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Camiguin Island

Mindanao, Philippines
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Camuigin: Summer on the Island

At last summer is back! Bright blue skies, a sea breeze, and nature abundantly green and fresh... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
What Boracay Probably Used To Be

Camiguin is well off the beaten path, it doesn't get nearly the hype Boracay gets, but it was a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“laid back” (19 reviews)
“cold springs” (29 reviews)
“tourist spots” (11 reviews)
Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At last summer is back! Bright blue skies, a sea breeze, and nature abundantly green and fresh after all those weeks of grey sky, drizzle and night and days of heavy downpours. Climate change is real and not a hoax as some world leaders are...More

1  Thank credicoach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Camiguin is well off the beaten path, it doesn't get nearly the hype Boracay gets, but it was a wonderful visit. I went with my girlfriend's family, about 15 people total including small children, by a rented van and hired driver. The drive itself was...More

1  Thank GBAINC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Truly an underrated tourist destination. So many places to visit and so many things to do so time management would definitely come into play. Be wary though of the port and ship crossing payment and boarding system. They leave a lot to be desired so...More

2  Thank akaong
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect place to visit during summer. An opportunity for families and friends for bonding. The beauty of its nature promise serenity. There are low rates hotels to choose, food in the market is affordable and transportation is reasonable. Thus, all attractions has entrance fee...More

1  Thank alry501
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its the place I will forever call HOME. I may have travelled far and leave far , experienced great comfort of luxury and completeness yet this small island remains incomparable. The vast beautiful greenery everywhere, the simplicity of life is seen in the beautiful smile...More

1  Thank Rachiela18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nakakapagod na byahe, sobrang layo. Mahal ang foods, mahal lahat. Yung sand bar island lang ang maganda sa lahat ng napuntahan namin. Yung falls ang hina ng agos ng tubig at medyo marumi.

Thank Floreces
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth it. Amazing landscapes and gorgeous sceneries, we did the tour for about two and a half days and we really enjoyed it well. Just don't forget to bring plastic or paper bags 'cause camiguin is going on a plastic-free campaign.

Thank Jonpaolo Marie M
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Our flight (Cebu Pacific) touched down at around 6:30 am, when we went to the airport terminal we could already feel a different atmosphere - calm and serene. The people we met were very warm, helpful and hospitable. They will really treat you as guests...More

3  Thank Bing P
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

I feel our time and money were wasted going to this over rated Island. The hype and write ups about the Island were extremely exaggerated. If the hype is 100 actual was less than 10. Facilities were very poor, people were unfriendly, prices of foods,...More

4  Thank Jan M
Reviewed 1 May 2017

What we liked most about the island is that it is ridiculously clean. :) Even the sewers were clean. We liked our stay, even if is was just an overnight stay, we loved it because it gave us time to relax as it is really...More

Thank sweeetmum
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Hello Maila_ani, A friend and I will be visiting Camiguin flying from Manila to CGO, can you please pass me the information of the transportation service that can pick us up from CGO airport and take us directly to the port where we can take a ferry to Camiguin. Initially we were thinkingo of flying to Cebu then fly to Camiguin. But we are looking at other options of flying to CGO instead, we are not to keen of the early morning flights from Cebu to Camiguin. Thanks
11 November 2016|
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Response from Jake E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the slow response...When you arrive at CGO, just get your luggage and go outside. There will be many private vans and cars available. I don't know how much private transportation is to Balingoan for the Ferry... More