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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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Best sanctuary on Siquijor

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2016
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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars 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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Thank 2Roaming
Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars 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 stars 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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Thank paulbuxton108
Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars 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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Thank Mars C
Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars 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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Thank Malgorzata P
Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Not among the best ones i have experienced so far, yet still a good take. U will need to swim some 50 meters away the beach to reach the corals...better views towards the diving shop.

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Thank FatihElma
Europe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Clean water, only few tourists, hundreds of various kinds of fish and water animals. Corals looking like human's foot never stepped around. And almost no urchins - in hightide you can snorkel even with no protective shoes. Incredible experience

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Thank Michael J
Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

We found great snorkeling on this beach. It's a bit hard to find as the access is a small fisherman's beach squeezed in the middle of the 2 Coco Grove beach fronts. Look out for the "Tubod Marine Sanctuary" sign, park your scooter then go down a trash ridden path to the beach.

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Zhongshan, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Truly fantastic place to snorkel, full of fish and corals. Wait till high tide to really appreciate the beauty of the reefs. If your lucky you'll get to see a loggerhead turtle.

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Bacolod, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

It's a beautiful beach area with some pretty diverse marine life. The corals are healthy enough to provide visitors with good snorkeling. It's not as amazing as other spots in the Philippines in terms of coral sizes/colors and abundance of fishes, but it's still a lovely place. The downside is that waters near the beach were too shallow even meters... More 

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