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Old Enchanted Balete Tree

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Address: Campalanas, Philippines

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Fish spa

Beside of the main road. No entrance fee, parking fee for moped 5 pesos, based for donations. Small and bigger fish will "clean" your feet. Nice place.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Dipolog City
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is simple but very relaxing. I love the energy that was produced by a 4 century old tree. Instagrammable place.

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Thank thonthesecond
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beside of the main road. No entrance fee, parking fee for moped 5 pesos, based for donations. Small and bigger fish will "clean" your feet. Nice place.

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Thank Jahu1
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34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tree is so old and so complex - it's beautiful. There is now a little tourist area with shops etc and a charge for parking, but it's a tiny fee and worth it. Entrance is free. The tree itself is wonderful and feels very magical. The fish are hilariously tickly and it's lovely to just sit and let them... More 

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Thank Natalie S
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Grand tree with foot fish-spa underneath. Worth a stop on way to other things, but not necessarily worth coming just for this.

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Thank Amit B
Manila, Philippines
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The size and claimed age of the tree are amazing and it is worth stopping as you pass along the main road. It is visible from the road. Just pull in, get out for a few minutes, and marvel at the tree. If you want some fish to nibble your feet, then this is available too.

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Thank bobj3911
Cebu City, Cebu City, Philippines
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think most people that come to this place do so for the fish spa which is sad really considering that the balete tree is so much more interesting in it's beauty and age. But a nice stop, nonetheless. It would be better if the Tourism office can add a little more info maybe about baletes in general and this... More 

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Thank Ma R
Lazi, Philippines
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16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can just see it in the high way. It's a big tree and it has a small pool where you can have your feet massaged by small fishes. You only have to pay Php5 for the environmental fee. There is also some animals in the top where you can take pictures with.

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Thank DanetteBorongan
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

It shows a lot about the area, how they are able to preserve a tree to the point that it has become a tourist spot. While marvelling at the old tree you sit and be entertained by the fishes that clean your feet.

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Thank Reah M
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

For 5 pesos... you get an unsually relaxing foot spa treatment by big and small fish friends! With the century old balete tree as the backdrop... you can't ask for anything more! Good mid stop for your day's trip in Siquijor.

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Thank HansyPansy101
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21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Well, I would have appreciated it more if the sorroundings is still lush with greenery and trees, however its semms very commercialized niw, stalls, stores and bench near the tree

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