Palawan Island

Palawan

Palawan Island is the largest island of the Palawan Province, Philippines. The northern coast of the island is along the South China Sea, while the southern coast forms part of the northern limit of the Sulu Sea. This island is very undeveloped and traditional. Abundant wildlife, jungle mountains, and white sandy beaches attract many tourists.

Palawan, the only Philippine island cit ...

ed, is rated by National Geographic Traveler magazine as the best island destination in East and Southeast Asia region in 2007, and the 13th best island in the world having "incredibly beautiful natural seascapes and landscapes. One of the most biodiverse (terrestrial and marine) islands in the Philippines.

The island has had a Biosphere Reserve status since early 1990s, showing local interest for conservation and sustainable development".  Wiki

Palawan Island News

  • San Vicentes Beaches In Palawan Can Take Some Of The Shine Away From Boracay

    The island of Palawan is known for its limestone cliffs, stunning seascapes and the world-famous underground river, but there is more – it also has fine swimming beaches.

    There is this fine-sand beach at San Vicente, four hours travel from the capital Puerto Princesa, that, even though not as endowed with the white sand of Boracay, has plenty of attributes to make up for it: The best reason is that San Vicente is still relatively obscure. Read, underdeveloped.

    And, so, visitors who want to turn their backs on the rowdy scene of Boracay really appreciate the quiet easy relaxing mood pre ...

  • Youth Group Kicks Off Scubasurero In Palawan

    A group of divers have committed to protecting Palawan's seas through underwater clean up drives and an environmental awareness campaign.

    "People nowadays buy and throw away things without thinking it would end up somewhere," 16-year old Emma Celine Cacatian said, her face not hide the disgust while doing the inventory of marine debris that the group had collected from the seafloor within the jurisdiction of Barangay Mangingisda, a coastal community in Puerto Princesa Bay.

    Cacatian is the youngest volunteer of Scubasurero, a Millenials-led group of divers committed to protecting Palawan' ...

  • Palawan Environmental Leader Is Finalist For Intl Award

    A Palawan conservationist and environmental leader has been included in the shortlist for the prestigious Whitley Fund for Nature Award (WFN). Palawan conservationist Indira Lacerna-Widmann, who heads the Katala Foundation, has been picked from among the 169 hopefuls around the globe and is now part of the six finalists for what is dubbed as the 'Green Oscar' awards.

    In an e-mail sent to Palawan News by Jana Fickerova of WFN, Widmann, along with other finalists, are invited to the awards nights on May 17, 2017 at the Royal Geographical Society in London, United Kingdom.

    "We are excited t ...

  • Palawan Island Boasts Of Pink Sand

    An island off the coast of this town has been attracting both local and foreign tourists to step into its shores to experience its unique "pink sand."

    The rose-tinted sand on Camiaran Island is due to the refined pink shells and red corals that naturally blended with Palawan's signature white sand.

    Aside from the pink beach, the town's Cape Melville lighthouse that was built during the Spanish colonial period has also been considered as one of the tourist attractions in the area.

    The 297-foot lighthouse's viewing decks have been providing tourists with good vantage points where the to ...

  • These 4 PH Islands Are The Worlds Friendliest

    Filipinos are known for their hospitality, and it hasn't escaped the notice of tourists who visit the Philippines.

    On March 31, Travel + Leisure (T + L) magazine released their list of "World's Friendliest Islands," which mentioned 4 of the Philippines' islands.

    Boracay, Luzon, Cebu, and Palawan comprised the top 4 of the list, which named 15 destinations in total.

    "While the politics of the nation have grown ever-more volatile, the people of the islands remain friendly to visitors exploring their scenic home," wrote Jess McHugh for T + L on the Philippines. "For many travelers, it's ...

  • Tuklasin Ang Ganda Ng Ilang Isla Sa Taytay Palawan

    Mula sa mainland Taytay, isang oras na bibyahe ang bangka bago marating ang isla ng Pabellon.

    Matatanaw ang malalaking bato na nakapalibot dito. Ang sikreto ng isla ay makikita sa likod ng rock formations.

    Pag-akyat sa mga batuhan, bubungad ang lagoon na napapaligiran ng rock formations. Malinaw at malamig ang tubig sa lagoon kaya't swak para liguan.

    Pwede ring magtampisaw sa malinis na dagat sa paligid ng isla.

    Walang entrance fee sa Pabellon island. Ganun din sa Isla Blanca kung saan pwedeng mag swimming sa malinaw na tubig at mag-beach lunch picnic sa malawak na sandbar.

    "Kun ...