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Balicasag and Panglao Island Hopping Including Dolphin Watching
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“sand bar” (65 reviews)
“abalone” (18 reviews)
“sea urchins” (44 reviews)
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Philippines
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"sand bar"
in 65 reviews
"abalone"
in 18 reviews
"sea urchins"
in 44 reviews
"low tide"
in 31 reviews
"buko juice"
in 7 reviews
"white sand"
in 46 reviews
"padre pio"
in 12 reviews
"beautiful sandbar"
in 8 reviews
"vendors selling"
in 12 reviews
"isola di"
in 7 reviews
"boat tour"
in 7 reviews
"coconut rice"
in 8 reviews
"star fish"
in 8 reviews
"crystal clear waters"
in 7 reviews
"long stretch"
in 8 reviews
"take pictures"
in 9 reviews
"nice sand"
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped here for 30 minutes as part of our island hopping tour. Most of the sand above water is covered in huts selling overpriced food and drinks. Crowded with people and boats. I wouldn't go back.

Thank shawn c
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there by boat. It is beautiful, clear water.Some locals were offering some great seafood ( shrimps, squid, tunas) everything cooked on a barbecue in water. Try the shrimps and bananas !

Thank Leonard T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A long stretch of fine white sand bar in the waters of Panglao that will surely give your tour a kick. Bring a penny with you ‘cause there are makeshift stores that caters local cuisine for a quick merienda. But I ended up buying a...More

Thank Josef J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a private boat tour from bohol sea resort and went to visit Virgin island. Actually you are on an island in the middle of the sea, walking on the sand but still water is just a bit under your knees. Has a small "floating...More

Thank Kveks
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to visiting Virginia Island...I imagined swimming in it crystal clear water..and enjoying the beautiful 'untouched' environment...Ha ! Ha !...What a joke..the entire island is covered with stalls selling fish..there are loads of guys selling pearls..who won't leave you alone....gosh ..what...More

2  Thank mitchfrance
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I participated on an Island hopping which included a half an hour stop in Virgin Island. I Think it was the clearest water I've ever seen, with incredibly beautiful colors! A must see if in Panglao.

Thank Principessa1983
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is literally a Virgin Island - not much here but clean, unpolluted beach and a few stalls in the narrow stretch of shore that sell freshly-harvested sea urchin (“uni” is a pricey delicacy served in most high-end Japanese restaurants, but happily served here by...More

2  Thank azialcita
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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Sandbar full of makeshift canteens and seller of pearls who literally hound you from the moment you get off your boat. People peeing everywhere as there are no bathrooms. Booked private island hopping. Took us here and balicasag. Both not worth the trip. Food here...More

1  Thank WHATEVER33
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Must visit. A huge white sand bar. Perfect on a blue sky day coupled with the crystal clear waters surrounding it. And not to mention the fine white sands. Perfect spot to take a thousand beautiful photos

Thank AdrianYeohPenang
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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Sure the water is Crystal clear and nice, But the “beautiful beach” is packed with people trying to sell everything. As soon as the boat arrived at “shore” sellers swarmed the boat trying to sell and followed you around. Packed with tourists as well. You’ll...More

1  Thank Enaldia199
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Louise Aena C
May 31, 2016|
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Response from Jonathan J | Reviewed this property |
3 islands, I think! We saw sea turtles on a small boat which was great. Virgin Island was a sand bar though, not so much fun.....
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realjoyestate
January 22, 2016|
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Response from Madel T | Reviewed this property |
Visit Virgin Island early morning or maybe late afternoon. Just avoid noontime if you really wanna see the sandbar. It's high tide at noon. You can ask for suggestions from your tour provider though, we were just running out... More
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Tricia T
July 3, 2015|
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Response from Chad C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tricia T, I know this answer is quite late but still answering for the sake of future travellers. :) When we went there November 2015, we did not pay any environmental fee upon entering the island. Yes, it is required to... More
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