Turquoise sea, crystal clear water, white powdery sand, a long stretch of sandbars. Inviting. Where can this little piece of heaven be found?
Chill, wanderlusters. This paradise is just located at the municipality of Palompon in the province of Leyte.
Welcome to the sublime Kalanggaman Island!
With calm and quiet surrounding, Kalanggaman Island is truly an ideal destination to get away from the toxic city. There’s no electricity here, so we can really unwind and embrace the nature.
There are no privately owned resorts in the island but you can camp overnight. So pack your things, pitch your tent, prepare food, and get ready to have the most relaxing and refreshing camping with your barkada.
The local tourism office only allows a maximum of 500 tourists per day to preserve the beauty of the island.
You and your friends can enjoy swimming, kayaking, scuba diving and snorkelling. You can also fill your eyes with the magnificent view of the sun as it sets.
How to get to Kalanggaman Island?
Travel by boat to Ormoc City or by land to Bogo City. Then take a boat ride to Palompon or go straight to Kalanggaman Island.
Palompon is a three-hour travel by van from Tacloban City. And Kalanggaman Island is an hour ride by regular boat from Polompon Leyte.
Via Manila: Book a flight to Tacloban City, Ormoc City or Cebu City.
Don’t forget to register at Palompon Ecotours Office which is located in front of Liberty Park near the Municipal Hall of Palompon.