Honda Bay

Puerto Princesa City, Palawan

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.

Honda Bay News

  • Not That Overrated Puerto Princesa Still Is A Fave Destination Among Beach Bums

    Not That Overrated Puerto Princesa Still Is A Fave Destination Among Beach Bums

    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 ...

  • Wounded Whale Rescued In Honda Bay

    Wounded Whale Rescued In Honda Bay

    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.


  • Pagsagip Sa Sumadsad Na Balyena Sa Honda Bay

    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).


  • 3 Best Places For Whale Shark Watching In The Philippines

    3 Best Places For Whale Shark Watching In The Philippines

    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 ...

  • Palawan Honda Bay

    Palawan Honda Bay

    The very first time I went to Puerto Princesa was several decades ago when I was still the Director of Sales of an international chain hotel, which managed a hotel there owned by the Rafols Family. I remember the family's matriarch taking very good care of me, showing me around the different attractions of the place, serving me the delicacies of the island, in other words, giving me the royal treatment.

    She even had me delivered on their private yacht to the family's own island, about half an hour away from the city. It was uninhabited and I had the island all to myself for the entire day ...

  • 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 ...