The natural beauty of Palawan is indeed beyond description! Perhaps, it is the single most gratifying destination in the whole of Philippines. The remote island province is blessed with breathtaking natural wonders.
Though remote, Palawan has undergone some interesting improvements over the past decades. And, that has opened doors for tourism, allowing people from around the world to delight in the inherent natural beauty of Palawan. At the same time, its establishments, inhabitants and tourists are expected to follow some vital standards to conserve the natural beauty of this island paradise.
The most enchanting sceneries belong to the dazzling white sand beaches, which also provide a host of entertainment activities. The Calamianes Island coastline is notable for its attractive reef, corals and vivid marine life. The Barracuda Lake is also a must-see place.
Some of the must visit natural wonders include the beaches at El Nido, Port Barton, 2Taytay, Roxas and Sabang. Beaches in Basunga exhibit shipwrecks belonging to World War II. The air-conditioned cabanas near some of the beach shores complement the tranquility of the beach ambience in a wonderful way. The crystal clear lagoons and limestone cliff islands are other interesting spots.
There are lots of things to do as well – snow-white beaches, hiking trails, stupendous wildlife sanctuaries, adventurous diving sites, lakes and lagoons. You may go snorkeling, diving, kayaking or cliff climbing. Hiking trails through the virgin forests in the proximity of the beaches offer a thrilling experience. A popular boat-ride through eerie, bat-filled caves on the Underground River at St Paul’s Subterranean Cave is a must-do activity for adventure enthusiasts.
Well, if the remoteness of Palawan leaves you wondering about transportation, the good news is that you can access affordable tour packages that cover air and sea transport, as well as accommodation.
Beach front accommodations and beach resorts offer the best of luxury. Amanpulo is one of the top notch hotels in Palawan. Other recommended accommodations include Apulit Island Resort, El Nido Resort Miniloc Island, El Rio y Mar Resort and Mangenguey Island.