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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you want to buy sea urgens then I guess you can go there and staff in line with a million other Chinese your groups. If you don't.. no need to go there. Absolutely an disappointment

Thank Asiaunknown_com
Reviewed 4 days ago

Virgin Islands is a sandy spot in the middle of the Panglao reef. It raises just about 1 - 2 meters above sea level ... and so probably with the global warming it may vanish in the near future. Nothing much to see, but a...More

Thank Bruno R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clear and pristine waters, as if you’re in paradise! Fun fact is there are rolling stores to whom you can buy snacks while enjoying the view. Don’t forget to being your si screening though.

Thank jeff0940
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This is a very beatiful island!!! My friends and I went there last July and was amazed by the white sand bar and the different shades of blue reflected by its waters. I just hopr that the locals, together with the local government implement some...More

Thank laurencedahab
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Very beautiful island not far from Alona Panglao Bohol. Crystal clear water. Easy boattrip from Alona.

Thank Morten R
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

I did not expect a lot, but it was really awesome. It's a kind of a sand barn which can be covered with water or not depends on low or high tide. Local people organized food market there. So it looks really cool when you...More

Thank Suamiles
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Local fisherman and vendors sell you on this virgin island freshly prepared fried bananas and rich varieties of fish, shells and other alive sea animals, as well as coconut & pineapples. While on your sailing boat or small motor boat you suddenly appear in front...More

1  Thank Christian G
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Virgin island is very close to mactan island only 1000 peso to go and come back by boat ,if u get the right boat guys hahah. Bring ur own food and drink cause nothing on the island except some locals selling drinks and food at...More

Thank ecofire
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I was truly amaze the beauty of Virgin Island.This is place of meditation and reflection owned by the Philippine Centre of St. Pio of Pietrelcina.The beautiful sandbar is open to the public with free boat shuttle service going to and back from the island for...More

1  Thank tootyadam89
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This place was a highlight of my trip, there weren't too many people and the view was incredible, white sand and turquoise waters. Many food stalls to try interesting Seafoods and local delicacies, strongly recommend a private tour for around pp2000 per boat.

1  Thank bridgetclaire
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Dagz J
22 August 2018|
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Response from Craig M | Reviewed this property |
There are literally hundreds of boats travelling from Alona Beach (southern Panglao) on a daily basis for island hopping. You will most likely have a Virgin Island visit incorporated in a Balicasag Island trip... More
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Louise Aena C
31 May 2016|
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Response from Jonathan J | Reviewed this property |
3 islands, I think! We saw sea turtles on a small boat which was great. Virgin Island was a sand bar though, not so much fun.....
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23 January 2016|
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Response from Madel T | Reviewed this property |
Visit Virgin Island early morning or maybe late afternoon. Just avoid noontime if you really wanna see the sandbar. It's high tide at noon. You can ask for suggestions from your tour provider though, we were just running out... More
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