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Palawan

Mabuhay Pilipinas!

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.

Lac Kayangan Coron Palawan Philippines îles populaires
Les plages de sable blanc de Palawan - les îles Calamian - paradis des Philippines - Bugos Dos Island
Palawan, a piece of paradise !

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!

So what to visit?

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

Carte des Philippines Manille - Palawan
What and where to eat ?

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

Best time to travel?

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 !

Country

Philippines

Visa Requirements

Not Needed for EU Citizens.

Languages spoken

Tagalog, English

Currency Used

Peso philippin

Cost of life

Accomodation
₱588 (10 to 20€)

Food
₱520 (average 10€/meal)

Local Transportation
(van, taxi, tricycle…)
₱700 (less than 15€)

Area (km2)

14 650 km2

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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