Information about Pangulasian Island
Photo by El Nido Resorts Pangulasian
Experience a luxurious island getaway with Pangulasian Island’s poetic backdrop of breathtaking sunrises and sunsets. And, being six hours away from Puerto Princesa Airport, it is an unspoiled setting that features a 750-meter white powder beach with a marine sanctuary on one side and a lush tropical jungle on the other.
Situated along the Bacuit Bay in the municipality of El Nido in Palawan, Pangulasian Island is dubbed as the “Island of the Sun” because of its perfect location for a picturesque sunrise and sunset viewing. Nestled on the island is the only island resort in the Philippines featured in the 2017 Gold List of Conde Nast Traveler as the magazine’s “Favorite Beach Resort in the World.” The resort was also recognized by the Reader’s Choice Awards as one of the “Top Resorts in Asia.”
Aside from being a popular site for tourists, it is also a diver’s paradise with rich marine biodiversity. El Nido is known for having marine sanctuaries and more than 20 diving sites nearby. Pangulasian Island is perfect for diving and snorkeling activities where you can find Philippine endemic animals such as sea turtles, sea cows, manta rays, blacktip sharks, innumerable species of tropical fish and corals.
Its perfect location makes it accessible for island hopping excursions to El Nido’s hot spots like the Big Lagoon and Small Lagoons, Entalula Island, Miniloc Island, and Snake Island. Because of its exclusivity, travelers from these islands can’t visit Pangulasian however guests of Pangulasian can easily visit these islands without restriction. Aside from kayaking and paddleboarding, other water activities include snorkeling and scuba diving alongside the innumerable species of fishes and protected corals.
How to get there
A 25-minute boat journey from El Nido's Lio airport takes travelers to Pangulasian Island.
Best time to visit
Visit this attraction during summer season so you’ll get the best experience.
There is an entrance fee, environmental fee, and eco-tourism development fee to this attraction.