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. Arrange your visit to Snake Island (Vigan Island) and discover more family-friendly attractions in El Nido using our El Nido vacation builder app .
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  • Took a tour from El Nido Lagen. There's not much here. Just a sand bar that you can walk across. 45 minutes was too long. Might be okay for 10-15 stop, but the only thing there was a floating snack st...  more »
  • Snake Island located in south part of el nido ... It has a long sandbar , There is a one bar in the middle where you can buy a drinks , coconut juice and chips ... It is so relaxing , amazing , Beauti...  more »
  • If you are lucky your tour will stop at this most beautiful sand bank for lunch - true paradise - getting in early to beat the crowds helps!!  more »
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  • best to go there when there is low tide so you can walk on the sand pathway
  • I said i must visit here and here I'm!!! Such an awesome view! So lucky to be here!
  • Nice place for taking pictures, especially during low tide when the snake shaped sandbar is fully visible. Really good feeling to walk on wet sand knowing that you have deeper water on both sides just meters away. Back on the island you can find a funny monkey, guarding the entrance.
  • Must visit it’s in Tour B also go on low tide so you can see the snake tale ;)
  • Amazing place
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