Hailed as the country’s “Last Frontier”, Palawan has managed to preserve it’s fascinating natural habitat through the years.
Palawan consists of about 1,769 islands; the Calamian Island group to the north, the Cuyo Islands group to the northwest,
and the Balabac-Bugsuk group to the southwest. For the laid-back trip, Honda Bay is an ideal destination. From there, you can take your pick of your own little hideaway from Cowrie Island and Pandan, to La Isla Bonita and Isla de Nagusuan.
Palawan makes a big history because of the New 7 Wonders of Nature the famous “Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park (PPSRNP) It’s one of the most important protected areas of the Philippines. It features a spectacular limestone landscape with one of the most complex cave systems.
It contains an 8.2 km long underground river that flow directly to the sea.
For the brave, exotic food choices await in Puerto Princesa city like Badjao Restaurant it’s a buffet style restaurant surrounded by sea and mangroves, The ever popular Kinabuchs Grill and Bar serves tamilok” (Shipworm) and crcodile meat. The less adventurous can head for Ka Lui for their creative seafood dishes and fruit desert.
In addition of recognition to PPSRNP’s it was listed as “World Heritage Sites on December 4,1999.
Most of the Top and Most expensive hotels can be found in Palawan like the famous Amanpulo where famous cellebrities like Angelina Jolie-Brad Pitt, Maria Sharapova and recently the founder of Microsoft and Billionaire Bill Gates went to the resort via his private jet.
El Nido Resorts is a group of eco-resorts located in the El Nido-Taytay municipalities in northern Palawan, Philippines. The resorts offer genuine, local hospitality and unique and enriching experiences amidst the beautiful natural landscape.
El Nido Resorts is currently comprised of Miniloc Island Resort and Lagen Island Resort in El Nido, Apulit Island Resort in Taytay, and the newly opened eco-luxury property, Pangulasian Island Resort in El Nido.
In Addition in Top Resorts in Palawan Huma Island Palawan is the newest premium maldivian inspired resort in Busuanga Palawan wherein you can feel that you’re in Maldives and not in Palawan world class service and amenities awaits the guests.
Coron has been a tourist destination for diving enthusiasts from around the world. It has been listed in “Forbes Travel Magazine” as one of the Ten (10) best scuba diving sites in the world. The main attractions are the 12 Japanese WWII wrecks that sunk during a US airstrike 1944.
At least 8 of the Japanese Ships were sunk in Coron Bay and for the past years it has been a diving haven for diving enthusiasts.
Maquinit Hot spring is everyone’s favorite in coron because it serves “Tub Therapy” the hot temperature of the water making it first uneasy and you have to dip little by little for your body to embrace the hot temperature of the water. You may also like to visit other snorkeling sites in the island small lagoon,
Big Lagoon, Shimizu Island, Secret Lagoon, 7 Commandos Beach, Pinasil Island, Vigan island, Snake Island, Barracuda Lake and many more.
We also have El Nido to Coron and vise versa boat expedition wherein you will be experiencing island life for three days and two nights while transferring to El Nido or to Coron Island. In this expedition you need to be open minded and be able to expect the unexpected because in this kind of expedition it’s more on survivor type and you’re the castaway but of course the boat crew will make your life easier you can hunt your own fish and they will cook it for you. Enjoy the beach life in simple and adventurous type of vacation that you will first experience here in the Coron Palawan. Photos can view here.
How to get there? There’s is two airport in Palawan which is “Puerto Princesa Airport” in Puerto Princesa City and the other one is in Taytay Palawan which is used for chartered flight going to El Nido palawan and was catered only for one aircraft chartered company which was “Island Transvoyager Inc” they are tied up with El Nido Resorts so most of the bookings of El Nido Resorts will be catered by ITI which is direct flight from and to manila. Palawan’s underground river is now one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature!
Palawan Quick Facts
- western most part of the Philippines
- average temperature 24-32 °C
- more than 1,000 islands and islets
- twice nominated as Unesco World Heritage
Let ETA Travel and Tours plan your Palawan vacation! Here are some of the things to do, sights to see, and places to stay in Palawan:
Things to do
- Scuba diving at Coron Bay
- Island hopping at Honda Bay
- Explore Subterranean River
- Cave exploring
- Kite boarding
Sights to see
- Kayangan Lake in Coron
- Sunken Japanese Wreck in Coron
- Underground River
- Coron Bay, Busuangga
- Barracuda Lake in Coron
- Tubbataha Reef
- Honda Bay
- Calauit Game Preserve and Wildlife Sanctuary
- Palawan Butterfly Garden
Places to stay
- El Nido Resort Miniloc
- El Nido Resort Lagen
- The Legend Palawan