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Address: Naval, Philippines

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Romantic perfect place to fall in love either with nature or a loved one!!!! <3

HIGATANGAN ISLAND, BILIRAN is a BEAUTIFUL PARADISE Hello! Higatangan Island is a beautiful place. However, just like any newly discovered destinations here in the region there... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2016
Pasay City, Pasay, Philippines
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Marikina, Philippines
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our boatmen insisted on visiting this sandbar, and we soon found out why. We arrived around 4pm and it was a great place to take pictures and snorkel.

Thank ProfRUM
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Famous for its shifting sand bar, I am very happy to have been in this place. Its perfect for some quiet time listening to the subtle waves and looking at the ocean. The water was clear and cool. Early morning and late afternoon is perfect for swimming. The shifting white sand is picture perfect! There are boats for rent that... More 

Thank ableroad b
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

Going to Higatangan Island is logistically challenging. Upon arrival at the Tacloban Airport, one must ride a jeepney going "downtown". Afterwards, a van ride going to Naval, Biliran (travel time would be 2-3 hours). In Naval, one must catch the local boat ride bound to Higatangan Island that departs at 12 noon. Travel time would be 45 mins to one... More 

1 Thank Ahren S
Pasay City, Pasay, Philippines
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

HIGATANGAN ISLAND, BILIRAN is a BEAUTIFUL PARADISE Hello! Higatangan Island is a beautiful place. However, just like any newly discovered destinations here in the region there are a few imperfection that this place needs to really work on. I won't let our minor stress ruin your appetite in visiting the place because I assure you it's all WORTH it. There... More 

2 Thank Chi2x
Puerto Galera, Philippines
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

If you do beach hopping around biliran island please include this one! The view is very beatiful white sand shifting sandbar. There are locals making dried fish. Water has few garbage around.. :( very sad to see. And for those thrill seekers you can also do cliff jumping.. :)

3 Thank krameinna
New Manila, Quezon City, Philippines
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2014

the coolest sand bar i have ever been. perfect place for fishing diving snorkeling. The white sand bar is the famous attraction of the island aside of its beaches.

3 Thank kristinenicole
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 21 April 2013

Higatangan Island is reached by a 45 minute bangka ride from Naval, Biliran that costs a bargain basement 50 pesos. The bangka normaly departs at 1100: some days there are two. The Philippines Coastguard attends to make sure that it is not overloaded. You will be sharing with some cases of bottled San Miguel Pale Pilsen, Pepsi and Coke among... More 

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