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Higatangan Island

Naval, Philippines
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Picture perfect

Our boatmen insisted on visiting this sandbar, and we soon found out why. We arrived around 4pm and... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
ProfRUM
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Marikina, Philippines
Great and Exciting Island Getaway

Famous for its shifting sand bar, I am very happy to have been in this place. Its perfect for some... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
ableroad b
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Our boatmen insisted on visiting this sandbar, and we soon found out why. We arrived around 4pm and it was a great place to take pictures and snorkel.

1  Thank ProfRUM
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Famous for its shifting sand bar, I am very happy to have been in this place. Its perfect for some quiet time listening to the subtle waves and looking at the ocean. The water was clear and cool. Early morning and late afternoon is perfect...More

1  Thank ableroad b
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Going to Higatangan Island is logistically challenging. Upon arrival at the Tacloban Airport, one must ride a jeepney going "downtown". Afterwards, a van ride going to Naval, Biliran (travel time would be 2-3 hours). In Naval, one must catch the local boat ride bound to...More

2  Thank Ahren S
Reviewed 11 June 2016

HIGATANGAN ISLAND, BILIRAN is a BEAUTIFUL PARADISE Hello! Higatangan Island is a beautiful place. However, just like any newly discovered destinations here in the region there are a few imperfection that this place needs to really work on. I won't let our minor stress ruin...More

3  Thank Chi2x
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

If you do beach hopping around biliran island please include this one! The view is very beatiful white sand shifting sandbar. There are locals making dried fish. Water has few garbage around.. :( very sad to see. And for those thrill seekers you can also...More

4  Thank Jaimnie V
Reviewed 17 October 2014

the coolest sand bar i have ever been. perfect place for fishing diving snorkeling. The white sand bar is the famous attraction of the island aside of its beaches.

4  Thank kristinenicole
Reviewed 20 April 2013

Higatangan Island is reached by a 45 minute bangka ride from Naval, Biliran that costs a bargain basement 50 pesos. The bangka normaly departs at 1100: some days there are two. The Philippines Coastguard attends to make sure that it is not overloaded. You will...More

12  Thank Victorianlad
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