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Hidden Beach

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Address: | Matinloc Island, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Beautiful beach but sadly very busy with all tourist boats

I loved discovering this beautiful beach but sadly there was around 100 people already there. I don't understand why with over 7000 islands all the tourist boats go to the same... read more

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Hornchurch, United Kingdom

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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I loved discovering this beautiful beach but sadly there was around 100 people already there. I don't understand why with over 7000 islands all the tourist boats go to the same locations??

Thank Beckyboo1986
Iloilo City, Philippines
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

By the name it is hidden, you will enjoy going there and going inside the hidden beach but dont expect too much. Because it was small hidden beach it can be easily be crowded. Water is not clear, not a good spot for snorkelling.

Thank Gelito25
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You kind of feel like in the lord of the flies here. It's a very touristy place, but still the beach is absolutely wild. There are no constructions and you can actually go into the jungle at the back of the beach. It's very small though and you will most likely get there by swimming (water can be too shallow... More 

Thank exenocap
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

if you can swim, go and be amazed. i was told that it is a good site but it has been crowded by tourist.

Thank Gabs N
Luzon, Philippines
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30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For Tour C...Hidden beach is my favorite. Wonderful rock formations almost surrounding the beach area with waters so clear & clean ( even with so many visitors ). Hahaha! If I were in a private tour..... I would wish to have lunch here, take a siesta or simply take in nature's best for a longer time. This is one of... More 

Thank MPSC28
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit. You'll need to swim your way here but the experience is worth it when you arrive. Such a marvelous place to see!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This beach would be nice if it wasn't so overcrowded, but unfortunately it's one of the main areas that nearly all tours stop at. It's nothing special, and full of tourists.

Thank Chris B
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This was my favorite part of Tour C in El Nido. The beach is only knee to thigh deep and is very good for just lazing around. The water is so clear and clean. What I like is that it comes as a bit of a surprise since you have to swim your way through.

Thank bevzybelle
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272 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Another beautiful and stunning scenery this world has to offer!!! We booked a private tour and did it in reverse! Perfect!! Nobody was there and we were able to enjoy everything on our own...

3 Thank Around_The_World_A
Pasig, Philippines
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Awesome! It's really a challenge before arriving on this hidden beach at first. There are big rocks and big waves so better be careful. It's advisable to be with your tour guide assisting you in going inside. It's my first time jumping in the sea that deep and not a good swimmer. Never thought that I can accomplish something like... More 

Thank vadeguzman

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