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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  • Hand on heart, I've been to some places that are paradise, but nothing is quite like Snake Island. I loved how far it was to get to, and that I arrived in the late afternoon just before the sun was se...  more »
  • Part of our boat ride on the Islands around El Nido. No one needs to take a detour to but an okay stop if "the road" by. A card on the famous Cape and one on the wild monkeys, then we are happy there!
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  • This is purely for a photo op. There's plenty of other islands to see and spend time on. This is only a small area with a small strip of sand between the 2 islands, that can be seen at low tide. 
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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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