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Alona Beach

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Makati, Philippines
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 NEW

Alona beach is just like boracay and puerto galera when it comes to feel and look of the beach. Only when high tide Alona's shore line gets really small. Which makes it hard to swim. But the sand is fine and white, the water is very clear. Go to dumaluan for a day of beach bumming..

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

Different kind of food to choose.love the band.kinda little bit crowded now.but we have great time spend dinner there,

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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

I liked the general experience of my 2 weeks in Alona beach. Walking on the beach at sunrise with my fiancee was a great experience. Food was good, although a little more expensive than I was expecting . I love the people, ok they want your pesos, but I did not find them overly bothersome. After a few days a... More

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Denver, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

We had high hopes of finding a great beach town, but we're let down. Like others have said, the beach isn't the best for swimming, you have to deal with pushy vendors all day and night, and it is crowded. Cost is more expensive here for average food too. The beach has some pollution, but isn't too bad. We rented... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Pushy vendors, average overpriced food, poor swimming conditions and loud at night. Go there to see it for yourself and then go to a guiet location like Linaw Resort. You can alway go to Aloha if you need to.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The beach life is very crowded with resorts and restaurants all looking for the tourist dollar.Food is too expensive and so is the beer when compared to other areas. I prefer the 30 minutes trike to Tabilaran city for the Chinese food and massage which I felt was much cheaper and more varieties. But, I love the diving in Balicasag... More

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Oakland, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I'm not a huge fan of Alona Beach. it's pretty touristy and the beach itself isn't that great. Still, it is clean, and there are lots of restaurants and guesthouses and good nightlife. I only stayed here so I could dive at Balicasag island, about 20-30 minutes away by boat, which is paradise in a nutshell. I think it's more... More

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Bilar, Bohol, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

well its quite nice quite romantic if your with a partner. table on the seashore.candle light dinner. but one thing sometimes theres broken glass that you need to be careful. sea with seaweeds and sea urchins.extra careful.

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Paranaque, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

white sands but water is kind of rough and had many seaweed, rocks/corals and other debris. not highly recommended for swimming. offers many restaurants by the beach strip though, which is good, kind of like a less crowded boracay

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Muntinlupa City, Philippines
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

If you're like me, who do not want their view of the sea interrupted by boats or ships, then you might find a teeny little bit of problem here. But in the mornings, most of the boats go away as they take tourists on dive spots. There's a good, albeit pricey, selection of bars and restaurants. Not really a thriving... More

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