Miniloc Island

El Nido, Palawan

Miniloc Island is located in El Nido Palawan. In 1983, a dive station was established in Miniloc Island by a group of divers who were on board the diveboat M/V Via Mare. In the same year, major tourism commenced in El Nido, when the Ten Knots Development Corporation, a Filipino-Japanese joint venture company, opened a divers' resort on Miniloc Island, and an airstrip at Villa Libertad on the mainl ...


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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  • Palawan 2018 - Exclusive Drone Footage From El Nido And Coron In The Philippines

    Explore the Philippines with us! This video was filmed on a trip to Palawan (El Nido and Coron) in the Philippines in 2018.

    Places in the video:

    - Miniloc island (El Nido)
    - Shimizu island (El Nido)
    - Entalula island (El Nido)
    - Bangka boats
    - El Nido town
    - Bukal island (El Nido)
    - Miniloc lagoon (El Nido)
    - Twin lagoons (Coron)
    - Sunset cove (Coron)
    - Tapiutan island (El Nido)
    - Matinloc island (El Nido)
    - Vigan island (El Nido)
    - Snake island (El Nido)
    - Las Caba?as beach sunset (El Nido)

  • Museums Of Biodiversity And Rich Marine Life a Must-see For Luxury Travelers

    Museums Of Biodiversity And Rich Marine Life a Must-see For Luxury Travelers

    Alexandra Cousteau, filmmaker and environmental advocate for the oceans, represents a new wave of luxury traveler heading for El Nido Resorts in Palawan, these days.

    Together with her husband and two children, the granddaughter of legendary explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau was a recent visitor to three of the four resorts named after the islands that host them: Miniloc, Lagen, and Pangulasian.

    According to Joey Bernardino, marketing director of El Nido Resorts, which also includes Apulit island resort: "Cousteau is the epitome of the responsible traveler, one who favors destinations that s ...

  • A Tour In Palawan Miniloc Island

    A Tour In Palawan Miniloc Island

    Located in the middle of Bacuit Bay in El Nido in the province of Palawan, Miniloc Island is the main island to visit in Tour A of the El Nido Island Hopping Tour.

    Despite having mostly a jagged coastline, with only pockets of white sand beaches, Miniloc Island is famously known for two of the most beautiful lagoons in the tours of El Nido.

    The first one of these two is called Small Lagoon. It is a beautiful lagoon that is hidden behind two large gate-like limestone rocks. It is reachable by means of swimming or kayaking through the gap of the said rock.

    The other lagoon is called Big ...

  • Alexandra Cousteau Inspires Students During Visit In PHL

    Alexandra Cousteau Inspires Students During Visit In PHL

    Oceana senior advisor Alexandra Cousteau wrapped up her two-week tour with a diving trip to El Nido in Palawan, which she described as a "world-class" destination worthy of protection. Speaking before students at the Silliman University in Dumaguete and at the University of Cebu, she focused on the role of the oceans for human survival.

    "The ocean is part of our lives. It gives us food, transportation, oxygen??"all critical reasons to save it," she stressed. Cousteau showed a film of her grandfather, the renowned undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau, that showed how marine resources are fast ...

  • Diving El Nido

    Diving El Nido

    El Nido, The Nest in Spanish is situated in the North East of Palawan, Philippines. It was named after its main resource (until tourism arrived) - the edible nest of the swift, which for hundreds of years has been much sought after by Chinese traders as the key ingredient of birds' nest soup. In 1954 the town's name was changed from Bacuit to its present name title.

    El Nido is one of the gems of Palawan. A small Philippine town which is slowly becoming popular with tourist.

    The beach is where you will find most of the dive centres, and this is where most of the 'island hopping' tours sta ...

  • SOS A Plea To Save Our Seas

    SOS A Plea To Save Our Seas

    Looking into the ocean is like looking into the soul of the world; a soul that is infinite, beautiful in every way and in perfect harmony with the rest of the cosmos.

    Deep as the eye can see and vaster than anything on this planet, our oceans are wellsprings of both life as we know it, and the stuff of dreams we hope to never wake from.

    They are counting on us ??" the time is now to save our oceans and seas and all that dwell in them, from shoal to shore and from sun to sand.

    Check out these Philippine beaches we at PeopleAsia have visited and have fallen in love with; join us and the ...