Considered to be one of the Philippine’s top islands to visit and to be enjoyed by the tourists, Palawan is the largest province in the Philippines and is located in a territory called Mimarosa. Among the cities in Palawan is El Nido Town. In line with other major cities, El Nido has grown to be loved by many traveling to Palawan for tourism purposes.
El Nido Town
El Nido is a welcoming little town located in the north of Palawan, southwest to Philippines. A homely environment, a spectacular view of nature, and friendly locals make your stay at El Nido memorable and noteworthy in your book of travels.
El Nido is encircled by jagged limestone cliffs which stand as homes for the birds’ nests that El Nido is famous for. The town provides easy access to activities, such as snorkeling and trekking to the numerous distant beaches and buried lagoons located in Bacuit Bay. Surrounded by luscious waters from all around, El Nido, along with other well-known cities in Palawan, such as Puerta Princesa and Coron, contributes in making a name for the tourism industry of the Philippines.
Things to Do
Among the chief activities you must do while visiting El Nido Town are the following:
Visiting the beaches: pristine surroundings and the tropical weather make El-Nido’s beaches a magnet for tourists. With a low population, El-Nido’s beaches are not filled with people as far as the eye can see, rather, the beaches offer a quiet save haven, away from the hoo-ha of everyday life in the city.
Diving, snorkeling, and kayaking in the waters: the beautiful waters cannot be overlooked. Away from towns with large populations, El-Nido offers a serene getaway with waters that have extravagant aquatic life. Enjoy looking at the sharks, dolphins, and many other aquatic life forms as you go scuba diving, snorkeling, or kayaking.
Expeditions or Boat Cruising: Several expeditions and boat cruises are available based on different prices and offers, all depending on your convenience. There are several cruises that go from El-Nido to Coron, including overnight stays. These cruises are perfect for families or groups traveling together. They all provide time for families to bond and get away to rejuvenate from the busy lives back at home.
Experiencing the mesmerizing springs and waterfalls: El-Nido has gorgeous springs and waterfalls, unlike the others in the Asian Continent. These water sites are picture perfect and need to be seen up close and in person in order for the experience to sink in.
Rock climbing and walking:the western part of El-Nido is in the shade of a striking, sharp cliff face leading to the headland. There are proper walking treks along the line that take you up to the top of the headland. All the while, you experience astounding views the whole way there. The hike is quite adventurous, above sharp stones without much gear on, making it thrilling, yet enjoyable at the same time.