Palawan

Palawan Island

Quite possibly the second most famous tourist location in the Philippines after Boracay is Palawan, located to the South-West of Manila and to the West of Cebu island. Palawan is most famous for its two islands located at the northern point of the island; Coron and El Nido. The capital of Palawan is Puerto Princessa, located in the middle of the main island of Palawan with a population of almost 250,000 people.

World famous white sandy beaches with crystal clear electric blue oceans and many island adventures await you or your group in Palawan. Recently Palawan has become a global hot spot for tourism due to its post card paradise natural beauty, plus unique coves, canyons, beaches and marine bio diversity.

If you are looking for a post card worthy tropical island holiday or adventure travel experience then you will surely find it in Palawan.

Palawan

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Alternatively you can get a ferry service from Manila, Cebu, Batangas, or Dumaguete. For information regarding ferry services to Puerto Princessa please visit the link available here.

 

 

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Top activities in Puerto Princessa

Puerto Princessa Underground River

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Top Hotels in Puerto Princessa

Dolphin watching, Puerto Princessa

Luxury

Princessa Garden Island Resort & Spa

Well-positioned in Puerto Princesa, Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa is the ideal point of departure for your excursions in Palawan. The property is not too far from the city center: just 3.4 kilometers away, and it normally takes about 15 minutes to reach the airport. Visitors to the property can take pleasure in touring the city’s top attractions: Ditchay’s bistro, Puerto Princesa Airport, NCCC Mall.

Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at this property. For the comfort and convenience of guests, the property offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, chapel, daily house-keeping and gift/souvenir shop.

Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa is home to 78 bedrooms. All are tastefully furnished and many even provide such comforts as television LCD/plasma screen, linens, mirror, slippers and towels. The complete list of recreational facilities is available at the property, including dart board, mini golf course, sandbar, fitness center and sauna. Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa is an ideal place of stay for travelers seeking charm, comfort and convenience in Palawan.

 

Munting Paraiso

When visiting Palawan, you’ll feel right at home at Munting Paraiso, which offers quality accommodation and great service. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations.

Munting Paraiso offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to invigorate travelers. A selection of top-class facilities such as free Wi-Fi in all rooms, gift/souvenir shop, private check in/check out, taxi service, ticket service can be enjoyed at the hotel.

Experience high quality room facilities during your stay here. Some rooms include television LCD/plasma screen, clothes rack, complimentary instant coffee, complimentary tea, free welcome drink, provided to help guests recharge after a long day. The hotel offers wonderful recreational facilities such as fitness center, outdoor pool, massage, pool (kids), garden to make your stay truly unforgettable. Munting Paraiso is a smart choice for travelers to Palawan, offering a relaxed and hassle-free stay every time.

 

Sheridan Beach Resort & Spa

Strategically located on the west coast of Palawan, home of beautiful mountains, lush rain forests, and a variety of wildlife, this resort is just a few hundred meters away from the Subterranean Underground River. Boasting 95 spacious guestrooms and suites, all are tastefully furnished and decorated in a contemporary Asian style with a touch of local culture and come fully equipped with modern amenities for guests’ comfort. The resort also offers a wide range of facilities such as a swimming pool, fitness center, and spa. Sheridan Beach Resort and Spa offers guests world-class luxury and quality services in hospitality which has made this Sheridan property a top destination among accommodations in Palawan.

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Budget

Deep Forrest Garden Hotel

Located in Palawan, Deep Forest Garden Hotel is situated on the Abueg Road and is only three minutes away from the airport. Boasting 18 well-appointed guestrooms and suites, all are tastefully furnished with wireless internet access, a flat screen cable TV, air conditioning, toiletries, and a private bathroom with a hot and cold shower. Guests can dine at the on-site restaurant where a variety of delicious cuisines are served. The services available on-site includes massage services, tours, car rentals, and ticket reconfirmation services. Offering quality accommodation with excellent facilities, Deep Forest Garden Hotel is an ideal place to stay for a wonderful vacation in Puerto Princesa.

 

Acacia Tree Garden Hotel

Conveniently located in Palawan, Acacia Tree Garden Hotel is a great base from which to explore this vibrant city. The property is just a distance away from famous hang out places such as Hangover Bar, Kinabuch, Pinq Pineapple Bar, and restaurants such as Kalui, Artisans and Jairus Pizza and Pasta.

Discover Acacia Tree Garden Hotel at Puerto Princesa, Palawan, reflecting the beauty of nature with the concept of lush gardens filled with acacia trees, surrounding the Mediterranean-inspired white villas. Guest can lounge and enjoy a nice day plunge in swimming pool or day beds with an ice cold beer or fruit shake. Guest can enjoy a body massage in the comfort of your room.

 

Cleon Villas Pension

Cleon Villas Pension, located in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, is a popular choice for travelers. Set 2 km from the excitement of the city, this 3-star hotel commands an excellent location and provides access to the city’s biggest attractions. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations.

Cleon Villas Pension also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Palawan. The hotel offers access to a vast array of services, including free Wi-Fi in all rooms, daily housekeeping, private check in/check out, taxi service, Wi-Fi in public areas.

The ambiance of Cleon Villas Pension is reflected in every guestroom. television LCD/plasma screen, clothes rack, free welcome drink, linens, mirror are just some of the facilities that can be found throughout the property. Whether you’re a fitness enthusiast or are just looking for a way to unwind after a hard day, you will be entertained by top-class recreational facilities such as massage, garden. Cleon Villas Pension is your one-stop destination for quality hotel accommodations in Palawan.

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Top restaurants in Puerto Princessa

Fine Dining

La Terrasse Restaurant, Puerto Princessa
  • Want to dine at a fine dining establishment that only sources its ingredients from Palawan where possible? Book a table at La Terrasse and you will have a local themed meal of high quality.
  • Feeling like dining on some of the best local seafood? Drop into Badjao Seafood and you can try some of the best fresh seafood available in the Philippines.
  • Pawikan Restaurant serves up fine dining cuisine located in a scenic setting on the west side of the island, also children friendly establishment.
  • Located in the Canvas Boutique Hotel, The Painted Table Restaurant is a very nice establishment serving up food and beverages of notable quality.
  • Looking for some quality Italian food? Make your way over to Olio e Basilico Restorante for some of Puerto Princessa’s best Italian cuisine.

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Casual Dining

Rene’s Saigon Vietnamese

Puerto Princessa location map

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Coron

Coron, Palawan

How to get to Coron: You can reach Coron by flying to Puerto Princessa and taking a inter-island ferry, alternatively you can take a ferry from San Jose in Mindoro. Check available Ferry schedules and prices here at 2Go Ferries.

Top activities in Coron

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Top Hotels in Coron

Siete Pecados, Coron

Luxury

Sunlight Eco Tourism Island Resort

Situated in Coron, Sunlight Eco Tourism Island Resort is the perfect place to experience Palawan and its surroundings. Situated only 15 km from the city center, guests are well located to enjoy the town’s attractions and activities. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations.

At Sunlight Eco Tourism Island Resort, the excellent service and superior facilities make for an unforgettable stay. The hotel offers access to a vast array of services, including 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, facilities for disabled guests, luggage storage.

The hotel features 111 beautifully appointed guest rooms, many of which include non smoking rooms, air conditioning, desk, balcony/terrace, iPod docking station. The hotel offers fantastic facilities, including private beach, sauna, outdoor pool, diving, fishing, to help you unwind after an action-packed day in the city. Discover an engaging blend of professional service and a wide array of features at Sunlight Eco Tourism Island Resort.

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El Rio Y Mar Resort

A charming property, El Rio Y Mar Resort is located on Busuanga Island, Palawan and offers picturesque views of the calming blue waters, beautiful bay, and the hills. Encircled by a tropical ambience, El Rio y Mar Island is a one-hour flight from Manila to Francisco B. Reyes Busuanga Airport and 45 minutes by land and boat transfer to the property.

With its unique flora and fauna environment, El Rio Y Mar Resort offers a romantic ambience combined with the serenity and beauty of the natural environment. The property is set amidst a 500-meter stretch of beach, distinctive panoramic views with enchanting mangroves, and breathtaking neighboring islands.

Guests can unwind and enjoy various amenities such as infinity pools, indoor and outdoor spa, floating Port Caltom Bar, and free use of non-motorize water sports. El Rio Y Mar Resort is indeed worth a visit and will welcome you with excellent Philippine hospitality and warm smiles.

 

Club Paradise Resort

Homely and idyllic, this island resort is a perfect hideaway for those who seek both relaxation and discovery. Club Paradise Resort is on Dimakya Island, a municipality of Coron. A part of the Calamian Group of Islands, it is situated at the northern tip of Palawan where possibilities for relaxation are endless and your holiday will be blissful, endearing, and endless. A mere 60 minutes by plane southwest from Manila and another 60-minute ride by land and by sea is the 19-hectare island of Dimakya. This island resort, blessed with 700 meters of sun-kissed beach and turquoise waters, serves as a sanctuary to a wide array of unique flora and fauna.

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Budget

Bluewave Hotel

Situated in Coron, Bluewave Hotel is the perfect place to experience Palawan and its surroundings. Only 11.9 Km away, this 3-star hotel can be easily accessed from the airport. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations.

Offering hotel guests superior services and a broad range of amenities, Bluewave Hotel is committed to ensuring that your stay is as comfortable as possible. Top features of the hotel include free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas.

Guests can choose from 14 rooms, all of which exude an atmosphere of total peace and harmony. Besides, the hotel’s host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Whatever your purpose of visit, Bluewave Hotel is an excellent choice for your stay in Palawan.

 

Sunz En Coron Resort

Boasting a fabulous location on the hillside of the famous Tapyas Hill, Sunz En Coron Resort is the first Korean-owned resort on Busuanga Island. Found a mere 30-minute drive from Busuanga Airport, guests are conveniently positioned for travel to and from the beautiful island. Guests can indulge in the superior facilities and room amenities provided by the hotel, including individually controlled air conditioning and a private bathroom. An opulent property, Sunz En Coron Resort guarantees top-notch amenities and commendable service.

 

MO2 Westown Lagoon

Designed for both business and leisure travel, MO2 Westown Lagoon is ideally situated in Coron; one of the city’s most popular locales. The hotel is not too far from the city center: just away, and it normally takes about 20 minutes to reach the airport. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations.

At MO2 Westown Lagoon, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. The hotel offers access to a vast array of services, including 24-hour security, convenience store, daily housekeeping, 24-hour front desk, facilities for disabled guests.

Hotel accommodations have been carefully appointed to the highest degree of comfort and convenience. In some of the rooms, guests can find television LCD/plasma screen, clothes rack, complimentary instant coffee, complimentary tea, free welcome drink. Besides, the hotel’s host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. When you are looking for comfortable and convenient accommodations in Palawan, make MO2 Westown Lagoon your home away from home.

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Top restaurants in Coron

Fine Dining

Firefish Restaurant, Coron
  • If your after top quality food and a 5 star setting then take a trip, or stay at Club Paradise and enjoy the best food Coron has to offer at their Firefish Restaurant.
  • Want high quality food but in a relaxed atmosphere? Drop on by Carl’s BBQ for some of the best food available in Coron.
  • Winnie’s Restaurant is a standout dining location in Coron and you wont be disappointed at all with the fine cuisine on offer.
  • Trattoria Altrove is a quality Italian restaurant known for its great pizza’s.
  • Feel like some wine and quality deli foods then drop on into Poco Deli.
  • Craving for some quality French cuisine? Book a table at Le Voyage and experience top quality European style cuisine in the heart of the tropics.

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Casual Dining

BRUJITA Vegetarian and International cuisine restaurant

Coron location map

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El Nido

El Nido, Palawan

Located at the northern most point of Palawan island, El Nido is quite simply one of the most beautiful places on Earth. If you love white sandy beaches dotted with coconut trees and crystal clear electric blue oceans then you will never want to leave El Nido.

How to get to El Nido: You can fly to Puerto Princessa and take a road trip north to El Nido by van, bus, or jump on an internal flight from Puerto Princessa to El Nido Airport.

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Top activities in El Nido

Top Hotels in El Nido

 

Luxury

Seda Lio

Well-placed in the nature, sightseeing, beaches area of Palawan city, Seda Lio provides a most conducive spot for you to take a break from your busy days. From here, guests can make the most of all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the property offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations.

Seda Lio offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to invigorate the weary traveler. The property offers access to a vast array of services, including free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, infirmary, kitchen.

The ambiance of Seda Lio is reflected in every guestroom. mirror, slippers, towels, closet, internet access – wireless are just some of the facilities that can be found throughout the property. The property offers wonderful recreational facilities such as hiking trails, wind surfing, snorkeling, private beach, fitness center to make your stay truly unforgettable. With an ideal location and facilities to match, Seda Lio hits the spot in many ways.

 

El Nido Resorts Lagen Island

Surrounded by a four-hectare forest and a lagoon, El Nido Resorts Lagen Island is a perfect base for those who seek relaxation in this secluded and serene island with a breathtaking view of Bacuit Bay and the El Nido sunset. The surrounding forest and the spectacular limestone cliffs are natural attractions serving as a haven for a variety of birds and mammals. Guests can observe wildlife in their natural habitat. The hotel offers 50 modern guestrooms with an air of elegance. An air conditioned restaurant and a poolside bar are available on-site while guests may choose to enjoy the quality recreational facilities including a swimming pool, spa suite, massage cabana, and a marine sports center. A boutique, game area, library, a garden chapel for weddings, and a conference room that can accommodate up to 70 persons in a theater-style are also offered here. Complimentary Wi-Fi access is available at the Clubhouse.

 

Cauayan Island Resort

Conveniently located in Palawan, Cauayan Island Resort (El Nido) is a great base from which to explore this vibrant city. This beachfront resort is located in Bacuit Bay, with local attractions such as Nacpan Beach, Big Lagoon, Secret Lagoon and Small Lagoon nearby. Well-known for its white-sand beaches and coral reefs, the island serves as a gateway to the Bacuit archipelago, a group of islands with steep karst cliffs. This area has many dive sites, including Dilumacad Island’s long tunnel leading to an underwater cavern.

Cauayan Island Resort (El Nido) also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Palawan. To name a few of the hotel’s facilities, there are 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, private check in/check out, 24-hour front desk, express check-in/check-out.

All 30 rooms spread over floors provide a warm and pleasant home away from home. Modern comforts such as television LCD/plasma screen, free welcome drink, linens, mirror and private entrance can be found in selected rooms. The hotel offers fantastic facilities, including boats, hiking trails, yoga room, snorkeling, private beach, to help you unwind after an action-packed day in the city. Whatever your reason for visiting Palawan, the Cauayan Island Resort (El Nido) is the perfect venue for an exhilarating and exciting break away.

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Budget

Duli Beach Resort

Nestled in the heart of El Nido, Duli Beach Resort is an ideal spot from which to discover Palawan. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations.

At Duli Beach Resort, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. For the comfort and convenience of guests, the hotel offers 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, fireplace, portable wi-fi rental, luggage storage.

The ambiance of Duli Beach Resort is reflected in every guestroom. linens, mirror, towels, non smoking rooms, balcony/terrace are just some of the facilities that can be found throughout the property. The complete list of recreational facilities is available at the hotel, including boats, hiking trails, water sports equipment rentals, snorkeling, surfing lessons. With an ideal location and facilities to match, Duli Beach Resort hits the spot in many ways.

 

Cuna Hotel

For travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Palawan, Cuna Hotel is the perfect choice. From here, guests can make the most of all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the property offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations.

Every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the property provides the best in services and amenities. While lodging at this wonderful property, guests can enjoy facilities for disabled guests, luggage storage, family room, restaurant, elevator.

The property features 87 beautifully appointed guestrooms, many of which include flat screen television, clothes rack, linens, mirror, towels. The property offers an excellent variety of recreational facilities, including outdoor pool. Cuna Hotel is an ideal place of stay for travelers seeking charm, comfort, and convenience in Palawan.

 

Ipil Suites

Ideal for fun and relaxation, Ipil Suites El Nido is located in El Nido Town proper. Set very near the excitement of the town, this hotel commands an excellent central location and provides access to the town’s biggest attractions. A haven of rest and relaxation, the hotel will offer total renewal just steps away from the town’s numerous attractions such as the surrounding island tours, Taraw Cliff, Las Cabanas Beach, and Nacpan Beach.

The facilities and services provided by Ipil Suites El Nido ensure a pleasant stay for guests. This hotel offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest.

All guestrooms feature a variety of comforts such as Internet access, a hot and cold shower, and air conditioning. Discover an engaging blend of professional service and a wide array of features at Ipil Suites El Nido.

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Top restaurants in El Nido

Fine Dining

Nacpan Sunmai Sunset Restaurant, El Nido
  • L’Assiette is a very good European style restaurant located in a easily accessible location not far from the Ferry terminal. Book a table now if you are staying in town and want some delicious European food.
  • Feel like some quality Chinese style food for lunch or dinner? Head down to Fat Choy Chinese Restaurant where you can find all your favorite Chinese classic dishes cooked to high level quality.
  • Italian on the menu today? Look no further than Bella Vita El Nido.
  • Want to indulge in the best local sea foods in El Nido? Book a table at Cadlao Restaurant and you’ll be sure to sit down to an impressive array of all things edible from the local oceans.
  • Altrove is a quality place to sip a few cocktails and enjoy a light bar menu.
  • Feel like sitting on the beach and enjoying some quality food or drinks as the sun goes down? Stroll on over to Nacpan Sunmai Sunset Restaurant, located on Nacpan beach.

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Casual Dining

Artcafe, El Nido
  • Artcafe is a very relaxing place to enjoy some cafe style food and drinks, as well as sip a cocktail or two as the sun sets over the South-China Sea.
  • Looking for something a bit more up-beat and modern style? Check out the Odessa Mama Street Cafe and you’ll be impressed no doubt with whats on offer and the way they present.
  • Want some Mediterranean street food on the go? Find your way to the Falafel Restaurant and get a few kebabs and sandwiches. Alternatively if you’re looking for Mediterranean cuisine in a more formal restaurant setting then get a table at Cafe Athena.
  • Want some Middle-Eastern food or you would like to smoke Shisha? Make your way down to Habibi Restaurant & Shisha Cafe.
  • Looking for some Thai food? Drop on into Big Bad Thai Bistro & Bar.

El Nido location map

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