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Sumilon Island

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Fantastic island

We decided to visit here in the morning and ended up spending longer than we first planned! The sea was very blue and the small secluded beach was great to sunbathe on! Just bring... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to visit here in the morning and ended up spending longer than we first planned! The sea was very blue and the small secluded beach was great to sunbathe on! Just bring plenty of sun cream as there are no shaded areas to protect yourself from the sun. The boat cost 1500 pesos between 3 but if you... More 

3 Thank benbrash
Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Sumilon Island and availed the Sumilon Bluewater daytour package. The sandbar is good but not that big like the one in Bohol. It's a good place to see. We snorkel too up to the reef. You need to swim far to see those school of fish, definitely worth the swim

Thank jap1990
Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fine white sand like boracay, clearest, cleanest turqoise waters. Went on a daytour only but if you can afford it, definitely stay overnight. The public area has very little shaded areas or seats so expect to get a whole lot of sun. Bring your own food and water

Thank Vanessa51910
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

This island is occupied and managed by blue water resort which gives you a 5 stars like service. You can stay in their hotel , or make day use or only do island hopping is a very small part of the island ( sand bar but super small ) I did the day use and I am super glad I... More 

4 Thank Ibrahim E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

I have been to this island when it was still undeveloped & unheard of from the public. In fact, we stayed overnight on this island by camping in their coves & mini caves where you can hear the crashing of the waves & billowing of the wind. The pristine white sand & the blue turquoise seawaters are to die for... More 

2 Thank jeckli
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

the experience was very good but sad to say there's not enough parking space, no shower room, we had to go back to Oslob whale shark briefing area to get a shower and change clothes. charging parking fees and shower room / toilet fees is welcome to guests if a clean and tidy facility is available.

Thank Nabaccayan G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

This island is definitely a must to those who love swimming in the beach. The white sand,and sky like color of the waves is really worth the visit. Going to the island is not a problem since there are many boats available at the Whale shark watching area. You just have to make a great deal for the price of... More 

1 Thank Ktin Joy B
Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Unparalleled color scheme....one that is only believed when seen. We were able to take a private banka across to the island for a day of Red Horse beers and sparkling water to swim in. Don't forget the sunscreen and your underwater camera. Worth every second to be there.

Thank enbrown7
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

I was there 5 years ago and the island is now completly different. The sand bar was gone leaving very minimal sand to relax and bask under the sun. Tsk tsk tsk...

Thank Romelyn D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Took a boat here during low tide. Wow, it is beautiful! The bluest water I've ever seen! I guess the island is private and we couldn't go up. But the sandbar was great. The water was warm, and tons of people were snorkeling. We didn't bring our snorkeling gear, so we just sat and swam in the water. Definitely a... More 

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