Top 10 Places to Visit in Coron

Discover the Best of Coron, Palawan: Top 10 Places to Visit

Discover the top 10 must-see destinations in Coron, Palawan, and prepare to be mesmerized by the pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and stunning landscapes that this tropical paradise has to offer. This travel guide provides all the essential information you need to plan your perfect vacation in Coron.

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Tour package with Kayangan Lake, Coron Island, Palawan

Kayangan Lake

Kayangan Lake is a stunning freshwater lake located in Coron Island. It is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful places in the world, with crystal-clear waters that have a greenish-blue hue and limestone cliffs surrounding it. The lake is renowned for its clean and clear waters, making it the cleanest lake in the Philippines. Visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of the cove and small islands of Coron Island from the scenic viewing area, which is accessed by climbing about 160 steps. The climb up and down to the lake can be a bit challenging, however, the stunning view and refreshing water make it well worth the effort. Kayangan Lake is a must-visit destination in Coron, and the Coron Island Tour will stop here.

Aerial view of Coron's Twin Lagoons

Twin Lagoon

Twin Lagoon is a stunning location in Coron Island, known for its beautiful limestone formations and tropical vegetation. Visitors can kayak in the warm water and enjoy the great view, making it a memorable experience. The lagoon is surrounded by limestone cliffs and has interesting water, with a mix of freshwater and saltwater that makes it cool and warm at different depths. The water is crystal clear and provides a peaceful and calm environment. The smaller lagoon is still large and deep and has great acoustics, which add to the fun. Twin Lagoon is a must-visit destination in Coron, and the Coron Island Tour will stop here.

Diving in Coron Barracuda Lake in Coron Island

Barracuda Lake

Barracuda Lake is a unique diving spot in Coron Island with stunning rock formations and clear, deep waters. The lake is famous for its mystical and remarkable underwater experience, where tourists can explore the rock faces and swim beside the catfish and shrimps feeding on them. The lake also features a barracuda that takes time to show itself, making it an exciting experience for divers who are patient enough to wait. The diving experience at Barracuda Lake is like no other, with thermoclines and other-worldly critters adding to the mesmerizing experience. Though the lake may seem scary because of its depth, it is a magical spot that families can enjoy. The lake is accessible by boat, and Coron Island Tour will stop here.

Coron Island Hopping tour with Malcapuya Island

Malcapuya Island

Malcapuya Island is a breathtakingly beautiful and special place that is perfect for swimming and enjoying the clear waters. The island has a long shoreline with lovely white sand and calm waves that make it a great spot for children. While snorkeling to the coral reef may be a bit challenging, there are still plenty of colorful fish to admire in the waters. Malcapuya Island is an ideal spot for relaxation and disconnecting from the digital world, as it has limited cell reception. Despite being a secluded island, Malcapuya Island has picnic tables, a shop, and hammocks spread around the area. Visitors can take spectacular Instagrammable photos, and climbing to the top of the island offers a stunning view. Malcapuya Island is a must-visit destination in Coron, and can be visited with Coron Island Hopping Tour.

white beach in Black island, Coron

Black Island

Black Island is a beautiful and secluded paradise with crystal clear waters, powdery white sand, and stunning natural features. The island is not as crowded as other tourist spots in the area, and visitors can rent a boat or join Calauit and Black Island Tour to reach the island. The island has a shipwreck, a cave with amazing structures, a swimming pool inside the cave, and water caves and tunnels within the black mountain or cliffs of Black Island to explore. The island also has a cold spring, huts for sheltered picnics, and lots of fish and corals for snorkeling and diving. Black Island is described as a magical, peaceful, and relaxing destination that visitors can enjoy with family, friends, or even solo.

Pristine waters and white sand in Coron's Banana Island

Banana Island

Banana Island is a popular stop on an Coron Island-Hopping Tour and is known for its crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches, and good snorkeling spots. The island is well-maintained, with clean surroundings and is great for a relaxing day on the beach or a longer stay. Visitors can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, and taking photos around the island, as well as lounging in the hammocks. The coral is colorful and abundant, and visitors can observe a variety of fish and marine life. Banana Island is great destination for those looking for a relaxing island getaway with good snorkeling and clear waters.

Coron Island Hopping tour with Pass Island

Pass Island

Pass Island is a beautiful island with powdery sand, crystal clear waters, and fantastic snorkeling area.. The island is quite remote and takes about 2 hours to reach by boat, but it is well worth the journey. The island has tall palm trees that cast dancing shadows over the powdery sands and provides a relaxing atmosphere for visitors. The waters around the island are teeming with life, including territorial fish, corals, sea anemone with clown fish, and giant clams. Visitors have compared the experience to swimming in a large aquarium. Pass Island can be visited with the Coron Reef & Wreck Tour.

Day trip to Coron's Banol Beach

Banul Beach

Banul Beach is a stretch of white sand beach that is a popular destination for Coron Island Tour. Visitors can enjoy a peaceful lunch in one of the picnic huts designed specifically for island hoppers. Besides the picnic huts, there are no other amenities on the beach. The sand is super soft and the water is crystal clear blue, making it a little paradise. The beach is usually crowded during lunchtime, but visitors can hire a private boat to get there earlier before the lunch crowd arrives to enjoy the spectacular view without the crowd and all the boats. It is a beautiful fine white sand beach and a great photo stop.

Bulog dos Island Coron Bay, Palawan, Philippines

Bulog Island

Bulog Island is a beautiful island in Coron that offers pristine white sand and clear blue waters. It has a sandbar that disappears during high tide. Bulog Island is a little gem with unexploited beaches, great for swimming and exploring. It is a popular stop on the Coron Island Hopping Tour, which also includes Malcapuya Island and Ditayntaian It is recommend spending at least two hours on the island and as one of the most beautiful beaches in Coron Bay.

Watching sunset from Coron's Mount Tapyas

Mount Tapyas

Mount Tapyas is a mountain in Coron with 720 steps leading to the top where a large cross is located. Despite the challenging climb, it's worth the effort, especially for the stunning sunset view and panoramic view of the city. The ascent is slow and allows one to enjoy the surrounding view. The front part of the place offers an ocean view, while the back has a mountain view. It’s advisable to go there in afternoon before sunset to avoid the heat, and the climb takes around 15 minutes to complete. Mount Tapyas in included in the Coron Town Sightseeing Tour.