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Sambawan Island

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Sambawan Island

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Sambawan Day Tour in Tacloban
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Maripipi Island Biliran Island, Leyte, Visayas, Philippines Philippines
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Tacloban 2 Days and 1 Night Tour Package
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Tacloban 2 Days and 1 Night Tour Package

Get a Chance to visit and explore the city of Tacloban Philippines, known as the commercial heart of Leyte and Samar in the country.
$124.00 per adult
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delight g wrote a review Aug 2019
Cebu Island, Philippines39 contributions5 helpful votes
Untouched and beautiful! Unspoiled! Boat trips from Naval might change from time to time, so be sure to check day before you go to Marapipi. From Marapipi, we rented a boat for P300/4 persons, twas a nice ride. We paid P100 for the entrance fee at Sambawan Island. Overall, the beauty is very overwhelming.
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Jhun R wrote a review Jul 2019
Guiguinto, Bulacan, Philippines12 contributions8 helpful votes
very long road trip, very long boat rides.... but very worth it!! The entire island offers a 360 degree view of a very panoramic view of the sea, islands and sky! Make sure you have lotsa batteries in your phones and cameras!
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Date of experience: September 2018
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sugar o wrote a review Apr 2019
Cebu City, Philippines30 contributions19 helpful votes
Ready your wide lens or cellphones! This place is a must if you are an IG addict or a photography enthusiast. I just find it difficult to get there from Cebu because of ferry, bus, van and boat rides to get there. However to lessen the agony, you could try to ride a plane going to samar /leyte or anywhere that is near there and travel by land and boat after. The current is quite strong and might not be ideal for freediving and the coral reefs isn't that impressive. I haven't tried freediving on the otherside because i find it really dangerous because of the rocky stuff there. The island also offers scuba diving im just not sure if its worth it. The island doesnt have a freshwater, the restroom needs proper cleaning maintenance because it smells like pee. Bring loads of potable water because you will need it to counteract the steaming heat of the sun. You can stay in cottages or bring your own tent. Sunset is very nice. The orangey pink big round unflamed sun is definitely at its best. There's a convenience store but the price is expected to be very high because their products were from the mainland. Definitely a place to visit if you are already in Leyte. This place though is similar to gigantes island.
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Mujel H wrote a review Jan 2019
Zamboanga City, Philippines47 contributions8 helpful votes
Was here early December 2018 but I felt like I’m in the month of summer! . It took us three hours from Tacloban to reach naval port and from there my guide took me all the way to sambawan island via motorboat banca for another two hours. Yes worth it, perfect to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. The steps going up the hill is easy with a perfect view at the top. This island so quiet, very clean beach and offers some activities anyone can enjoy..
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Gargar D wrote a review Dec 2018
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates132 contributions16 helpful votes
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This is one of the places I’ve been dreaming of to see before 2018 ends. Determined to see this place, I searched for blogs how to get there. It’s not easy to find this place. It’s a bit disconnected from the mainland of Biliran Province so it’s important to bring with you food and water if you plan to stay overnight. I suggest to put on a tent instead of the cottages to better experience island life. The view is totally incredible. Postcard perfect.
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Date of experience: December 2018
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