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The view was good enough though better in pictures. The quiet and the cleanliness surrounding lake... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maritona V
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Value for money and nice place...we really enjoy our stay here and we really love the view.the lake... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2016
BellaP01
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Surigao City, Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 November 2015

Lake Mainit is a very nice place and the town of Mainit is good for a stop. As we travel on a motorcycle and met a couple that traveled on bicycles, I would not worry too much about being ambushed. We traveled on dirt roads...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view was good enough though better in pictures. The quiet and the cleanliness surrounding lake is appreciable.

Thank Maritona V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lake Mainit stretches some 30 kilometers through the center of NE Mindanao so I'm going to focus on the lake front town of the same name. Visiting Mainit is like stepping back in time. Neat rows of hardwood houses line narrow streets, friendly locals are...More

Thank billguthrie
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

... for too much dirt. This lake is so impressive from the distance. Wow. But the places around are with plastic dirt all over and they charge so much for everything. I will come back with a rental car to find maybe better places by...More

Thank Ste3f-3f
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Value for money and nice place...we really enjoy our stay here and we really love the view.the lake is amazing to fell relaxing.

Thank BellaP01
Reviewed 13 February 2016

My friend who's living in one of the barangays along the coastline invited me to his place recently so I had the chance to blessedly explore this lake for about a week. You can almost do anything here - family picnic, fishing, boating, cave exploring,...More

2  Thank Raul B
Reviewed 1 December 2015

We went to Surigao City for the day just to lightly explore in prep for maybe spending a couple of days for a deeper look another time and as we were driving we came up on this beautiful fresh water lake. We stopped and took...More

2  Thank Luke T
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Lake Mainit is a very nice place and the town of Mainit is good for a stop. As we travel on a motorcycle and met a couple that traveled on bicycles, I would not worry too much about being ambushed. We traveled on dirt roads...More

3  Thank Frans d
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

One of the largest freshwater lake in the Philippines. Beautiful sunrise and sunset. Mainit is a beautiful town of Surigao with friendly locals.

1  Thank Sherwin M
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Lake Mainit, the fourth largest lake and the deepest lake in the country, is a sight to behold. Various endemic flora and fauna can be found in the environs of the lake. Sunsets is the time when the lake is most photogenic (so get your...More

2  Thank WanderLustDavao
Reviewed 7 June 2015

It is the deepest lake in the Philippines until Mt Pinatubo erupted and created a deep crater lake. Lots of fish pens visible near towns for its popular "Pidjanga" fish. It is best seen along the mountainous part of the national highway. Since there is...More

1  Thank ebbtide123
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