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El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This quaint little island is generally known for its snorkeling (although we thought some other spots were better - like Cadlao Lagoon), but also features a small white sand beach with striking limestone rocks. The water was pretty much clear at the shore. We really...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 15, 2019

As this is one of the stops, I must say, Simizu island has a beauty of its own comparing to the lagoons. The water is clear and despite the carrying capacity they are maintaining, there was a large number of people when we stop there....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ralph1973
Reviewed March 29, 2019

We've traveled all over Asia and have been troubled by the amount of damage that has been done to the coral just about everywhere we've been. This island is absolutely full of beautiful hard and soft corals. El Nido Resorts (and apparently the Philippine govt)...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank travelingtastebuddy
Reviewed March 12, 2019

Went as part of a tour provided by Miniloc Island Resort. No doubt a gorgeous snorkelling site for SPS coral lovers! During my trip, at par or second to Miniloc for snorkelling, but what set this apart was the presence of a few pink corals,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank richprimero
Reviewed March 12, 2019

Stopped here for lunch on my boat tour. A family of monitor lizards live here. Small beach area where you can have a refreshing dip.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank steven s
Reviewed February 18, 2019

Nice place for snorkeling and a lot of fish and coral around this island. The water is pretty clear.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

Ok originally this wasn't on our itinerary but due to rough waves, we needed to make a detour and our tour guide brought us here. Boy am I thankful! Simizu is GORGEOUS! The waters are deep enough for swimming and snorkelling with LOTS of fish,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DanEverett
Reviewed January 4, 2019

This is one of my favorite islets in El Nido. It is characterized by lovely rock formations (although some have very sharp stones), natural garden (with some monitor lizards), small cave-like structures along the beach, and so forth. Visiting this island is usually part of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We went there to do snorkeling our boat stopped in the middle where they said a good spot for snorkling. The water is very clear you can even see what’s down there from the boat. I snorkle around and found beautiful corals and fishes. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Evo0913
Reviewed September 5, 2018

shimizu island is one part of tour A package. its beautiful view and good for relaxing. enjoy the moment and have lunch

Date of experience: May 2018
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mat954
January 13, 2018|
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Response from bensonc278 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mat - you need to hire a boat or join a boat leaving El Nido island. The hotels in the El Nido mainland can help you join or book the boat. It is about 45-60 minutes from the main El Nido island. If you do check-in to... More
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