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Address: El Nido, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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El Nido Island Hopping: Hidden Beaches and Shrine Tour Including Buffet Lunch
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Scenic View from the Top

Nothing beats the view of the sea, the sky and the mountains. It is my favorite color of nature. I can just stare at it all day.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Lailani P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Nothing beats the view of the sea, the sky and the mountains. It is my favorite color of nature. I can just stare at it all day.

Thank Lailani P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is one of my fave spot during our tour. We got our good bangkero who is very supportive in taking good shots for our touristy photo here in Matinloc shrine.

Thank Sherylou T
Santiago, Chile
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

If you go to Philippines you get used to great island and amazing beaches. This spot is very different comparing with the other stops. When you arrive to the island you cannot see what´s inside. Once you get there, and after a short walk, you notice a big but abandoned building with an outdoor chapel. You can climb a little... More 

Thank Eloisa V
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

place is not really worth it for 150 pesos. smells like people use this for a toilet stop. waters around it is pretty clear.

Thank Paulo M
Long Island,New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Abandoned mansion in an island with a shrine. View was spectacular. One of a kind. Climbing up a hill you could see the island view which was really beautiful.

Thank LIMOM_12
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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531 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

One of the many stops on the island hopping trip. An old shrine with a statue of Mary, and a climb up some steps to get a nice view of the surrounding islands.

Thank PsychoSavager
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91 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Matinloc in english is beautiful. This place literally lives up to it's name, beautiful and one of a kind.

1 Thank SeoulbigB
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

My initial review of Miniloc Resort was negative. Since then, the resort has earned my respect by fixing all problems and is now highly recommended. In my many years, I have travelled around the world many times over and have stayed at many of the world’s best hotels (and also at some of the not so good ones). I have... More 

2 Thank Michael C
Manila, Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Matinloc Shrine is one of the famous tourist spots in El Nido. A boat ride from the mainland will bring you to this beautiful place. You will see the religious roots and values of the Filipino people in this island. Shrines and statues of saints and other catholic idols can be found. Also, you can climb up the steep man-made... More 

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Oslob, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Getting to the top of the rock is the best view in the neighboring islands. Best place for snorkeling too with very clear water and beautiful corals.

Thank Edgar M

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