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For Relaxing

The island is large but has very few attractions. But the owner of "The Hauz" Helped us find those who were worth visiting. We rented 3 motorbikes, that drove us all around the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
Jostein R
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Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The island is large but has very few attractions. But the owner of "The Hauz" Helped us find those who were worth visiting. We rented 3 motorbikes, that drove us all around the Island. We dropped by a small bat cave. As well as a place were you can dive from cliffs. But we dropped the diving because of low... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This quite small island. Not many travelers. We stayed at the hotel called The Beach house. it was good. The food is only great when the owner cooks. We did hiking from south to north part which called Brunay(?) village. it was one of memorable activity during staying here! i do recommend hiking! the hiking takes for about 2hrs for... More 

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Antipolo City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

just a 30-min boat ride from Bora. This island ist the quiet and peaceful version of La Boracay. You have to smell and feel the super fresh air as there are no public transpo. We went to St. Joseph Church, 5-13 Convenience Store (7-11 store), the small building near the beach, schools and the municipal hall. I recommend this place.

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Pasig, Philippines
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7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I love it because it has the feel and vibe of what an Island should be. Quiet and peaceful. It is better compared to its more commercialized next door neighbor Boracay. You can really relax here.

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Split, Croatia
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12 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

this island is perfect gateway from busy Boracay. Carabao is 3 times bigger than Boracay but has only 40 rooms to accommodate guests. pristine, few visitors, lovely people. several activities like island tour, bat cave, cliff jumping, diving, snorkeling can be done here. I loved it!

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Great island, friendly people who are happy and thankful for the tourists visiting Carabao. Great mountainbiking, snokeling and diving. Nice to be away from hasstle of Boracay.

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Boracay, Philippines
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57 reviews 57 reviews
50 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

It's my second time to visit the place, and this time..........a longer stay, larger itinerary and new discoveries. We stayed in Barangay Busay overviewing the Town of Santa Fe in the nearby island. People are friendly and approachable indeed especially the children. PLACES TO SEE: 1.Tagaytay Point (with a breathtaking view of Boracay Island) - Barangay Combot 2. Lanas Beach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

though the fee of boat is not cheap, but there's so quiet and natural, experience the local life there is the best choice!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

100% scenic, most beautiful island I've ever been to and I've been around the Caribbean, Bali, Koh Samui, Koh Lanta, Koh Rok, etc. The volcanic rock creates some great diving spots and gorgeous scenery. Also, has great caves and even a 33ft/11m platform to jump off into the ocean! What fun!

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Boracay, Philippines
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50 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The best thing in my Isla de Carabao trip is experiencing the virginity of the place. Starfish and Sea Urchin are abundant near the beach. The white sand is not that exaggerated to compare to Boracay because it's true. The water is clean and the area is very peaceful. They should have additional schedule of Ferry Boat to Poblacion, San... More 

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