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Sto. Nino Cold Spring

Catarman, Mindanao, Philippines
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Ranked #7 of 17 Attractions in Camiguin
Type: Bodies of Water
Description: Up in the hills past the town of Catarman, which is about 23km from Camiguin's capital Mambajao.
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

No crowds, but a bit off the common track, takes a while to get there. Buy a couple of bukos a the entrance and enjoy the water.

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Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Sto. Nino spring is at the foot of the mountain. It's really cold thus, the name suggests. The pool has division for the adults and kids. Swimmers used inflated tire interiors for their floaters. There are huts for rents around the pool and they can grill and eat there. One observation that really awed me from the time I arrived.... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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135 reviews 135 reviews
67 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Since the water gushing is all natural, expect the water to be slightly cold, but not enough for you to shiver! Its just nice to soothe your feeling of warmth during summer time! :) Visited july 2012

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Cainta, Rizal, Philippines
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

take a dip on to the cool and refreshing water of sto nino cold spring. for P30/person its a nice deal after a long day under the sun. Food is not a problem, right outside the spring are food stalls and vendors that will offer you kipping and grilled fish for a fee. Some might say that the facilities is... More

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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118 reviews 118 reviews
67 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

As you enter this pristine paradise first you'll ask yourself, where the heck did the cold water come from. I mean unlike other "springs", usually there is a river or a brook that comes somewhere. And when you plunge into the freezing water, you'll realize that the cold spring water is sprouting from the sandy bottom. I love the presentation... More

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Iligan, Philippines
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

It was my second time in the site and I can say that the water indeed was very cold. It's so cold that it can make your room-temperature bottled water turn icy cool within minutes of submerging! I really liked how they maintained the fish in the pool but the concrete platforms in the deeper parts of the pool were... More

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cagayan de oro
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

its hard to find..a small area with a few springs..when i was there they was no one around..i enjoyed it..the water was refreshing..no places to buy food or water..and its out of the way..i expected a larger area..but thats it..

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Manila, Philippines
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My family didn't swim as crowds started to pour in after lunch but they enjoyed the little fish that would "eat" the dead skin on their feet.

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Taichung, Taiwan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Cold Springs is a naturally formed swimming pool that has been closed in and an entrance fee is required. As with everywhere in the Philippines, someone is close at hand to offer food, drink, and tubes for floating in the pool. Nice relaxing stop on an overall island tour.

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Ubud, Indonesia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The spring sits in a beautiful gorge, which has been developed into a concrete-lined swimming pool. The water is wonderful, cold but not freezing, very clean, great for swimming. I'm afraid some great magic has been lost by developing the natural spring for mass public use; wish I could have seen it before the concrete and all. There's a kitchen... More

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