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Go at low tide

The main attraction here is the Magpupungko Tidal Pool which is a natural rock pool. You can only... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Manila, Philippines
Simply beautiful for snorkeling & relaxation

An overlooked beach to visit when going to the swimming holes of Magpaponko. This is one of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ventura, California
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“natural pool” (15 reviews)
“low tide” (38 reviews)
“rock pools” (11 reviews)
Pilar, Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The main attraction here is the Magpupungko Tidal Pool which is a natural rock pool. You can only experience it during low tide. (usually at 9AM to 1PM) It was my first time to swim in a natural pool and it’s 101% better than a...More

1  Thank beadeegee
Reviewed 1 week ago

An overlooked beach to visit when going to the swimming holes of Magpaponko. This is one of the best sites for snorkeling/skin diving, because one of the few places that has deep water with a short reef and channel to swim out through. An extra...More

1  Thank Mushu5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cool place to visit, carved or made naturally by time and mother nature itself, during low tide where the water is on the other side exposing its bed, there is a pool you can only see during low tide with amazing little...More

1  Thank calorie_dg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is best for nature rock pool but nothing special in the beach itself and its to crowded during the visit we have

Thank jdorado
Reviewed July 11, 2017

The rock formation was a sight to behold. The pool was awesome and there was this one small hole that you can fit yourself into. There was also a big rock in the middle of the pool to which you can climb and see the...More

Thank Fernando S
Reviewed July 10, 2017

One of he places you can't miss in the island. Before you go, take a look at the tide, because if you want to jump at the magpungko Hole you must go at the low tide! At the high tide you can not jump from...More

Thank Rodrigo N
Reviewed May 25, 2017

It holds true that the island of Siargao is #amazing. Magpupungko tidal pool and rock formation is one amazing place to visit. You will have a closer view of the great, big waves from the pacific ocean. the natural pool is so clear and serene....More

Thank Dunvar B
Reviewed May 24, 2017

We went there at sundown because it was low tide. Pls take note, you cannot appreciate the infinity pool during high tide. The natural infinity pool is enticing! The water is clear. We had a brie dip in the pool because it is getting dark...More

Thank rainbowwarrior126
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Amazing place with a picturisque view. The best experience ever with my cousins whom i dont get used to bond since we are living in different cities. The pool with clear water is really one of a kind. You have to experience to climb up...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

Two hour ride on the motorcycle from Cloud 9 / Harana Surf Resort. Also the best way to experience the island. There is a small enterance fee. Bring only swimming atire or a small waterproof bag. There's places to eat made to order. Most of...More

Thank JHay B
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Ray Angelo S
February 24, 2017|
Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
I apologize for not answering sooner I will do my best to log in more since apparently I am one of the top reviewers now of the Philippines. It is just 50 pesos to get in the area, but you are going to pay a tricycle 700... More
April 20, 2015|
Response from Marlon L | Reviewed this property |
Two or three I think. However, it's about 8 to 9 kilometers away away from Magpupungko Beach. During our trip there, I have not seen any establishments within a 4 kilometer radius. I hope this helps.