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Lake Danao National Park

Ormoc, Leyte Province, Philippines
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cool gateaway

amazing place for relaxation before year ends. before xmas hits the busy bee and valrustri staff... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Ormoc, Philippines
Worth It

Its 20km far from Ormoc town proper, the place is serene and the locals are friendly. Its perfect... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Juy S
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Ormoc, Leyte Province, Philippines
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

amazing place for relaxation before year ends. before xmas hits the busy bee and valrustri staff visited this place for relaxation.. beautiful scenery..must be here

1  Thank peachtree17
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Its 20km far from Ormoc town proper, the place is serene and the locals are friendly. Its perfect for family picnics or group of friends chillin out. Bring food and water. Grilling is also allowed. The floating kubo cottage is for 150pesos per hr while...More

Thank Juy S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The place is beautiful to go if you want peace, cold wind, swim, hang with your friends, kayak or even have a date with family or love one.

Thank Noark C
Reviewed 22 March 2017

No a lot to see but a big lake. Still worth the trip as there is nothing else worth seeing in Ormoc, not a Tourist destination. Catch a multi cab up and same one back. Driver will often wait an hour or so for you...More

Thank Mario P
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Nestled in the upper baranggays ( Villages ) of ormoc city , Lake Danao is easily the largest fresh water reserve in western leyte . The local folk have organized themselves into a cooperative , which has banca rides , floating cottages , and local...More

Thank LetsMakeItLeyte
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The lake is really beautiful. So quiet and clean. For sure, rent a car to get there from Ormoc, it is way too far for a trike. Spend several hours there.

Thank Nick Y
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Hidden in the mountains of Ormoc, you find this gem of a place. We spent the afternoon here after a trip to Kalanggaman Island. The wiew over the lake and the sorrounding moutain is really breathtaking, and enjoying a meal with family and friends on...More

1  Thank Anders H
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We had a awesome day here with some people we meet in Multi cab going there Only seafoods avail so if like me take other foods to eat I bought fresh fruit at market stalls there Floating raft hut out on lake is awesome they...More

Thank tradiewantsalady
Reviewed 30 November 2016

It was an adventure going to Lake Danao but it was worth it. The lake was mesmerizing. I love the place. Its quiet. Were fortunate to know kuya Ranel, he works there... He helped us with our transportation problem. He guide us. He even give...More

Thank Gleene T
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We rented a barge to cross the lake and spent the day in the middle. WIth bamboo tables and chairs, bring your own food and enjoy the day in the middle of a magnificent lake.

Thank Dupont T
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