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Serene cove much better than the more popular Nagsasa and Anawangin.

We ended up in Talisayin cove due to logistical error between the travel agent and the booking... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Las Pinas, Philippines
Awesome view

We spend 2D1N at the cove. It has such an amazing view and the sea water is clear. Can't wait to... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
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Pundaquit, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

We ended up in Talisayin cove due to logistical error between the travel agent and the booking website. We were already in Zambales that time and we were given the option to proceed with a small group booked in Talisayen instead of the original Nagsasa/Anawangin...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Wins_Salvador
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We spend 2D1N at the cove. It has such an amazing view and the sea water is clear. Can't wait to return to the place for a 2nd visit

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Sujez
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Peaceful, less crowded, clean toilets and have electricity until 12midnight! its 45 mins boat ride from pundaquit.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank MacMac22
Reviewed 11 April 2018

The later 2014 to 2016 this place is awsome, (been there done that) you can read a review that dates there, but as time past by like the famous boracay, talisayen cove is getting worse, firts there was a horde of fly every where, can't...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Eric M
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Pros: -Less than 4 hours drive from Manila -for those bringing a car, there is safe parking in Pundaquit -Less crowded than Anawangin or Nagsasa Cove -clean beach, clear waters -perfect venue for stargazing To consider: -no electricity in the island, unless the caretaker runs...More

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank sugarhighness
Reviewed 17 August 2017

From Pundaquit, you need to ride a pump boat to reach the cove. Prices vary depending on who you are talking to and depending on your haggling skills though recently, prices have become more or less standard. This cove is a bit farther off compared...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Jake2014jake
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Flat out you ought to know, there is no signal in this place, and that's not necessarily a bad thing. You get to appreciate the surroundings and the people around you. Serene atmosphere, fine sand and warm waters. The journey to the island itself is...More

Date of experience: July 2016
5  Thank Victor A
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

You wouldn't mind the long boat ride going to this place. It's just perfect. Peace, nice, quiet, locals are very nice and friendly. Beach is kid friendly. If you love nature, the sun, sand and sea, you'll lve it here. No phone signal, no tv,...More

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank Iris S
Reviewed 18 September 2016

You have to contact the property custodians directly since only specific boats can take you to Talisayen. It takes an hour or so to get here from Pundaquit. Place still has that 'untouched' feel, with minimal convenience offered: People are simple and joyful, easy to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Anna May V
Reviewed 3 July 2016

They say there are 4 coves in Zambales (Anawangin, Nagsasa, Talisayen and Silanguin) and among those 4, I've been to Anawangin and Talisayen. Based on my experience, Talisayen Cove is the best among the two. Anawangin is too crowded for me (I'll try to write...More

Date of experience: May 2016
5  Thank TheAnnoyingCherryPH
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13 May 2017|
Response from Anna May V | Reviewed this property |
It varies depending on when you go. I have a tendency to get seasick at times, but never when travelling the Zambales area waters.
Angelou R
24 April 2017|
Response from Anna May V | Reviewed this property |
I have contacts for Talisayin only (there are only specific boats that can take you there). For other islands, any boatman will do.
Jogs O
30 March 2017|
Response from Anna May V | Reviewed this property |
Contact Paul America, one of the owners. +63918-518-7772 +63918-6468-630 +63922-3534-845 +63927-488-4676