Big Lagoon, El Nido, Palawan
El Nido has been inhabited by humans as early 2680 BC, or even up to 22,000 years ago.This was confirmed by the fossils and burial sites, dating back to the Late Neolithic Age, that can be found in many caves and excavation sites surrounding the municipality, particularly the Ille Cave in New Ibajay. Chinese traders had been regularly visiting the area of El Nido for its edible birds’ nests during the Song Dynasty (960-1279). In fact, El Nido is specifically mentioned in Chinese records as far back 1225. Chau Ju-Kua, a member of the Chinese Royal Family, Trade Commissioner and Superintendent of Customs of the Port of Chuan How wrote about the island, Pa-Lao-Yu or Land of Beautiful Harbors in his book Chu Fan Chi
El Nido is currently ranked #4 in Condé Nast Traveler’s list of “20 Most Beautiful Beaches in the World.” CNNGo has called it the Best Beach and Island destination in the Philippines
From the towering marble cliffs and enchanting lagoons to its 100 white sandy beaches, lush jungle and mangrove forest, prehistoric caves and waterfalls, El Nido is one of the top tourist destinations in Palawan, which is often referred to as the “Philippines’ Last Frontier”. In the November–December 2007 issue of the National Geographic Traveler’s magazine, Palawan was chosen as one of the best travel destinations in the world, and particularly, it recommended El Nido and the Calamianes Islands. In 2012, CNNGo, the travel news website of the international news agency Cable News Network, declared El Nido as the Philippines’ Best Beach and Island destination.
Places to stay :
Makulay Lodge and Villas
Makulay Lodge and Villas is a nice front beach accommodation. Guest can select from our 6 rooms, all of which exude an environment of total peace and harmony. The lodging’s host of recreational offerings guarantees you have plenty to do throughout your stay. With a perfect area and facilities to match, Makulay Lodge and Villas hits the spot in many ways.
Makulay Lodge and Villas guest may enjoy our water sports activities such as diving and snorkeling. Currency exchange, laundry and barbecue facilities are available on site, while massage service and airport transfers can also be arranged. Makulay Lodge and Villas has a restaurant that serves a wide variety of dishes, and guest may eat their meals inside their rooms.
Vellago Resort can only be reached by boat which takes 10 minutes from Corong Corong.
The Meeting point is in front of “Las Frontier” Resort, next to “La Plage” Bar & Restaurant.
Please inform us ahead about your arrival time in order to arrange the boat shuttle.
A perfect vacation haven for the entire family. Nestled amidst lush coco palms and tropical plants and always facing the sun. The crystal clear waters of the El Nido Bay are at its doorstep. It is the ultimate hideaway to go for a vacation.
Islandfront rustic ambience and native design is evident in its (Standard, Superior, Deluxe , Family, (sea view with exclusive garden). IslandFront is also equipped with a 24 hour standby generator (220 volts / 60 cycles). A wireless internet connection is also accessible everywhere in the resort.
Islandfront Cottages and Restaurant is located at Sitio Lugadia, Barangay Corong – Corong, El Nido, situated in the north of the Philippine province of Palawan. Islandfront is 2 kilometers from the town proper and it will only take 5 minutes ride to a tricycle.Islandfont’s facilities enjoy a spacious layout complementing their natural surroundings. The resort’s Balcony are situated on the front beach.