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Banol Beach

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Address: Coron, Busuanga Island, Philippines

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Beautiful beach was quiet the day we were there crystal clear water

We hired a private boat to keep away from the tour boats !! We paid 1500 P for half a day and went on our own day tour best day ever

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hired a private boat to keep away from the tour boats !! We paid 1500 P for half a day and went on our own day tour best day ever

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Something in the water, or in the sand, or perhaps it was the rocky sentries guarding the shore that brought out our creative craziness. These pictures will speak volumes more eliquently of the magic of Banol Beach.

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Thank Manuel A
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Have you ever been to a place where you only hear your heart beat? Tranquil! This place will transport you back to uncharted islands. We visited this place when no one was around. We had the beach to our selves. This is where we had lunch. So clean! Kudos to the local families who reside there. Support them by buying... More 

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Thank Weiss W
Western Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Travelling to Coron/Busuanga, our goal was to experience the many snorkelling opportunities (reefs, marine life & wrecks) that were available on day trips leaving Coron port. We pre-booked using Calamianes Expeditions & Ecotours for our four days of planned adventure and this place was one the sites visited/experienced during one of the private day trips. (The tour operator & tours... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Banol Beach was our last stop on the private boat tour we purchased. I am not sure if its normally busy during the day, however, we had the entire beach to ourselves. The water was very clear and the sand was like powder. It was a good way to end the tour.

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Thank Leeza9
Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We love love love Banol beach. The powdery sand, the clear blue waters, the jagged edges of the hanging rocks. So picturesque and perfect. Try to go either very early or as late as the boatmen will allow you. The only thing that ruins the perfection is the crowd of both boats and people during the peak hours. But if... More 

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Thank Achikins
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Banol Beach is on average in my list of great beaches in Coron. When we got there we were allowed to swim and snorkel to see fishes around. However, as I came to see the beach, schools of fishes are under the man made boat (balsa). The beach is full of stones and if you're not wearing aqua shoes you... More 

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Bacoor, Cavite, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

This beach is really nice. The water is so clear and has such a beautiful white sand! No wonder some foreigners love it. We stopped by here to have our lunch. Such a nice place to eat and to take some rest, it was relaxing. I enjoyed the view so much that I forgot to take some pics haha.

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Thank Tayiemo
Marikina, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Clean water, good for swimming. We stayed here from 8 am to 11 am. There were not much people around.

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Wonderful lunch stop on our tour. It can get hot because there isn't a lot of shade (except for the lunch areas), and there isn't much of a breeze to speak of, but the water and white sand are amazing.

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