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Address: Tandag, Mindanao, Philippines

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Great Beach with Crystal clear Water and White Sand

A great beach location with warm clear water and beautiful sand and trees . Very popular with the local population, I was the only foreigner in the whole sand bay. Some minor... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
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Zamboanga City, Philippines
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

When we had our great SDS adventure, we never forget to visit Cagwait White Beach. The sand is not so white, but it is very powdery. It is really smooth, and you can feel that it lingers in your skin. The waves are great. The place is great, too. Just avoid some mud areas outside the beach premise.

Thank carljosephburlat
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A great beach location with warm clear water and beautiful sand and trees . Very popular with the local population, I was the only foreigner in the whole sand bay. Some minor rocky parts around the top end of the beach but the rest is just soft white sand. Great for swimming and cooling off in the hot tropical sun.... More 

2 Thank davo13
Manila, Manila, Philippines
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53 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

For about an hour of motorcycle ride from Britania, i was able to reach this hidden beautiful long beach. Cagwait beach has a long shorline and golden sand. If you love walking on the beach, you will enjoy this place. If you want to relax and avoid crowded beaches, this is the place for you. This place is so peaceful.... More 

Thank Xelami
Butuan, Philippines
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63 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The white sand beach can be likened to that of Boracay's minus the amenities of course. It offers basic room amenities, basic resto bar outside the building. This LGU-run establishment is always the venue of the annual Kaliguan Festival which is becoming famous in the region. tip: buy some seafoods in Aras-asan Market and hire somebody to cook it for... More 

Thank Jelotz
Kampala, Uganda
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186 reviews
131 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

The sand in Cagwait beach is very fine but it is actually not a white sand as other reviewers have written. It is a reddish brown sand but it is very fine and very nice for the kids to play. There were not so many accommodations in the area and no quality rooms but the good thing is that the... More 

1 Thank Scottie B
Metro Manila, Philippines
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35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

The Beach itself is great, it's a C shaped shore line that makes it amusing and a nice place to swim. It's not really white sand but just light colored san, more like Tan. It isn't that fine as Boracay's or Calaguas' but it's sure a nice place to swim. If only there are competing beach houses or inns, then... More 

2 Thank Rod L
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

I went here for a day-trip in August, while staying in Tago/Tandag. What a beach! Superb sand, excellent bay, super relaxing, a dream beach indeed. The only negative remark I have, is that there are broken glass-bottles littering the sandy bottom, so it is very VERY easy to cut your feet. The resorts surrounding this remarkable place should seriously make... More 

2 Thank znapper
Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
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52 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Looking for an unspoiled, peaceful beach? Cagwait is your bet. We stayed at one of the bed-and-breakfast types called Space Bar, and it was smack in the middle of the area so you can see the cove shape the beach forms from there. White sand, clear waters, not a lot of people - what more can you ask for?

2 Thank Gett B
Davao City, Philippines
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98 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

A C-shaped white sand beach in the laid-back town of Cagwait, the Cagwait White Beach was once named as the Waikiki Beach of the Philippines by Charles Lindbergh, a famous pilot. It is a long stretch of white sand beach just few minutes from the town center. It was raining when I visited Cagwait so the water was a bit... More 

3 Thank Glentoy
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Found it clean. Personell from the Hust very nice and helpful. Bring your own food and beverages. Some are equipped with the Video-Karaoke.

1 Thank Mike_Hentrich

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