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Isla de Gigantes

Carles, Iloilo Province, Philippines
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Lucky us for that day

We are Lucky to visit and explore the 6 hot spot of Gigantes Island. It was amazing Lucky day to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
remly_ml
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Stuttgart, Germany
via mobile
Island hopping and seafoods

Looking for less crowded islands and beaches resorts and seafood vacations? Thins island has the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
J1125M1209
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Frankfurt, Germany
via mobile
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Isla Gigantes is one of the hottest and best tropical tourist attractions in the Philippines today. Composed of 13 islands--8 of which are lined with pristine white sandy beaches--Isla Gigantes has more to offer than just swimming in its crystal clear turquoise waters. There are dozens of caves to discover, virgin remote beaches, a saltwater lagoon, and fantastic snorkeling areas.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“iloilo city” (17 reviews)
“boat ride” (13 reviews)
“scallops” (40 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Carles, Iloilo Province, Philippines
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"iloilo city"
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"boat ride"
in 13 reviews
"scallops"
in 40 reviews
"seafood"
in 28 reviews
"hideaway resort"
in 11 reviews
"sand bar"
in 13 reviews
"hidden lagoon"
in 7 reviews
"the owner"
in 7 reviews
"salt water lagoon"
in 7 reviews
"rice"
in 7 reviews
"tour guide"
in 7 reviews
"coming back"
in 4 reviews
"white sand"
in 7 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 5 reviews
"environmental fee"
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"per head"
in 4 reviews
"the cliff"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are Lucky to visit and explore the 6 hot spot of Gigantes Island. It was amazing Lucky day to Explore the Island of Gigantes🌞🌞🏊‍♂️😇🏄‍♂️🌞🌞 (Pulupandan, Cabugao gamay, Bantigue Sandbar, Antonias beach, The little Boracay, Tanke salt water Lagoon). If the weather is very calm...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for less crowded islands and beaches resorts and seafood vacations? Thins island has the best to offer.

Thank J1125M1209
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I and friend took this MJ Beach Inn to one of the famous tourist attraction of Iloilo, Gigantes Island. It was raining afternoon when we arrived at Estancia Port and took rode of a boat perfect for going to the said Island. It was exciting...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Joined a day trip with Las Islas Travel and Tours. It is a 1 1/2 hr boat ride from Carles Port. There 5 islands to visit. Lunch is always composed of wasay-wasay (a kind of oyster) and scallops. Just be prepared for lots of sunblock.

Thank Belinda E
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

Isla de Gigantes, a group of island situated in the municipality of Carles, a town in the northeastern part of Iloilo (147 km from Iloilo City) had long been in the shadow of other popular tourist destination in the region like Boracay. Together with Sicogon...More

3  Thank Thorek C
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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Its a good thing to visit these group of islands in Iloilo before the onslaught of tourists that may or may nit ruin it. Unlike Boracay, these islands have virtually no amenities but the natural beauty of each island more rhan makes up for it....More

Thank jdelacruise
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

So many islands to see, so little time... Went there last May 26-27, 2018 with my family and it was all worth it! It only cost as 1,800 plus per head and we got more than what we paid for. Different islands offers different things...More

Thank Haru888
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Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Pros:Clear blue water, pristine white beaches. All visitors are encouraged to keep the environment clean and protected. Cons: 2-3 hrs by land depending on where you wl come from. Nearer to Roxas City than Iloilo. 1 1/2 hrs travel by boat going to the Island....More

Thank lizaapps49
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Reviewed May 16, 2018

The whole family enjoyed our "island hopping" experience at Isla de Gigantes. A must-try is the snorkeling

Thank alg0
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

One of the best highlight in my backpacking tour here in antique-iloilo and guimaras.I’ve got a chance to relax here in this beautiful island of carles. You must go to their little boracay really love to swim with turquiose water and white sand indeed.This trip...More

4  Thank Graziosa C
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Pogs_1109
May 13, 2018|
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Response from Hannah M | Reviewed this property |
Pocket Wi-Fi works pretty well, especially in high places. Smart or globe have limited coverage
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cynthia s
April 16, 2018|
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Response from Hannah M | Reviewed this property |
October November, after summer and wet season much more beautiful
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