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Kalanggaman Island

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“day trip”(46 reviews)
“sand bar”(44 reviews)
“white sand”(44 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Palompon, Leyte Province, Philippines
+63 32 319 0155
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All reviews day trip sand bar white sand bring your own boat ride entrance fee stay overnight no electricity beautiful place crystal clear water local government drinking water beautiful beach eco tourism per head worth the trip bbq lunch
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

worth a visit (best with barbecue), caribbean feelings :), bring some sun cream and hat! enjoy diving around the island too

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tatsuahima
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My Hometown’s Gem Kalanggaman Island is so pretty you wouldn’t want to leave. My friends and I decided to have a vacation + prenup for a couple who is getting marries, it was so pretty than we were not able to have a shoot at...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lyzappy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful paradise in Leyte worthy of your time with family and friends. Water is crystal clear with coarse sand. Has a long sand bar. Lunch can be arranged.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 631alfredg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got to see for myself a paradise in the middle of the sea! The long stretch of the sandbar welcomed us, I can see it like forever through the horizon. Got a well-deserved getaway..!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mujelh
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

most beautiful, stunning, eye catching island among 7107 islands of philippines. The island is fully covered with coconut trees (bako tree) with both side open powdery white sand bar this gives magnificent view of island with crystal clear blue water. Most of local tourist used...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank snehalpatil3091
Reviewed December 8, 2018

Clear waters. Clean beach. Great view. 3 hrs land trip from Tacloban to Palompon then about 1 hr. boat ride to Kalanggaman. Worth the trip. Not many people as incoming tourist are regulated. No fresh water for rinsing after swimming. You have to rinse at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank Joel M
Reviewed December 5, 2018

We arrived the island almost lunch time and it is filled with tourist. It has a very long sandbar on both sides but the most popular is the eastern part which is more elevated than the west side part. There is no electricity in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank jeymorales
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Honestly, the place is very beautiful and amazing! Not to mention the water is very clean and can really see that the place has been taken care of the authorities, but the challenges that you can encounter in going there is when the weather is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank marbzdgreat
Reviewed November 22, 2018

This is a small sandbar in the middle of nowhere in the area of Malapascua Island. We went there in a day trip with one of the several tour "agencies"in Malapascua. The trip is 1.30 hs to the island, and you can enjoy circa 3hs...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank juandiego182
Reviewed November 20, 2018

My wife loves going there with her friends spending the day. Best to have a local negotiate the boat rate and small children need to be watched very closely due to the possible currents. Be ready for some fees and need of shade. Otherwise a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Cherry K
January 13, 2019|
Response from scarletangel675 | Reviewed this property |
Hello. There are a few tipi houses on the other tip of the island. Each one can accomodate about 2 pax. You can find it at airbnb. There are no fast food or formal dining restaurants there. There's only one store that sells... More
January 12, 2019|
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Response from R e | Reviewed this property |
From tacloban, go to ormoc. From ormoc, ride a van from the terminal that says "isabel". Just ask around. From isabel, ride a bus or a jeep to palompon. And that's it. Everyone in Palompon knows how to get to kalanggaman... More