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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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  • First Time in Palawan: Where Should I Stay?

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  • 10 Best Things to Do in Palawan

    Our list of the best things to do in Palawan comprises just a few of the must-visit places at hand in the largest Read More»

  • 5 Best Beaches in El Nido

    The best beaches in El Nido described below are the prime reasons why this northern tip of Palawan Island has become one Read More»

  • 5 Best Things to Do in Coron

    Our list of the best things to do in Coron will please visitors who enjoy adventure holidays amid beautiful natural Read More»

  • 6 Best Things to Do in El Nido

    Most of the best things to do in El Nido are directly related to the warm tropical waters of the South China Sea that

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  • 5 Best Beaches in Coron

    Coron offers a range of beautiful beaches framed by the stunning natural scenery that surrounds. And the beauty here Read More»

  • 10 Best Hotels in Palawan

    The 10 best hotels in Palawan featured in the listing below have been carefully selected according to the number of Read More»

  • 10 Best Luxury Resorts in Palawan

    A stay at one of the 10 best luxury resorts in Palawan displayed below is sure to exceed your expectations. Settled in a Read More»

  • 10 Best Beach Resorts in Palawan

    Fancy spending a memorable holiday at one of the 10 best beach resorts in Palawan selected below? The main attractions Read More»

  • 10 Best Hotels in Coron

    The 10 best hotels in Coron displayed below offer the ultimate accommodation choices available in this remote yet Read More»

  • 10 Best Beach Resorts in El Nido

    The best beach resorts in El Nido give you the opportunity to take the beach holiday of a lifetime in one of the fastest Read More»

  • 10 Best Hotels in Puerto Princesa

    The 10 best hotels in Puerto Princesa presented below have already conquered the heart of many travellers, thanks to the Read More»

Palawan Areas

  • Puerto Princesa

    Puerto Princesa is the capital city of Palawan and the second most popular holiday destination in the province, behind Read More»

  • El Nido

    El Nido is the most popular holiday destination in Palawan, the westernmost province in the Philippines. Read More»

  • Coron

    Coron is one of the more popular holiday destinations in the Province of Palawan. Comprising the eastern half of Read More»

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  • Calauit Safari Park

    Calauit Safari Park is a game reserve and wildlife sanctuary on a 3,700-hectare island located just off the coast of Read More»

  • Kanyangan Lake

    Kayangan Lake is a crystal-clear fresh water lake in Coron featuring underwater rock formations, caves and Read More»

  • The Shipwrecks of Coron Bay

    The Shipwrecks of Coron Bay is one of the most impressive wreck sites in South East Asia for diving and snorkelling, Read More»

  • Kalui Restaurant Palawan

    Kalui Restaurant is a local seafood restaurant in Puerto Princesa offering a unique dining experience and a relaxing Read More»

  • 5 Best Restaurants in Coron

    The best restaurants in Coron presented below offer excellent opportunities not only to discover and sample hearty Read More»

  • Tubbataha Reef National Park 

    Tubbataha Reef National Park is a protected marine and bird sanctuary located in the middle of the Sulu Sea. Read More»

Airport in Palawan

Puerto Princesa International Airport

Puerto Princesa International Airport (PPS) is the main gateway to Palawan, the westernmost province in the Philippines. Read More...

El Nido Airport

El Nido Airport (ENI) is also known as Lio Airport, named for the river that runs nearby. Located on a beachfront, about Read More...

Coron Airport

Coron Airport is officially named Francisco B. Reyes Airport (USU) after a former mayor of Coron. The airport was also Read More...

  • What to Do in Palawan

    Wondering what to do in Palawan? If you’ve come to this page, we’re pretty sure that you already have the beginning of Read More»

  • Palawan Restaurants & Dining

    The Palawan restaurants and dining scene can please even the pickiest of diners. Wherever you spend your holiday in the Read More»

  • Palawan Travel Information

    The Palawan travel information presented on this page gives you precise facts about the westernmost province of the2, Read More»

  • Getting Around Palawan Province

    Getting around Palawan Province is fairly easy as a good range of transportation choices are at hand to get you from one Read More»

  • Palawan Weather Forecast

    Check out the Palawan weather forecast widget below to see Palawan weather trends and a forecast for the coming week. Read More»

  • Palawan Map

    Check out the Palawan map below to discover every nook and cranny of one of the most beautiful provinces on the western2 Read More»

  • All Hotels in Coron

    Coron hotels and resorts have all the facilities and amenities required to offer you an agreeable stay in this superb Read More»

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    All Hotels in El Nido

    El Nido hotels and resorts come in all shapes and sizes and, more importantly, all types of budget. El Nido only started Read More»

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    All Hotels in Puerto Princesa

    The Puerto Princesa hotels and resorts listed below will give you the opportunity to discover the capital city of the Read More»

 

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