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Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.
Most Palawan hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.
For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Palawan trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page.
Stretching west towards Malaysia in the Sulu Sea, Palawan is the largest of the Philippines’ island provinces. Despite its extensive size, Palawan province is one of the least populated areas in the country and is renowned for its untouched natural wilderness. Endless stretches of perfect beaches give way to mangroves, towering cliffs and mountains. The province is home to the Tubbataha Reef National Marine Park and Puerto Princesa Subterranean River, both recognised by UNESCO as significant sites, a testament to the region’s majestic beauty.
Palawan province is known as the Philippines’ last ecological frontier and the area is ideal for travellers with a sense of adventure. The waters of Palawan’s many islands are teeming with big game fish and tropical species. Palawan is considered one of the world’s best diving and fishing locations, and these pastimes have become major industries on the main island of the province. Dive courses and charters can be found in all major towns, including the capital city, Puerto Princesa.
The tiny village of Sabang, 80 kilometres (50 miles) north of the capital, marks the entrance to the spectacular Puerto Princesa Underground River. Take a guided boat tour and marvel at the dramatic stalactite and stalagmite formations, and explore some of the world’s largest cave chambers. In the town of Quezon, visit the Tabon Caves, regarded as the cradle of Philippine civilisation. Fossilised human remains, jewellery and earthenware dating back almost 50,000 years have been discovered at this site.
When it’s time to come up for air, try some of the island’s culinary specialties such as barbecued seafood and plump tropical fruits. Larger resorts often feature a fine-dining restaurant, while street food and simple delicacies can be found everywhere.
Palawan is well connected by international and domestic flights from major destinations in Southeast Asia, as well as inter-island ferry services within the Philippines. Once on the island, hail a jeepney or boat, or rent your own vehicle to begin your Palawan adventure.
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A: Puerto Princesa (PPS) is your best option if you're flying in to Palawan. This leading airport terminal services 36 international flights per month.
A: The most popular accommodation in Palawan are hotels. There are also plenty of guest houses, bed & breakfasts and hotel resorts.
A: You can start by selecting your hotel, flight and car. Lock in as little or as much as you want. Next comes the exciting stuff — booking fun activities and epic adventures. With loads of fantastic options to choose from, organising your upcoming holiday in Palawan will be super easy.
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A: Book a ticket to Puerto Princesa and experience thrilling sights like Puerto Princesa City Baywalk. Salakot Waterfalls and NCCC Mall Palawan also capture the attention of many visitors.
Nice area, clean, front desk were awesome, spa was very awesome too.. I
We stayed here during lockdown due to the virus. Staff and owners made us feel welcome and did all they could to keep us comfortable. We will stay here again no question about it.
Clean great hotel. Unfortunately I had to leave really early as just got there to enjoy my vacation. Received a call that the island was closing as national lockdown was just 24 hours away. I had to scramble to get plane ticket back to Manila and ran out before was too late !
Very happy with our stay - island is great! Stayed 2 nights, and really enjoyed the snorkeling around (including turtles and black tip sharks)... island was also not over-crowded, which was great! (bit skeptical with the construction going on, I hope this won't mean too many guests in the future...) ...
This is hands down the nicest place I've ever stayed. Everything is clean and well-maintained, and the staff goes above and beyond. Extremely friendly and helpful, adding another level of amazing to the already incredible setting.
If you wrote down a list of exactly what you were looking for in a hotel/resort in El Nido, Pangulasian ticks all the boxes. The key thing that makes all the difference is its proximity to the main attractions, Big Lagoon, Small Lagoon, etc. So when I left the resort in a speed boat at 7am, the tourists ...