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Lakawon Island

Cadiz, Negros Occidental, Philippines
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Very Nice!

It's a small Island but beautiful and there are many activities to do. Getting there is really easy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zenielyn D
Iloilo City, Philippines
Complete rip off

I was disappointed with this resort. It was a complete rip off from the moment you step on their... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ronilo M
via mobile
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible19%
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“day trip” (17 reviews)
“bring your own” (10 reviews)
“small island” (8 reviews)
Cadiz, Negros Occidental, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a small Island but beautiful and there are many activities to do. Getting there is really easy but you have to travel for long hours because it's really far from Bacolod City. When you arrive in the island you must first go to their...More

2  Thank Zenielyn D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was disappointed with this resort. It was a complete rip off from the moment you step on their port they are already charging php280 per head for a roundtrip boat ride (15 mins). Room rates are so expensive to think that there is not...More

2  Thank Ronilo M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here based on an article on spot.ph, and it was not worth the trouble AT ALL. First thing is they have you register on a system that does not take into account your booking and prepayment on the boat (yes it's a different...More

3  Thank jodythinks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dubbed as the Boracay of Negros, Lakawon Island is just an hour bus ride from Bacolod to Cadiz Viejo with 10 minutes of tricycle ride and a 20 minute boat ride to get to this amazing white sand beach destination. 

Thank CarlaTortal
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Dont even know where to start about how horrible this place was. 1. Very very bad service! From the house keeping to the reception. They even questioned the discount THEY GIVEN US! 2. The fresh water at the room was sooo dirty, felt like i'll...More

9  Thank Francine R
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

We arrived here around 9 in the morning we paid P600 for the cottage. There are contstruction going on in the island when we went there last July 15,2017. It was also low tide that time. Maybe 15 to 20 ft from the shoreline and...More

1  Thank Reniel S
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Lakawon Island is a must-see tropical Eden. You can reach the island in 15 - 20 minutes by boat from Brgy. Cadiz Viejo, Cadiz City, Negros Occidental, PHILIPPINES. It was my first time to visit the place and certainly it's still part my next year's...More

Thank John J
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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Perfect for a vacation! Staff are very friendly they have good food at very affordable price. The restroom are very clean and the place is perfect! Taw hai is amazing! Love everything about it! Bean bags are cool too! White sand and very clean!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed July 26, 2017

Lakawon Island is a beautiful little island that is trying to become a large tourist attraction. Unfortunately you must pay to get in, then pay to ride the pump boat out to the island, then pay for a picnic setting and the list goes on....More

1  Thank John Z
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

We were just a bunch of globetrotter wannabes trying to escape momentarily from the chaotic city life. So we packed our not so light bags and flew from Cebu to Bacolod. Destination: Lakawon Island. We took the early morning flight to reach the island the...More

9  Thank Van G
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May 23, 2017|
Response from Bacolod T |
i hope it's not too late to answer but they don't have karaoke :)
May 18, 2017|
Response from Cecile K | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry for the very late reply... i do not have contact with them but their staff is very accomodating so if you go there even without confirmation but have the payment on screen shot im pretty sure they will accomodate... More
Nikki B
May 7, 2017|
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Response from Didzki | Reviewed this property |
i'm not sure if they have kayaks. maybe, snorkeling. not sure either coz they just have this floating bar where you can swim around the boat but it's quite deep out there. Floating bar was at P200 or 250.