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Limasawa Island

Visayas, Philippines Southern Leyte Province, Southern Leyte Province 6518, Philippines
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A terrible place to stay with

The place itself was not attractive. Not even a nature landscape. This place doesn't worth your... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
julietguerrero
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Pretty place, nice people

I went here looking for whale sharks but I was there at the wrong time. First perception is of the... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
travelincouple027
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Aberdeen, Washington
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“boat trip” (2 reviews)
“padre burgos” (2 reviews)
“whale sharks” (4 reviews)
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Visayas, Philippines Southern Leyte Province, Southern Leyte Province 6518, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place itself was not attractive. Not even a nature landscape. This place doesn't worth your cent. Waste of time and people mostly are opportunist. I cannot see any reason to go back in this island except for one thing. If you prefer to get...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

I went here looking for whale sharks but I was there at the wrong time. First perception is of the tropical beauty of this place. It takes about an hour to get there by long boat. Coming back got hit by a shower so we...More

3  Thank travelincouple027
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Limasawa, Southern Leyte is almost an hour from Padre Burgos pier. The island life is so relaxing especially if you stay overnight... The most conducive resort is Dak Dak Resort. They have aircon rooms and cottages. The resort is personally managed my Nanay Nucring, the...More

4  Thank Maria C
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Limasawa wasn't originally in my plan to visit when I first went to Leyte but I met a friend along the way who was raving about it. From Ormoc, I headed further down To Maasin (about 3 hrs van ride) and spend the night there....More

9  Thank Teva_2006
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Booked a day trip to Limasawa Island with Padre Burgos Castle Resort and had a great time! Snorkeling in the morning on the east side was amazing, great visibility and varied and colorful coral and sealife. We moored the boat and hiked to the site...More

1  Thank shoresoftheworld
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

I didn't walk on the island, but it really looks beautiful from the boat! We saw fruit-bat flying away, they are huge! Otherwise, diving is nice and very colorful; there is a lot of fishes and a nice wall. The only reason I didn't put...More

2  Thank gugnaze
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Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

My first time in Limasawa. Surprisingly, the coral garden is well preserved. Its awesome! Table coral are just as twice as me, shy turtles are around, groupers about size of my leg is also present with juvenile fish, likewise, you will easily the other sea...More

5  Thank Lilia P
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Reviewed 24 February 2016

we were in Limasawa for 5 days and stayed at 'Dak dak' Airbnb. A fantastic and authentic stay . All our needs were catered for by the owner of the house:. We went snorkelling in the marine park ( a few times ) even motored...More

4  Thank 34francesca60
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Reviewed 22 February 2016

The island of Limasawa in Southern Leyte carved a very significant place in Philippine history. In 1521, a Portuguese-born Spanish explorer and navigator, Ferdinand Magellan and his crew came ashore and celebrated the first Roman Catholic Mass on the island. Incidental to the historic event,...More

4  Thank Sverrir J
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Reviewed 14 September 2015

Ferry ride was fun for P50 and well worth it as we arrived on Limasawa and took a motorcycle ride to the site were the first Mass in Asia was held. We had a wonderful time and a great visit to this small out of...More

1  Thank tedRh
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