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Twin Lakes of Balinsasayao & Danao

12 km west of the town of Sibulan, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Breathtaking!

Absolutely peaceful and scenic. Perhaps I was lucky that there was hardly any tourist when I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BonkersExplorer
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Philippines
Secluded natural beauty

The lakes are set on top of a mountain around 45 minutes from Dumaguete, entrance is 100 peso per... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
josh b
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“viewing deck” (11 reviews)
“boat ride” (11 reviews)
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12 km west of the town of Sibulan, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely peaceful and scenic. Perhaps I was lucky that there was hardly any tourist when I visited so it felt that the lakes were all to myself on that day. Take the boat across and climb the viewpoint for magnificent views of both lakes. Make...More

Thank BonkersExplorer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lakes are set on top of a mountain around 45 minutes from Dumaguete, entrance is 100 peso per person which allows to enter the premises and stand on the edge of the lake. From here you can see a peaceful natural lake and listen...More

Thank josh b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lake is a pleasant surprise high up in the mountains. It's beautiful, serene and scenic. You can rent a row boat that can take you around the lake and to the other side. It's pet-friendly too so you can take your fur babies along...More

Thank Hannah L
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Only accesible by private transport from Dumaguete. Travel time approximately 1hr 15 mins. The well paved roads provide a relaxing trip. Negros Oriental's road network is surprisingly superb even in this remote area.Whilst it's just among a number of mountain-top lakes in the country, it...More

Thank eric821
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

One of the most well known natural lakes in Negros Oriental. Being one of the major tourist attractions offered in the city of Dumaguete, they surprisingly stayed untouched. Their water is as clear as crystals and teeming with life, it reflects the greenery of the...More

Thank KrisRomano
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Dont mind the long trip. Because once youll get there, it will be worth it. The place will give you peace of mind. I wish to come back with my family.

Thank Kaye F
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

It's not the top of mind place you would think of when you visit Dumaguete which only adds to it's charm. Often over shadowed by other tourist spots lime Apo Island and the Manjuyod Sandbar, you can easily find some peace and quiet and be...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Twin lakes is good for people that has their own means of transportation. On your way there, you will experience fogging.

Thank meroibrava
Reviewed 12 August 2017

A one hour scenic drive from Dumaguete brings you to the Twin Lakes of Balinsasayao. The lakes seems to host a rich variety of wild life. Although I only saw some beautiful birds, the place is a must if you are into nature. You can...More

1  Thank Jan Willem V
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I love the boat ride. I found peace in this place. Though you must be physically fit to hurdle the walk

Thank Gilbert C
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diosdado a
26 February 2017|
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Response from Edsel P | Reviewed this property |
Hello - best transport mode is to take the motorcycle.
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nilim101123
7 June 2016|
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Response from DUETES25 | Reviewed this property |
Hi it was Php 50/head entrance, Php10 vehicle parking
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