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Kalanggaman Islet

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Address: | Palompon, Leyte, Philippines
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Magnificent creation!

Looking at the island itself is a wow experience. the beauty of the sky reflected on the sea or vice versa, and the trees, just so wow. Snorkeling is very nice and the kuya from... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
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Angono, Philippines
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Angono, Philippines
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Looking at the island itself is a wow experience. the beauty of the sky reflected on the sea or vice versa, and the trees, just so wow. Snorkeling is very nice and the kuya from our boat are too sweet enough to guide me and my friends on the better snorkeling site. Too bad the boat does not have life... More 

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Eskilstuna, Sweden
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The water and the view is fantastic - as is many other places in the Philippines. Walking barefoot is not recommended. A bit overrated in our view.

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brisbane
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We stopped here for lunch in between diving. It's a beautiful, relaxing, sand cay. If it's close to where you're staying, worth a visit.

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Halmstad, Sweden
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We went to Kalanggaman in mid feb 2017 and did a night over at the island. Beautiful island. Really. The snorkling areas is wonderful, one of the best snorkling experience during our trip in the Philippines. Some useful tips: * As foreigner, the island fee for staying there over night is 750 pesos. * You can rent tent on the... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Fantastic,so beautiful so it is really like paradise. The water for diving is also like paradise,do NOT miss this Iland!

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

You can see the attraction of this small island, it has a beautifull sandy beach with shady spots to lounge around. However with the introduction of Bananaboats, Jetskis and Fat-tired bicycles it is fast turning into an amusement park that will detract from the original isolated beauty.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

The famous sandbar is a great photo op location. There are very decent bathrooms in the middle of the island, as well as small huts and plastic beach beds you can rent for P250 and P50 respectively. They are currently building a cabana like structure that will become the new changing and wash rooms. I think staying overnight here will... More 

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Philippines
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

They need to maintain this place well as there are a lot of tourist. Clean up the trash. I hope people will be responsible enough not to leave trash here.

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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I had the best chill weekend at Malapascua and Kalanggaman so Im just goin to share our itinerary right here for all of you 😊 Saturday 2:30am-5:30am Ceres bus (fare:Php200) at Cebu North Terminal to Maya Port, Daan bantayan 5:30am-6:45am Rested at a friend's place which is just beside the bus stop at the port. D&N Lodge house. You can... More 

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Reviewed 4 February 2017

The island itself is pretty, nice beach (although it has lots of coral on it so you may need wet shoes). Did some snorkelling and there are virtually no fish, lots of litter in the water. They are building a visitor centre in the middle of the island and it is like a building site. YOu eat next to this... More 

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