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Address: San Jose, Mindoro, Philippines

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Not the usual tourist destination

Ilin Island can be reached via a 1-1.5 hr banca trip from the municipality of San Jose (1 hour by plane from Manila). It is not your usual tropical island vacation destination... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
Djop T
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Muntinlupa, Philippines
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Muntinlupa, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Ilin Island can be reached via a 1-1.5 hr banca trip from the municipality of San Jose (1 hour by plane from Manila). It is not your usual tropical island vacation destination. Although there are a few beach resorts around the island. There is one on the northern tip, another on a small islet also to the north and Grace... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We made a side trip to Ilin Island proper during our recent visit to Mindoro and except for the church where healing priest Fr. Suarez used to do spiritual healings, there is nothing much to see. We were told that there are spiritual journeys during Lent going to this church but I think there are much better islands in Mindoro... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

If you are expecting a hotel or Wi-Fi this is not the place for you. Ilin Island is known to have the poorest Filipinos living there. It is a good place to do mission work. To get there we flew to San Jose, Occidental, Mindoro Philippines, then we took a boat to the island. The boat is known as a... More 

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