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Matinloc Island

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Address: El Nido, 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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Best snorkeling

All I can say is skip the shrine. When your tour guide asked if you want to go to the shrine or snorkel, go snorkeling. It doesn't look like much, but my wife and I were amazed... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
John D
New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

All I can say is skip the shrine. When your tour guide asked if you want to go to the shrine or snorkel, go snorkeling. It doesn't look like much, but my wife and I were amazed and excited how much we felt like we were swimming in an aquarium. Truly amazing!!

Thank John D
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A soon to be Great Place to visit once all is done but for the meantime just a place to have a quick relaxing time or break as it is being constructed.

Thank bigstone_rb
Namur, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Great destination in dailyTour C. It has tha moat beauiful hidden beach which is worth te tour alone.

Thank raobert
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Its a must see scenery when youre at the top of limestone.its an overlooking scenery of the crystal blue greenn water of the island..if you have your drone,then this is the perfect spot for your perfect mandatory photo!loving the view!😍

Thank crizchan
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This is a great place to snorkel. There are just so many different types of fish. They have big spools of fish. I had a great time. You must come snorkeling.

Thank Tamara F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Getting to the island is an experience that won't be forgotten soon. Depending on the tide you either paddle or wade out to the boat to take you to the island. The boat trip is lovely and staff are happy to take plenty of photographs of you. You are met by lots of staff on arrival and presented with a... More 

Thank Linda D
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We went here as part of our tour c... I surely wouldn't mind change places with the owner of this island!!! ;-) ... "Climb" on top of the island and you'll be able to enjoy a beauuuutiful view...

Thank Around_The_World_A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

From the boat we swam to the little cave. That has an image of Mary. Then pass by a shrine and went up to an abandoned house of the owner. then we climb up to a craggy mountain which is just spectacular when we reached the peak. Never ever forget your cam.

Thank e t
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Matinloc Island is part of Tour C in El Nido. We were lucky when we arrived at the island as there was only one small group in there, but unfortunately they have occupied the best spot for picnic lunch. We still had a good place for lunch, so it's okay. But before that, we climbed into the rocks and upon... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

Twas a very solemn place. Climbing on the rocks to see the beautiful view of the calm water. Its like you are on the top of the world. Very nice panoramic scene.

Thank _macapagal_vaquer

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