Snake Island (Vigan Island), El Nido
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An untouched oasis of sand and sea, Snake Island (Vigan Island) connects to mainland Palawan via a winding sweep of sandbar, appearing daily at low tide. Accessed via boat or foot (during low tide), the island itself is small and blanketed with thick foliage. Surrounded by crystal clear azure ocean, snorkel along the shore, then hike to the top of the island’s viewing platform to see the snaking sandbar in full view. Keep your eyes peeled for monkeys hiding in the mangroves. If walking across the sandbar, make sure you wear water shoes to protect your feet from rockfish. Snake Island (Vigan Island) is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, El Nido Edition.
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  • There is a title channel that forms in the shape of a snake, hence the name. We saw starfish and a monkey. Climb up to the top and the view is wonderful. 
  • Sandy spit, where this island is so named, we unfortunately have not seen. You can see it only in low tide. We stopped for lunch on a small islet from the sandy spit. The islet we really liked! It is very cozy, small, beautiful and quiet. And of course, like everywhere in the Philippines, there lives a lot of dogs.
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  • it is been great to explore the hidden beaches of El Nido Palawan. One of the islands included in our first day tour is the snake island. Although the sand bar is not visible, the entire island is tru...  more »
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  • This place is MAJESTIC
  • Amazing too many snake i think
  • A lot of treasure buried in this island
  • Come to visit Palawan, El Nido feet (ship to) carry to island. Tide and emerge a sand Road between the island and the island, snake-like appearance that Snake Island. It is a beautiful island.
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  • in go fuked by a snake
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