Philippines. In contrast, this is almost at the southernmost tip...
The place is definitely a hidden paradise. We were escorted from Zamboanga city to this beautiful island...More
The resort can be reached via boat at php5 per person from Isabela City warf crossing a strait to Malamawi Island fir about 5-10minutes. From the boat docking area, you can rent a motorcycle to bring you to the resort. It would take about 20-30...More
Would you believe that there are still beaches here in the Philippines that is not crowded?
Malamawi island! A paradise that is just 15 minutes away from Isabela, Basilan.
This place is great for relaxing, beach bumming, swimming and eating seafoods.
I like this beach...More
I never had the chance to visit this place when i was a kid. When i took my vacation last May, I had the chance to come to this place. The sight is breathtaking. Amenities and accommodations are good.
The kilometer-long fine white sand is...More
How to get there?
From port of Isabela, walk towards the pump boat terminal for Malamawi. It's only a few minutes walk and it's on the left side if you are facing the port gate.
Pump boat fare: P5
When you get off in Malamawi,...More
How to get here :
From Zamboanga City, ride a fastcraft ferry for an hour or less at Php200 for adults and Php75 for kids. Regular ferry rates are Php80 for adults and Php40 for kids but this would take an hour and 30 minutes....More
Located less than an hour from Isabela City proper, Malamawi Beach is a pristine white sand beach ready for tourist to be explore. Isabela City is about an hour by boat from Zamboanga City. From the Isabela City Port, you have to walk towards the...More
LOCATION: from the Isabela port, walk towards the boat stop going to Malamawi Island. The island is just across the sea (PHP5/pax). From the dock of Malamawi, you will ride a motorcycle (PHP25/pax) going to the White Beach.
CLEANLINESS: clean enough, can't complain.
No i dont think its safe.
I would not recommend a visit to this place at this time, unless you have security escorts and/or peace has been brokered with the lawless elements. Kidnapping and hijacking remain the biggest... More
No i dont think its safe.
I would not recommend a visit to this place at this time, unless you have security escorts and/or peace has been brokered with the lawless elements. Kidnapping and hijacking remain the biggest problem. The vast stretch from Zamboanga to Malamawi beach provide the criminals with very good opportunities to do their thing...
We were lucky as we were given ample security.