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Address: El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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El Nido Island Hopping: Hidden Beaches and Shrine Tour Including Buffet Lunch
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Snorkeling only

We only snorkeled star beach, but it was beautiful! If you're not a fan of the deep blue, be aware...it's close to the snorkel area.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
J H
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Portland, Oregon

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We only snorkeled star beach, but it was beautiful! If you're not a fan of the deep blue, be aware...it's close to the snorkel area.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

ive been to Bonaire and many reefs,, by far this island is the Best in the world for snorkeling, Hoping that the Chinese and Americans don't find it as other things, it will be destroyed. this is not a place for children under 21 as they will ruin the reef system

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Manila, Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

This is one of the beautiful white sand beaches in El Nido. This is not a developed one unlike the rest but it offers you the serenity of nature and the pristine beauty of the place. Our bangkero brought us to this beach and we didn't have anyone else with us in the island. It was definitely an experience!

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

I stayed at the shore coz I prefer just to lay on the sand and soaked in the sun and warmth. But my kids and husband had a great time snorkeling. My girls were able to get a good video of their awesome snorkeling. Unforgettable wonderful experience.

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Pasig, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

You will love the snorkelling area in Star Beach. You will see fishes and lots of corals with different colors!!! I was able to see a purple and blue coral which was really cool.

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Namur, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

great snorkeling here! Also the rock formations are beautiful and impressive. After snorkeling for a while i could locate some of the famous starfish and it is a beautiful sight. The beach is lovely.

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Xinyang, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

This was our lunch stop of tour C. The reef off to the left of the beach had the best snorkeling we did in El Nido. The coral is really colorful, water is clear and the reef has a sudden drop really deep. Saw some star fish, a puffer fish and a bunch of other colorful fish I can't name.... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

Clear water, nice white sand, and the view..the best! This beach is part of Tour C package in El Nido.

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Valenzuela, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

It was named Star Beach because this is the place in El Nido where you can find a lot of starfish. Unfortunately, we haven't seen even one, but instead we have seen a huge "pawikan"!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

This was one of the package we where fortunate to have, A lot of corals and stars, ideal for snorkeling and also under water photography.

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