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White Island

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Address: Mindanao, Philippines
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639173210449
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Small But Really Nice

A Fun time,,, rent a snorkel by the launch area….nice way to spend a few hours… not much shade,,, take sunscreen…. Great for families too… Lots of visitors there… Beautiful... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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140 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A Fun time,,, rent a snorkel by the launch area….nice way to spend a few hours… not much shade,,, take sunscreen…. Great for families too… Lots of visitors there… Beautiful beach,,, good safe swimming areas...

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San Juan, Philippines
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the biggest and beautiful sandbars in the Philippines. This is the main reason why people flock Camiguin. There is no shade in the island so bring skin protection.

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Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Don't miss this, seriously. Take a boat near sunset time and a couple of beers (but make sure to take your trash with you). The sunset from here is simply breathtaking. If you come a little early you can also snorkel around the island.

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Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great little tourist trap for you to get a view of Camiguin. The beach was white and the was water blue. There were only a few couples there while we visited and seemed to have unlimited access by ourselves to the entire beach. A place to see!

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Castelldefels, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a bit expensive to get there, pay boat and taxes, but this time of the trip you should be already used to how much they like your money here. White Island is just a deserted beach, which depending on how lucky you are, you might get the whole beach for yourself or be in the middle of salou... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place to meet sunset, but better not to go there in noon - there is no place to hide unless you take something with you. Good news: you can buy cold beer / water there. Actually, it is good place for snorkeling and photo of sunset above Hibok-Hibok. As usually in the Philippines, we paid all possible tickets and... More 

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Surigao City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Camiguin White Island Beach Resort which is located just one straight stretch from the White Island. Even from afar, you can see that the island is peaceful and clean. The Resort arranged us for a tour on the island worth P500 (including goggles and life vest). Travel time is around 5-10 minutes from mainland. There is no... More 

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Davao City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It wasn't my first time in Camiguin but definitely my first time with my family. I had an amazing weekend there. Tried and explored as much as we could so it was really something I'd forever treasure. Well, aside from the fact the we got stranded (maybe because it was peak season that time), and it wasn't really a good... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Sad thing, because the island itsself is so beautiful. But in the sea around it you won't find much life. Corals are dead, all grass there, many starfish and sea urchin. We rented a boat to come there. This was really nice because we could go a bit around and try other spots. The boat people were really nice. Always... More 

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Lombard, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

White Island is the perfect place to relax for as little or as long as you'd like. Rent a private boat for approximately 500 pesos per person to take you to the island. Once there, buy some snacks and bask in the sun while taking in views of the ocean and the main island of Camiguin.

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