Palawan’s Most Beautiful Beaches

Discovering the Most Beautiful Beaches in Palawan

Palawan has emerged as a top destination for beach lovers in the Philippines, with a wealth of stunning beaches that make it hard to choose just one favorite. From the crystal-clear waters of Nacpan Beach to the peaceful shores of Sabang Beach, Palawan boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. In this guide, we've curated the top 10 most breathtaking beaches in Palawan to help you plan your perfect island getaway. So come and explore the paradise that is Palawan, and immerse yourself in the beauty of these world-class beaches.

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Nacpan beach resort - Angkla Resort - El Nido

Nacpan Beach

Nacpan Beach is widely considered as the most beautiful beach in El Nido, captivating the hearts of visitors with its serene and tropical paradise-like setting. If you're looking to escape from the crowds and soak in some sun, this is the perfect destination. Located approximately 45 minutes away from El Nido town, Nacpan Beach is easily accessible via private tricycle or van. For those seeking accommodations in the area, ANGKLA Beach Club & Boutique Resort comes highly recommended.

Tranquil day at Sabang Beach in Puerto Princesa Palawan

Sabang Beach

Nestled along the rugged, untouched coastline of Palawan's eastern shore, Sabang Beach is renowned as one of the island's most popular destinations, serving as the gateway to the famous Underground River. Despite its popularity, Sabang Beach remains a tranquil and serene place to unwind and recharge. For those planning to visit Sabang Beach, Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort comes highly recommended for an unforgettable stay. Getting to Sabang Beach is relatively easy, with a 2 hour drive from Puerto Princesa airport. Private vans are also available for transportation from El Nido.

Crystal-clear water at 7 Commandos Beach, El Nido Palawan

Seven Commandos Beach

Seven Commandos Beach is a true paradise on earth, boasting sparkling white sands, crystal-clear turquoise waters, and a stunning backdrop of swaying coconut trees. Widely considered one of the best beaches in El Nido, this idyllic spot is accessible only by boat and is typically the final stop on island-hopping tours. For those looking to make the most of their visit to Seven Commandos Beach, we highly recommend a stay at Vellago Resort. Getting to Seven Commandos Beach is easy with private boat transfers available from El Nido town. Additionally, Seven Commandos Beach is featured in El Nido Tour A, making it a must-visit destination for any trip to El Nido.

Scenic view of San Vicente's beach

San Vicente's Long Beach

San Vicente may not be as well-known as El Nido, but that's precisely what makes it a hidden gem. Here, visitors can enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Log Beach, a stunning 9-mile stretch of golden sand that is the longest of its kind in the Philippines. With fewer visitors than its more famous counterpart, San Vicente offers the chance to enjoy this beautiful beach in relative solitude. To make the most of your visit to San Vicente, we highly recommend a stay at Club Agutaya Resort. Getting to San Vicente is easy, with the nearest airport located in the area. Additionally, private vans are available from both El Nido and Puerto Princesa, making it accessible from both major destinations

las cabans beach, El Nido, palawan

Las Cabanas

La Cabanas Beach, located just 15 minutes from El Nido town, has quickly become a favorite destination among travelers. With its beautiful white sand and stunning sunsets, it's the perfect place to unwind and relax. For the best experience, stay at the Maremegmeg Beach Club. To reach La Cabanas Beach, simply take a 15-minute tricycle ride from El Nido town

Day trip to Nagtabon Beach

Nagtabon Beach

Escape to paradise at Nagtabon Beach, a hidden gem easily accessible from Puerto Princesa city. This tropical oasis features 5 miles of pristine coastline, offering a serene atmosphere where you can relax and listen to the waves gently crashing on the shores. With fewer crowds, you can enjoy the stunning beauty of Nagtabon Beach all to yourself. For the ultimate getaway, stay at the luxurious Villa Nagtabon, nestled in the heart of this serene paradise. Getting there is easy with a 45-minute drive from Puerto Princesa city center. Opt for a private van or private tricycle for a hassle-free journey to this tropical paradise.

Day trip to Port Barton's Pamuayan Beach

Pamuayan Beach

Located in the charming village of Port Barton, Pamuayan Beach is a hidden gem that offers a slice of paradise to those seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. With its fine sands stretching nearly a mile, crystal clear waters, and lush greenery, it's no surprise that Pamuayan Beach is considered one of the best beaches in Palawan. Unwind on the serene beach with nothing but nature in sight. Recommended for your stay is the Mermaid Paradises JR Resort, which offers comfortable and eco-friendly accommodations. Getting there is easy with a private boat ride from Port Barton's main beach. You can also include a visit to Pamuayan Beach in your Port Barton Island Hopping Tour itinerary for an unforgettable experience.

Day trip to Talaudyong Beach

Talaudyong Beach

Looking for a secluded beach away from the tourist crowds? Talaudyong Beach, located close to Nagtabon Beach, is a hidden gem that's perfect for swimming and sunbathing. Unlike other popular beaches in Palawan, Talaudyong is rarely frequented by tourists or locals, making it an ideal spot to relax and unwind in peace. Keep in mind that there is no public transportation available, so you'll need to rent a motorbike to reach the beach. For those looking to extend their stay, the nearby Talaudyong Beach Private Beach House is a great option for a peaceful retreat. To get there, you can take a 45-minute drive from Puerto Princesa city center via private van or tricycle.

Day trip to Coron's Banol Beach

Banol Beach

Banol Beach is a hidden gem that boasts crystal-clear waters and stunning rock formations, making it the perfect spot for a scenic picnic lunch during your Coron tour. Don't forget to capture the picturesque landscape for your Instagram feed! While there are no accommodations on Banol Beach, you can easily reach this beautiful destination by boat from Coron Town proper.