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Potipot Island

1 km from the mainland shore of Uacon, Candelaria, Luzon, Philippines
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Potipot Island, Zambales

Clear and not too salty water. Fine sand. Not crowded on weekdays. Iterinary: Day 1 3:00AM... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2016
Mary Grace D
via mobile
I'm lucky

I'm so lucky, I went there but no resort before in the island. And that time very affordable price... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2016
mrbananacake10
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Pasig, Philippines
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good46%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“white sand” (20 reviews)
“boat ride” (20 reviews)
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1 km from the mainland shore of Uacon, Candelaria, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Clear and not too salty water. Fine sand. Not crowded on weekdays. Iterinary: Day 1 3:00AM victory cubao to Olongapo. P212 6:00AM arrival at Victory Olongapo Terminal 6:30AMVictory Olongapo to Sta. Cruz (Palengke ng Candilaria brgy Uacon P172) 10:00 AM ETA to Brgy. Uacon Take...More

8  Thank Mary Grace D
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I'm so lucky, I went there but no resort before in the island. And that time very affordable price for barkadas. I like Potipot island very nice white sand and sorroundings very relaxing island but this time maybe I can't go back there anymore, because...More

Thank mrbananacake10
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Very near mainland shore of Candelaria (10-15 min travel). Travel time from Manila is 5-7 hours. The travel is worth it, make sure to bring your own food at the island, you can roam around the whole island in just 30 minutes to 1 hour....More

5  Thank hermie vince c
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We stayed at The Harvest Beach Resort which gave us a perfect view of Potipot Island. I was told the sand was white and the feel was like Boracay pre-development. I was excited to see this little jewel of an island! Ten minutes later and...More

Thank GingerAce
Reviewed 12 June 2016

The island was a 15-minute ride from Candelaria and we were assisted by Kuya Steve - the guy who owns the boats there. If you do not want to encounter big waves, avoid travelling between 12nn-2pm. Here is his number in case you want to...More

2  Thank John Philip C
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We visited this place as a company outing, we stayed at Puerto del Mar and it was good but i'll make a different review about it, going back to Potipot, Yes the place was a 6hr drive from Manila including your stopovers. the Island is...More

Thank sheli_cious
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We, 7 girls, went to Potipot with the intention to spend the night there. So we came prepared with tents, rechargeable lamp and portable stove. What we did not prepare for was the humid night ahead of us. We expected the night to be windy...More

Thank JM G
Reviewed 31 May 2016

5-6 Hours Travel Time. The Island is a beautiful place, white sand, there were areas that you can camp. It will take you 20-30 minutes to roam around the island with picture taking. I don't appreciate the sunset here, but all in all the place...More

Thank May S
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We visited the island 2 days in a row as the sand on the island was much better than the black sand of our resort (Potipot Gateway). We took the resorts speed boat going to the island, costs P350/head round trip, that includes the P100...More

1  Thank Susan P
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

The island was supposed to be clean but with the undisciplined tourists, it has too much trash. The local government imposes fees before you can use the island but they do not even provide trash bins and collect those trash. There is a need for...More

3  Thank Eugenesmart
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Jesmilyno16
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Response from chax10 | Reviewed this property |
Go to The Harvest Resort, they have a boat to potipot Island.
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