Wonderful Places in Palawan

1. El Nido Palawan

The town proper is very small, but offers a variety of bars and restaurant (many of them right on the beach) for you to enjoy. Everything has a local feels to it, within no chain shop or restaurant in sight. Very refreshing.

There are already plenty of hotels, guesthouses and resorts in El nido for you to choose from. Depending on you budget, can choose a room in the town proper from as little as P500 (USD 15) per night, or go for the luxury resort experience on a private island at P22,000 (USD 465) per night or something between.

You can Snorkelling and Island hopping tours are by far the most popular activities in El Nido. With crystal clear water and a number of dmall islands scattered around northern Palawan, This is absolutely the thing to do. There are four different island tours, A though D, all visiting different island, hidden-away beaches and the best snorkelling spots.

2. PUERTO PRINCESA UNDERGROUND RIVER

Underground River is part of Bigger Park in Puerto Princesa Know as The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River Park. Aside from The Underground River, other beautiful sites like 8 various types of rainforest, and full and complete ecosystem is present and can only be found here in Puerto Princesa Subterranean National Park. This is also the main reason why The United Nations Educational Science and Cultural Organization or UNESCO has declared this Park as a protected World Heritage Site. Being declared as such by a very prestigious organization is reason enough for tourist to visit this place. And Underground River itself has also been voted in as one of the New 7 wonders of the Nature. This site has been selected as such in 2012 from the thousands of Nature wonders candidate from all over the world.

3. HONDA BAY

If your idea of island hopping is swimming with school of fish, seeing the amazing color corals, and basking under the sun while lying down on the vast white sand of the beach, then this is the activity you ought to consider doing.

Honda Bay frames the coastline of the Puerto Princesa. It boasts several islands which are excellent for snorkeling and beach bumming. Some of the island that comprise Honda Bay are Provided Below:

Pandan Island

this is the most famous attraction among islands where people can swim, snorkel, and enjoy different water activities such as kayaking and banana boat riding. This is a little small but it takes pride on its powdery white sands. There are cottages for rent and some stores where you can buy food and drinks. There are also cordoned areas for snorkeling.

Snake Island

This island is characterized by the long sandbar connected to the main beach. Sari-sari stores and cottages are also available here. Some stall sell fresh seafood; you can cook if you have the means to do so or you can also ask them to cook for you. There is a part of Snake Island where beach goer can find a little bit privacy – at the father end of sandbar where there are no cottages. There is also a good spot for snorkeling.

Pambato Reef

Pambato Reef is not actually an island but a floating, turtle- shape cottage. It is a marine sanctuary that offers beautiful view of underwater lives. Here. You will see beautiful corals and colorful of fish. This part of Honda Bay is purely for snorkeling and fish feeding only.

Starfish Island

The attraction of this island are the starfishes by the sea shore. Other than That, nothing more.

Luli Island

Luli Island is got its name from the phrase “lulubog- lilitaw” (sink-rises). We didn’t have the chance to visit this island as it was under the water during our trip Honda Bay.

4. San Vicente Long Beach

Long Beach, In San Vicente, is so named because it’s 14 kilometer (8.7 mile) long beach front is one of the longest white beaches in Philippines. Some stay that it is three times longer than the beach in Boracay. It actually straddles three villages in San Vicente.Here you can literally have the beach all your self.

You can choose to hire a motorcycle and drive from one end of the beach to the other, Or if you prefer to take it slow, just walk along the beach. If you get tired, sit on the fine white sand and if you get hot, take a quick dip. There are limited facilities nearby so it is best you stay here for a few hours and head on to your next destination.

 

Leave a Reply