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El Nido in Palawan

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Unspoiled charm and diverse activities make Palawan an unforgettable destination

Palawan offers everything from island-hopping adventures and underwater exploration, to intriguing local culture and wildlife immersion.

Palawan, often hailed as the "Last Frontier" of the Philippines, is a tropical paradise that enchants with its breathtaking landscapes, crystal-clear waters, and diverse activities. It's a destination that offers nature at its best, making it a must-visit for those seeking an unspoiled and unforgettable holiday.

Palawan is renowned for its island-hopping adventures. The most famous destination is El Nido, with its towering limestone formations, hidden lagoons, and pristine beaches. Explore the Bacuit Archipelago, where every island has its unique charm. Coron, another island group in Palawan, is famous for its underwater shipwrecks, making it a mecca for wreck diving enthusiasts.

Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Puerto Princesa Underground River is a natural wonder. Take a boat tour through the underground cave system, home to awe-inspiring rock formations and a rich ecosystem.

Palawan offers a unique taste of Filipino cuisine, with an emphasis on fresh seafood. Enjoy local specialties like kinilaw (ceviche), tamilok (woodworms), and the island's signature coconut-based dishes.

The coral reefs surrounding Palawan are teeming with marine life. Apo Reef is a UNESCO-listed atoll, known for its vibrant underwater world. Palawan's Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park is a marine sanctuary with incredible biodiversity.

Visit the Calauit Safari Park, home to African and endemic Palawan wildlife. Explore the Iwahig Penal Colony, which houses a butterfly garden and a crocodile farm. Don't forget to meet the cuddly residents of the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center, home to the endangered Palawan bearcat.

Palawan is blessed with natural beauty, from its lush jungles to towering limestone cliffs. Visit the Subterranean River National Park, hike to the top of Taraw Cliff for panoramic views of El Nido, or explore the Ugong Rock Caving and Zip Line for thrilling adventures.

Immerse yourself in Palawan's rich cultural heritage by participating in local festivals. The Pista Y Ang Cagueban in Puerto Princesa showcases the city's foundation, while the Baragatan Sa Palawan in May is a month-long celebration of the province's founding.

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