La Janosa Island

General Luna, Surigao del Norte

La Janosa Island is situated near Mamon Island just south of General Luna, Siargao Island, in Surigao del Norte.

In between Mamon Island and La Janosa Island you will find an ideal place for snorkeling. The corals are simply breath-taking. From General Luna, you'll need an hour to reach this spot by pump boat so plan ahead.

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