Cadlao Island and Lagoon

El Nido, Palawan

Cadlao Island is the largest island in El Nido, occupying a land area of 10.06 square kilometers. Among all islands, it is the closest to town proper and has the highest peak that towers up to 640 meters above sea level. It is known for its white sand beaches, gradually sloping sea floor, hidden lagoons, and nature trails through its lush forest cover. One of these nature trails leads to the charm ...

ing saltwater Makaamo Lagoon. Surrounded by mangroves, the lagoon is best enjoyed in silence at sunrise or sunset when the birds feed.

There are a number of beaches on Cadlao, including that at Bocal Point, Natnat, and Paradise Beach on the southern side of the island. Sabang Beach in the northeast offers good snorkeling opportunities, though some visitors may recognize it as one of the settings for the Scandinavian TV show Robinson Expedisjonen, the predecessor to Survivor.

El Nido is one of the top tourist destinations 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.  Wiki

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    El Nido, Palawan Island Hopping Tours. Discovering Paradise After Paradise

    The Philippines is an archipelago of 7,107 islands and among all of them, 48 is situated in Bacuit Bay, El Nido making island hopping one of its major tourist activities. As we may all know, there is no better way to discover paradise than to immerse yourself with its wonder and allow yourself to get lost within its mystical world. Island hopping might eat up too much of your time and drain you all that energy but at the end of the day, the experience is something you wouldnt trade for anything as it is more valuable than any wealth in this world.

  • Nacpan Marimegmeg And The Inland Beaches Of El Nido

    Nacpan Marimegmeg And The Inland Beaches Of El Nido

    El Nido has long been associated with the islands at Bacuit Bay including hidden lagoons, white sand beaches and magnificent karst landscape. The town itself, located on the main island of Palawan, used to serve only as a launching pad for tours to these islands as well as overnight accommodations for visitors. However, in recent years, previously hard-to-access beaches further inland or near El Nido proper have now been getting a share of the spotlight.

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    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 ...

  • Paradise Destination The Best Of Palawan

    Paradise Destination The Best Of Palawan

    Visiting the Palawan islands is like journeying to the fairy tale land of Oz. An exotic paradise in the Far East, it was discovered only in 1979. Its pearly-white shores, beautiful blue lagoons, incredible landforms and a rich marine biodiversity; makes the perfect rest and relaxation haven in the lap of nature. The exclusive island resorts offer privacy and seclusion, making Palawan an attractive destination of the global affluent.

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  • 7 Essential Tips For Seeing The Best Of El Nido

    7 Essential Tips For Seeing The Best Of El Nido

    El Nido is rarely what you think it's going to be. But if you can, imagine a tin-roofed town, with beaches stretching away on both sides, and sandy plots claimed by resorts and restaurants, all for one reason: Bacuit Bay.

    Bacuit Bay is a perfect example of Palawan's aggressive, don't-look-away type of beauty that fills memory cards and keeps travelers in a thrall. The light changes from minute to minute, the clouds cast patterns over the islands, the tide is always up to something. You can't really pick a moment to see the best of El Nido, but mornings and sunsets are a good place to start. ...

  • The Worlds Best El Nido Palawan Philippines

    The Worlds Best El Nido Palawan Philippines

    As a girl who lives in a suit case, I have been to tons of beaches, from shores with sands as white as snow and beaches with sands as dark as charcoal, I have seen it all. But amongst all these islands and beaches that I have been to, I must admit that El Nido, Palawan is truly the best in the world! From sand as powdery as powdered milk, to towering limestone mountains and to waters with all shades of blue and green, El Nido has it all!

    So here it is! After resting from blogging for almost 4 months, I am back! And ready to share with you my El Nido, Palawan adventure!

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