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good place for a day out on the beach

nice facilities, reasonable prices, excellent beach and clear and clean water, fresh fish just caught by local fishermen available and will be cooked on site

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

nice facilities, reasonable prices, excellent beach and clear and clean water, fresh fish just caught by local fishermen available and will be cooked on site

Thank Johann F
Lucena City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

One hour jeep ride fr Sta.Cruz,Marinduque. Very kind staff. Place managed by d municipal govt. But no water after lunch n CRs dirty. We had to hose ourselves,taking turns with trickling water. Cheap entrance, cheap umbrella wd chairs cost 200 only. Cheap family cottage.But with the powdery sands,clean crystal water wd Mtm Malindig as backdrop, who cares? Love my short... More 

Thank Ellen I
Quezon City, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

We visited the Marinduque Poctoy white beach last May 26, 2016. The beach is situated in Torrijos, Marinduque about one-hour ride from Sta Cruz municipality. It is one of the famous beaches in Marinduque (especially among the locals) due to its unexploited beach front, white sand and blue waters. The place is not well developed; it has few cottages and... More 

1 Thank steve o
Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

It's quiet when you go towards the north. This is a touristic area. Not fully exploited. You can rent a room in airbnb.

2 Thank Mohamad d
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Visited Poctoy White Beach, Torrijos Marinduque last Feb. 2016 1. Cheapest beach I've visited. -Entrance Fee - P20.00 -Cottage (i think its good for 10 to 15 pax) - P200.00 -Food for 3pax (1kls fish, 3 rice + cooking charge) - P190.00 -Jeep fare from Sta. Cruz to Torrijos - P40.00 per head one way 2. Clear water!!! 3. Less... More 

2 Thank Pyn J
Pasig, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

A popular beach in the island of Marinduque, the place can get a bit crowded during peak season but not to the extent that you cannot have a little peace and quiet if you want to. Despite the many visitors, the beach is quite clean. When you arrive, you will be greeted by white sands and blue waters. What else... More 

Thank Jake2014jake
Caloocan, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

Its creamery off-white sand, the clear blue water, and the very nice view of Mt. Malindig makes Poctoy White beach one must in Marinduque.

1 Thank SupremoBonifacio
Muntinlupa, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

I chanced upon Poctoy on my first trip around the island, on a rented van. It was like casing the joint. Thus I concluded this was a nice spot to return to, and I have returned many times, and have suggested this to friends. It is a public beach, so do not expect amenities. Even the shower stalls sometimes do... More 

3 Thank Angelito P
QC, Phils
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2014

If you do not plan on leaving Marinduque island, I guess this would be an alternative. There is a minimal entrance fee, cottages, stores selling snacks and other food. View of Mt. Malindig is breathtaking from this side of the province.

4 Thank MayaLauren
Manila, Philippines
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2013 via mobile

Made the mistake of going to Poctoy for Holy Week. Very crowded and beach was dirty. Sand is not white but light brown similar to Puerto Galera. This is a public beach and not well maintained. Water is turquoise green but not clear. Lots of litter floating on the water. Could've been a nice beach with Mt Malindig in the... More 

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