Destination

Palawan Holidays

A nature lover's paradise

The largest province in the country, we love the natural beauty of Palawan with its immaculate beaches, unexplored coral reefs, unusual rock formations and an underground river that is now one of the world's new seven wonders of nature. Palawan itself actually consists of Palawan island plus several other groups of islands including Coron, Kalayaan and Busuanga. There are several private island resorts here so if you're looking for an exclusive retreat this is the place for you. Maintaining all of its incredible natural beauty it's no surprise Palawan is one of the Philippine's top attractions.

Destination Highlights
  • Underground River
  • Tabbataha Reef National Park
  • Puerto Princesa
  • Private Island Retreats
Essential Information
  • Flight Time Indirect flights are available from UK airports via Manila and Singapore.

Top Tips from our Experts

Christie

Destination Executive

"If you love the Maldives but want to visit a new destination, El Nido's Pangulasian Island will exceed your expectations. The hotel has huge pool villas, a la carte dining, and morning snorkelling trips led by their resident marine biologis."

Barbara

Destination Specialist

"Palawan was my favourite island on my trip to the Philippines – the clear turquoise waters and the heavenly beaches were breathtaking, making it the picture perfect destination. It’s easy to see why it’s been named Best Island in the World three years in a row."

Types of Palawan holidays

Multi Centre Holidays

Multi Centre Holidays

Frequently Asked Questions

There are various traditional fishing boats, or bangkas, you can book to the Puerto Princesa River National Park, which take you around a mile into the underground river itself. They start around a mile upstream from the cave and it’s a good idea to book in advance. Some trips include a jungle trail to and from the cave

Our favourite hotels

Our favourite places to stay are below. We know everyone is different, so if you can’t see something you like, we'd be more than happy to help.

El Nido Resorts Pangulasian Island

Palawan

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El Nido Resorts Pangulasian Island
Lagen Island 

El Nido Resorts Lagen Island

Palawan

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Guide Price

£2,459 pp

El Nido Resorts Lagen Island
Unique Beach and Water Cottages 

El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island

Palawan

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El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island

Huma Island Resort and Spa

Palawan

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Huma Island Resort and Spa

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