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Calaguas Island

Vinzons, Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #1 of 1 attractions in Vinzons
Type: Islands
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Manila, Philippines
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

If you're tired of crowded beaches - thsi island is for you. White sand, clear waters, most gorgeous sceneries - it was a welcome relief for us stressed out yuppies. Participated in a backpacking tour organized by CalaguasLocals. Pitched tents by the beach - great outdoor experience. Since it's an island, there is no electricity and no proper bathrooms -... More

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Cebu City
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9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The very first time I saw and read about Calaguas, I said to myself, "I will be in that place..Soon” I fulfilled my promise and asked a friend if she can draft an itinerary. After the never ending road going to Caramoan, we then went back to Paracale, Camarines Norte, the point where we need to hire a bangka going... More

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The Calaguas islands are gorgeous, and the Waling Waling resort is really nice. Everything people say is true - the sands are so white, the water amazingly clear, it is well worth a visit. But there are serious negatives: - the Waling Waling managers are unresponsive and at times rude. (The cooking & cleaning staff however, are absolutely fantastic) -... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Calaguas Island is better than any other resort. We spend 1 night last June 2014, with families. It was beautiful island except be ready for mosquitoes and small ants. Maybe the area we went "Waling-Waling" is not the same where Mahabang Buhangin is. Next time, we'll stay at the beautiful nipa hut instead at the tents.

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Baulkham Hills, Australia
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178 reviews 178 reviews
36 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

Tired of the commercialised beaches, this one is for you. Getting there can be a challenge however once you get to Paracale it becomes easy. If you want to stay a night before or after there is a small hotel in town CM Hotel, go over the bridge, take the left turn and it is above the CM shop on... More

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Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If you are looking for a place like Boracay but less parties, people, noise and pollution, better head to this beautiful island. This is not yet fully developed because it has no electricity yet and it will take you a 2hour boat ride going there. You can contact Mr. Noli Pajarin, he works with the Tourism and a local as... More

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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My friends and I went to calaguas before summer ended. It is a 2-hour boat ride from vinzons port. But you can also come from paracale. Upin reaching the Mahabang Buhangin beach, u will be amazed by the fine white sand similar to Boracay island. there is no current or phone signal. You have to camp if you want to... More

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Quezon City, Philippines
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Me and my friends went to Calaguas Island last summer. the place is just so amazing. the beach boasts of clear blue waters and off-white sand. peaceful, serene, beautiful. I was so awestruck when I first laid eyes on that island. the 2-hr boat ride was worth it. There are no hotels or rooms of any kind. please bring tents... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Chill and beach-bumming weekend with high school friends, 6 of us, spent in this pristine island. U'd love its uber soft and white beach, I'd rate it higher than Boracay's and Caramoan's, there is no trace of shells/stones u'd think it's all made up - but hooray it's not! Not to mention the very clear water! We purchased a weekend... More

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Manila, Philippines
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I been seeing a lot of college friends sharing their vacation photos on their fb accounts and became suddenly interested. It's summer after all and I was a bit depressed during that time. Feels like I wanted to go somewhere and unwind. I was like begging my office mates to come with me. We had little preparation. I asked my... More

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