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Kalanggaman Island

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Palompon, Leyte Province, Philippines
+63 32 319 0155
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“day trip” (44 reviews)
“sand bar” (43 reviews)
“white sand” (43 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Palompon, Leyte Province, Philippines
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+63 32 319 0155
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"day trip"
in 44 reviews
"sand bar"
in 43 reviews
"white sand"
in 43 reviews
"bring your own"
in 33 reviews
"boat ride"
in 27 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 25 reviews
"stay overnight"
in 19 reviews
"no electricity"
in 17 reviews
"beautiful place"
in 15 reviews
"crystal clear water"
in 14 reviews
"local government"
in 12 reviews
"drinking water"
in 11 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 11 reviews
"tacloban city"
in 9 reviews
"per head"
in 9 reviews
"eco tourism"
in 7 reviews
"wall dive"
in 9 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Those white powdery sands, clear crystal bluewaters, and an island life is what Kalanggaman is. The long white sandbar is the best. Worth the travel.

Thank Jinky_0214
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were so excited for the trip. The long travel from Cebu to Palompon is exhausting but hey! we asked for it. By the port going to the island, we experienced delays due to miscommunications of the coast guards and the boat personnel are no...More

3  Thank L0uisc73
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A place that I will not suggest to go.. IF you STAY IN CEBU, the travel distance is extremely long And the wait is long also. Understand the everything can subject to waves and boat schedule. I booked thru a tour to come here. A...More

Thank Desmond S
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

The Island is perfect but the offered activities is managed so poorly... a total vacation spoiler! I was told that the one operating there is a private company & whoever it is YOUR SERVICE WAS JUST SO CRAZILY POOR! We went for an overnight stay...More

1  Thank Nelson J
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Crystal clear torquoise waters, fine white with hint of pink sands, amazing sandbar, and an amazing view of sunset. Truly a paradise!

Thank RA C
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Its not good for the kids... water current too strong...toutism staff were not helping and not approachable... bope no one will there cause its a waste of money...stupid...its supposed to be zero ratings...

2  Thank karlsson419
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Spent overnight here, the rentals of table, chairs and long benches are cheap (10-50pesos) only. Our boat guide provided us 2 big gallons of freshwater for rinsing purposes. There is no freshwater in the island. Electricity is solar-powered, policemen roam the area all day; there...More

5  Thank Buboy B
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

travelled 3hours by rented van from tacloban to palompon port, our boat ride take off point. we left our hotel at about 4am. when we reached the port at about 7am, we have to register & pay entrance at the port (p150/head) and rent a...More

2  Thank mavictoriad
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

The island is beautiful, we stayed there overnight and it was very nice in the late afternoon and early morning when there were no tourist. But... when it got dark RATS apppeared (tons of them!!!) and they were looking for food, being very close to...More

2  Thank Majka J
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Famous for its snakelike sandbar in the islands both sides and it's clear clear water bathing the powdery white sand. It did not disappoint, we waited for a long time to visit this island, the almost 5 hr travel time from Cebu City was worth...More

Thank Leo M
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Salman Z
23 June 2018|
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Response from Tiny Naksha T | Reviewed this property |
Going self is more fun full.. you can easily reach from tacloban-pampon- kalanggaman or thr is n8 boat from cebu .. you can search on net .. but easy way to get thr from tacloban
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GoingAndThenSome
8 June 2018|
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Response from Allen77-77 | Reviewed this property |
That is one question hard to answer. You can but we dont know outcome. It is a public place and many people come and go. If its gears, maybe ok. But no valuables, please. Don’t know if there is a storage area but usually... More
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Glenda S
17 May 2018|
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Response from Tiny Naksha T | Reviewed this property |
Helloo.. if ur planing kalanggaman island from tacloban then best way to get thr by bus from tacloban downtown bus station to palampon .. (they usually take 3 hr from downtown ) and from palampon to eco tourism by habal... More
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