El Nido, Coron, and Puerto Princesa Make Palawan Among Best Islands in the World

Palawan makes for a great vacay destination if you want to escape from the urban jungle’s hustle and bustle. This island in the Philippines can give you the liberty to unwind, relax, and run away from your responsibilities—yeah! 

As a testament to its majestic natural beauty, travel magazine Travel and Leisure listed Palawan as one of the best islands in the world this 2019. Well, you can’t help but fall in love with Palawan especially when you get the chance to visit El Nido, Coron, and Puerto Princesa. Trust us, Palawan is a paradise you should visit soon.     

Palawan secured the second spot in Travel and Leisure’s Best Islands in the World with a total score of 90.87. Sri Lanka clinched the top spot with an overall score of 92.12 while Bali, Indonesia secured the third spot with a score of 90.76. 

The Philippines’ Department of Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat is glad that Palawan has “improved its ranking this year and is inching closer to regaining its top spot in [Travel and Leisure’s] World’s Best Awards.”  

El Nido, Coron, and Puerto Princesa all have its respective sights and attractions to offer. To help you decide on which place to go, here’s a quick overview of Palawan’s triple gems.


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El Nido

Island hopping is a definite must if you’re in El Nido to discover and enjoy its beauty. There are several trips you can choose from depending on your preference. One of our recommended trips in El Nido is the Island Tour A. In this tour package, you’ll be able to see El Nido’s Big and Small Lagoons. You’ll also get the chance to chill at the Seven Commandos beach—try the buko halo-halo there, you’ll never regret it. 


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Coron features rock formations that are no doubt Instagram-worthy. The rock formations allow this place to have snorkeling and diving spots where you can see first hand the rich marine life of Coron. You can go scuba diving and discover 800 species of fish and get up close to corals.


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Puerto Princesa

Palawan’s picture perfect beaches and rich marine life make it among the world’s best islands. However, it doesn’t stop there. This island offers you yet another reason as to why you should go visit it on your next great escape. Puerto Princesa is home to the Subterranean River National Park a.k.a. Underground River, which is listed as one of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) World Heritage sites. The Underground River features a limestone karst landscape, which is a sight to behold.      


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Palawan is a paradise that will allow you to escape and relax from all your responsibilities. El Nido, Coron, and Puerto Princesa offer unique attractions that you will enjoy. But, whichever place you decide to visit, it will truly be worth it—trust us on this. Book your Palawan trip now! Enjoy discounted rates by clicking this link.