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Address: Vinzons, Luzon, Philippines

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Wild water ride

3 hour boat ride from the port of paracale. There is an LPA when we travelled here so we already expected that our boat ride will be a wild ride...true enough..we were welcomed by... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Taguig, Rizal, Philippines
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Taguig, Rizal, Philippines
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

3 hour boat ride from the port of paracale. There is an LPA when we travelled here so we already expected that our boat ride will be a wild ride...true enough..we were welcomed by enormous waves... but we survived...sadly some of our bags got wet..we forgot to put them in big plastic bags for protection of getting wet.. my friends... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This is Calaguas Island with pristine powdery white beach found in Daet, Camarines Norte. Compared with Boracay Island, this is even more beautiful since it is not commercially occupied by various establishments and hotels. You will only sleep in rented tents or barracks. It is reachable by 6 hours bus ride from Manila (off at Daet town proper), 1 hour... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This is Calaguas Island, Daet Camarines Norte. Pristine powdery white beach still unspoiled unlike Boracay. Take-off point is Paracale for a 2 to 2:30 boat ride to the island after a 9 hour bus ride from Pasay to Paracale bus station. Activities like snorkeling, fishing, island hopping, photography (daytime & night time) are the things you can do aside from... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Of all the beaches here in the Philippines, Calaguas Beach is definitely one of my favorites. I even love it more than Boracay! It's crystal blue waters and white sand is just amazing.... I really love the camping experience. I'm just afraid that someday it would turn out like Boracay... It's actually happening when some people bring in the loud... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Powdery sand, clear water. I went there during the holy week but I didn't even notice that there are a lot of people in the island. That's because of the huge beach front. I hope the island stays that way, no electricity, and not yet polluted. Go here during the summer season because the waves can be pretty tough during... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have no words to express how beautiful calaguas is. We took a road trip from laguna to camarines norte and it was a long trip. The boat ride was also 1.5 - 2 hours (mild - moderate wave seas). But once at calaguas, everything was worth it! White sands, clean waters, unspoiled shoreline. Food was great. Tour operator (pendz... More 

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Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Best beach i've ever seen so far. Very white sand and crystal clear water. A bit far but it's all worth it (2 hour boat from the town).There is one resort at the of the island but we chose to camp out. There is a local store near the shore and a water pump there is no available source for... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

This Island is a must-visit place. The beach is crystal clear with very fine white sands. It is a peaceful place when we were there since it was of peak. The banca ride was not as wavy as my friends experienced. We stayed in Waling-waling Resort and our accommodation is super great! We rented our own Cabana with restroom and... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Calaguas is very very beautiful. It is comparable to the white sand beaches of Boracay except that you don't go to Calaguas to party. You go there to camp, relax and have fun. The scenery at the hills will remind you of Batanes. The 12 hour travel was very much worth it! You can read about our DIY 2D1N Calaguas... More 

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Dasmarinas City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Do not go there unprepared! Pack your bags with a lot of courage and survival materials. Ohlala... the waves of the Pacific Ocean makes my heart pump out and makes me sing...♪♬ LET IT GO!!! LET IT GO!!! I'M ONE WITH THE WIND AND SKY!! ♬♫♯.. It was really a survivor-inspired getaway. We experienced the long line in water pumping... More 

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