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“Loved it!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Big Lagoon

Big Lagoon
El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Ranked #4 of 39 things to do in El Nido
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“Loved it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Really beautiful. It's an experience and sight not to be missed. Bulkier people might fight it hard to enter the big lagoon coz the entrance is just too small, with sharp limestone rock edges poking out alternately. Plus many tourists visit the site too. Our guide told us it was better to visit in the afternoon when there are less visitors but of course, it's still best enjoyed with the sun lighting the whole lagoon.

Visited May 2014
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“Nothing special”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Compared to the small lagoon, this big lagoon only offers that you go around inside with the boat you are on. No snorkeling unfortunately.

Visited May 2014
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“Most beautiful place iv been”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

So much better than Maya Bay , absolutely incredible , i cant recommend it enough , we went part of as a full day of island hoping

Visited October 2013
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Bacolod, Philippines
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“Great Scenery & Snorkeling”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The place looks amazing, although it can get a bit crowded as its a popular tour stop. This is where you get iconic El Nido shots of karst rocks and blue water. We snorkeled just outside the lagoon's entrance. It was teeming with corals and colorful fish. I'd love to check it out again.

Visited May 2014
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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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“Picture-perfect”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

so many pictures have been posted on the internet, books & magazine of this lagoon, but it is still great to see it yourself!

It's a wide lagoon, so you don't swim here, the boat will just go around the place.

Just take lots of pictures...

Visited March 2014
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