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Old Enchanted Balete Tree

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Campalanas, Philippines
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interesting

we did this as part of our "island tour". prob best to do this as part of going on to somewhere... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jo A
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Perth, Australia
Giant Balete Tree , What a sight to behold.

Rare sighting of giant and old trees are not aplenty in the Philippines, but this giant balete tree... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
patrickph
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Manila, Philippines
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average23%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish spa” (144 reviews)
“your feet” (85 reviews)
“dead skin” (27 reviews)
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Campalanas, Philippines
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"fish spa"
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"your feet"
in 85 reviews
"dead skin"
in 27 reviews
"foot spa"
in 20 reviews
"big fish"
in 11 reviews
"tilapia"
in 12 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 7 reviews
"love potion"
in 6 reviews
"fish nibbling"
in 6 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 19 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 8 reviews
"first stop"
in 8 reviews
"small pool"
in 6 reviews
"nice stop"
in 8 reviews
"fresh coconut"
in 5 reviews
"spring water"
in 4 reviews
"cool off"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we did this as part of our "island tour". prob best to do this as part of going on to somewhere else. the tree is gorgeous (if your a greenie) and they have set up a pond at the base, that you can dangle your...More

Thank Jo A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rare sighting of giant and old trees are not aplenty in the Philippines, but this giant balete tree was a sight to see. The Acacia trees by the San Isidro Convent is a must see too.

Thank patrickph
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...well I've seen the centennial tree which took my breath away when I saw it for the first time so was a little bit expecting a more wow factor. If, however, this is your first time then it will be interesting to see. We arrived...More

Thank Leah A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped after halfway through our trek around the circumference road. Shady, cheap, relaxing, but after a group or two vans of tourists showed up it became too crowded too quickly so we bailed to continue our trek.

Thank Steve K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Literally. This is a place to kick back with a cool drink and let the tiny fish massage your toes in the pool beneath the old enchanted balete tree. Beware, they tickle though. Be very careful whilst under the tree if it's been (or is)...More

Thank Aussie-PinoY01
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Huge tree with a spring underneath which feeds the fish spa. Ask the staff about the person who lives in the tree and they'll happily tell you about the fascinating urban legend

Thank Franck L
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Nice place to relax especially during a tiring trip. Ang sarap magpa spa pero meron times na masakit mangagat yung isda.

Thank juleyb16
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Nice stop on our way back from the falls and also refreshing fish massage too. The tree is pretty cool to see and also if one needs a bathroom, they have nice clean one for 10php

1  Thank James C
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Its a really huge tree. Signs will lead you to where it is or you can try google map/waze. There is no payment to see and take pictures of the tree. At its foot is a man made pool where they have fish that will...More

Thank Mgyusay
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

As we arrive at the enchanted Balete tree I had this some sort of eerie feeling, but as I started to submerge my feet on the cold, crystal clear water the refreshing feeling started surmounting. Moreover, the bewitching fishes who feed on dried skin cells...More

Thank Niel M
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