El Nido Palawan, Bacuit Bay Islands
El Nido Archipelago is situated in northern most part of mainland Palawan, 269 kilometers away from Puerto Princesa. Located in a bay called Bacuit, wherein hundreds of mountainous limestones rocks dated 22 millions years ago. Blessed with crystal clear water, unique vegetation, different kinds of endemic flora & fauna, beautiful landscape, abundant marine life & ecosystem and powdery sand on each of its beaches.
Bacuit Island Tours offers different kind of itineraries and activities while you stay in El Nido. Island Hopping, Bottom and Troll Fishing, Sunset Cruising, Trekking, Cliff Climbing, Caving, Overnight Camping in one of the Island, and Private Dinner in an Island.
Tips and Informations to get in here;
By Bus 350 Php from Puerto 8 hours of travel by Shuttle Van 600Php 5-6 hours, 152km is pavement and the rest 117km is rough road. By Boat from Sabang, 1500 Php min. of 8 hours, from Coron 8 hours by Cargo Boat 950 Php but no permanent schedule, M/B Jessabel 2200 Php 8 hours leave every Saturday and Tuesday, M/B Overcomer 2200 Php 8 hours leave every Monday and Thursday. By plane 45 minutes from Manila, via ITI, Seair is seasonal, via Manila - Coron - El Nido
El Nido town doesn't have any ATM, the best thing to do is withdraw money from Puerto Princesa that will be enough budget to travel north Palawan, another options is ask for a cash advance in Petron Station and Art Cafe around the town.
Prepare your ear plug forthe roosters and engine of the boat while staying and doing tours n El Nido, don't forget to bring sunblock lotions and insect repelant.
If you want to dive here in El Nido there are three operating diveshop, Marina Club own by Filipino, Palawan Divers, and Sea Dog dive shop.
Places to Stay:
Bayview Inn, 350 Php double fan room, 700 Php for 4 person, Alternatives 249 Php for dormitory style, Rosanna, Cliff Side, Ogs Pension House, Marina Garden, Dara Fernandez, Ricos, and Glorias.
Places to Eat:
Sea Slugs Beach Bar & Restaurant, Marbers, Ricsons, Ogs Pension House, Alternatives, Cafe Taiyo, Balaytubay Bistro Art Galleri, Art Cafe
Bars with Live Music
Sea Slugs Beach Bar & Restaurant, Art Cafe, Balaytubay & Ricsons
Bacuit Island Tours main office is in El Nido town at Sea Slugs Beach Bar and Restaurant located at the front beach of the town in at Barangay Masagana, El Nido
Address: Sea Slugs Beach Bar & RestaurantBarangay Masagana, El Nido Palawan Philippines