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Kalanggaman Island

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“day trip”(44 reviews)
“white sand”(40 reviews)
“sand bar”(36 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Palompon, Leyte Province, Philippines
+63 32 319 0155
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful island of pure white coral sand and crystal clear water. There are a few sari sari stalls to buy the basic needs and beach cottages for shade. You can stay the night in a tent if you wish. We went out...More

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing beach and awesome sandbar which is best for selfies and pictures. Great for family and groups as they offer cottages, altho limited. Sunset and sunrise are both breath taking and nice for picture taking. You could take nice pictures any time of the day...More

3  Thank Mark Joseph D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a 3-hour trip from Mactan, Cebu but road is smooth. Place is worth the long travel and our free lunch cooked by the locals is very worth it. White sand is conducive for relaxation.

1  Thank arviang23
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful white sand island off west of Leyte. From Tacloban you hire a PUV for the 3 hour ride to the Municipality of Palompon. Then a 45 minute boat ride to the beautiful Kalangaman island. You have to bring your trash though when you return...More

2  Thank leifpedrosa
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Our Kalanggaman island stop was part of our diving outing. Diving around Kalanggaman was interesting with lots of beautiful soft corals. In between our dives, we stopped at the sandbar and had lunch on our Bangka outrigger. The crystal clear waters are captivating, and most...More

4  Thank jasmine c
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Those white powdery sands, clear crystal bluewaters, and an island life is what Kalanggaman is. The long white sandbar is the best. Worth the travel.

2  Thank Jinky_0214
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We were so excited for the trip. The long travel from Cebu to Palompon is exhausting but hey! we asked for it. By the port going to the island, we experienced delays due to miscommunications of the coast guards and the boat personnel are no...More

14  Thank L0uisc73
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

A place that I will not suggest to go.. IF you STAY IN CEBU, the travel distance is extremely long And the wait is long also. Understand the everything can subject to waves and boat schedule. I booked thru a tour to come here. A...More

6  Thank Desmond S
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

The Island is perfect but the offered activities is managed so poorly... a total vacation spoiler! I was told that the one operating there is a private company & whoever it is YOUR SERVICE WAS JUST SO CRAZILY POOR! We went for an overnight stay...More

8  Thank Nelson J
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Crystal clear torquoise waters, fine white with hint of pink sands, amazing sandbar, and an amazing view of sunset. Truly a paradise!

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Liezle O
27 August 2018|
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Response from morgansbabo | Reviewed this property |
Actually I'm focused in diving, about snorkeling in Kalanggaman can done but do not expect to find much. However, the water is transparent and crystalline.
Salman Z
23 June 2018|
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Response from kokci | Reviewed this property |
we were all from tacloban, so sorry i could not provide you info.