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Address: San Juan, Luzon, Philippines

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Clean and calm waters

The beach is clean and the waters were calm, great for Jet ski. But the beach sand is not of fine sand.

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 13, 2014
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Binan, Laguna
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Philippines
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Have heard so much about this beach and having seen many great internet beach photos I was really looking forward to actuality...BUT on arrival I have never been so disappointed at any other destination. Drove hours all the way from Manila to get away from the noise and chaos of the city...only to be confronted with a beach drowned out... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

shin deep water for almost 300 meters then a slow tapering to about chest deep past 500 meters from the Estrella de mendiola tourist trap hotel. slightly clear water, a little trash here and there, no more bright colored fish. the corals are slightly vanishing.

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Slanic Moldova, Romania
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67 reviews 67 reviews
19 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Great for a day trip as its close to the metro. Its also not difficult to find. There are a lot of resorts to choose from.

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Laguna Hills, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

not nice staff and over price food go to Les Carabes beach.i like nice people there,but hope that they will take care of the place there so many dog and poo there.and give place to vendor to sale,dnt bother the visitors.

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Binan, Laguna
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9 reviews 9 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The beach is clean and the waters were calm, great for Jet ski. But the beach sand is not of fine sand.

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Pasay
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My wife and kids went there twice already two years in a row for our wedding anniversary. The place is easy to find about 2.5 hours from Manila. You have to book in advance. The rooms are clean and neat and the food included in the psckage was delicious. I wish they had some evening activities like a small band... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Loved this place. There are better ones out there but not many, and none of the competitors can boast lower prices on accommodations and food. The staff; simply awesome. They go the extra mile for you and truly want to make sure you are happy. I had a bad experience in one of the rooms, and the way the staff... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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348 reviews 348 reviews
208 attraction reviews
400 helpful votes 400 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Laiya is the south-easternmost portion of Batangas facing Tayabas Bay, known for white-sandy beaches with many resorts offering accommodation and day-tour packages. Going there is a long drive via SLEX and Star Tollway exiting Lipa City, then proceed eastward towards Padre Garcia and San Juan Batangas. Another option is the Sto.Tomas Batangas-Lucena Highway passing San Pablo, Tiaong, and Candelaria going... More 

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pasay, philippines
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121 reviews 121 reviews
43 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Laiya Beach is a long stretch of beach with plenty of resorts to choose ranging from no rating to 5 star rating. Do canvas first prior to booking to avoid inconvenience. Some resorts do not have 24 hour restaurant so you have to bring your food to cook while others offer at a very high price.

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Manila, Philippines
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Before you head to the beach, do pass by the San Juan market. There's plenty of local fruits of the season, fresh tuna for grilling, the delicious puto! and tamales, pinipig, and do not forget Batangas coffee (ground or beans).

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