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Kalanggaman Island

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“day trip”(44 reviews)
“sand bar”(43 reviews)
“white sand”(44 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Palompon, Leyte Province, Philippines
+63 32 319 0155
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All reviews day trip sand bar white sand bring your own boat ride entrance fee stay overnight no electricity beautiful place crystal clear water local government drinking water beautiful beach tacloban city per head eco tourism bbq lunch
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

most beautiful, stunning, eye catching island among 7107 islands of philippines. The island is fully covered with coconut trees (bako tree) with both side open powdery white sand bar this gives magnificent view of island with crystal clear blue water. Most of local tourist used...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank snehalpatil3091
Reviewed 6 days ago

Clear waters. Clean beach. Great view. 3 hrs land trip from Tacloban to Palompon then about 1 hr. boat ride to Kalanggaman. Worth the trip. Not many people as incoming tourist are regulated. No fresh water for rinsing after swimming. You have to rinse at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joel M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived the island almost lunch time and it is filled with tourist. It has a very long sandbar on both sides but the most popular is the eastern part which is more elevated than the west side part. There is no electricity in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank jeymorales
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honestly, the place is very beautiful and amazing! Not to mention the water is very clean and can really see that the place has been taken care of the authorities, but the challenges that you can encounter in going there is when the weather is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank marbzdgreat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small sandbar in the middle of nowhere in the area of Malapascua Island. We went there in a day trip with one of the several tour "agencies"in Malapascua. The trip is 1.30 hs to the island, and you can enjoy circa 3hs...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank juandiego182
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife loves going there with her friends spending the day. Best to have a local negotiate the boat rate and small children need to be watched very closely due to the possible currents. Be ready for some fees and need of shade. Otherwise a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Frisbetariat
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

This is what I’m longing for as it was rated as one of the longest sandbar in the Philippines. Yes,indeed. Worth to visit and IG worthy. It has long sandbar with white sand and clear blue water. You can swim,photo ops and can relax. They...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank graziosalynda
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Just one of those islands in the Philippines where the sands are white and the tourists are too. Unless you're a foreigner in southeast Asia, it's just okay. Nothing breathtaking.

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank R e
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Simple just an amazing island/sandbar sourrounded with perfect waters. Bring your own food though and sunblock.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Franz W
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

My 2nd time in Kalanggaman and this time was even better than the first. This time we went via Palompon. We paid 150 pesos Environmental Fee then boat fee. It was good that there was a big group ahead of us and the staff at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Liezle O
27 August 2018|
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Response from morgansbabo | Reviewed this property |
Actually I'm focused in diving, about snorkeling in Kalanggaman can done but do not expect to find much. However, the water is transparent and crystalline.
Salman Z
24 June 2018|
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Response from kokci | Reviewed this property |
we were all from tacloban, so sorry i could not provide you info.