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San Vicente is a tropical island destination located in the northwestern part of Palawan province in the Philippines, one of the best islands in the Philippines. It is sandwiched in between two well-known travel destinations in the Philippines: El Nido, a beach town famous for its marvelous limestone cliffs and hidden coves, and Puerto Princesa, the capital city of Palawan and home to the New7Wonders of Nature and UNESCO World Heritage Site Underground River. Though San Vicente is not as popular as these Palawan hotspots, it deserves the same recognition.
One of San Vicente's top tourist spots is Long Beach, known to have the longest stretch of white sandy coastline in the whole Philippine archipelago, the second-longest in Southeast Asia, and one of the must-visit Palawan beaches. This idyllic beach location showcases the best of laid-back island living and is the perfect place to relax, chill out, and enjoy the tropical climate.
San Vicente is also home to the laidback small coastal town of Port Barton, another emerging tourist spot in Palawan. However, this list of San Vincente Palawan resorts and hotels will only focus on the best accommodations in Poblacion and nearby barangays close to Long Beach and does not include Port Barton. Check out our article on the best Port Barton hotels and resorts if you're planning to stay in that area.
San Vicente has its own airport that caters to direct San Vicente flights from Manila. You also have the option to book Puerto Princesa flights and travel by land to San Vicente via Puerto Princesa transfers.
Check out these top-rated for booking Palawan hotels and resorts in San Vicente, that you should consider for your vacation:
9. Jurisu Resort
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Situated just 350KM from the San Vicente beach, Jurisu Resort is one of the San Vicente Resorts that has direct access to the famous 14KM coastline of Long Beach and the main road, making it the ideal jump-off point for your Palawan vacation.
Just 22KM away from the city center, this resort provides guests with easy access to the San Vicente Airport as well as nearby attractions such as the Rocky Islet and Little Baguio Falls, all at less than 5KM distance. Famous tourist destinations like the Puerto Princesa Underground River tour, Secret Lagoon, and City Baywalk Park are less than 76KM away.
They have three premium traditional cottages with veranda as well as superior room accommodations, all of which are equipped with modern amenities such as air-conditioning, bathrooms with hot and cold water showers, wifi access, and linens.
Parking is free for guests, while a common lounge area and in-house restaurant are available within the premises. Other amenities include videoke machines, bicycles for rent, and a banquet room that’s just the right size for hosting special events.
8. Turublien Long Beach Inn and Beach Bar
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Turublien Long Beach Inn and Beach Bar is a rustic inn and beach bar. It's a popular choice among backpackers and travelers looking for a central location and comfortable Long Beach Palawan accommodation. Located less than 3KM from the San Vicente Airport and San Vicente Pier, its easy accessibility makes it a great home base to visit tourist attractions in the town.
The resort offers 10 types of rooms, four of which can accommodate 2 guests while the others can fit up to 4 people inside, with enough room amenities for a comfortable stay. Just 350KM distance from the Long Beach, it’s the perfect place to enjoy outdoor beach activities like volleyball or swimming, while mangrove trekking and island hopping tours may also be arranged at the front desk.
Their kitchen offers home-cooked meals, local meals, and grilled dishes; guests who prefer to do the cooking themselves may bring their own ingredients for a small additional fee.
7. Foxy's Beach Resort
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Foxy's Beach Resort is located along a beachfront property in Barangay Poblacion that is just 1.2KM away from the San Vincente Airport and around 14KM away from the city center. This spacious resort offers cottage and duplex room options, some with either beach views or courtyard views as well as a terrace and seating area.
All rooms are equipped with modern amenities such as air-conditioning, wifi access, in-room safe, toiletries, and en-suite bathrooms, while cottages and premier rooms have a kitchenette as well. This resort has a garden, swimming pool, fitness center, and karaoke equipment, while sports buffs can try canoeing, snorkeling, and other water sports activities during their stay. Other guest perks include dog-friendly grounds, free parking, facilities for disable guests, barbecue area, and free breakfast.
6. Peace and Love Resort
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Peace and Love Resort is a 3-star resort that features a lovely outdoor infinity pool and scenic views of the sunset overlooking the San Vicente Bay and Port Barton. It also has an indoor swimming pool along with a convenient location at the city proper just 730m away from San Vicente Beach.
Accommodation options range from Family Deluxe Rooms to standard rooms, all of which are equipped with modern amenities that include air-conditioning, cable TV, wifi access, blackout curtains, hot and cold shower, refrigerator, and safety deposit box. Some have balconies with ocean views, while others have terraces with pool views.
The property has a bar and restaurant serving local and international dishes as well as a garden. Indoor entertainment options like a billiard table, dartboard, karaoke, and massage services are available, while outdoor leisure activities include snorkeling, hiking, scuba diving, fishing, and island hopping services which may be arranged with the front desk as an added service.
5. Victoria Beach House
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Standing right at the San Vicente seaside facing the West Philippine Sea, Victoria Beach House is the perfect balance between a backpacker’s inn and resort accommodations offering modern comforts such as air-conditioning, hot and cold shower, en-suite bathrooms, wifi access, and towels.
Some rooms have balconies with sea views while others have extra space and seating. It is surrounded by natural attractions such as Collado Waterfalls and Ningning Mountain, both of which are less than 10KM in distance, while the city proper is about 14KM away.
This beachfront property has a bar and restaurant serving delicious cocktails, local favorites, and international cuisines. There’s also a picnic and private beach area, garden, and sun terrace for lounging by the shore.
A mini-market is on-site for basic necessities, while water sports equipment are available, which include windsurfing, canoeing, snorkeling, and diving. They offer free parking as well as kid’s outdoor play equipment, airport pick up and drop off services may be availed at an additional charge.
4. Lazuli Resort
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Lazuli Resort is one of the boutique hotels at Barangay Alimungan along San Vicente’s Long Beach. It is located in a rural seaside town where fishermen still go about their daily routines despite the growing tourism activity.
Lazuli Resort follows sustainable environmental practices, which is why single-use plastic and wasteful packaging are kept at a minimum to preserve the pristine beauty of the place. Pay them a visit during the turtle laying season in November where these magnificent sea creatures can be seen in their natural habitat.
Each of the resort’s beach bohemian-themed rooms are furnished with an outside portico and wifi access and equipped with private bathrooms, air-conditioning, cable television, and full backup electric power. Some suites have a private roof deck, with accommodation options ranging from 38 sqm rooms for 4 persons, to 104 sqm family rooms for up to 12 guests.
Leisure activities include snorkeling, jungle treks, surfing, swimming on the beach, and island hopping tours. There is an in-house resort serving farm-to-table Filipino dishes and brick oven pizzas as well as an onsite convenience store for your basic necessities.
3. Peak View Resort & Restaurant
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With its wooden furnishings and rustic design, Peak View Resort offers beachfront accommodations with a homey vibe. Situated in front of San Vicente’s Erawan Beach, it features an outdoor fireplace, scenic ocean views, and a private beach, with a spacious picnic area that’s perfect for outdoor barbecues.
It has a restaurant that serves local dishes and continental breakfast fare, as well as a bar where guests may order drinks while lounging by the beach. You can even arrange to have a table set up for you along the shoreline before dusk and enjoy your meal while watching the sun disappear into the horizon.
Rooms at this bed and breakfast are equipped with modern amenities that include air-conditioning, private bathroom, flat screen TV, crisp white beddings, and toiletries. Some have balconies with ocean or garden views, while others have kitchenettes and dining areas for large groups. Guests are entitled to complimentary breakfast and free parking.
2. Sunset Beach Resort
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Sunset Beach Resort sits on a quiet section along Sitio Macatumbalen in Barangay Poblacion, San Vicente, with a private beachfront adorned with lounge chairs and a native hammock hanging in between two coconut trees. It’s the perfect setting from which to sit back and relax while enjoying the scenic sunset and ocean views along the West Philippine Sea’s majestic horizon.
Featuring a private swimming pool and spacious garden equipped with a picnic area, outdoor fireplace, sun terrace, and barbecue facilities, the aptly-named Sunset Beach Resort is ideally situated near the San Vicente Airport, which is just 1.2KM away. The in-house restaurant serves local and international dishes as well as cocktails and refreshing drinks from its own bar.
All rooms are furnished with queen-sized beds, air-conditioning, flat-screen TV, wifi access, and en-suite bathrooms. Indoor entertainment options include board games, puzzles, and darts, while guests who want to explore the surrounding areas may go hiking, ride a bike, or arrange for island hopping or scuba diving activities. Other services and facilities available to guests include a wellness spa, transport services, and babysitting services.
1. Club Agutaya Resort
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Club Agutaya Resort is a premier resort that offers some of the best quality accommodations within the fast-rising tourism hotspot along the San Vicente Long Beach region. With 58 well-appointed rooms built on the sprawling 3-hectare estate, the can accommodate a large number of guests inside the beachfront property.
Each room is adorned with customized furniture that is infused with tropical design elements, lending a distinctly Filipino ambiance to the tropical setting. Some rooms come with a sea view, while others have terraces overlooking the swimming pool; all are equipped with luxurious perks and amenities such as plush pillows, high bed linen thread count, and welcome drinks upon arrival.
As an eco-conscious resort, they follow sustainable practices which is evident in their efforts to conserve the local sea turtles' natural habitat. They are careful to maintain the pristine beauty of the surrounding areas when offering outdoor activities for guests that include biking, trekking, bird watching, surfing, and kayaking.
There are 3 restaurants and one bar on-site, while billiards and bar games may be played by guests while indoors. The resort has two function rooms to mark special occasions and gatherings, and karaoke equipment for fun sing-along sessions.
Plan Your Beach Getaway to Palawan's San Vicente
For visitors seeking to experience a laid-back beach adventure, San Vincente, Palawan is one of the best beaches in the Philippines that you should explore. Its off-the-beaten-track vibe and 14KM long white sandy coastline are fast gaining traction among sun-worshippers, while nature lovers are drawn to the unspoiled beauty and rich marine life that this place has to offer.
It’s also a great jump-off point to other popular Palawan tourist destinations because of its proximity to the city center and nearby attractions in El Nido and Puerto Princesa. The next time you plan a trip to Palawan, include a trip to San Vincente in your itinerary and discover its verdant forests, lush mangroves, and rich marine life. You can also book San Vicente to El nido van transfers if you want to explore both Palawan destinations. Find the best El Nido vacation packages and El Nido island hopping tours for your trip.
Aside from El Nido and Puerto Princesa, you can also consider including Coron in your Palawan itinerary. Browse our collection of Coron vacation packages and Coron island hopping tours for your vacation.
Whether you’re looking for a place to relax beneath the tropical sun or seeking a rustic adventure away from the usual crowds, San Vicente, with its long beach, white sandy shores, and pristine waters, is here to fulfill your island paradise fantasies. Check our latest travel promos for the best Philippine package deals when you tour the Philippines.
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