Guide to El Nido in the Philippines

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El Nido, Palawan


This is the view from my guesthouse in El Nido, the Philippines. Located on Palawan, a long slice of land reaching northward to Mindoro and southward toward Malaysian Borneo, and bordered by the South China Sea to the west and the Sulu Sea to the east. It’s also stunningly beautiful. El Nido was always a stop on the route for those heading to Palawan, but given that it was fairly isolated (when I visited in 2009 the only way there was via cargo ferry, private chartered flight – too expensive!, or bus on muddy roads), it was not as touristed as elsewhere in the country. That’s changing, so we thought we would provide some info for those looking to visit.

Enter Paul, a Filipino running Walk Fly Pinoy who has provided a handy guide for getting there and away, where to stay and what to do, and more. His full guide to El Nido is here.

Safe travels!


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