Information about Bacuit Bay
Pack your bags and get ready to explore the many wonders of one of the most beautiful bays in the world - Bacuit Bay, El Nido. From its crystalline waters, mesmerizing limestone and karst landscapes, white sand beaches, hidden lagoons and coves to the rich marine and forest biodiversity featuring innumerable species of tropical fish and coral, and different kinds of birds and other interesting floral and fauna, Bacuit Bay is a perfect destination for an exotic getaway.
Situated in the northmost tip of Mainland Palawan, Bacuit Bay is composed of different islands that feature a wide and unique range of diversity of all living organisms found both underwater and on land which is perfect for nature lovers. In 1984, the government established certain areas in Northwestern Palawan as a marine turtle sanctuary. Seven years later, Bacuit Bay was proclaimed as a marine reserve by the government and later on a protected area. Today, the island is known as “the last ecological frontier of the Philippines” because of its scenic landscape and high biodiversity. Bacuit Bay is also considered as one of the best scuba diving destinations in the world where you can find Philippine endemic animals such as sea turtles, sea cows, manta rays, innumerable species of tropical fish and corals.
How to get there
When you arrive in El Nido, take a tricycle downtown or straight to your hotel. Book an El Nido Tour going to Bacuit Bay.
Best time to visit
Visit this attraction during the summer season so you’ll get the best experience.
There is an entrance fee, environmental fee, and eco-tourism development fee to this attraction.