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Old Enchanted Balete Tree, Siquijor Island

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.1/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web
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 into our Siquijor Island trip generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Very funny to sit between the Philippines with the fish that nibble at your feet. Fun touristy, made fun.
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  • The tree is ominously beautiful. It's centuries old! The way the fishes munch on your feet's dead skin cells is orgasmic! Visit fee is Php 5.00 each. You can also eat/drink for only Php 30.00. A Souve...  read more »
  • It won't seem much when you first visit, but when you really look at the entirety of the tree and think it had been standing there for longer than the age of anyone who came there, it's charming. The ...  read more »
  • They have a fish spa there.. just remember to give some donation so that they can upgrade n maintains the place there..!!
  • Very enchanting ;) and I love those fishes they cleansed my feet...
  • Century Old Balete Tree is so very nice place because the tree is so big,
  • the tree 400years .the gish under the water are wonferful.they bite my feet so clean
  • beautiful tree!worth the visit...but no more then 15 minutes
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