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Stunning Vistas Beach Resort


If you haven’t been to El Nido before and now looking for accommodations, let me help you plan your stay. The most common you will find on the internet are the ones located in the main town. To name a few, Periking Beach Guesthouse, Marina Garden Resort, Entalula Beach Guesthouse, etc…  beach front here is nice and you can swim. But if you want privacy and quiet ambience, go to Caalan area. It’s my favorite place in El Nido. However, please be guided that it’s 5-10 minute walk from the main street and the beach front is not possible for swimming. There you will find Hadefe and Taiyo to name a few. On these places I’ve mentioned, sorry to say that there’s no perfect view of the sunset if you’re after it.

Corong-Corong

There are various nice resorts in Corong-Corong. This time, we tried Stunning Vistas Beach Resort. My first impression was, the crew and staff were nice, friendly, and accommodating. Of course, the first thing we did is to check their room.

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Posted by on September 10, 2012 in El Nido

 

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Nacpan/Calitang Beach – Hidden Treasure of Palawan


I’ve been to El Nido couple of times, yet… there’s this feeling that I’m not satisfied because I know that there are still hidden gems to discover. Forget about the underwater photos, I can’t afford full battle gears of underwater camera nor scuba diving class and equipment. Anyway, while in El Nido.. I’ve done tons of research about target places and Nacpan/Calitang beach became the number one priority. I didn’t waste any time so I texted Paul (owner of Periking Beach Guesthouse) and asked if he can arrange transpo to Calitang/Nacpan beach the following day. Fortunately, he did.

Road to the Hidden Treasure

The normal contract for the pedicab ride is 1,500 pesos a day. I asked for discount and the driver gave it 1,200 the least. I read somewhere that 800 pesos is the cheapest but it wasn’t the case during our stay. Full of excitement, I find myself preparing my camera gears.

Mighty Landcruiser

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Posted by on September 9, 2012 in El Nido

 

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El Nido Adventure – 2012


Not everyone has the luxury of visiting El Nido. Aside from the monopoly of one airline service (will cost you 7-12k one way on average ticket sale), not everyone can endure the 5-6 hours of travel from Puerto Princesa to El Nido. Plus, the common notion is going there is expensive. Well, true… but my blog last 2010 proves that it can be cheap if you are wise enough on choosing accommodation, food, and tour… thus, this is the sole purpose of my blog, to make your journey easy… 🙂

On island hopping, the first thing you will do is to plan ahead based on your length of stay, budget, and weather.

El Nido Tour Packages

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Posted by on September 7, 2012 in El Nido

 

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