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Tubod Marine Sanctuary

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In Front of Coco Grove Resort | San Juan, Philippines
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Pretty good

We just parked our bike at the "entrance" and walked into the area. There was no one there so we... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Helena N
clean, quiet, well operated. not as much marine life as expected though

pleasant, very large snorkelling area that is roped off to boat access and fisherman. We were here... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Marcus T
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In Front of Coco Grove Resort | San Juan, Philippines
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 17 September 2017

We just parked our bike at the "entrance" and walked into the area. There was no one there so we didn't pay any fee accessing the area. Good marine life and very quiet. Water is very shallow. Not the best in Philippines but good enough...More

Thank Helena N
Reviewed 9 May 2017

pleasant, very large snorkelling area that is roped off to boat access and fisherman. We were here mid day on a Saturday and were the only ones on a beautiful Sunny day. the beach is beautiful and the reef is nice, but there really wasn't...More

Thank Marcus T
Reviewed 3 May 2017

It just beside Coco grove resort with great marine life. It's a few meters walk from the highway and entrance fee is Php 50.00/person. We brought our own snorkeling gears. Good for us, because it was high tide and perfect for snorkeling. We saw a...More

Thank arnolda546
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This sanctuary has not been hit by the recent typhoon so the coral is very healthy. There are things to see both in the shallows and the deeper parts. We saw many lion fishes ( both under the rocks and in the shallows ). Turtles...More

1  Thank Olivier_Le_H
Reviewed 1 February 2017

As in many other places in the Philippines, the word “sanctuary” is more about marketing than preservation. That said, the coral here is very beautiful, and collection of fish varied. I particularly liked the large number clownfish, a black banded sea krait (snake), and many...More

3  Thank Krotz
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing corals and fish diversity, we spent there like 3 hours and still have something to explore, really beautiful.

1  Thank Janina S
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I went 2 hours before high tide and was amazed by the number and diversity of corals and fish that I saw. Before I knew it I'd been exploring for 1.5-2 hours! The sea is very shallow so we were able to see everything so...More

Thank KatrinaKelso
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Excellent snorkelling with lots of fish and coral. Not very deep. If you're not staying at the hotel, you have to pay 400 pesos which is redeemable at the hotel restaurant.

Thank Amit B
Reviewed 5 November 2016

To find this Marine Sanctuary you have to go inside Coco Grove, even if you`re not staying in this resort, and then just pay 50 peso and enjoy some good snorkeling. Good to see Corals, and even Fish You have to check for the time...More

2  Thank Jason H
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Since we stayed in Coco Grove, we had the chance to kayak for free. We were very careful not to tip over because even from the kayak, we could already see the marine life through the very clear water of Tubod Marine Sanctuary, and you...More

2  Thank Haeja F
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