Kalanggaman Island in Palompon town, Leyte will not accept tourists for a week starting Saturday to give way to cleaning and resort repairs, officials said.
The island, with its powdery white sand surrounded by crystal-clear waters, is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the province.
"Parang tao din 'yan, kailangan ng beauty rest (It's like a person, who needs beauty rest)," tourism regional director Karen Tiopes said.
The island is expected to welcome tourists again after the seven-day break.
Palompon pride and joy are Kalanggaman Island, it is known for its white sands. It also has one of the best sand bars in the Philippines. I think Kalanggaman Island can easily be the best Island in the whole Eastern Visayas region. I've been there 3 times in the past 2 years, and still, the island never seizes to amaze me.
Kalanggaman Island posses one the most beautiful beach in the Philippines. The island is known for pristine water, powdery white sand and long stretch of white sand bars across. The other side of the island is rocky and the opposite side is white sand.
To protect the charm of the Island, local government of Palompon restrict the area for the development of private resort and limits a number of visitor to 500 tourist per day. Also restaurants is not available in the island but fresh catch from local fishermen is available to buy. There are available cooking area and wooden tables for you to ...
Shoestring Traveller took a drone video of the most beautiful sandbar, Kalanggaman in Palompon, Leyte, Philippines.
Kalanggaman Island is just one of the Philippines natural riches located in the municipality of Palompon in the province of Leyte. Though the island is geologically positioned in Leyte, it is just one to two hour boat ride from Malapascua Island in Cebu.
The island has a length of only 753m and is still uninhabited. There are no privately owned resorts in the island so if you're planning to stay overnight, you can rent a tent for P300 per night for 4 persons and P250 per night for 2 persons. To preserve the beauty of the place, the local tourism office only allows maximum of 500 tourists pe ...
Kalanggaman Island ??" also known as the best sandbar in the Philippines is situated off the shore of Palompon, Leyte. It is undoubtedly one of the most stunning and lovely island in the country. The island is a hidden gem that is now becoming a major tourist destination in the region. Why not? Aside from the powdery white sands and crystal-clear water, you'll be blown away by the breathtaking panoramic sandbar.
What to do in Kalanggaman Island?
Well, aside from swimming in a crystal-clear blue water, you can go snorkeling, kayaking, scuba diving or simply chill on the powdery white sand ...