Honda Bay is a key biodiversity area on the eastern shore of the island of Palawan near Puerto Princesa City in the southwestern Philippines.
The bay is used for both subsistence and commercial fisheries and recreation. Boats can be rented for the day and used for travel to nearby islands, many less than 45 minutes from the shore by boat. Honda Bay is ideal for snorkeling. Starfish ...
are commonly found near islands such as Starfish Island. Puerto Princesa is the nearest port city, and is accessible by plane.
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Here's to heart-catching emerald green waters, calming white, pure sands, fresh air, blue skies, and oh! the perfect awe-inspiring limestone cliffs. This is something that will get you off your feet in just a heartbeat! Yes, HELLO EL NIDO AND PUERTO PRINSESA!
The Philippine government's announcement last month on the temporary closure and rehabilitation of Boracay island was met with applause and controversy from different groups. Boracay, being the most popular island in the country, with its lively night scene, various water activities, and gleaming white sand was visited by over 2 million tourists in the past year alone. While I totally support the decision, we also know that we are bound to lose both revenue and visitors in the 6-month rehabilitation. Airlines have scaled down their flights to Caticlan and Kalibo. Tourists who had plans to visi ...
The Philippines is known for the beauty of its beaches, from partying in Boracay, to mixing the city life with nature in the beaches of Cebu and Bohol. Puerto Princesa in Palawan, however, is a constant stand out as one of the worlds most sought after destinations. Popularly known as home to the Subterranean River and the Tubbataha Reef, Puerto Princesa has already become synonymous to absolute beauty and serenity. Although what has yet to make the headlines are the other unique experiences Puerto Princesa can offer its guests. Theres more than just the beach to this place, and here are some p ...
Environment and maritime authorities on Thursday afternoon released yet another whale that beached off Honda Bay, Barangay Sta. Lourdes.
Jovic Fabello, the spokesman for the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (PCSDS), suspected the whale, which got stranded on the bays shallow waters around 6 a.m., was the same one that was rescued in Barangay Langogan on Wednesday.
"Due to its proximity to Langogan, theres a big chance its the same whale that was released yesterday its length is estimated to be around 12-feet long and its left flipper is wounded," he told Palawan News.
Sugatan ang isang balyenang natagpuang sumadsad sa Honda Bay sa Puerto Princesa, Palawan Sabado ng umaga.
Namataan ang balyena sa karagatang nasasakupan ng Honda Bay sa Barangay Sta. Lourdes.
Unang rumesponde ang mga bangkero at tour guide sa lugar na sila ring nagbigay-alam sa awtoridad sa nangyari.
"Nakatanggap ako ng info from tourist guide. We asked for assistance sa PCG (Philippine Coast Guard) at Maritime (Philippine National Police Maritime Group)," ayon kay Ma. Vivian Soriano, senior ecosystems management specialist ng City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO).
Although half of its name suggests terror, the whale shark is a harmless gentle giant swimming in the tropical seas. As the worlds largest fish, they sure eat a lot. But one thing we can tell you is that humans are not a part of their menu.
Whale sharks are very charming and lovable swimming creatures in the ocean. Seeing them up close and swimming with them is an experience that is worth chasing. In a tropical country blessed with rich marine life like the Philippines, it is not difficult to find that opportunity.
If you want to experience the magic of watching a free-swimming whale sha ...