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.

How to get to Palawan: You can fly direct to Puerto Princessa from either Manila or Cebu with flights available here at Jet Radar

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

Top Hotels in Puerto Princessa



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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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.

Casual Dining

Rene’s Saigon Vietnamese

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