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El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful spot, try to get there early. Clear water with variety of fish outside. Once inside very pretty with towering rocks and warm water. You need to go through the gap to really experience the magic.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HYNZ
Reviewed 6 days ago

Once our boat was anchored, we took a canoe for every two people in order to get to the small lagoon. The scenery was just breath taking.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PinoySaNorwich
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only see this on the net and .. we was finally there 😀 What a wonderfull day , we will never forget that in our entire life !

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Martnabillio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a visit - upon entry into the Lagoon / you will be in awe with how clean and serene yhe water and the landscape are.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tokietan2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to kraken tours we reached this place when there were not many tourists. Enjoying paddle boarding in this beautiful location, some of the folks enjoyed snorkeling as well.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RakshitaA4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very lucky when we went here as there was nobody else at the lagoon save for us. It is a beautiful place to visit. They snorkelling in the lagoon is not great but surrounding the lagoon is amazing. Make sure you have some...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank EllieEllie100
Reviewed 1 week ago

The water is not clear, can't see anything even when snorkling. Have to rent a kayak to get in IF you are not snorkling. Outside where the boat anchors is nice for swimming, jumping off your boat and snorkling.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JoeTee79
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing scenary, clean water, lovely atmosphere eventually it s too popular, so you have to be lucky not to meet people! all in all one of the best places in El Nido

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Q4322TTrobertof
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It nice to visit due island hoping at El Nido. Beautiful view. You can rent kayak for 200php and paddle through lagoon.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mariusz1111
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my first time visiting lagoon and doing kayaking at the same time. The atmosphere is so calm compared the wavy sea out there. The only downside is that we could only stay there for 30 mins. Would love to visit there one more...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Megan H
January 3, 2019|
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Response from s_victoria_r | Reviewed this property |
Hi Megan, I don’t know about going to the lagoons only, but don’t worry, it can’t be sold out! There hundreds of tour agencies in El Nido and you can book any tour you like a day before. You just need to go to one of them... More
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April 3, 2018|
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Response from 26maggio13 | Reviewed this property |
we stayed in a coron coron hotel and from there we booked a private tour. departure from coron coron beach
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March 12, 2018|
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Response from lizsal52 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the MaryGold Beachfront Inn. The staff arranged for our private outrigger island hopping tour. The outriggers were waiting for passengers right in front of the MaryGold and was very convenient. There are many... More
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Milou v
Tilburg, The Netherlands
Who can help me with my questions? (traveling Philippines) (9 Replies)
I am going to the Philippines for 3 weeks, so excited!! Below i wrote a list of the things that i want to see. But my question are: 1 is it necessary to book all of those things beforehand or is it possible to book them at the moment itself? I mean, are there internet cafes or a lot of travel agencies to go to? Because I'm not sure if it's easy to book cheap and nice trips at that moment, when I'm in the Philippines. 2 Is it it cheaper to book everything beforehand? 3 Is it easy to...More
November 06, 2014|
Response fromBig_Jim_Cebu|
Before your questions can be answered, you need to say - when you will be travelling. - if more than one of you will be staying together in accommodation. Meaning if you are a couple travelling and sleeping together and have 2000 euros between you, it will make a huge difference to 2 single people staying in separate accommodation
Sunnyvale, California
Philippines 7night 8day trip in december (3 Replies)
We are looking for an adventure(80%) cum relaxing(20%) trip to Philippines for 8 days and 7 nights in December 2017(3rd week, dates not final). We want to do 1. Batad rice terrace 2. Small Lagoon 3. Mayon Volcano 4. Corregidor Island 5. Water sports (snorkeling and maybe scuba) Can someone share their itinerary if they have done this trip, or help me plan it.
August 09, 2017|
Response fromDubsonPH|
I can't see much relaxing to be had with all of those stuffed into a week. I take it you mean the Small Lagoon in El Nido?
Shimla, India
1 week trip to Philippines (7 Replies)
Friends , My partner and I are planning a week trip to Philippines .The activities we are looking for are mostly Water activities (specially snorkeling/deep sea diving) , some trekking and peaceful place. I have shortlisted the following destinations . 1. Boracay (2 days) Plan to take a flight from Manila to Kalibo Kalibo to Caticlan ~68 km by road . Caticlan to Ariel Point Move from Caticlan to White beach/Yapak Beach Few questions : a. What is the best way to...More
September 09, 2013|
Response frommousehunt|
These 3 places is possible if you will to immediately take the return transport once you reach there. Most of your questions can be found if you search the forum. For one week, I suggest you stay at one or two places. Going to El Nido need a lot of traveling time. From Manila to El Nido via PP needs about 10 hours. I would suggest to find out which place you wanted to visit most and spend your one week there.