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Tubod Marine Sanctuary

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Address: In Front of Coco Grove Resort | San Juan, Philippines

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Amazing

Amazing corals and fish diversity, we spent there like 3 hours and still have something to explore, really beautiful.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Janina S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing corals and fish diversity, we spent there like 3 hours and still have something to explore, really beautiful.

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Kelso, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went 2 hours before high tide and was amazed by the number and diversity of corals and fish that I saw. Before I knew it I'd been exploring for 1.5-2 hours! The sea is very shallow so we were able to see everything so close up but this also meant we had to be very careful not to kick... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Excellent snorkelling with lots of fish and coral. Not very deep. If you're not staying at the hotel, you have to pay 400 pesos which is redeemable at the hotel restaurant.

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Valletta, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

To find this Marine Sanctuary you have to go inside Coco Grove, even if you`re not staying in this resort, and then just pay 50 peso and enjoy some good snorkeling. Good to see Corals, and even Fish You have to check for the time of High tide, coz during Low tide, it s not much good to swim. You... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Since we stayed in Coco Grove, we had the chance to kayak for free. We were very careful not to tip over because even from the kayak, we could already see the marine life through the very clear water of Tubod Marine Sanctuary, and you could see plenty of sea urchins! Would definitely recommend a kayak over this sanctuary. It's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Always see loads of fish although it's tricycle to get into as it's "tied" to Coco Grove beach resort. Great well maintained sanctuary

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

Just in front of Coco Grove Beach Resort. Marine life abounds. Don't need to snorkel far to enjoy the underwater sea life. Clams, clown-fish, parrot fish, angel fish. There are, however, sea urchins during the summer.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016

Pleasant enough white sand beach. It costs 50 pesos to snorkel here. This helps support the upkeep of the sanctuary. There is some nice coral not too far off shore. A fair amount of fish life too. Saw a few parrotfish, triggerfish and so on. Nice place to spend a lazy day.

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016

We were disappointed with Salagdoong beach so when the multicab drive brought us here, it felt like paradise. This beach wasn't highlighted in the tour map given. We also didn't stay in Coco Grove so we had no idea this existed. That have played a big part on the surprise factor. Here we chilled out, had our buko fix and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

We stayed at Coco Grove, so we had easy access to Sanctuary. Unfortunately the weather was bad- raining, heavy waves. On our last day the weather was nicer, so we gave a try, but a lot of algaes on the surface made it hard to explore.

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