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Everything You Need to Know About Palawan

Palawan is the name of an archipelagic province of the Philippines, named after its largest island and located toward the western edge of the country. Palawan archipelago lies between the South Sea China in the northwest, the Sulu Sea in the southeast, Mindoro Island to the northeast, and Borneo to the southwest.

Part of the Mimaropa Region and belonging to Luzon Group of Islands, Palawan is a pristine area that counts no less than 1,780 islands and islets. Still barely developed at the time of writing, it features stunning beaches and lagoons that are just starting to attract tourists from all around the world.

The capital city of the Palawan Province is Puerto Princesa, which is acclaimed as the cleanest and greenest city in the Philippines. The city is the main arrival hub in the province, and it offers an extremely pleasant holiday destination. Other major tourist destinations within the province include Coron and El Nido. The former is famous among the scuba diving community for its well-preserved wrecks of Japanese ships sunk in September 1944, while the latter hosts limestone cliffs that create a splendid karst scenery similar to Ha Long Bay in Vietnam or Phang Nga Bay in Thailand.

On this page, you’ll find everything you need to know about Palawan, from the best hotels to the popular things to do, and from the best restaurants to the most exciting night spots. The islands province of Palawan will have no more secret for you.

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