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Matukad Island

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Address: Caramoan, Luzon, Philippines

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Burn some calories

My friends and I climb the steep and rugged rocks just to see the giant bangus. Risky but it's all worth it. Good for photo ops. The water is clear though the sand is not as white... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Nuelene G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My friends and I climb the steep and rugged rocks just to see the giant bangus. Risky but it's all worth it. Good for photo ops. The water is clear though the sand is not as white and fine as Boracay, it doesn't get hot just like in Anawangin. The view from the top is breathtaking. You'll regret if you... More 

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Thank Nuelene G
Baguio, Philippines
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

fine sand with beautiful shoreline, safe for kids / non-swimmers to play at the shore line, clear blue water and clean surroundings as well

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Traveling from Tugawe Resort, I was taken by Jomar to several islands. Definitely an amazing way to spend the day being taken from one island to the next. Matukad and Lahos were my personal favorites.

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Thank Kent K
Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Crystal clear warm tropical waters. Pristine islands. Great for swimming and wandering around taking in lush forest and unusual rock formations. Take one of the local boats out and explore many other islands around the the area. Put on your bucket list while in the Philippines.

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Dasmarinas City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The place boast of white sand beach comparable to Boracay. The place is secluded, you'll find yourselves amazed how pristine the location is. No structures built (no stores, no houses) just plain beautiful beach. The area is a great spot to swim, water is very clear and large beach area is sandy.

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Thank rod m
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I had our lunch here and it was a perfect way to relax after snorkeling. There was a buko seller in the island, to pair up your lunch. Sand is powdery white and every part of the island is picturesque. An island not to miss when visiting Caramoan islands.

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2 Thank Maria S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Matukad in Bicol meaning Matarik.. Definitely buwis buhay! All the while i was silently praying to God to let me out alive when we climb the steep jagged stones just to see the giant bangus.. all my friends were curious and i was left at the bottom.. I was too afraid for my life.. no harness no guide.. and all... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

CAMPING I see lots of reviews here saying you can't camp but you can. On our 2nd night we saw a bonfire in Matukad island obviously there were campers. We camped on this side of mainland Caramoan overlooking Lahos, Matukad and Catanduanes where 5-7 small families live in. Your boatman should know where this is. The advantage of camping here... More 

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3 Thank joahnderer
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to camp overnight. Truly magical especially during full moon. Spent a night with a couple of tourists that shared the boat with me. Memorable experience.

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Thank Alexander Tiber... B
Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This place was truly magical. One of the most picturesque views I've ever seen and I live in Hawaii. They say a picture is worth a thousand words so don't just take my word for it, have a look.

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