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Kalanggaman Island

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“day trip”(46 reviews)
“sand bar”(44 reviews)
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Palompon, Leyte Province, Philippines
+63 32 319 0155
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All reviews day trip sand bar white sand bring your own boat ride entrance fee stay overnight no electricity beautiful place crystal clear water local government drinking water beautiful beach eco tourism per head worth the trip bbq lunch
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Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

Awesome place. Clear water with beautiful white sand. The beach was really clean, today it was not so much crowded. For beautiful snorkeling go the the other side of the island. I can really highly reccomend a trip to this island.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank danielino83
Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

It’s a 2 hour travel from Ormoc City and 45 minutes ride from a boat. This place limit only their visitors to maintain the cleanliness of the island. You have to rent a boat going here and pay a minimal fee for the entrance and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sassytere
Reviewed 6 January 2019

worth a visit (best with barbecue), caribbean feelings :), bring some sun cream and hat! enjoy diving around the island too

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tatsuahima
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

My Hometown’s Gem Kalanggaman Island is so pretty you wouldn’t want to leave. My friends and I decided to have a vacation + prenup for a couple who is getting marries, it was so pretty than we were not able to have a shoot at...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lyzappy
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Beautiful paradise in Leyte worthy of your time with family and friends. Water is crystal clear with coarse sand. Has a long sand bar. Lunch can be arranged.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 631alfredg
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

Got to see for myself a paradise in the middle of the sea! The long stretch of the sandbar welcomed us, I can see it like forever through the horizon. Got a well-deserved getaway..!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mujelh
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

most beautiful, stunning, eye catching island among 7107 islands of philippines. The island is fully covered with coconut trees (bako tree) with both side open powdery white sand bar this gives magnificent view of island with crystal clear blue water. Most of local tourist used...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank snehalpatil3091
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Clear waters. Clean beach. Great view. 3 hrs land trip from Tacloban to Palompon then about 1 hr. boat ride to Kalanggaman. Worth the trip. Not many people as incoming tourist are regulated. No fresh water for rinsing after swimming. You have to rinse at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
5  Thank Joel M
Reviewed 6 December 2018

We arrived the island almost lunch time and it is filled with tourist. It has a very long sandbar on both sides but the most popular is the eastern part which is more elevated than the west side part. There is no electricity in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank jeymorales
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Honestly, the place is very beautiful and amazing! Not to mention the water is very clean and can really see that the place has been taken care of the authorities, but the challenges that you can encounter in going there is when the weather is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Jing P
28 February 2019|
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Response from tatsuahima | Reviewed this property |
Hello, if you will go to Malapascua I would as FrenchKiss Divers there for a reservation, look at their homepage for the contact! From Cebu its quite long to go there just for a quick barbecue. There are NO accommodations... More
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Chie C
25 January 2019|
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Response from lyzappy | Reviewed this property |
Naval to Libongao to Palompon or naval to calubian to san isidro to palompon