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Mantigue Island

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Address: Mindanao, Philippines
Phone Number: 0949-8018-464
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My husband and I enjoyed our short trip here. There weren't a lot of people so we got to enjoy the place. The water is clear blue and the sand is white, although with a lot of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
mdhrd
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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The boat ride to and from the island was smooth. However, the life vests must be cleaned and refurbished or changed. The beach was clean , the water clear. The restrooms MUST be updated . Tourists will greatly appreciate a nicer restroom where flushing would come from a water closet and not by manually pouring water. The boatmen who guided... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I enjoyed our short trip here. There weren't a lot of people so we got to enjoy the place. The water is clear blue and the sand is white, although with a lot of corals. We just sunbathed but there are a lot of other things to do like snorkeling, trekking and the like.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There were many people when we visited. They were noisy. When there are a lot of people visiting the island, it loses is special-ness.

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Thank Ignacio T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a small island located in just above the main island of Camiguin where you can scuba dive or observe the sea turtles via boat with a glass window below it. This place is great if you want to get away from the busy life in the city. I was able to walk around the whole island in just 15... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a couple of bankas out to Mantigue. The departure area from Camiguan was a muddy mess, but we were getting wet anyway. The banka ride is fun, although the motor is quite noisy. Mantique island is good for swimmers and non swimmers. We had a large group, and there were plenty of shaded picnic tables for those who... More 

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1 Thank ModerationForMe
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

the island is accessible by banka (boat) you book it at shore you will be assigned a banka and they will be the one to shuttle you to and back the island snorkeling is must with additional fee they will bring you to the nearby marine sanctuary its white shoreline is scenic you could also grab a meal in the... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

It's a little slice of paradise. Walk around a little way so you're on your own and you could be the last people left on earth. We went when it was quite quiet and its really amazing. Snorkeling is ok but i'd just take a book and some cold drinks! There is a small place on the island to buy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Visited the two islands in camiguin with my family. I recommend Mantigue over White Island. Finer sand, nipa hut cottage and lunch available. The best is snorkeling and diving in their marine sanctuary

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

I enjoyed this place more than White Island. The beach is quiet and is not crowded. There is a small restaurant which can cook for you (the price is quite expensive though), and there are cottages and tables for rent. The waters are not ideal for swimming though when we came because of the "lumot" (green moss) all around, making... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

The island has white powdery sand and the exact opposite of White Island because it has ample shade, from trees to huts. Food is also available on the island but it is much better if you bring your own food and water. Reminder though, always keep your trash and put it in the appropriate bin. We as travelers, should only... More 

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