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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  • It was hightide when we got there so we did not really see the sand bar but it was great for swimming! The water was so clear it was like swimming in a pool! 
  • Beautiful island. Sea piping hot. Beautiful mangroves. There is a great view that makes her see the entire island. I think it is great for a relaxing but ... too many boats.
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  • this was like nothing i've seen before- the viewpoint was great and walking across that giant sandbar to the mangrove forest was really fun!. Everywhere in the el nido area has been beautiful but this...  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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