- El Nido Palawan Resorts
- El Nido Resorts Pangulasian Island
- El Nido Resorts Lagen Island
- Matinloc Resort
- Cauayan Resort
- Seda Lio
- Puerto Princesa Palawan Resorts
- Astoria Palawan
- Princesa Garden Island Resort
- Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort
- Dos Palmas Island Resort and Spa
- Hue Hotels and Resorts Puerto Princesa
- Coron Palawan Resorts
- Two Seasons Coron Island Resort & Spa
- Club Paradise Palawan
- Huma Island Resort & Spa
- Two Seasons Coron Bayside Hotel
- Coron Westown Resort
- TAG Resort
- San Vicente Palawan Resorts
- Club Agutaya Resort
- Sunset Beach Resort
- Peak View Resort & Restaurant
- Lazuli Resort
- Victoria Beach House
- Port Barton Palawan Resorts
- Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary
- Ausan Beach Front Cottages & Restaurant
- Inaladelan Island Resort
- Coconut Garden Island Resort
- Blue Cove Island Resort
- Taytay Palawan Resorts
- Apulit Island Resort
- Flower Island Resort
- Noa Noa Island Resort
- Pangulatan Beach Resort
- Casa Rosa Taytay
- Culion Palawan Resorts
- Sunlight Eco Tourism Island Resort
- Chindonan Dive Resort
- Busuanga Palawan Resorts
- Al Faro Cosmio Hotel Palawan
- Iris Island Eco Resort
- Busuanga Bay Lodge
- La Estancia Busuanga
- Marina del Resort & Yacht Club
- Cuyo Islands Palawan Resorts
- Amanpulo Resorts
- Anino Kite Resort
- Cagayancillo Islands Palawan Resorts
- Easy Diving Eco Resort
- Balabac Islands Palawan Resorts
- MLK Lodging
- JD Lodge
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Palawan, an archipelagic province in the Philippines, is recognized as one of the best island and beach destinations in the world. This premier destination is well-renowned for its pristine white sand beaches and limestone rock formations. It is also popular for its biodiversity and rich marine life. It has also been
There are more than 1,000 islands and islets in Palawan spread across various municipalities. Included in top-rated Palawan tourist spots is the UNESCO World Heritage Site and New 7 Wonders of Nature, the Puerto Princesa Underground River.
Beautiful lakes, lagoons, diving sites, and other bodies of water can be found in Palawan's El Nido, Coron, Puerto Princesa, San Vicente. Apart from natural wonders, visitors to Palawan may also enjoy the province's cultural and historical landmarks and delicious cuisine.
If you're planning the ultimate getaway to this top Philippine destination, there are a variety of Palawan hotels that you can choose from. From private islands, beachfront resorts, to budget-friendly guesthouses, you can easily find a home away from home in Palawan. To help you plan your Palawan vacation, here's a list of the best Palawan hotels and resorts in the different top destinations of this island province:
El Nido Palawan Resorts
Known for its towering limestone cliffs, rock formations, immaculate white-sand beaches, and islands with crystal clear waters, El Nido is one of the best and most popular vacation destinations in the Philippines. With over 45 islands and islets and being the major gateway to Bacuit Bay, this tourist destination is considered a must-visit especially for first-timers in the Philippines.
El Nido island-hopping tours are one of a kind because of the numerous attractions you can visit in a day. This includes Nacpan Beach, Big Lagoon and Small Lagoon, Snake Island, and more.
El Nido Resorts Pangulasian Island
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El Nido Resorts Pangulasian Island is an eco-friendly resort situated in Bacuit Bay, Palawan. Travelers seeking solace will be delighted to stay in an unspoiled island like Pangulasian, as this remote location is known for its sunrise and sunset views. The Filipino-inspired rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, premium beddings, cable TV, an en-suite bathroom with a bathtub and complete toiletries, a private balcony with either a forest or beach view and more.
Guests at El Nido Resorts Pangulasian Island will have access to the resort’s facilities such as their private beach, infinity pool, spa center, fitness center, water sports activity area especially for snorkeling and kayaking, sunset cruise services, bar and restaurant, and more.
El Nido Resorts Lagen Island
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A perfect retreat for both island lovers and wildlife enthusiasts, El Nido Resorts' Lagen Island is a tropical resort nestled in a lush forest with a variety of birds and mammals. Their 51 sustainable rooms are made from materials recycled from vintage Filipino homes. All are equipped with air-conditioning, cable TV, minibar, desk, a private balcony with a forest, cove, or sea view, and more.
Guests of El Nido Lagen Island Resort will have easy access to the private beach, swimming pool, clubhouse, water sports activities like kayaking and windsurfing, on-site sports activities like badminton and basketball, birdwatching and mangrove exploration, kids playground, fitness center, spa center, and more.
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For a more exclusive family-friendly vibe, stay at the luxurious Matinloc Resort, which is nestled in Matinloc Island. Aside from being close to nature, their exquisite guest rooms in the numerous villas and suites are fully equipped with air-conditioning, premium beddings, minibar, coffee & tea-making facilities, an en-suite bathroom with complete toiletries, and more.
Aside from the private beach, guests will have access to the swimming pool, beachside buffet restaurant and bar, fitness center, spa center, massage area, garden, water sports activity area for snorkeling, kayaking, and more. Enjoy your stay while being treated to a panoramic view of Matinloc Island.
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Situated in Bacuit Bay and nestled in lush forests, Cauayan Resort is a luxury resort perfect for those wanting a quiet getaway in a remote location. Their vintage-inspired Filipino villas at Cauayan Resort are made of sustainable materials and are equipped with complete amenities such as air-conditioning, plush beddings, an en-suite bathroom with complete toiletries, a wooden terrace with either lagoon or waterfall views, and more.
Aside from facilities like their swimming pool, garden, fitness center, spa center, bar and restaurant, local crafts boutique, and more, the resort has its own diving center which offers numerous diving excursions in every level. Other water sports activities are also offered which include kayaking, snorkeling, and more.
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A modern upscale hotel located within the Lio Tourism Estate, Seda Lio in El Nido is perfect for both leisure and business travelers. Not only is it close to Lio Airport, which is 3KM away, but it is also in close proximity to other tourist spots. The resort’s 150 well-appointed rooms are equipped with premium amenities such as air-conditioning, premium beddings, minibar, en-suite bathroom with bathtub toiletries, a private balcony, a dining room, and kitchenette in some suites, and more.
Guests will have access to multiple facilities such as the resort’s private beach, swimming pool, garden, spa center, fitness center, function rooms, a bar and restaurant serving both local and international specialties, and more.
Puerto Princesa Palawan Resorts
Home to the world-renowned Puerto Princesa Underground River and other natural tourist attractions, Puerto Princesa is a tropical paradise that is more than a jump-off location to other Palawan destinations like El Nido, San Vicente, and Port Barton. With a blend of nature and the city’s modernity, Puerto Princesa is perfect for both leisure and business travelers. Aside from the aforementioned UNESCO World Heritage site aka the Underground River, they also have white sand beaches, historical landmarks, natural attractions, and more.
Here are our picks for the best Puerto Princesa hotels and resorts:
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Perfect for families and big groups, Astoria Palawan is a 5-star resort situated on the northeast side of Puerto Princesa. Their 13 spacious villas that are decorated in bright and relaxing shades are all equipped with air conditioning, premium beddings, flat-screen TV with a DVD player, an en-suite bathroom with complete toiletries, a vanity dresser, safety deposit box, free WiFi. and more.
Guests will have access to their beachside infinity pool overlooking the Sulu Sea, fitness center, mini-golf area, off-road bikes, recreational activities such as kayaking, snorkeling and diving, and more. They also have an alfresco restaurant called The Reserve, which serves a variety of local and international cuisine.
Princesa Garden Island Resort
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The 5-star Princesa Garden Island Resort overlooks the Sulu Sea and is located along the shores of Bancao-Bancao town. With 78 soundproofed suites and villas perched on stilts above the water with amenities like premium beddings, cable TV, seating area, and en-suite bathroom with toiletries, it’s no wonder that this Asian-inspired resort is a favorite among locals and international travelers.
Staying at this waterfront resort will give you access to top facilities such as their 3 pools, spa center, water sports facilities, kids section, their 3 restaurants serving a variety of dishes, and more.
Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort
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Situated on Sabang Beach, one of Palawan Island's most well-known beaches, the 4-star luxury Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort is a great place to stay for outdoor lovers. The resort has 25 sustainable rooms and beachfront cabanas with a tropical design and are fully equipped with air-conditioning, cable TV, a DVD player, desk, en-suite bathroom with complete toiletries, and a private veranda with a breathtaking view of Sabang Beach.
Guests will have access to ample facilities such as their Thalasso pool, massage area, fitness center, non-motorized water sports areas like kayaking and skimboarding, beach volleyball area, and more. If you want to explore the nearby attractions, you would be delighted as this resort is only 600 M away from the Puerto Princesa Underground River.
Dos Palmas Island Resort and Spa
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Dos Palmas Island Resort and Spa, a 20-hectare resort on Arreceffi Island in Honda Bay, is one of the most luxurious resorts in Palawan. Guests will have the option to choose from two types of villas where guests can enjoy a remote getaway, and every room in the villas are equipped with air-conditioning, premium beddings, minibar, desk, a private terrace or veranda with a great view, and more.
Aside from the resort’s mangrove forest and variety of birds, guests can enjoy facilities such as the lap pool, massage area, fitness center, water sports activities like paddleboarding and kayaking, scuba diving, restaurant and bar, and more.
Hue Hotels and Resorts Puerto Princesa
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Hue Hotels and Resorts Puerto Princesa features vibrant architecture with a relaxing vibe. It is located along the Puerto Princesa National Highway, which makes it near commercial establishments. The 122 spacious rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, flat-screen TV with cable channels, desk, sitting area, en-suite bathroom with complete toiletries, and more.
Aside from being in close proximity to top attractions, guests of Hue Hotels Puerto Princesa can enjoy the resort’s facilities such as the swimming pool with a pool bar, fitness center, spa center, their La-ud Restaurant that specializes in Filipino and Mexican cuisine, and more.
Coron Palawan Resorts
Known for its freshwater lakes, limestone cliffs, wreck-diving sites, coral reefs, and more, Coron is part of the Calamian Group of Islands in Palawan. All kinds of inland and water sports activities can be done here, such as sightseeing in Coron town proper, Japanese shipwreck-diving in Black Island, taking a dip in Maquinit Hot Spring, and more.
Two Seasons Coron Island Resort & Spa
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One of the top eco-friendly resorts in Palawan, Two Seasons Coron Island Resort & Spa is a 5-star property in Bulalacao Island, Coron. It is known for its state-of-the-art bungalows which are fully equipped with air conditioning, flat-screen TV, sitting area, en-suite bathroom with toiletries, a private balcony with a view, and more.
Aside from being one boat ride away from the main Coron Town, Two Seasons Coron Island Resort is popular for its water sports activities. In fact, guests can try Molokini transparent kayaks and HydroBOB submersible scooters. There is also a swimming pool, fitness center, spa and massage center, a bar and restaurant serving a variety of local and international cuisines, and more.
Club Paradise Palawan
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Club Paradise Palawan is a top-rated resort nestled on a 19-hectare private island in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. It is perfect for travelers seeking privacy, tranquility, and luxury all in one place. Their beachfront villas are equipped with air-conditioning, smart TV, minibar, refrigerator, an en-suite bathroom with hot and cold showers, a private balcony with a view, and more.
Guests booked at Club Paradise Palawan will have access to the resort’s array of facilities such as a swimming pool, spa center, fitness center, snorkeling, and diving services with their own house reef that has over 500 underwater species, water sports area, bar, and restaurant, and more.
Huma Island Resort & Spa
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Nestled in the private island of Diciligan, Huma Island Resort and Spa is an exclusive resort with lush forest and a pristine white sand beach with crystal clear waters. Their 81 exquisite villas are fully equipped with air-conditioning, premium beddings, cable TV, minibar, en-suite bathrooms with private jacuzzis, and more. Some villas even have their own private sun deck or courtyard.
Aside from their private beach, guests will have access to the resort’s glass-floored spa area, 8 gourmet dining stations, fitness center, yoga pavilion, dive center, function rooms, and more. Guests will also have their own “Villa Hosts” that will take care of their needs during their stay.
Two Seasons Coron Bayside Hotel
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Two Seasons Coron Bayside Hotel is a 4-star luxury property situated by the main Coron-Busuanga Road. Aside from the great views of Coron Bay, the resort is close to Coron Port, which is only 300 M away. Their 48 spacious guest rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, premium beddings, flat-screen TV with cable channels, iPod docking station, minibar, en-suite bathroom with toiletries, a private veranda with panoramic bay view, and more.
Guests at Two Seasons Coron Bayside Hotel will get complimentary access to the infinity pool, skydeck jacuzzi area, fitness center, spa area, a function room that can fit up to 100 guests in one sitting, bar and restaurant, and more.
Coron Westown Resort
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One of the premier resort and conference hotels in Coron, Coron Westown Resort is perfect for business travelers. It is situated by the main Coron-Busuanga Road, which gives easy access to guests planning to visit Coron town proper. Their well-appointed rooms are fully equipped with air-conditioning, premium beddings, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, safety deposit box, refrigerator, en-suite bathroom with toiletries, and more.
Aside from conference halls and function rooms, guests will have access to recreational facilities too such as their 3 outdoor pools, gazebos, spa center, fitness center, restaurant and cafe serving local and international cuisine, and many more.
TAG Resort is a destination in itself, with a picturesque lagoon pool, a convention center, its own commercial strip, and a ballroom that can accommodate up to 500 people. Guests staying here can choose among four types of accommodations, but those who want to indulge should book a Tadhana Suite, a 42-sqm casita that opens up to the resort’s lagoon pool. It is also decorated with indigenous Filipino art pieces.
You won’t run out of options for food and drinks as the resort has several dining outlets and even has its own brand of wine called TAG Wines, which has red, white, and even sparkling wines.
TAG Resort is located along the National Highway, so it’s easily accessible to anyone. You can also book TAG Resort Coron packages with transfers to make your trip even more fuss-free.
San Vicente Palawan Resorts
An emerging tourist destination in Palawan, San Vicente, is situated on the northwestern part of the archipelagic island. The longest white sand beach in the Philippines, Long Beach, which is 14.7KM long, is located in San Vicente.
Here are some of the best San Vicente hotels and resorts that you can choose from:
Club Agutaya Resort
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Club Agutaya Resort is a luxury resort located along the San Vicente Long Beach region. Their efforts in sustainability are admired by many travelers, as seen in their local sea turtles conservation program. The 58 well-appointed rooms with customized Filipino-style furniture come with air-conditioning, premium beddings, an en-suite bathroom with toiletries, a private terrace overlooking a great view, and more.
Aside from welcome drinks upon arrival, guests will be treated to an array of facilities such as their swimming pool, 3 restaurants, and bar, spa area, fitness center, water sports activity area for kayaking and surfing, games area, karaoke area, and more.
Sunset Beach Resort
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Located along Sitio Macatumbalen in Barangay Poblacion, San Vicente, Sunset Beach Resort is a private beachfront property with panoramic views of the West Philippine Sea.
All of its spacious rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, premium beddings, flat-screen TV, en-suite bathroom with complete toiletries, a private balcony, and more.
Aside from enjoying the sunset views while at the private beach, guests can arrange for island hopping or other water sports activities. There are also opportunities for hiking and biking. There is also a picnic area, restaurant, wellness spa, swimming pool, fitness center, and massage area in the resort.
Peak View Resort & Restaurant
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A rustic beachfront resort located in Erawan Beach, Peak View Resort & Restaurant offers scenic views to its guests. Each room in this vintage-style bed and breakfast property is equipped with air-conditioning, cable TV, sitting area, en-suite bathroom with toiletries, a private balcony in some rooms, and more.
Aside from instant beach access, the resort has an outdoor fireplace, a spacious picnic area, a lounge area, a restaurant that serves local and international cuisine, a night bar, landscaped gardens, and more for its guests.
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Perfect for couples and families, Lazuli Resort is a beachfront boutique property located along San Vicente’s Long Beach. It is an eco-friendly sanctuary that promotes sustainability, which is clear in their waste management practices. Each tropical-themed rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, cable TV, en-suite bathroom with sustainable toiletries, Wi-Fi access, and more.
Aside from their private beach, guests at Lazuli Resort will be able to enjoy farm-to-table Filipino food in their restaurant, water sports activities such as surfing and diving, island-hopping tours, jungle trekking, spa center, convenience store, and more facilities.
Victoria Beach House
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Overlooking the West Philippine Sea, Victoria Beach House in San Vicente, Palawan is a modern backpacker’s inn that offers resort-like amenities and facilities. Their spacious rooms are fully-furnished with air-conditioning, comfortable beddings, en-suite bathroom with complete toiletries, a private balcony with sea views in some rooms, and more.
Guests will enjoy beachfront access and opportunities for water sports activities such as snorkeling, diving, windsurfing, and more. Aside from that, there is also a picnic area, sun terrace, garden, a bar and restaurant serving Filipino food, a kids playground, a mini-market, and more.
Port Barton Palawan Resorts
Port Barton is a coastal town located in San Vicente, Palawan. Aside from the white sand beaches and islands in the area, this coastal town is famous for the abundance of water sports activities like kayaking and paddleboarding. Island-hopping and snorkeling activities in Port Barton tours are also popular, which is why most travelers prefer to stay in nearby Port Barton resorts and backpacker inns.
Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary
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Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary is an eco-friendly resort offering a luxurious experience to its guests. To acknowledge their turtle conservation efforts, the resort is accredited by the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development for being a partner of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines.
All villas and cottages are equipped with air-conditioning, premium beddings, en-suite bathrooms with sustainable toiletries, an outdoor lounge with a sitting area, and more. Aside from having access to multiple facilities like the resort’s Turtle Bay, which is a great spot to snorkel and catch turtles and a variety of fishes, the resort is home to 4 private beaches and has its own waterfalls. Water sports activities like kayaking can also be done here. They also have a fitness center, bar and restaurant, and more.
Ausan Beach Front Cottages & Restaurant
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A beachfront resort nestled in Port Barton village, Ausan Beach Front Cottages & Restaurant is the perfect place for both solo travelers and big groups. Aside from the great sunset views and easy access to commercial establishments, the spacious rooms in the resort are furnished with air-conditioning, plush beddings, coffee & tea-making facilities, a big bathroom with toiletries, a private porch or balcony in some rooms, and more.
Aside from the beachfront access, guests will have access to a bar and restaurant, lounge area, on-call massage services, money changer, 24-hour customer service, and more guest perks.
Inaladelan Island Resort
Inaladelan Island Resort, 12-hectare private island in Port Barton, is perfect for outdoor lovers. Aside from enjoying its crystal clear waters, guests are encouraged to camp. In fact, their camping accommodation is complete with a tent, foam bed with pillow, basic amenities, and more.
The main highlight in Inaladelan Island Resort is the bonfire at night. Aside from that, guests can try motorized and non-watersports like snorkeling and kayaking, as well as play beach volleyball and more. Enjoy eating delicious food at their al fresco dining area while drinking fresh cocktail drinks.
Coconut Garden Island Resort
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Situated in Cacnipa Island, Coconut Garden Island Resort is ideal for solo backpackers and couples seeking some peace and quiet from the crowded area of Port Barton. Their solar-powered rooms are equipped with a ceiling fan, comfortable beddings, sitting area, desk, bathroom with toiletries, and more with a great view of the sea.
One of the perks of staying at the resort is the affordable yet quality Filipino food they serve. Guests will have beach access and ample time to try various water sports activities such as snorkeling, paddleboarding, kayaking, and more.
Blue Cove Island Resort
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Blue Cove Island Resort is situated in Port Barton’s Albaguen Island. Aside from being a remote location perfect for a quiet retreat, guests will be treated to a white sand beach with crystal clear waters. Their 12 beachfront Filipino-style cottages are fully furnished with an electric fan, plush beddings, a sitting area, a big bathroom with toiletries, a private balcony with a view, and more.
Aside from the beach, guests are encouraged to try various water sports activities such as snorkeling and kayaking. There are also hammocks in the area and a restaurant serving simple yet tasteful food. There are also island-hopping activities upon request.
Taytay Palawan Resorts
Considered as the province's largest municipality and Palawan's first capital, Taytay is a heritage province blessed with natural resources. Some of the top attractions in the area include Fuerza de Santa Isabel, a 17th-century Spanish fortress, and Lake Manguao, the largest saltwater lake in Palawan.
Apulit Island Resort
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Perfect for families, Apulit Island Resort is an eco-adventure island resort situated in Taytay Bay. Aside from their 50 water cottages equipped with complete amenities such as premium beddings, cable TV, coffee and tea set-up, mini-refrigerator, en-suite bathroom, and a private veranda in some rooms.
They offer exciting experiences to guests like having their own marine sports center, a PADI dive center, recreational activities like kayaking and rappelling, and more. You can also dine in at their bar or at their clubhouse restaurant that can accommodate up to 96 people.
Flower Island Resort
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A tropical paradise in the middle of Taytay, Palawan, Flower Island Resort is perfect for those wanting to commune with nature. The 20 rustic cottages and bungalows are fully equipped with premium beddings, a private bathroom with a solar-powered hot shower, a private veranda in some rooms, and more. All accommodations offer beach views for a more relaxing stay.
You can recharge after a full day of swimming at their spa with unique massage treatments, enjoy the sea breeze at their hammock area, dine at on-site Pearl Restaurant, or grab a drink at their Sunset Bar overlooking the sea,
Noa Noa Island Resort
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An island resort perfect for a romantic getaway, Noa Noa Island Resort in Taytay, Palawan, is a private island that is solar-powered and offers artesian spring water that is guaranteed clean and fresh. Their guestrooms are locally designed and environmental-friendly, with comfortable beddings, extra ceiling fans if you don’t want to use air-conditioning, a shower room with coral-made toiletries, a garden, a lawn area, a small deck overlooking the sea, and more.
Aside from swimming in their white sand beach and enjoying the sea breeze, guests will have the opportunity to snorkel straight off the beach, as the resort has a coral reef 4 meters from the shore. Other recreational activities in this private island include stand-up paddleboarding, sea kayaking, island hopping, yoga on the helipad, and more. After a long day, you can dine at Sango Point, their on-site restaurant serving a variety of fresh food.
Pangulatan Beach Resort
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Located in Liminangcong, Taytay, Pangulatan Beach Resort has a private white sand beach perfect for travelers looking to unwind. Their spacious rooms are equipped with comfortable beddings, cable TV, en-suite bathroom with rainfall showerheads, and more.
While in the resort, guests will have complimentary access to the private beach and outdoor pool, beach bar, restaurant, coffee shop, full-service spa, picnic area, garden, and more. Recreational activities are also available, including kayaking, hiking, biking, beach yoga, boat tours, and more.
Casa Rosa Taytay
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Casa Rosa Taytay is a simple yet quality accommodation located at the top of the hill overlooking Taytay Bay. All of their spacious cottages are equipped with complete amenities such as comfortable beddings, ceiling fan, private bathroom with free toiletries and shower, free Wi-Fi, and more.
Aside from their 24-hour front desk, this small property has a garden perfect for relaxation. Guests can dine in at Casa Rosa, their on-site al fresco restaurant serving Filipino cuisine. There is free on-site parking for guests who brought their own vehicle to the property.
Culion Palawan Resorts
A part of the Calamian Group of Islands, Culion in Palawan comprises 41 islets plus its largest island, Culion Island. Aside from the rich biodiversity, especially in marine life, Culion is thriving with mangroves, corals. and other natural resources. Culion is also full of heritage landmarks such as their Culion Town, which features well-preserved and curated museums, churches, historical remains, and more.
Sunlight Eco Tourism Island Resort
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For a private getaway, stay at Sunlight Eco Tourism Island Resort which is nestled in the crystal clear waters of Culion. The luxury resort set in an 18-hectare of lush forest has exquisite rooms with first-rate amenities such as air-conditioning, premium beddings, coffee & tea-making facilities, cable TV, en-suite bathroom with complete toiletries, a private balcony with a view, and more.
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Aside from their private white sand beach, guests will have complimentary access to their outdoor pool, landscaped gardens, fitness center, kids playground, dive shop, bar and restaurant, and more.
Chindonan Dive Resort
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Known for its minimalist architecture, Chindonan Dive Resort in Chindonan Island, Culion is a beachfront property with its own dive center. Their well-appointed rooms are fully-equipped with amenities such as air-conditioning, cable TV, coffee & tea making facilities, a private bathroom with shower, a balcony with a sea view, and more.
Guests will get access to diving and other water sports activities such as snorkeling, kayaking, canoeing, and more in the resort. The property offers other facilities too, such as their massage center, restaurant and bar, billiards, darts, and other games, and more.
Busuanga Palawan Resorts
Busuanga is located in the western area part of the largest island of the Calamian, which is Busuanga Island, Palawan. This municipality is a well-renowned diving paradise. In fact, some of the best Japanese wreck diving sites are in the area, like the Black Island Wreck, the Concepcion Wreck, Kogyo Maru, and more. Aside from the diving wrecks, there are also waterfalls and beaches in the area. There is also a safari wildlife sanctuary called Calauit Safari Park loved by kids and kids at heart.
Al Faro Cosmio Hotel Palawan
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Al Fario Cosmio Hotel in Busuanga, Palawan blends comfort with nature. This unique lighthouse-inspired resort is situated right at the heart of Busuanga Island, and offers a panoramic view of the South China Sea. Their bungalows are fully furnished with air-conditioning, premium beddings, minibar, sitting area, en-suite bathroom with complete toiletries, lounge area, private balcony, and more.
Aside from a private beach, guests can enjoy the resort’s swimming pool, bar and restaurant, spa center, diving center, water sports facilities like snorkeling, kayaking, and sailboating, island-hopping, horseback riding, and more.
Iris Island Eco Resort
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An eco-sanctuary set on a private island, Iris Island Eco Resort is perfect for underwater enthusiasts. The property has one of the top coral reefs for snorkeling in Busuanga Island. Their solar-powered rooms are equipped with sustainable amenities and has comfortable beddings, an en-suite bathroom with toiletries, a private balcony with a view of the island, and more.
Guests will be able to try food cooked directly from solar ovens at their very own Mandalas Restaurant. Aside from that, there is also a swimming pool, spa center, yoga area, massage area, fitness center, water sports facilities like kayaking and paddleboarding, and more facilities.
Busuanga Bay Lodge
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A 5-star luxury resort located in Busuanga Island, Busuanga Bay Lodge is perfect for families and business travelers. Aside from the stunning views of Busuanga Bay, this tropical paradise offers top-rated amenities in their 41 guestrooms, which include air-conditioning, premium beddings, flat-screen TV, iPod docking station, minibar, en-suite bathroom with toiletries, and more.
Guests will have complimentary access to the resort’s infinity pool, spa center, fitness center, clubhouse, water sports area especially for diving and snorkeling, massage area, an organic bar and restaurant, and other sustainable facilities.
La Estancia Busuanga
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La Estancia Busuanga Resort in Busuanga, Palawan is ideal for both leisure and business travelers as it is in close proximity with tourist spots and commercial establishments. Their well-appointed rooms are fully equipped with air-conditioning, plush beddings, minibar, en-suite bathroom with complete toiletries, a private balcony or terrace, and more.
Aside from beach access, guests will have the opportunity to try some water sports activities like snorkeling and kayaking. There is also a lounge area with barbeque facilities, especially for nighttime activities.
Marina del Resort & Yacht Club
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Nestled on a private peninsula of Puerto del Sol Bay in Busuanga Island, Palawan, Marina del Resort & Yacht Club is the ideal place to stay for travelers wanting some peace and quiet while getting access to eco-friendly water sports activities. Their spacious rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, premium beddings, minibar, window daybeds, en-suite bathroom with toiletries, an outdoor pavilion with hammocks and lounge beds in some villas plus living and dining area and a terrace, and more.
To fully explore the bay, guests are encouraged to try water sports facilities like paddleboarding, kayaking, sailboating, and more. The resort also has its own swimming pool, bar and restaurant, garden, lounge area, and more.
Cuyo Islands Palawan Resorts
Located north of Sulo Sea, Cuyo Islands is a group of 45 islets full of white sand beaches with crystal clear waters, which are mostly uninhabited. This piece of paradise has two island groups — the Cuyo Islands composed of the municipalities of Agutaya, Cuyo, and Magsaysay, and the Quiniluban island group that is composed of Pamalican Island, Amanpulo, and other exclusive resorts.
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Blending luxury and exclusivity, Amanpulo Resorts, nestled in the Cuyo Archipelago, is a private island with pristine white beaches and reefs. Their beachfront air-conditioned casitas and villas are fully equipped with premium king-size beddings, dining and lounge pavilion area, large bathroom with complete toiletries, a private swimming pool, a private deck, bathtub with rain showers, kitchen, ceiling fans, a Nespresso machine and complete coffee and tea making facilities, minibar, and more.
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Guests will have their own chef and butler, as well as exclusive access to great facilities like their own PADI Dive Centre, Kite & Surf Centre, motorized and non-motorized water sports area, fitness center, spacious treatment suites, salon, yoga & meditation pavilion, obstacle courses, hydrotherapy services, tennis courts, pilates studio, and more. They also have many dining facilities and offers private dining and barbeque services too.
Anino Kite Resort
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Anino Kite Resort in Cuyo, Palawan, is a charming boutique property surrounded by a lush tropical forest. Aside from its remote location and unspoiled 400 M white sand beach with coconut palm trees, the resort offers cottages equipped with premium beddings, a private bathroom with shower and toiletries, balcony with sea view, and more.
The main highlight of the resort is their kitesurfing and kiteboarding facilities, which are perfect for both beginners and professionals. Aside from that, guests will have access to Anino Lounge, their restaurant, and other recreational facilities which include boat trips, canoeing, motorbiking, snorkeling, yoga, and more.
Cagayancillo Islands Palawan Resorts
Cagayancillo Islands, situated between the islands of Palawan and Negros in the Sulu Sea, is an aquatic ridge carved by extinct volcanoes that culminate in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Tubbataha Reef National Marine Park. It is the ultimate spot for divers who enjoy exploring marine life and corals in an idyllic setting.
Easy Diving Eco Resort
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Easy Diving Eco Resort is a luxurious property situated in Cagayancillo Islands. Aside from a great location, their rooms and glamping tents are all equipped with premium beddings, minibar, en-suite bathroom with complete toiletries, solar-powered amenities, and more.
One of the main highlights of the resort is their freshly-prepared meals. Guests will have access to their bar, restaurant, and breakfast buffet with special diet menus. The resort also has their own sauna and spa services. They also offer recreational activities such as diving, snorkeling, bicycle rental, canoeing, hiking, and more.
Balabac Islands Palawan Resorts
Balabac Island is an off-the-beaten-path destination composed of 31 islands. Situated in Sulu Sea, it has unspoiled white sand beaches with a variety of marine species. Some of the best islands in the area include Camiaran or the Pink Island, Onuk Island, and Punta Sebaring in Bugsuk Island. Despite not having high-end resorts in the area, travelers can still rest and unwind at some quality accommodations.
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A small lodging accommodation perfect for solo travelers up to big groups, MLK Lodging in Poblacion, Balabac, provides comfort within a reasonable budget. Their fan and air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a bed, cable TV, table, big mirror, bathroom with toiletries, and more.
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Also located in Poblacion, Balabac, JD Lodge Sing and Swing features two room options for its guests, which is the fan room and air-conditioned room. All are equipped with a bed, table, bathroom with toiletries, and more. They also have a big al fresco dining area serving snacks and drinks.
Escape to The Best Resorts of Palawan Now
For travelers seeking to experience a unique adventure of a lifetime, Palawan is one of the best destinations in the Philippines that one should explore. It offers the complete package — white sand beaches with azure waters, limestone cliffs and rock formations, lush mangroves and verdant forests, lakes and lagoons, rivers and other bodies of water, cultural and historical sites, rich marine life, unique adventures, water sports facilities, inland attractions, and other off-the-beaten-track tourist spots — name it, Palawan has it.
Whether you're looking for a place to unwind beneath the tropical sun or seeking a picturesque adventure away from the normal crowds, there are multiple Palawan hotels and resorts that can fulfill your island paradise fantasies. Bookmark this page now and plan your travel itinerary for Palawan.
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