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Address: Siquijor circumferential road | San Juan, San Juan, Philippines
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Free pool for the public

Capilay is a charming public swimming pool nestled in the town. It uses spring water flowing from the mountains and the area surrounding the pool is landscaped and maintaned... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Kates A
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Cavite City, Philippines
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Cavite City, Philippines
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26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Capilay is a charming public swimming pool nestled in the town. It uses spring water flowing from the mountains and the area surrounding the pool is landscaped and maintaned. There are benches, tall trees and a grotto. When we visited, few people are catching fish. There are small and medium fishes in the pool. Some parts are moldy. There is... More 

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Thank Kates A
Cebu City, Philippines
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80 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing that it's more than a century old. It's amazingly a popular swimming pool for locals. It really gives off a rustic vibe.

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Thank ThadzEngaling
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spring feed, so always cool clear water. Picnic area. Great place to just hang out at. No life guard. Locals especially the kids love this place.

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Thank Terri M
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27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I thought this is located inside the mountains. But I was shocked to find out how near it is from our hotel (Lorna's beach house). It is situated in the town. You can swim here but it is very cold and deep. For legit swimmers only. There is also a church when you go up their stairs. Restrooms are also... More 

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Thank Chie C
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on a Sunday where you can find families on a picnic, kids having the time of their lives basking under the sun. Living in a place where kids no longer play together and glued to their tablets, it is a breath of fresh air to see kids enjoying the park like every kids should be.

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Thank Trisha R
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here on Xmas day late in the afternoon. The place was a mess with left over garbage and food waste from picnics. Plastic bags floating in the water. Dogs picking up the scraps. Steer clear until an effort is made to keep it clean. Really a shame as the majority of Siquhor is really nice.

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Thank Bernadette H
Philippines
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

I've been into Siquijor for several times already and been able to tour around the 6 municipalities. I'd say one of the things I was able to notice when I passed by San Juan, Siquijor was the pool-like structure in front of their Municipal Hall. A lot of mystery and telltales of sorcery, witchcraft and the likes are commonly associated... More 

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Thank tina549
New Jersey
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29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

It was in May 2015 that I visited Siquijor together with my family and some friends. In my previous comments I mentioned June 2015 but that was a mistake. The month of May was a perfect month to visit Siquijor as it was also nearing the Mayflower Festival. But, visiting Capilay Spring Park was not only a discovery that Siquijor... More 

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Thank Henrynewjersehy
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18 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

This is a natural spring pool located at the center of the town. Since we were not sure if the water is suitable for swimming, we opted to just take pictures. We only stopped here for a minute or two.

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Thank Vandenver V
Manila, Philippines
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37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

When we went there in the afternoon there wasnt a lot of people. Just 3 kids enjoying the spring/pool. We were not asked to pay anything. We didn't swim, we just roamed around. Not sure if the water's too cold, the water's color was sort of blue-greenish

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