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Information about Payong-Payong Beach

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Payong-Payong Beach, El Nido, Palawan, Philippines
Distance From City Center
8.3 km
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Payong-Payong Beach

A boat docked on Payong-Payong Beach

Payong-Payong is one of the picturesque white sand beaches on Miniloc Island. The beach is a popular stop for lunch during El Nido’s Tour A island-hopping option. The idyllic setting consists of a small beach, amazing cliffs, and commanding rock formations. There are several trees dotting the island, which provide the perfect shade for picnics.

The crystal-clear waters of Payong-Payong Beach are abundant with fishes and corals perfect for snorkeling. The waves are just small and gentle, which makes it great for leisurely swimming. Because there are no hoops and volleyball nets here, there is not much to do here but just chill and rest after a hearty lunch stop. You can explore the cliffs offshore but make sure that you wear the right shoes – the rocks in El Nido are rough and sharp and Payong-Payong Beach is no exception.

How to get there

When you arrive in El Nido, take a tricycle downtown or straight to your hotel. Book an El Nido Tour from either the town proper or along Bacuit Bay.

Best time to visit

Visit this attraction during the summer months to get the most out of your visit.

Entrance fee

The costs differ per person. There’s also the eco-tourism development fee, which is good for 10 days. If you decide to hire a kayak, there is a rental fee which is good for the whole day within operating hours.

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