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Address: Ormoc, Leyte Province, Philippines

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Calm place

Since it was a weekend when we visited, there were few passengers in the terminal going to Lake Danao. So we rented a jeep from the terminal for 1000. It was a reasonable price... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Since it was a weekend when we visited, there were few passengers in the terminal going to Lake Danao. So we rented a jeep from the terminal for 1000. It was a reasonable price since it was for the ride to and from Lake Danao. But during the weekdays, you can just wait for the jeep to be full to... More 

Thank wiserebel
Manila, Philippines
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there with friends last May 17, 2017. Entrance fee is only 5pesos/pax, parking fee is 10pesos. Floating Cottage was 150/hr and kayak for rent 300pesos. What was surprisingly pricey was the camote and banana cost 100/kg! Place was a refreshing sight as well as the cold waters. CR is found at a hills spa location, donation of 5pesos is... More 

Thank iamlibby
Baguio, Philippines
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I never thought that this place is would really give you that very relaxing feeling. locals here are very friendly. staffs of the balsa are very accommodating and hospitable. i love the food "shellfish" in sisig. a must try here. though I got a bit scared of the water because of the color, calmness and strange vibe i'm feeling. But... More 

Thank carinojerelon
Ormoc, Philippines
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

amazing place for relaxation before year ends. before xmas hits the busy bee and valrustri staff visited this place for relaxation.. beautiful scenery..must be here

Thank peachtree17
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its 20km far from Ormoc town proper, the place is serene and the locals are friendly. Its perfect for family picnics or group of friends chillin out. Bring food and water. Grilling is also allowed. The floating kubo cottage is for 150pesos per hr while the land cottage ranges from 250-300pesos.

Thank Juy S
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The place is beautiful to go if you want peace, cold wind, swim, hang with your friends, kayak or even have a date with family or love one.

Thank Noark C
Queensland, Australia
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

No a lot to see but a big lake. Still worth the trip as there is nothing else worth seeing in Ormoc, not a Tourist destination. Catch a multi cab up and same one back. Driver will often wait an hour or so for you to look around.

Thank Mario P
Ormoc, Philippines
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Nestled in the upper baranggays ( Villages ) of ormoc city , Lake Danao is easily the largest fresh water reserve in western leyte . The local folk have organized themselves into a cooperative , which has banca rides , floating cottages , and local seafood available for your merienda cena . its a quiet space . you may kayak... More 

Thank LetsMakeItLeyte
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

The lake is really beautiful. So quiet and clean. For sure, rent a car to get there from Ormoc, it is way too far for a trike. Spend several hours there.

Thank Nick Y
1 review
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Hidden in the mountains of Ormoc, you find this gem of a place. We spent the afternoon here after a trip to Kalanggaman Island. The wiew over the lake and the sorrounding moutain is really breathtaking, and enjoying a meal with family and friends on one of the rafts in the lake, really made this afternoon special. If you visit... More 

Thank Anders H

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