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“Tacky!” 2 of 5 stars
Review of White Beach

White Beach
Puerto Galera, Mindoro, Philippines
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Tacky!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

we went for dinner -- maybe it's better in the daytime, but at night it is loud, cheap (but not bad) eateries, and not much else. There are much better beaches and restaurant options in the area.

Visited October 2013
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“Nice place watching sunset”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

People are so friendly in the area. Tens of restaurants there seem offering the same menu. Fire dance was interesting and always becoming the focus point of cameras.

Visited October 2013
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“Average”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

It's ok.

If you are looking to go on holiday for a nice white beach then i would just go to Boracay. Their white beach is 10 times better than this. We went at the end of the day and the place was dirty and you constantly get hassled by people trying to sell you fake pearls that they insist are real and collected by their grandfather who was a diver. Ignore this crap. All the pearls are fake, which is obvious if you know how to spot cultured pearls.

Don't believe all the 5 star reviews, they are probably from the locals who are trying to make you go there and spend money.

Oh, you have to pay 5 pesos to go to the toilet, which is just stupid. So just go in the sea instead.

Visited October 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Average but still nice”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Visited White beach a couple times in september. I was staying in Sabang so had to take a tricycle to get there. The beach itself is quite long and wide, there was virtualy nobody on the beach being low season. The sand is ok and almost white, not as powdery and fine as some others. The sea is ok and warm always and can sometimes be a bit wavy. Along the beach there are quite alot of bars and restaurants, nothing very high class but ok. If you have been to Boracay then it is nothing like it. White beach for me is only worth a day visit or a short stay. There is not enough going on in terms of entertainment to want to stay for a long time. At night it is very quiet. Despite that it is still worth a visit but its not a place for a real vacation unless you travel to all the other places also. If you walk to the very end of the beach and walk around the rocks you come to Aninuan Beach which is even more quiet but more beautiful.

Visited September 2013
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Shanghai, China
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“not in good time”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We were quite disappointed by the white beach view, as we visited here at the beginning of September. The weather was changeable, rainy with storms once a day, not very much sunny. The sand was not as white and soft as we expected~we didn't play in the water though others did snorkeling there. The water was clean and ok, but doesn't worth trying. Prices are higher than in Sabang, including the accommodation, the food, the services, etc......however, it was not so crowded as Sabang, not in the high season of white beach we concluded.

Visited September 2013
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