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Malamawi Beach

Isabela City, Basilan Island Malamawi island, 7300, Philippines
+63 917 722 4793
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A once in a lifetime experience...

Literally! We are from Makati and Baguio City, up there at the (almost) northern most side of the... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
orli b
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Makati, Philippines
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Bluer than Blue Malamawi Beach Resort

The resort can be reached via boat at php5 per person from Isabela City warf crossing a strait to... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
Petrona H
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Isabela City, Basilan Island Malamawi island, 7300, Philippines
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

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

1  Thank orli b
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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

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

3  Thank Petrona H
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

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

1  Thank Aizey K
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

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

2  Thank Remus C
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Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

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

4  Thank AiExplorePh
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Reviewed 27 November 2015

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

3  Thank Eric L
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Reviewed 1 August 2015

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

4  Thank Glentoy
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Reviewed 21 July 2015

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. COST:Entrance Fee...More

3  Thank rpantoni
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Reviewed 15 June 2014

What I liked: 1. NOT Commercialized 2. Flour quality of sand 3. very affordable 4. long beachline What I disliked: NONE

3  Thank iOpenerMD
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Reviewed 22 December 2012

I’ve crossed a thousand bridges for my search of something real….ten days of journey to the tropic isles of the Philippines reconnected me to the endless beaches, coral reeves, most pristine sand, colorful school of fish, Islamic Festive HARIRAYA , breathtaking volcanoes, tropical fruits, flowers,...More

19  Thank chrisfuji
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iv0n1984
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Response from orli b | Reviewed this property |
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
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