Palawan is home to beautiful rock formations, serene islands, and the bluest beaches. It is truly a place blessed with natural and scenic views, and of course, travelers can’t seem to get tired of it.
This place has a number of popular destinations, such as Puerto Pricesa, which is best known for its Underground River which was categorized in 2011 as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World; and El Nido, known for its beautiful cliffs and rock formations that hug pristine beaches.
Then there’s El Nido, a protected area that’s been ranked first in Conde Nast Traveler’s “20 Most Beautiful Beaches in the World” list. If you’re planning on heading to this side of the Philippines soon, read on. Here are the things in store for you here.
It is the gateway to the Calamian group of islands. There is nothing better than to go island-hopping in Coron. Experience the beauty of the place by visiting various islands where you will discover unspoiled white beaches that are seldom visited by tourists. This island hopping is most probably the cheapest you’ll find in the world, which can go under $15!
It offers the best underwater experience. There are a lot of water activities offered in Coron. Its most famous is diving under the Barracuda Lake where you will see magnificent underground rock formations that goes up above sea level. You can also encounter brightly colored coral formations that houses different beautiful species of fish and other aquatic animals.
It has the best luxurious accommodations for a cheap price. What’s best about Coron is that it is riddled with hotels that offer the best services. Inside these establishments, they also offer luxurious amenities like pools and spas outside overlooking the beautiful skyline.
Feel like a commoner in a province. Wear short shorts and sleeveless shirts while eating out with the locals. They will often invite tourists to dine out with their family and have a good time (Filipinos love to beer, so better get your drink on!).