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“A great island destination”
Review of Sambawan Island

Sambawan Island
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Tacloban City, Leyte
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“A great island destination”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

Sambawan Island is a refreshing get-away destination, a quiet and rustic away-from-it-all world.

Sambawan island is part of Maripipi, is a 5th class municipality and an island in the Province of Biliran, Eastern Visayas, Philippines.

Visited June 2014
4 Thank LeyteGulf
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Quezon City, Philippines
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46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“2nd Best Small Island Destination if the Philippines!!! What a Wonderful Creation!”
Reviewed January 7, 2014

Sambawan Island is the Best Island Destination in the Philippines' most beautiful region (region 8!). It is part of the Municipality of Maripipi province of Biliran. Its location is just so perfect for someone to take thousands of different, amazing photos. It is in the middle of great looking islands in the Visayas and the 360 view from the island's highest point is just perfect! Swimming and any water activity here would be fantastic. A visit to Sambawan will make one's stay in the Philippines the most memorable. I always recommend this island to my friends who are looking for great adventure.

Thank you Jesus for the Very Very Beautiful Sambawan!

Visited July 2013
9 Thank RayGohetiaJatico
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Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Undiscovered paradise”
Reviewed May 21, 2013

We sailed for 3 hours from malapascua island, cebu to get into this little paradise.. And the place took our breath away.. Though it does not have a fine white beach but the pure white pebbles turned the crystal clear sea water like a mirror of the blue sky.. Diving is terrific around the island if u wanna see some black tip sharks, sea turtles and even manta rays.. The only problem on this island I guess is the source of fresh water since its pretty far from the mainland.. And u can never find any restaurant on this place so better bring your own foods on your visit. :-)

Visited April 2013
8 Thank Billeah10
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