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Maripipi Island | Biliran Island, Leyte, Visayas, Philippines, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was here early December 2018 but I felt like I’m in the month of summer! . It took us three hours from Tacloban to reach naval port and from there my guide took me all the way to sambawan island via motorboat banca for another...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank mujelh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the places I’ve been dreaming of to see before 2018 ends. Determined to see this place, I searched for blogs how to get there. It’s not easy to find this place. It’s a bit disconnected from the mainland of Biliran Province...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gargard
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Sambawan island is considerably virgin Hidden Gems of philippines when it come to tourism. If your planing for natural place out of your busy schedule then this is perfect place to camping under stars with rhythm of waves. Sambawan island offers the cleanest and clearest...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank snehalpatil3091
Reviewed 4 November 2018

I went here via Brgy. Ol-og, Maripipi. Rent a boat for 800 pesos. I suggest that you do an overnight on this island and bring a tent (or rent from the stores there 300 pesos). Also, it is best that you visit the island on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank rod m
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This is one of the Spot of AirAsia hehe, i recommend to go there in Summer and starting from mornings, there is a boat which is 2k and they wait 1-2 hours only. you can do overnight but its a bit more expensive but still...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Must go place .. The thing I like most about Sambawan is simplicity they maintain on island , it teach us to live happily with basic things without expecting luxury, that night I felt like I’m sleeping with stars with music of waves; I felt...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank TinyNakshaT
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We took an hour boat ride from Sunset Resort in Cawayan to reach Sambawan. The water was clear with different hues of blue. The sand is made up of corals. You can buy chips and drinks from the sari-sari store in the island. I had...More

Date of experience: April 2017
5  Thank imitheos92
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

First look of Sambawan was enough to fall in love, but actual beauty you can see by little cliff and some effort will bring you top of the mountain on the island which takes away your breath for wonderful stunning view also you can enjoyed...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Snehal P
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Sambawan Island is considerably a virgin when it comes to tourism. There's no electricity but decent water supply is available. Overnight camping is encouraged for those who are up for it. Sambawan offers one of the clearest and cleanest waters in the area, housing hundreds...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank benayonon
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Sambawan is an incredibly beautiful little island, and I almost feel like I don't want to review it because I don't want other people to know. But it left such a mark on me that I'm compelled to tell others about it. The island is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
5  Thank quirkkee
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Nancy N
13 May 2017|
Response from jacknhell05 |
From Tacloban catch a van going to Naval, Biliran. And then hire a tricycle or motorcycle going to Kawayan town. Then charter or hire a boat going to Sambawan Island.