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Old Enchanted Balete Tree

Campalanas, Philippines
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Very accessible place. It was just along the road and you'll see this old echanted balete with fish... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Jessica C
via mobile
Worth a stop

Stopped here as we passed it a few times. It is a massive tree about a century old. it has a... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Paul M
United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Very accessible place. It was just along the road and you'll see this old echanted balete with fish spa. For 10 pesos you'll be able to enjoy those fish biting your foot and it felt somehow relaxing and tickling at the same time. They also...More

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Stopped here as we passed it a few times. It is a massive tree about a century old. it has a man-made pond/foot spa type setup at the base of the tree where you can pay a girl a little tax so you can dip...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

The tree looks beautiful and haunting. Right in front of it is a fish pond where you can dip your feet in and the small fishes will nibble on the dead skin cells of your feet. It is a bit ticklish and surprising at first...More

Thank maila_ani
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We visited this tree as part of a paid island tour, apparently the tree is the oldest tree on Siquijor and is over 400 years old, whether this is true i don't know. The tree is really impressive to look at, lots of branches and...More

Thank William G
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

What capture the mystery of this tree is the spring that sprout from it's roots. Fishes are put in this spring and you can enjoy the shady tree and have a foot massage from the fishes. Awesome.

Thank purple2feb
Reviewed 10 October 2017

When we arrive at Siquijor Island, we rent a motorcycle at P350/motor good for 24HRS already. First we went to Century Old Balete Tree to relax the afternoon. Environmental fee/ Entrance at P10/person. Then you can sit at the side and have a relaxing fish...More

Thank chax10
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We paid Php10.00 each for the entrance fee and Php5.00 for the Parking Fee. They have a fish spa, which was scary at first since I haven’t done it before. But mostly it was ticklish. The small fishes (paitpait) were nibbling my foot but not...More

Thank Roneth P
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

As we started our day tour our first stop is the balete Tree. Being the first to arrived we had the chance to explore the area n buy the pasalubong. It's not that big like the one in baler. In baler fifty people need to...More

Thank grace c
Reviewed 17 September 2017

There is an entrance fee, I believe it's for parking your bike. The fish spa was good. The tree is nice but there is not much else.

Thank Helena N
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of the many things to see in Siquijor. Always included in their city tour or rather island tour of Siquijor. They also have the fush spa underneath the big Balete tree. It is said to be more than 400 years old if...More

Thank Ana A
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