If you are looking for an escape to a tropical paradise, Palawan is your next destination! It is one of the most popular and stunning island in the Philippines, and for good reason. With its rainforests, majestic mountains, karst cliffs, primitive caves and virgin beaches, Palawan has been declared as one of the world’s nature reserves and heritage site.
Its own archipelago consists of about 1,780 islands and islets. Transfers and transportations can take a long time, especially if you go from one island to another.
First, Palawan is a diver’s paradise. The whole island is surrounded by beautiful coral gardens and reefs that abound with colorful marine life.
Families, friends and couples can visit Coron, Puerto Princesa and El Nido where they can enjoy a variety of activities from island hopping, hiking and delicious sea-food tasting.
PS: Victim of its own popularity, El Nido has attracted tourists from all over the world! So don’t be surprised to hear French or Chinese!
If you have 3 to 5 days by the way, maximize your experience in one destination. Choose between # 1, # 2 or # 3 from the list below. If you have a week, you may be able to visit all three, and enjoy to the fullest!
Most visited and touristic paradise islands of Palawan
#1 – Coron
#2 – El Nido
#3 – Puerto Princesa
Paradise islands still in the wild so few tourists – for adventurers!
#4 – Port Barton
#5 – San Vicente
#6 – Balabac
Crocodile Sisig at the restaurant Kinabuchs Bar & Grill
Shabu Shabu Feast at Ipil Suites
Honey Nougat at La Terrasse Restaurant Cafe
++ local delicacy: Tamilok at Kinabuchs Bar & Grill
Weather in the Philippines is not that simple. The Philippines has four distinct climate zone. Globally, it enjoys a tropical climate that is for the most part hot and humid year-round, but can be roughly divided into a dry season. Always keep a raincoat or sweater in case of some rain!
Below are some general estimations, but we do not guarantee them. Keep an eye on typhoon, weather forecasts websites.
Good to Know
Read the basic info and also some fun facts about the Philippines! Here you will find everything you should know about Palawan !
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Activities to do in Palawan
Here is an overview of the places to visit in Palawan from El Nido, Coron, Port Barton, San Vicente, Balabac and all the activities to do around!
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