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A Lake In The City: Stroll By Laguna’s Enormous Sampaloc Lake

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Maui Sanvictores
Maui Sanvictores | May 26, 2017

Just a few minutes drive down south of Laguna de Bay, explorers can experience the countryside with a scenic water form within a city—the Sampaloc Lake. One of the phenomenal seven lakes that is found within the vicinity of San Pablo in Laguna, Sampaloc is enormous in size among others. The shallow crater lake, also known as a ‘maar’ exudes the quiet provincial life. 

Despite being surrounded by the buzzing city life, Sampaloc Lake’s peaceful aura seems unmoved. The 3-km boardwalk framing the crater lake could be anyone’s stroll in the park where people could be found doing their early morning exercise, reading their favorite fiction, and where others simply hangout to catch a glimpse of the sunrise or sunset. I mean, how could they not? The vista of the tranquil lake shedding a glow in view of Mt. Mabilog is effortless in beauty and finesse. After the nature vibe has seeped in one’s veins, one could easily step out and get dinner by the city. Quite the experience!

How to go there?

  • Ride a bus going to San Pablo Laguna
  • You may hire a tricycle to bring you to all 7 lakes or just choose the ones you prefer
  • Only Yambo, Pandin and Mohicap lakes are accessible to tourists

Where else to go from Sampaloc Lake?

  • Visit the remaining 6 lakes in San Pablo Laguna (Mohicap Lake, Padin Lake, Yambo Lake, Calibato Lake, Bunot Lake, and Palakpakin Lake)
  • Hike Mt. Banahaw and dip in the waters of Bukal Falls

Read more: Look:

The Seven Serene & Stunning Lakes Of San Pablo, Laguna 

4 Fairytale-Like Laguna Waterfalls At the Foot Of Mt. Romelo 

Welcome To Fairyland: Behold The Magic Of Laguna's Sampaloc Falls

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