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Untouched and beautiful! Unspoiled! Boat trips from Naval might change from time to time, so be... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2019
delight g
Cebu Island, Philippines
One of the Most Picturesque Island in the Philippines

very long road trip, very long boat rides.... but very worth it!! The entire island offers a 360... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2019
Jhun R
Guiguinto, Bulacan, Philippines
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Maripipi Island | Biliran Island, Leyte, Visayas, Philippines, Philippines
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

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...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2019

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!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jhun R
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

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...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

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...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

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...More

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

Sambawan island is considerably virgin Hidden Gems of philippines when it come to tourism. If your planing for natural place out of your busy schedule then this is perfect place to camping under stars with rhythm of waves. Sambawan island offers the cleanest and clearest...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

I went here via Brgy. Ol-og, Maripipi. Rent a boat for 800 pesos. I suggest that you do an overnight on this island and bring a tent (or rent from the stores there 300 pesos). Also, it is best that you visit the island on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank rod m
Reviewed September 19, 2018

This is one of the Spot of AirAsia hehe, i recommend to go there in Summer and starting from mornings, there is a boat which is 2k and they wait 1-2 hours only. you can do overnight but its a bit more expensive but still...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Must go place .. The thing I like most about Sambawan is simplicity they maintain on island , it teach us to live happily with basic things without expecting luxury, that night I felt like I’m sleeping with stars with music of waves; I felt...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

We took an hour boat ride from Sunset Resort in Cawayan to reach Sambawan. The water was clear with different hues of blue. The sand is made up of corals. You can buy chips and drinks from the sari-sari store in the island. I had...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Nancy N
May 12, 2017|
Response from jacknhell05 |
From Tacloban catch a van going to Naval, Biliran. And then hire a tricycle or motorcycle going to Kawayan town. Then charter or hire a boat going to Sambawan Island.