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Address: Palompon, Leyte Province, Philippines

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Calanggaman Island is one of the nicest beaches in the Philippines. The long sandbar, crystal clear water will just leave you breathless. How i admire the beauty of this place is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 June 2016
Noelle O
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Cavite City, Philippines
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Cebu Island, Philippines
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was really amazed by the beauty of the place but I can't understand why there's a huge difference between the entrance fee of the local people (like me) and foreigners. Come on, it doesnt even have great facilities for foreign visitors. I am a Filipino, I've been to other countries with much more beautiful nature. They have awesome features... More 

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San Juan, Philippines
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29 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Most amazing sandbar Ive ever seen. white sand so fine its like flour. Waters so clear and clean. Turquoise waters all around! Happy to be a visitor here!

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1 Thank PeachyJacob
Cebu City, Philippines
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

First of all you misspelled the name of the place. It's Kalanggaman Island. I have been to the beaches of Cebu rated as really nice but what I can say is, you have never been to Kalanggaman Island. The water is so clear and nice. The beach has an epic white sand covering it. The site of the Island dissolves... More 

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Cavite City, Philippines
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153 reviews
50 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Calanggaman Island is one of the nicest beaches in the Philippines. The long sandbar, crystal clear water will just leave you breathless. How i admire the beauty of this place is tantamount to the amount of hours i spend swimming , playing and basking under the sun. The plce is awesome. It's 1 hour from the pier in Leyte and... More 

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7 Thank Noelle O
Cebu City, Philippines
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

The place is good. My first time to visit this beautiful Island. Though next time I'll sure to bring enough drinking water.

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1 Thank joelpreyes
Binãn, Laguna, Philippines
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37 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

It is the same as Kalanggaman Island which I already reviewed. This is not a luxury beach island and much of what was destroyed by Typhoon Yolanda has not been restored. Enjoy mother nature at its finest. The water is crystal clear. Beware: sea urchins are plenty but there is a medic station in the island. The entrance fee is... More 

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4 Thank DrRichard_L
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

It was disappointing. there are lots of tourist. No fresh water for bath. can't use the restroom 'coz a lot of people are lining up at the moment of our arrival until our departure. a lot of trashes even at the sand bar. People are playing loud music. they should've gone to the club not on the island. tents are... More 

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4 Thank chicksilogs
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Since I'd been in some Islands in Leyte, Kalanggaman is one of the best Islands that I'd been to in Leyte Area. The best part of the island is the sandbar. The scenery is very nice if you walk around it. The Island has it's own cottages that you can rent and you can set up your tent also and... More 

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3 Thank Jakerald S
Davao City, Philippines
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

This place is perfect for scuba diving and snorkeling 🏊🏽🐬🐳🐠🐟 Perfect for vacation.. I am so happy that my boyfriend took me to this lovely place. The best time to go this place is summer... ☺️💯☺️💯🐬 It's more fun here in the Philippines. 💯☺️😊

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Thank Edlyn A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

I was there a couple of times but still I want to go back there. The overnight camping stay is a must try there because its a different experience there during night time. Anyways check out this website for info's on the island. http://kalanggaman-island.com/

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