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Be early

White island is a sand barge with no shade whatsover. Make sure to arrive very early to enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gilbert C
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Abulog, Cagayan, Philippines
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Be the earlybird

As they say, the earlybird catches the most beautiful sunrise. I suggest 4:30 or 5am because by 7am... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
geenen m
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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

White island is a sand barge with no shade whatsover. Make sure to arrive very early to enjoy the scenery with less people or plan to visit before sun set where the temperature is much cooler. Bring sunblock because the sun is really hot in...More

Thank Gilbert C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As they say, the earlybird catches the most beautiful sunrise. I suggest 4:30 or 5am because by 7am its either too hot or too crowded. what to expect: --bring your snorkel gears --there are vendors who rent out those big umbrellas and mats -- you...More

Thank geenen m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a good- sized sand bar with a great view. Pros: * has daily boat trip that is regular through out the day. Very nicely organized by the locals and with life jackets (extra)- quite cheap too * boat trip starts at 4:30am, and its...More

Thank MissKriztie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not know why a small sandbar was called white island. We have to take a 15 minute banca ride, it is really white sand! But for me it is more of a sandbar than an island. One has to go there very early in...More

Thank Milette C
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Awesome white sand bar, must go at 6am and go again at sunset. Crystal blue waters and endless knee deep sand beach. A must!

Thank ArleneUSA
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I am living in Mindanao and I'm very proud to say that Mindanao is the best Island in the Philippines. A lot of clean and green Nature, Caves, Water Falls, Lakes, Mountains, Hills, beautiful beaches black or Whitesands can be found there. When my Family...More

Thank Francis C
Reviewed 28 August 2018

White sand surrounded by clear turquoise water, being in this island gives you a feeling of serenity and solitude . We were lucky, when we went there there were no other visitors in the island.

Thank Jhovs
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Small island, close to the shore. The ride is quick and cheap. There are umbrellas on the beach for rent - do it because the sun there is very very strong

Thank Shir A
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

I never been to such beautiful sandbar before, perhaps this one would make it the most memorable experience I have when it comes to crystal water. The water that surrounds the sandbar is perfect turquoise blue. This maybe because of the good weather as the...More

Thank Reyjhon
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

White Island is still a nice place to hang out and relax with Family early morning so its not really hot yet and waves are still okay .. a must visit tourist apot in camiguin . They maintained it as what it is , as...More

Thank Azaleah Joanne A
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chris w
2 October 2018|
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Response from Jhovs | Reviewed this property |
The boat can stay with you for the duration of your stay or you can arrange for pick up if you are planning to stay longer.
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Juandabid
20 June 2018|
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Response from bambi_jimenz | Reviewed this property |
No you don't have to rent the whole boat. You can find other passengers going there and you split the cost.
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Krister R
11 September 2016|
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Response from Rob D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, via pump boat. Nice place to see sunrise or sunset, otherwise just a sandbar. Watch for the currents if you swim there.
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