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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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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Here is a little flight video from our dji phantom 3pro flying from a lagoon on Miniloc Island, El Nido Palawan Philippines.