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Cadlao Resort

Caalan - Masagana, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Ranked #4 of 43 El Nido B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This resort is located away from El Nido town and requires hotel's own complimentary tri-cycle ride to be reached. It is literally surrounded by laid-back B&Bs, community centre and bush. However, you can reach the town by foot in around 10 mins so it is still very convenient. The room is basic but comfortable and neat. The pool located just... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good place to relax and recuperation from the hectic work life, and definitely a good option for a rainy season, when you have to hide indoor and enjoy the scenery from the infinity swimming pool. Slightly more expensive than the other accommodation in town but worth the extra penny. In the end, it's not that expensive when compare to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Cadlao resort for a couple of nights last april and we enjoyed our stay a lot. The view from the restaurant and the swimming pool as well as the garden itself are both amazing. Like you are in paradise! The rooms were not too spacious, but nice and clean. The breakfast was very nice, as well... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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45 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 5 nights as part of our honeymoon trip around SE asia. For our purposes, it was excellent. Location: As mentioned in other reviews, the resort is a 10 minute walk from El Nido proper (downtown). It's an easy quiet walk - quite pleasant if you don't have heavy luggage, but could be quite cumbersome if you... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite its limitations, Cadlao Beach Resort is the premium accommodation choice in El Nido. Those limitations have already been covered in other reviews, namely the rather small rooms and the distance from the town. It is the distance, however, that makes Cadlao a serene oasis from the noise and bustle of El Nido. Its outlook is spectacular, though again, no... More

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Visited beautiful El Nido with a friend, and we were really torn as to where to stay. From reviews it sounded like most of the El Nido options were not great, unless we wanted to pay a lot for one of the fancy El Nido Resorts hotels. I had heard they were beautiful, and could afford it, but we were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Out of words! I'd come back a hundred times for sure! The food that the boating people serve, as a Mindanaoan, was an absolute bliss! Rooms are not that big but really cozy. Restaurant is very gooood! :)

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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights. A great location, with stunning views and amazing sunsets. The rooms are small'ish and basic, but comfortable. The food was good value and we really enjoyed the breakfasts overlooking the bay. The staff were very helpful and friendly… helping to facilitate daily activities and transportation - free service to/from the main... More

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New Delhi, India
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This is the best one in the El Nido locality. The view is breathtaking. We stayed for 3 nights and completely loved every bit of it. The bungalows are well kept, clean and comfortable. Only complaint was that the air condition wasn't working in our room properly. Even after complaining about it, there wasn't much of a help because the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The resort is excellent if you are looking for a place to relax after amazing tours in the area. It's 5 min tricycle ride from the main El Nido beach and town center, which is very crowded and noisy. The restaurant is excellent so don't bother to look for any other place to eat. They booked very good and not... More

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Address: Caalan - Masagana, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > El Nido
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Cadlao Resort & Restaurant gives its guests a unique hideaway with the ultimate pleasures. Travelers come from all around the world, from over 50 countries and counting, to this paradise nestled in El Nido, Palawan, Philippines. Here they feast on the most sumptuous international cuisine, in what has been known as the best restaurant in El Nido. Here they enjoy the best view of the biggest island in Bacuit Bay, Cadlao island, adrift in the blue waters of the South China Sea. Cadlao, in the local Cuyunin dialect, means "laughing". Come to Cadlao Resort & Restaurant to savor the sweetest smiles you'll ever have in your traveling life. ... more   less 
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