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Puerto Galera, Mindoro, Philippines
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The worst place I have been in Asia so far

The place is intended to be a sex destination for old people from European countries. The beach is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sao Paulo, SP
The dive site and floating bar

We didn't stay in Sabang but we had our discovery dive there. The underwater landscape was awesome... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Neysa C
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  • Very good35%
  • Average28%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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Puerto Galera, Mindoro, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is intended to be a sex destination for old people from European countries. The beach is only a for the boats to arrive, there is no beauty at the beach. I travelled as a single and still I wouldn't recommend, I could not...More

Thank brunocsr1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't stay in Sabang but we had our discovery dive there. The underwater landscape was awesome and I felt like I was part of a National Geographic documentary. I felt like a kid again because I was awestruck by everything I saw. And I...More

Thank Neysa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived here on 4th June for 3 nights. We stayed in a hotel that was within a five minute walk from Sabang pier where we got off of the boat from Batangas. The beach is very nice with a great choice of restaurants and...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From Batangas Port, there are huge outrigger boats that ply every hour to and from Sabang. Boat ride is approximately an hour and a half and fairly comfortable (P260). Soon as you land Sabang, you will be asked to pay P50 "environmental" fee. Try asking...More

Thank GoodKrama
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

there is not a lot of to see here at day time. there was a lot of docked boats and is obviously a jump off to different scuba dive spots. it already looks like a town with its many businesses such as restaurants, resorts, pubs...More

1  Thank Jose Victor M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

It's all about diving here and there are a lot of facilties to cater for this. Its also the main town center here and has the night life for people wanting this. The place doesn't have a beach and doesn't appeal to the eye so...More

Thank Russell C
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Spent a few nights visiting in Sabang. Lots of stores, restaurants and bars. There is a seedy side to the town and keep your eyes open and be careful. I never had a problem but be aware. Motorcycle is pretty much the only option for...More

Thank TarynJana
Reviewed 12 May 2017

By day a good place to wander around by night the party place. Think Patong on a Friday night. If using road they are pretty horrible so take care if drinking and trying to ride bike home - massive divets in road.

Thank pene61
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We visited here at night all the way from white beach Puerto gallera, curiosity Brough me here, went we got off from the cab, it is the red light district of Puerto gallera we don't feel safe here at night. Over price drinks, massage parlour...More

Thank megumibless
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Even just 3 years ago sabang was tolerable. Now it's not a place I want to be at. Traffic? On an island???? Noise? Again on an island? Sadly, it might be the last time I come to puerto

Thank April A
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