About Palawan

Discover the Breathtaking Beauty of Palawan

Palawan is a world-renowned destination for its breathtaking land and seascapes, offering unparalleled cultural, adventure, and nature experiences. Visitors can immerse themselves in trekking through hills, valleys, and rivers, as well as snorkeling and diving in pristine waters. Additionally, there are diverse festivals held throughout the year, allowing visitors to partake and celebrate with the locals. Come and discover the truly remarkable experiences that await you in Palawan!

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Palawan Facts

Inside Cadlao Lagoon, El Nido Bacuit bay, Palawan, Philippines

Discover the heart and soul of the Philippines on the pristine white beaches and dramatic rock formations of Palawan. This island province is an adventurer’s dream, bursting with exotic flora and fauna, primeval caves, and secluded beaches. From exploring indigenous settlements to kayaking among limestone cliffs, Palawan offers endless opportunities for adventure.

Saint Paul Subterranean River National Park is not a dive site: Palawan province boasts some of the world’s most challenging dive sites, with marine reserves, coral reefs, and subterranean rivers, including the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Tubbataha Reef. 

Additionally, Palawan is home to another UNESCO World Heritage site – the Saint Paul Subterranean River National Park. This underground river system is surrounded by well-preserved limestone formations and a forest teeming with wildlife, making it a must-visit destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike.

But Palawan isn’t just for adrenaline junkies – it’s also a nature lover’s paradise, wrapped in a mantel of rainforests, majestic mountains, and beaches. Named “World’s Best Island” by several Travel Magazines, Palawan is an untamed land that lives up to its image as the Last Frontier.

Must-see places

Exploring the Big Lagoon in El Nido's Bacuit Bay

El Nido, Bacuit Bay

El Nido, located in the Philippines, is a sought-after tourist destination, particularly for the Bacuit Archipelago, which is renowned as one of the most stunning bays in the world. Visitors can explore the archipelago by joining a boat tour and hopping around the spectacular islands. These islands are famous for their emerald lagoons, turquoise waters, emerald karst cliffs, and secluded powdery white beaches.

Day trip to Underground River

Puerto Princesa's Underground River

The Puerto Princesa Underground River is a must-visit destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, this complex offers visitors the opportunity to explore a flooded cave system surrounded by well-preserved limestone formations and a forest brimming with wildlife. The Underground River is the second-longest navigable underground river in the world and is the highlight of the park.

Barracuda Lake, Coron Palawan

Coron and Calamian Islands

The Calamian Islands, including Coron, are renowned destinations for scuba divers and snorkeling enthusiasts. With crystal-clear waters, pristine beaches, and abundant marine life, these islands offer unparalleled opportunities for underwater exploration. Coron stands out among the islands, thanks to its dramatic rock formations, deep blue lagoon, and barrier reef, making it a picture-perfect destination.

How to get to Palawan?

Palawan can be reached by air or sea. There are several airports on the island, including Puerto Princesa International Airport, El Nido Lio Airport, San Vicente Airport and Coron Francisco B. Reyes Airport. Those airports offer regular flights from Manila and other major Philippine cities. You can also take a ferry or a fast craft from Manila or other ports in the Philippines to Palawan. Once you arrive in Palawan, there are several transportation options to get around the island, including buses, vans, tricycles, and boats.

Palawan’s Most Popular Destinations

Palawan’s Most Popular Day Trips