The Palawan Islands are located in the Mimaropa region, between the South China Sea and the Sulu Sea. It is the largest province in the country whose capital is Puerto Princesa. To get to this impressive place, you can access it from Manila either by boat or by plane.
Palawan, also known as “the last Ecological Frontier” of the Philippines, is home to an impressive biodiversity. It consists of 1,780 islands in the western part. The northern part is characterized by incredible crystal clear waters, white beaches and many species of flora and fauna.
The main destinations are the capital Puerto Princesa, El Nido in the north of the island and also the islands of Coron and San Vicente.
Get ready to discover what is probably the best island in the world, as it has been voted in consecutive years by the traveling community.
Palawan a “Wonder of Nature”
An hour’s drive from the capital Puerto Princesa is the underground river with the same name, which in 2012 was included in the list of the New Seven Wonders of Nature in the World for its impressive nature.
Palawan Islands – El Nido and Taytay
They are characterized by limestone cliffs with a great diversity of tropical fish under the surface. Its jungle with around 100 different species of birds, makes it a tropical destination to relax and enjoy its southwest coast.
In El Nido you can visit the Great Lagoon and Small Lagoon, marveling at the spectacle that will be for your eyes. You can choose to book excursions to visit this wonder of nature, where you can do snorkeling activities as well as enjoy bathing in its crystal clear waters.
A city in a paradisiacal place where you can do some shopping in your free time. It has 151,000 inhabitants, its main activity being agriculture and fishing. The best period to visit is from April to June, as this is when the sea is calm.
The third largest island of the Calamian Islands in northern Palawan is Coron. It is one of the most beautiful regions in the Philippines. Its countless range of blue and turquoise colors contrasts with the limestone rocks. In Coron City you can stay, although the best of this region is precisely outside the city and is by doing tours to the different surrounding islands.
The tours that you can do in this place are called island hopping, where you can make excursions to different islands that make it up.
The more remote islands like North Cay, South Cay, Pass Island and Maltatayoc Island have more deserted and spectacular beaches.
Experience nature in its purest state and relax without having to look at the clock, letting time pass and simply…Enjoy!