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Matukad Island

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Address: Caramoan, Luzon, Philippines

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Fine sand, hidden lagoon

Matukad Island has fine white sand and is a perfect spot for overnight camping or swimming. The island also has a hidden lagoon, which pathway (or rather rock-climb) is an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Aileen D
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Quezon City, Philippines
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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Matukad Island has fine white sand and is a perfect spot for overnight camping or swimming. The island also has a hidden lagoon, which pathway (or rather rock-climb) is an adventure in itself. Ask about the story/legend of the giant bangus (milkfish) resident of hidden lagoon from your guide.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beach was very nice has a pure and fine white sands...clear water mirrors the blue sky. People who are up to a climb could basically go for a hike to see the "mystical milk fish" & enjoy the scenic views of the island from the hilltop.

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Thank Aileen M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This island literally took my breathe away. We climbed the rock formation (which by the way is not easy to climb) just to see the beautiful view and it was totally worth it! Clean island too, wish they continue to keep it that way. When we went there, it was as if we had the island to ourselves, there were... More 

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Thank TeyDG
Bicol Region, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very beautiful place! I happened to have my request granted by our boatman to bring us to one of the rocks on the sea just near the beach so we can take photos of the view from the top and it was soooo awesome!! Just be careful though the rocks are sharp.

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Thank vaniemazing
Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s easy to think that a trip to Caramoan Islands will be mostly about eating Bicolano food and island hopping. But take a clue, because there is an island whose name literally means, “to climb”. Matukad Island, one of the most frequently visited of the Caramoan cluster, also holds the tale of the two mystical milkfish (bangus in Filipino). Taking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No. 4 island in our Caramoan Island hopping itinerary. The island's beauty is very similar to Lahos except that it houses a mystical lake and what the townspeople called "the guardian milkfish". To reach the lake, one must be able to climb a 20 ft rocky, steep wall. It was a dangerous experience but once you get pass through the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did island hopping to several island's in caramoan but we stayed longer in matukad and enjoyed swimming the clear blue waters and feel the coarse sand beneath my feet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

July 29, 2016. It was almost noon when we left Lahos island. And for our 3rd stop, the boatmen took us to Matukad Island. Instantly, I was smitten by its beauty, I was hypnotized by its overall serenity. It was a blue lagoon that I can't forget. I enjoyed the leisurely walk on the white powdery sand, the sight of... More 

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Naga, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

The island of Matukad is very picturesque. My companions & I enjoyed taking pictures in different parts of the island..............It's very rewarding to reach by climbing up to the highest peak of the island ..,.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

This can be easily organised locally. Perfect and peaceful swimming. Hopefully you'll be able to climb the cliffs for better views of the surrounding area. The milk fish is easily visible swimming in that natural pool from up there too.

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