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Old Enchanted Balete Tree

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Address: Campalanas, Philippines

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Dipping your feet in the spring pool at the base of the tree is a nice touch with its fish spa-like experience, but nothing too impressive.

2 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Valenzuela, Philippines
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Valenzuela, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Dipping your feet in the spring pool at the base of the tree is a nice touch with its fish spa-like experience, but nothing too impressive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

You can tell who needs a pedicure in your family by how the fish react. Once you get past the tickle, there is something really cool about letting the little guys nibble while you soak up the good vibes of the Enchanted Balete tree. The kids (boys 10 and 14) wanted to go back after our first visit so we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Old old big tree ! Difficult to have it on a picture ... In front of the tree you will find a smal spa wiht fishes "eating" the dead skin of your feet. Good place to relax when you a re rindind through the south of the island.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

This stop on our motorbike trip around the island was nice Pretty much it's and old tree and fish spa If you enjoy getting your dead skin eaten by fish please stop here. You have to pay 5-10php each to enter and can stay as long as you want. Suggest renting a motorbike and stopping here, caves, and waterfalls

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Dumaguete City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Been in this place for many times but this time i stayed a bit long for i enjoyed much on the fish spa.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Fish spa for free! Cool and soothing atmospher that is great for the time we went there which is at noon.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

They have now an entrace-fee, but for 10 pesos / person only if I remember right. We went there twice and both times only a few people were there. Really peacefull place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

What's not to like? It's a beautiful majestic old tree and definitely worthy of a quick stop to enjoy its energy and cool shade, or have a soak in the clear spring waters that flow from the base. Nice peaceful spot to relax and cool off from the hot sun.

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Panglao Island, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Be enchanted by an old Balete tree and get tickled by dipping your feet in a swimming-pool-like with little fish in. I must say, FREE FISH SPA is the highlight on this stop. :) It was my very first fish spa ever and getting it for free makes me love Siquijor even more!

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

3rd Stop from the day tour. Yeah, fish spa is for free 24/7. You can just give a small donation to the bry and caretaker in their cemented donation box. It's 400 yrs old, i think about 15 people or more could embrace it. The tree is a sight indeed. There's a spring water which the spa fishes just came... More 

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