Bacuit Bay

El Nido, Palawan

Bacuit Bay at El Nido, Palawan Island, is dotted with islands and islets, most of which are inhabited. Its clear blue waters are teeming with marine life. It is home to dugongs, turtles, manta rays, species of fishes, coral reefs, and the occasional whale sharks. There are over 30 dive sites ranging in depth from six to more than thirty meters.

El Nido is one of the top tourist dest ...

inations 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.
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  • This Palawan Tourist Site Uses Bamboo Not Plastic Straws

    This Palawan Tourist Site Uses Bamboo Not Plastic Straws

    Reusable drinking straws made of bamboo, rather than the usual plastic, are quickly becoming the gifts visitors to the Lio Tourism Estate in idyllic northern Palawan bring home to friends.

    The items, which come with a cleaner, are not only novel and affordable, their availability also signals the transformation of this thriving Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) community toward being a plastic-free tourist destination.

    Along with the plastic straws sold at Lio's artists village, the ubiquitous disposable plastic water bottles favored by travelers can no longer be found there or in the neighboring si ...

  • El Nido Itinerary And Travel Guide For First Timers

    El Nido Itinerary And Travel Guide For First Timers

    El Nido was one of the top destinations in the Philippines that I wanted to visit during my early years of traveling.

  • Educational Tours Essential In Protecting Bacuit Bays Natural Sites Attractions

    Lessons in geology and biodiversity have greatly helped guides at El Nido Resorts (ENR) in Northern Palawan raise awareness and appreciation among visitors for the unique features of Bacuit Bay, where three of the four island-resorts in the ENR collection are located.

    Our tours to iconic spots like the world-famous Big and Small Lagoons broaden the horizons of our visitors and raise their aspirations to see Bacuit Bay remain a sustainable place to visit for generations to come, said Javi Hernandez, president of ENR. Guides are quick to point out to guests many interesting details about the ...

  • Why Snorkeling Is A Must In El Nido Even For Nonswimmers

    Why Snorkeling Is A Must In El Nido Even For Nonswimmers

    One of the best diving and snorkeling sites in the world date back to around 250 million years ago. Bacuit Bay, which hosts three of the four El Nido Resorts in Northern Palawan, was then part of the Asian mainland.

    Eventually, the Bacuit Bay reef and the rest of Palawan drifted on the Sunda Plate immersed in sea water. As the tectonic plate turned clockwise five million years ago, Palawan was hurled toward what we now know as the Philippine archipelago, which is 50 million years old.

    This history is given by El Nido Resorts guides, citing Lee Goldman, the Coral Triangle expert and autho ...

  • 25 Exciting Island Hopping Adventures To Do This Summer

    25 Exciting Island Hopping Adventures To Do This Summer

    Summer is around the corner! Is there a better way to enjoy the season than frolicking in a beautiful beach? Yes, and it is called island hopping??"a must-do activity during these sunny months. You won't just visit beaches but also secret lagoons, coves, inlets, marine sanctuaries, and more! We gathered 25 of our best island hopping sojourns, and we highly encourage you to visit these paradises.

    For our foreign readers who don't know what this adventure is, island hopping refers to a recreational activity of cruising from one island to another. It traces its activity back to World War 2 whe ...

  • El Nido Beyond Cliffs And Water In Monochromatic Visuals

    El Nido Beyond Cliffs And Water In Monochromatic Visuals

    El Nido, as described by many, is a concoction of stunning vertical limestone cliffs and spectacular islets and beaches. It has been consistently ranking as one of the top tourist destinations around the globe and has been publicized on many travel journals. Visitors on the upswing has produced aplenty of tourism related businesses and has gathered revenues and popularity for the country. If you try to google the country's best bet for natural attractions, you'd most likely be routed to Mountain Province, Boracay, Cebu, Bohol or Palawan. You have to realize that top scoring sites almost often ...