Kalanggaman Island is located in Palompon, Leyte, a 3-hours ride by VAN from Tacloban City. The town of Palompon can also be reached from Cebu City via Super Shuttle Ferry and Cokaliong Shipping Lines. It’s about 16 kilometers (An Hour Boat Ride) from the port of Palompon to Kalanggaman Island and a 90-minute Bangka board ride from Malapascua Island.
Calanggaman is one of the 44 barangays of the municipality of Ubay, in the province of Bohol, Philippines.
The barangay’s total land area is 618 hectares (1,530 acres). According to the 2016 census, it has a population of 1,689. In the 2013 electoral roll, it had 949 registered voters, meaning that 56% of the population are aged 18 and over. Wikipedia
Calanggaman celebrates its annual fiesta on 8 December in honor of their patron saint.
Calanggaman Island Experience
No other words to say. And if you have something to say, it would probably be “I want to keep this all to myself”. The moment you see the ineffable beautify on Kalanggaman Island, you will overflow with the feeling of wanting to keep it a secret, just for you. It’s beyond your imagination. you cannot help thinking that you wish to be the last person who visits here.
If you really love a long sandbar of a fossilized coral white beach, wild waves while calm sea on the other side, then Kalanggaman Island is your next destination.
What To Expect
- Jumping Dolphins
- Crystal Clear Water
- White Long Sand Bar
- Beautiful Pier
- Palm Trees
- Wild Waves
Kalanggaman Island Travel Tips
Make reservations and book your trip as early as possible. Only limited people per day are allowed on the island so there are bookings required. It’s advisable to start your trip as early as 6 AM because the ocean is calm and steady.
Expect a bumpy ride if you’re sailing at noon. The smallest boat, which can carry 15 people, costs ₱3,000.00 for a round trip. If you’re only traveling alone or with few people.
I hope you enjoy this 360-degree image by Google.