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Address: Mindanao, Philippines

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Use guided trip from harbour..very great beach

Use official transport, boat from harbour, dont go by yourself or someone you dont know tell you..bee aware!!. Even the sweetest mouth..can bee a trap..i thinking of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Use official transport, boat from harbour, dont go by yourself or someone you dont know tell you..bee aware!!. Even the sweetest mouth..can bee a trap..i thinking of cidnaping..its just a advise, so you enjoy 100% - and not get in any conserns in your vacation.

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Taif, Saudi Arabia
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love it and I will go there again4, you need to ask for lagoon that has unique gully fish beside visiting the village in sta cruz island. Btw it is safe and you have security army around you.

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59 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will have to book your boat at Paseo the day before.They now allows only 200 visitors a day to the island.you must go in the morning n all boats will leave island by 2-3pm...no overnight stay at the island. There are huts on the island which you could use for a small fee of p100.water is cool clean n... More 

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3 Thank frank c
Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This island is worth going to because of its fine pink sand and the view is beautiful. However, it's not quite good for swimming because of the dead corals - hurts your feet when you step on them. So let's be more aware eco-friendly, shall we? :)

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is great,it has fine pink sand because of the corals..Another good thing is there's a signal in the island and it's just a 15 minute boat ride from the city. There's also a lagoon at the back of the island where you can see the Bakawan (first line of defense against tsunami, storm surge and earthquakes). You can... More 

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Philippines
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

that's pretty much it. This place is known for it's pinkish sand caused by tiny broken pieces of red corals. And that's all there is to it.. It's a beach. To get hear you have to ride a pump boat with a fee of 1000 Pesos. That's 1000 pesos for ten people so make sure to bring nine people with... More 

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289 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

we were there for mangrove planting and visit the school at the far end of the island. it turned out we were there for a treat. the earlier tourists left when we arrived so we have the whole island to ourselves. it offers a serene shore that turns pink at a particular time because of dried dead corals washed to... More 

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2 Thank Irene F
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

You have to arrange your trip first before you can go to this Island. A security escort would then accompany you on your trip. The island is approx 30 mins. away from the mainland and it is advised to go there by morning and pack up after lunch since there's a strong current on the channel. There are seasons in... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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101 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Quite accessible from the downtown, the pier is near the fort and the trip takes about 30min only. The place is great for outdoor activities but the sand is not too fine as the pink sands came from decayed red corals. Like the Hundred islands of Pangasinan, the Great sta. Cruz island is well regulated by the government tourism as... More 

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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The pink beach is just 15mins away by boat from the city. You can actually see the island from the port. Overnight is not allowed in the island thus we came back to the city by noon. We came there wearing our swimming gear and we just wear a polo on top as a cover. Washing is hard in the... More 

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