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Magpupungko Beach

Pilar, Mindanao 8419, Philippines
+63 936 540 5103
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Beautiful but touristic

We went there by scooter. Its a beautiful ride about 45 mins long. The place is really nice and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
khiranhi
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Binningen, Switzerland
Magpupungko.....magsi-swimming din!

can only be enjoyed on low tide.one hour ride from General Luna, but it's okay as you will enjoy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chona_lights
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manila
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“natural pool” (24 reviews)
“low tide” (52 reviews)
“entrance fee” (20 reviews)
LOCATION
Pilar, Mindanao 8419, Philippines
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+63 936 540 5103
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"natural pool"
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"low tide"
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"entrance fee"
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"rock pools"
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"general luna"
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"big rock"
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"hour ride"
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"be careful"
in 10 reviews
"the pacific ocean"
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"natural rock"
in 4 reviews
"tables and chairs"
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"crystal clear pool"
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"sea water"
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"big waves"
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"cliff jump"
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"jaw dropping"
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"pay pesos"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there by scooter. Its a beautiful ride about 45 mins long. The place is really nice and special but there is lots of people since it is also a common swimming destination for filipinos and not only tourists. Still it is worth going....More

Thank khiranhi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

can only be enjoyed on low tide.one hour ride from General Luna, but it's okay as you will enjoy fresh air and the greenery along the way. bring your sunblock and aqua shoes for your protection. there are food stalls, in case you did not...More

Thank chona_lights
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is about an hour or so from General Luna. We rode a tricycle but many rent motorcycles to go here. You have to time your visit because the pool can only be seen during low tide (around 10:30am). There were many stalls selling souvenirs...More

1  Thank SummerDaysPh
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Incredible place, but make sure you go at the right time. It is best at low tide, as this is the only time that the rock pools are exposed. There are so many rock pools that you can swim in. Crystal clear water and some...More

Thank JazzMatt
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

There is a place where you can dive from the top of a 10-foot high rock. Surprisingly, there are ponds that vary in depth from 1-foot to 15 feet.

Thank Bing M
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We went on a Saturday afternoon & the place was packed!! I couldn't appreciate the natural beauty of the place let alone get a decent picture with no photobombers. It was more like a market!! Pee in the ocean as there is no toilet!! The...More

Thank msbeachl0ver
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

This place amazed me. It has a wide shoreline. And the natural pool is so cool. The best time to visit is during low tide. This is the best beach for me!

Thank Glimzerlyn T
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

If we are reviewing the beach itself, setting aside the nature made hole/pool. POSITIVE: 1).There are a lot of food vendors , tables available for the guests. to eat and just sit and relax. NEGATIVE: 1). The beach front is white sand BUT when you...More

Thank csi481
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Good: 1. Crystal clear waters 2. Nice place to sit down, read a book and nap Bad: 1. Pathetic government (LGU)! They are collecting 50 pesos as entrance fee but as you enter you see stores selling shells, corals, marine species as souvenirs! A clear...More

1  Thank macasaetchris
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Having been to the other beautiful beaches of Siargao, we thought Magpupungko Beach was just another white sand beach which was not worth the long trip from our hotel. We noticed people were mingling around a rocky ridge so we decided to take a closer...More

1  Thank erguizajerry
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Albernjr
20 February 2018|
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Response from Booster E | Reviewed this property |
No. Just bring a backpack and find a place where you can keep your eye on it. Be sure to put your electronics in a waterproof bag.
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janantonijamero
11 January 2018|
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Response from Mcor223 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it’s safe! There’s shallow parts,
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Ray Angelo S
24 February 2017|
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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
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