Old Enchanted Balete Tree, Siquijor Island

Experience the fish foot spa at Old Enchanted Balete Tree--a 400-year-old tree believed to be the oldest and largest in the province. Its eerie aspect features prominently in Philippine folklore. A spring originates from its massive roots, flowing into a pool where you can dip your feet and let the tiny fish nibble away the dead skin. Vendors on site sell food and water, as well as souvenirs. Put Old Enchanted Balete Tree at the forefront of your travel plans using our Siquijor Island holiday builder website .
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  • October 5, 2017
    The place is a little mystical is where according to legend the witches of Siquijor officiated the tree is beautiful in front there is a basin filled with feet it's way cleaner fish
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  • October 3, 2017
    We paid Php10.00 each for the entrance fee and Php5.00 for the Parking Fee. They have a fish spa, which was scary at first since I haven’t done it before. But mostly it was ticklish. The small fishes ...  more »
  • September 26, 2017
    As we started our day tour our first stop is the balete Tree. Being the first to arrived we had the chance to explore the area n buy the pasalubong. It's not that big like the one in baler. In baler f...  more »
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  • February 28, 2017
    I love this place because it gave me a very very memorable memory...happiness and joy and lots lots of laughter with my husband. The fishes were so adoring. Though it took me 30 minutes to be able to finally submerge my feet. I just can't resist the tickle on my feet. My husband was so brave he has really made many fishes both the small ones and the big crave for his dead skins and or calluses. I love the weather yesterday. It was at 26°C. It was only at Php10 each for a very lasting happy memory. I think bringing a whole bunch of your family is a great idea to try there.
  • July 10, 2017
    A good and cheap way to relax before proceeding to the next stop. They have fish spa for a cheap price.
  • July 15, 2017
    Direct on the street. Nice old tree and lots of tourist putting the feet in the fishspa. Some souvenir shops.
  • June 11, 2017
    Pampering your feet by soaking it on the lagoon with tiny fishes seems to be scary yet tickles at first but as soon as you're used it its fine.
  • March 31, 2017
    A great place to hide from the sun! You can dip your feet into the fish spa for a natural pedicure too ;) Small entrance/parking fee of 25php for two of us and a motorcycle. Less touristy than some of the other spots.

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The small island of Siquijor offers plenty of accommodation choices for tourists, mostly clustered along its beaches, with a couple of hotels nestled in more remote spots or in the town. 3-star resorts line the coastline, offering private rooms, on site restaurants, and easy beach access, while the budget-conscious traveler can choose from the backpacker-style hostels and dormitories. You can find a variety of beachside cottages for rent, or as part of a resort.
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