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White Island

Mindanao, Philippines
+63 917 321 0449
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The reason why you visit camiguin

For me this was the only reason i came here, been seeing this beautiful white sandbar on several... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
White Island

Fine sand and crystal clear water! Perfect angle in witnessing the sunrise in Camiguin... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jeanne M
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Mindanao, Philippines
+63 917 321 0449
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For me this was the only reason i came here, been seeing this beautiful white sandbar on several outlet but was inderwhelming in reality and quite average compare to other places like at palawan or bohol. Its very hot so be sure to bring uv...More

Thank Wills888
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fine sand and crystal clear water! Perfect angle in witnessing the sunrise in Camiguin. #CamiguinFeels

Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's not an island, it's a sandbar. You can almost swim to it, but instead you are charged 500 pesos for a 2 minute banka ride by the local collective. Most places you can go island hopping for a couple hours for 500 pesos. AND...More

Thank Rick_HSeattle
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took a sunrise boat ride to what Camiguin refers to as the White Island. It was a long sandbar the middle portion of which disappears during high tide. The sand is white and fine and the beach around is shallow, good enough for wading and...More

Thank Dr_Bingcarlos
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

When in Camiguin, its a must to go swimming in this place. It is a sandbar with beautiful clear waters. It can be reached by pump boat. The pump boat has vests but if you wish to wear a vest even while in the sand...More

Thank dollya669
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

I returned after more than 20 years. The place is still clean and with clear waters. Did a bit of snorkelling here and enjoyed it. I don't know what happened to the star fish. I didn't find any. Must come early morning or late afternoon...More

Thank Albernjr
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Went to this place at 6am. The earlier the better. I stayed in the sand bar for almost 2hours. The locals are very accommodating. I paid the boat for myself (450php+20php environmanetal fee). Make sure that your bags are water proof/resistant because the waves reaches...More

Thank Bobby A
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Me and my friends enjoyed our time there. From Paras beach resort we rented a boat and travelled around 15-20mins. It would be better to bring your own towels and drinks just in case there are people there that sells snacks and sea urchin (very...More

Thank Mina C
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The island is composed of white sand bar. We visited here early in the morning 6-9. It's so nice to swim in this area, the water is so clear. Though, there are no cottages in here. You must not stay at noon unless you have...More

Thank Angie A
Reviewed 7 October 2017

White island is one of the famous and most visited tourist spots in Camiguin. It is a small sandbar off the shore of Mambajao, the main town of the island. You can reach it from any shore of Mambajao via a boat ride for only...More

Thank CzarEmmanuel
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Krister R
11 September 2016|
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Response from Rob D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, via pump boat. Nice place to see sunrise or sunset, otherwise just a sandbar. Watch for the currents if you swim there.