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Camiguin Island

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Address: Mindanao, Philippines

The island-province of Camiguin is a pear-shaped volcanic island in the...

The island-province of Camiguin is a pear-shaped volcanic island in the northern tip of Mindanao. It is approximately 90 kilometers north of the City of Cagayan de Oro. It is bounded to the north by Bohol Sea, to the west by Macajalar Bay, to the southeast by Gingoog Bay and to the east by Butuan Bay.

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one of my favorites

This is one of places I fell in love with. The place was so rustic and simple, gives you a wonderful feeling of being away from all the noise in the city. Seeing nature and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Nerissa J
Quezon City, Philippines
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Quezon City, Philippines
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of places I fell in love with. The place was so rustic and simple, gives you a wonderful feeling of being away from all the noise in the city. Seeing nature and being with it during our entire stay make me wanting to back to this very lovely place.

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General Santos, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite island in Mindanao next to Siargao and Samal Island. The laid-back environment will surely make you relax and enjoy the peace and quiet that the island offers. There's a lot to go to but sadly, with limited time to stay, I only got to some sites. This compels me to come again to Camiguin.

Thank basteboi
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165 reviews
52 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A tranquil, laid back place to visit. Beautiful scenery with stunning waterfalls and gorgeous places to swim. Actually, a lot of different things to do here. We will definitely be back. The locals are very friendly to.

Thank NewZealand-7
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here last 16-19 November 2016, the island was pretty basic,simple and it got a pretty backtrack feeling which suits me. Not so many tourist, very friendly locals. Some Habal habal drivers will try to rip you off once they notice that you are a tourist. Not so many establishment to buy for souvenir or pasalubong. Limited attraction to go... More 

1 Thank Jorieboi
Cagayan de Oro, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Camiguin Island is one of the favourite vacation destinations of tourists. It celebrates Lanzones Festival on October of each year. Aside form the Lanzones Festival, it's peak season is during the Holy Week where a lot of tourists, pinoys and foreigners alike, go there and do their "panaad" ("panata" in tagalog) by going around the whole island of Camiguin by... More 

Thank LA R
Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of those things in my bucket list is to finally experience Camiguin Island. Took a bus from CDO ( 120 pesos), however, it's a 3 hour ride. Good ride, not bumpy. From CDO, rode a motorcycle to the port where i bought tickets to Camiguin - (170 pesos); 1 hour ride to Camiguin ( smooth sea, no high waves),... More 

Thank beng963
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Camiguin island (Sand bar) is one of my favorite among islands i've been visited. T'was fun having a short and not tiring travel from port to camiguin proper for almost 2 hours and another 15-20mins going to sand bar. Really captivating view.

Thank Raysun T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Loved our stay in Camiguin. It's clean, the people are friendly, and even with a lot of commercial developments/hotels around, it hasn't lost the identity. The island is so lush and green and laid back. The tourist spots are far from each other. One thing to try is to rent a motorcycle and tour the island on your own. I... More 

1 Thank Mack S
Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The island is only an hour ferry ride from Balinguan port - 185 peso including tax. There are folks waiting to take you to your destination when you arrive. We rented a house through Airbnb that accommodated our 7 person family. The owners brother picked us up and then let us use their SUV for exploring. Highlights: (1) Mantigue Island... More 

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Bantayan Island, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

A great place to visit for 2-3 days. Hire a moped or bike & drive round the coast road in day. Stop off to buy fresh fruits at the roadside, visit the wonder Bee Farm Café, ensure to drop down the steep hill to the Clam Farm to see huge clams & ask them to cook lunch. Head upwards, towards... More 

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