Honda Bay is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. Here you can find some useful information about when to go and where to stay.
We hope that this article will help you to plan an enjoyable trip to Honda Bay:
When to go:
Honda Bay can be visited all year round, however, the best time to go there is during the dry season from November to early May.
The dry season or Amihan season is characterized by moderate temperatures, little or no rainfall, and a prevailing wind from the east.
No matter what time of year you visit, some islands are generally crowded. Avoid going there during public holidays.
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Attractions You Should Consider Visiting:
- Starfish Island
- Pandan Island
- Arecife Island (Dos Palmas)
- Snake Island
- Cowrie Island
- Luli Island
- Pambato Reef
Classic Honda Bay Tour Options:
- Day Trip Dos Palmas: visit the beautiful Arreceffi Island on a day trip. This island, situated in the tropical waters of Honda Bay, is one of the favorite beach destination of honeymooners and diving aficionados.
- Island Hopping Honda Bay: Go island hopping and explore some of the tropical islands scattered in the bay such as Luli Island, Cowrie Island and Starfish Island.
- Pandan Island: Indulge the clear waters of Isla Pandan and enjoy the variety of activities offered on the island
What to bring along:
This is our beach packing list to help you pack everything you will need for a great trip to Honda Bay.
- Cotton t-shirts
- Flip Flops
- Beach Bag
- Beach Pareo
- Beach Towel
- Waterproof camera
- Cash in local currency
Occasionally there are jellyfishes in Honda Bay so it’s advisable wear a wetsuit for protection against jellyfish stings and bring along an effective spray for neutralizing stings caused by jellyfish.
There are restaurants and snack bars on the islands. They serve local food and barbeque.