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Nice lagoons

The beach has nice lagoons on the low tide, very beautiful and nice to swim. It's near Pilar. Rent... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lisbon, Portugal
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Check the calendar

Everyone should check the calendar before going there, though this wouldn't be applicable if you... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Cebu City, Philippines
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Pilar, Mindanao 8419, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beach has nice lagoons on the low tide, very beautiful and nice to swim. It's near Pilar. Rent a motorbike and go there

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank filipam820
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Everyone should check the calendar before going there, though this wouldn't be applicable if you are in a guided tour group. (But doing a DIY trip is also a very good experience) It is best to go there early in the morning, if applicable, so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jakkkoi
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Clear water and can swim with little fishes. Good scenery indeed. This is typical beach but when its low tide you will see the good in it..

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank graziosalynda
Reviewed October 19, 2018

Magpupungko beach are know for its hole during low tide. Beach goer gather around here for the swim in the hole. Since the beachfront of magpupungko is rocky. You need to wear aqua shoes of slipper. You can see from a distance small island and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MisteryosongHenyo
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Magpupungko is a marvel! The natural pools and rock formations are just gorgeous. Make sure to time your visit during low tide so you can fully enjoy the place.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Hazel_RAI
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Travelled around August with friends, with fair amount of people. I recommend you do not bring valuables if you dont have one person to leave it with otherwise you will leave it hanging with chances of getting it lost. Mine was safe thought but dont...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank kayd78
Reviewed September 9, 2018

What more can someone ask for when you have a pool made from nature's thousands of years of existence... The best view! Get the opportunity to swim with fishes and discovered different marine life... You can choose to relax in the shallow waters or jump...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank rodacious
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful and clean beach Go there only when it's low tide to see and enjoy the rock pools. Wear slippers or aqua shoes to protect your feet. You can bring small children but always keep a close eye on them. Be there early otherwise...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank spytime2004
Reviewed September 3, 2018

The rock formations and the natural pools are amazing. The place is very clean and water is crystal clear. Make sure to visit the pool areas during low tide as place is off limits during high tide because it's dangerous due to strong waves. Great...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank shinji_731
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

The beach is quiet and beautiful. Nothing can beat the beauty of nature. Loving every bit of the sun

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Kympoi
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July 22, 2018|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dear, Magpupungko is not the best place for snorkeling. I recommend Pagbasayan Beach or Kangkangon Beach at San Benito, Surigao del Norte. This is perfect beach for such activity. Thanks.
February 19, 2018|
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Response from AdoboTex | Reviewed this property |
No. Just bring a backpack and find a place where you can keep your eye on it. Be sure to put your electronics in a waterproof bag.