Crystal Cove Island, Boracay

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Swim and snorkel in pristine blue waters, exploring the hidden gems of Crystal Cove Island, a private island covering 2.5 hectares (6 acres) just off Boracay and Caticlan. Uninhabited but for a few thatched umbrellas, the island makes a perfect relaxation spot. Explore the main attractions here, two small caves with many crystal formations on their walls. A tunnel in the smaller one leads out to another cove, where you'll see the waves splashing against walls. Pay a visit to the small shell museum, displaying all kinds of seashells found in the Philippines. Get here with a 20-minute boat ride from eastern Boracay. For Crystal Cove Island and beyond, use our Boracay trip planner to get the most from your Boracay vacation.
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  • A cool visit for photos and even half a day trip via boat from the main island of Boracay. Easy and many trips a day except during bad weather  more »
  • I'm only going to see a good one just turn right and changed once I'm snorkeling twice recommended before going to go with the unrelenting travel packages here
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  • Please do not miss your chance to visit the Crystal Cove Island. There are so many things to do there and a few caves to visit. However , we had very limited time given due to the tight itinerary foll...  more »
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  • Very nice place. You need to go by boat. Lay 150pesos for entrance. The 2 main coves to be honest are ok, but not amazing! The toilets are not the best you will see! So if you're suffering from the so called "runs", crystal cove island is not your dream come true! The island itself is very beautiful, greenish, surrounded by beautiful blue waters. One of the coves needs to be accessed by a cave, less than 1m high, like 7meters long, dark. Was pretty great that part. But not if you're claustrophobic. Overall 4*
  • Crystal Cove Island is one of the spots included in the island hopping tour by Shingley Tours. The island has two natural coves and picturesque view, both for adventure and for sightseeing. You can freely explore the whole island in almost two (2) hours that is given by the tour agent. There's an entrance fee of P200/pax. Date of visit - 4/13/18
  • I don't know. The caves were initially scary to go into, but don't expect much when you actually descend into it. It didn't seem like there were many things to do in the island except take pictures. It is however impressive how the island harnesses solar energy to power up its lights.
  • Great tourist place. 2 coves to explore. Cove 2 involves a lot of walking over old volcanic rock. Wear sturdy shoes if you go there. Cove 2 is quite treacherous and will test some peoples desire for adventure
  • Best place near Boracay. Go and take the family. Tip the local dancers so nice
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