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Kalanggaman Island

Palompon, Leyte Province, Philippines
+63 917 303 7269
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Long white sand beach

Crystal clear water with very white sand beach. We went there on a weekday so there were minimal... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Edgar M
Oslob, Philippines
Picnic in Kalanggaman

Kalanggaman is a beautiful island/sandbar with White sand and clear water. We were brought there... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Quezon City, Philippines
via mobile
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  • Excellent56%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“sand bar” (18 reviews)
“bring your own” (17 reviews)
“white sand” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Palompon, Leyte Province, Philippines
+63 917 303 7269
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crystal clear water with very white sand beach. We went there on a weekday so there were minimal tourist which is good although weather is too hot during our visit.

Thank Edgar M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kalanggaman is a beautiful island/sandbar with White sand and clear water. We were brought there by our host for picnic lunch. We had a lovely lunch (lots of food w local dishes) bec our host brought our lunch. If you go there, make sure you...More

Thank RachelMS1227
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite island so far! It was really breathe taking. I think i will take another trip here and do an overnight. Bring: Food Water Waterpoof baggys Camera Googgles :]

Thank Miss_Lash
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We went to kalanggaman island and stunned by the beauty of the sandbar even from afar. We landed on a rainy afternoon but still enjoyed the view of it. It is a small sandbar where you can explore it in few hours but I recommend...More

1  Thank Ragnar0309
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

The 45 minutes ferry ride over to Kalangaman island from Palompon is well worth it. Kalangaman island is a beautiful, white sand beach and sandbar. There are no real structures on the island, although food and drinks are available at the canteen.

2  Thank John O
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

There's a reason why i went to that island, because of the white sand and the place is so amazing. The first time i see this island is in the facebook.. I want to go there and you can relax too... You play banana boat...More

Thank carol_anne1186
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The most beautiful and magnificent island I had been. Conquered rain and lightning just to be here witnessing the perfection with my own eyes. #justlove

Thank Agazile2017
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Simply breathtaking! The pristine water and endless sandbar will just leave you speechless! My friends and I got there at 645 am so we pretty much had the place all to ourselves. It’s not commercialised so the beauty of the island is well-preserved. There is...More

Thank Tricia G
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

My friends and I visited Kalanggaman on February 2017 and it was a really fun experience! The boat rental fee was 3,000 pesos going to and from the island. You can share the boat with other groups so you'd have more people to split the...More

1  Thank wiserebel
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Langgam is the local dialect version of "bird". They named the island Kalanggaman because it looks like a flying bird (child version) if you look at it on the map. Kalanggaman boasts for its fine white sand and epic sandbar. We spent the night in...More

1  Thank Benedict A
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Alex S
30 January 2018|
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Response from zhuzhie | Reviewed this property |
It is suggested to go in weekdays than the weekends to expect lesser people :)
8 January 2018|
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Response from Agazile2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there’s a mini store in the island and they sell refreshments and some food as well, but expect to have it more expensive. So I would suggest to buy anything you need from the port or any convinient stores before going... More