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“Worst Beach I have Ever Visited”
Review of White Beach

White Beach
Reviewed December 14, 2012

Being an American maybe I expected too much? All these supposedly nice hotels and nice write-ups are all from filipinos. Dont believe the pictures for ANY of these places. This is actually the only beach i have ever been to in Philippines and I an only hope and pray the rest are more tourist friendly. For a real lot of fun try to find a taxi from the beach to go to Sabang. You have to walk about 3/4 of mile in the hot sun for that. On the way in to White Beach you can coax a driver to drop you close to the actual beach.. But on the way out they are all gone.. So you walks your 3/4 of a mile towing your crap with you until you get to the main road, looking stupid in your beach outfit and towels out on a main road trying to find a trike or taxi.. They know you are a sucker now for any price they ask and probaly you will be loading yourselves and yoru stuff into a trike where you will continue to sweat. As for the beach itself, yes it is very beautiful, but once you walk into the water there isnt any sand.. its rocks and pebbles.. not fun to be in the water ike that, especially barefooted. So back on out to walk along the many shops that line the beach and you might find a good deal or 2 on food and drink. But if you dont like 3rd sex or ladyboys you wont like this place.. Its crawling with them. And they all think they are so cute and sexy and flaunt themselves around you if you are a guy.. Pretty gross and glad i did not have kids in tow.

3  Thank john a
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Reviewed December 2, 2012

good location..night life is situated in the area..good prices for souvenirs..no threat for commotion..guests are well taken cared for..

2  Thank Angel4141
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Reviewed November 26, 2012

Each time we come to White beach we have a pitcher of Mindoro sling and grilled fish. We also enjoy watching the fire dancers but we like to sleep out side of the main town so we get more rest.

2  Thank Mike J
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

This place isn't tourist-friendly. The pier itself in Batangas sucks. The boat going to the island is terribly hot covered with plastic cellophane to prevent passengers from getting wet. Imagine yourself in a sauna for almost two hours.

Then the island. The sand isn't fine. Rocky in fact. Too many people. Don't expect to enjoy privacy. Those vendors would bug you even in the middle of your meal. Island hopping and any other activities are rip-off. They would give you this price but there will be hidden charges along the way.

Food prices are too high considering the taste isn't splendid. It's competing with Boracay and Palawan when it's not at par with those places.

4  Thank Thinkerthird
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Reviewed November 15, 2012

If you notice most of the great reviews here are from people from the Philippines. No offense but an honest review from anyone that has been to other beaches around the world would need to include more info.

What I found here is very poor quality hotels - I searched and was not able to find any that even had safety boxes in the rooms.. every hotel I visited acted like I was crazy for not wanting to leave my valuables at the front desk... disregard your laptop or anything else you might have that isn't appropriate to leave there. Also when I looked at their top rated hotels there I was sadly disappointed. I ended up staying in one because I didn't want to go all the way back to Sabang Beach that night but without a doubt this place is for locals and has nothing designed for foreigners.

The beach is so so but it is a sandy beach and on this island that's a treat since it's generally a rocky beach place more for divers than beach activities.

There is very little on the food quality to offer as well. I ate at a few places but everything looked better on the menu than what was actually served.

4  Thank Rmbln_Man
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