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Nice white sand beach.

Beach is very nice. Can be crowed at times. No running water so bring your own food Some stuff... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Seattle Washington, U.S.
Beautiful white sand

The scenery when you approach the Island by boat is just plain beautiful. A small island, with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stathelle, Norway
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Reviewed yesterday

Beach is very nice. Can be crowed at times. No running water so bring your own food Some stuff can be bought on the island. Its about a 15 minute boat ride to the island.

Thank gregcthekid
Reviewed 1 week ago

The scenery when you approach the Island by boat is just plain beautiful. A small island, with white sand all around, crystal clear water, and green trees and palms. When on the island, it is just about right...except for the horrible sanitary facilities. The toilets...More

Thank Starlionleo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To get there, ask your transportation driver to drop you off in Matalom City Hall or Matalom Plaza, from there you can see the sign, Pay P50.00 for ferry round trip. The Ferry ride is about 20-25 minutes. You can rent a tent there if...More

Thank TheFilipinaExplorer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This island was one of our itinerary as we are planning to have a more than a week vacation in Southern Leyte. We drive our way from Maasin (our grandparents City), to Matalom. The boat ride is at the back of their Municipal hall, if...More

Thank BlueSerenity16
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The water is clear and clean. The place is cleanly maintained but some small garbage are scattered but only to minimum level. But the comfort room provide less to minimum comfort! I hope the government would do something about the comfort rooms because I've been...More

1  Thank Kevin N
Reviewed 22 April 2017

It's one of the most accessible islands here in Leyte (3 hours from Tacloban Airport and a 20-minute boat ride from Inopacan, Leyte. I've been here a lot of times whenever I feel the need to live off the mainland. The last time I went...More

Thank Victor Quincy V
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Location: Canigao is located in Matalom. From Tacloban, it is 3.5 hours away by Van and 20 minutes by boat. Fees: there is a 40 pesos Entrance fee for Adults and 65 pesos for the boat. The boat wont go to the Island though if...More

4  Thank KingRegis
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This place is good for scubba diving. I dont know the rate since we bought our own gears. They also sell fresh and newly catch fish and if you want they can cook it for you wether its grilled or wat we call "Tinowa". The...More

Thank elizaboy d
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Positives: White, milky sand; beautiful island-- it is indeed a paradise; I circle around the island and the sceneries are quite good; Go to the back of the island and you'll see beautiful sceneries and feel a peaceful, quite ambiance there; staff are somewhat friendly...More

1  Thank triptriptrip343
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Me and my college friends visited this place as a getaway from school and other stresses. To get there, you'd be riding on a private boat or ride on the public pump boats from the main land. As we arrived there we were ecstatic. Roaming...More

2  Thank Raoul O
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Does it need reservation.
30 May 2015|
Response from liza628 | Reviewed this property |
No reservations are needed on the island. However, transportation from mainland Matalom is via outrigger boat and getting on it is a first come, first served basis. First trip is at 9am but I reckon they would sail so long... More