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Sabang

Puerto Galera, Mindoro, Philippines
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dirty squalid beach

Unless you are here for the diving and/or some of the decent resorts, go to White Beach. This place... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
shully2015
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Only suitable for divers

Annoying place with all those vendors trying to give you hugely overpriced goods and services. 1500... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2018
Matthias S
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Aalst, Belgium
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good33%
  • Average29%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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“laguna beach” (3 reviews)
“great diving” (17 reviews)
“scuba diving” (16 reviews)
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Puerto Galera, Mindoro, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Unless you are here for the diving and/or some of the decent resorts, go to White Beach. This place is just not nice at all... No clean sand anywhere and just notice...

Thank shully2015
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Annoying place with all those vendors trying to give you hugely overpriced goods and services. 1500 pesos for a private jeepney, that's outrageous. Unfortunately no Uber taxis here. Most hotels are hard to find and the only way to get there is by foot. Beach...More

Thank Matthias S
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Yes it has a seedy underbelly a lot of old men looking for young Phillipino girls,but it is that way in Thailand and most Asian countries,if it bothers you don't come. I am a white single woman so I stand out..I love the diving the...More

Thank bukagirl
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

A very average spot as other reviews say a spot for old aged expats engaging in the sex industry. A dirty spot with a beach that is not good for swimming as there are so many boats here. It is fairly passe. It is not...More

1  Thank deiseboyz
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Sabang is a departure point for diving with numerous dive shops, bars, restaurants and accommodation options crowding the waterfront. Think seedy expat bars and massage parlours down narrow alleyways. For an island so focused on diving it is a shame to see that the beach...More

Thank KHNZ1
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Sabang is almost an hour away from White Beach and 30 minutes from Muelle Pier/Puerto Galera town proper so if you are not a Scuba diver, you would not appreciate this place. It is downright dirty, sleazy, not pedestrian friendly, dark and it only has...More

Thank Jcgmd H
Reviewed December 23, 2017

We stayed nearby at Big Lalaguna - just a 15 minute walk from Sabang. We were a family of 4 (with 2 teens) and I felt very uncomfortable walking around the tiny maze-like, uneven, muddy, allys with my kids. Everyone was staring at us and...More

Thank remicksensei
Reviewed December 9, 2017

This town would appear to have grown up to service the harbour, with commuter boats coming and going from other islands, and to service the extensive diving tourist community. Since the majority are male there is a thriving bar business. The town is small with...More

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

The road to this town is very dangerous, there is just enough room for two vehicles to share the road. Some parts of the road are under construction and the flag men are very complacent about their jobs. Instead of a stop/slow sign, they have...More

Thank havealook1
Reviewed December 6, 2017

I didn't know the area well enough to know that this on the opposite side from the attractions (White Beach, Pirates Cove). Everything I did required a tricycle ride.

Thank Andy G
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