Dilumacad Island is located in El Nido Palawan and has a beautiful white sand beach stretching to some 300 meters that is ideal for picnic lunches during island-hopping trips. There is an underwater tunnel at its northern side and a fringing reef on its southern end.
The island is also called Helicopter Island because its limestone cliffs resemble the shape of a helicopter when it ...
is viewed from a considerable distance.
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
Dilumacad Island or Helicopter Island News
Being in the water is so enlivening that I just had to start my weeklong birthday trip in Palawan. As one of the Philippines' most popular island destination, it's where one can enjoy beautiful beaches and a clear, vast underwater world teeming with colorful fishes and corals.
Probably one of the best place to visit in the Philippines.
This was our last year's adventure in EL NIDO, PALAWAN
Recommended places to visit in EL NIDO :
1. Small Lagoon
2. Big Lagoon
3. Secret Lagoon
4. Shimizu Island
5. 7 commando beach
6. Helicopter Island
7. Matinloc Shrine
8. Secret Beach
9. Star Beach
10. Hidden Beack
11. Taraw Peak
12. Nacpan Beach
13. Kuyawyaw Falls
El Nido is one of the most visited places in the Philippines by the foreign tourists. Youll be surprised how foreigners almost exceed the numbers of locals in El Nido.
El Nido, Palawan Helicopter Island tunnel.
Still dreaming of this magical place. Someone take me backkkkkk!
After a whole day of exploring Puerto Princesa, it was finally time to head to El Nido. Six hours later we found ourselves at El Nido Bus Terminal. It was still dawn when we arrived, specifically around 1am. It was kinda part of the plan since we were not planning to book any rooms that night. At first we thought maybe we could just stay at the terminal for the entire night but after an hour we went to Tay Miloy's Inn to drop our bags (where we plan to stay the following night) and had very early breakfast because everyone was ...
I don't want to sound like I'm bragging but it's not me, it's the biggest media and travel sites who declared El Nido as one of the best island and beach destinations in the world. And there are still a lot of raves and accolades, but the list might not be enough.
What I am trying to say is, if you're planning to visit the Philippines, don't forget about El Nido. For Filipino travelers, El Nido should be the ultimate destination in your bucket list!
The Story of El Nido
Formerly known as Bacuit, the town was renamed El Nido in 1954, a name that derives from swiftlets' nest found in t ...