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

  • Puerto Princesa Hotel Helps Promote Palawan Culture, Nature

    Puerto Princesa Hotel Helps Promote Palawan Culture, Nature

    Hue Hotels and Resorts Palawan, the latest addition to Puerto Princesa Citys tourism landscape, has partnered with the local community to promote natural and cultural attractions while providing top-grade amenities to guests.

    Dubbed "City of the Living God," Puerto Princesa boasts of untouched forests, white sand beaches and diverse wildlife -- all of which are reflected in the hotel's interiors.

    Run by Hospitality Innovators, Inc., Hue welcomes visitors at an open-air lobby that sits beside a garden, where the twitter of birds echo.

    Wood carvings of the endemic "balinsasayaw" bird de ...

  • Additional 1M-Hectare Marine Protected Area In Palawan Implemented

    Additional 1M-Hectare Marine Protected Area In Palawan Implemented

    Another marine conservation milestone has been achieved as six municipalities of Palawan, which is considered as the Philippines biological frontier because of its wide array of coastal biodiversity, have agreed to implement the 1,008,350 hectare Northeastern Palawan Marine Protected Area Network Management Plan.

    The municipalities of Araceli, Dumaran, El Nido, Linapacan, Roxas, and Taytay have rallied together to further conserve Palawan?s coastal and marine areas that are vital sources of livelihood, minerals, and raw materials, as well as recreational, cultural, and other social activiti ...

  • Worlds Best Island Palawan

    Planning to go to the one of the Paradise on Philipines? Palawan is the perfect Paradise for you! See the Spectacular views of nature, one of the most attractive seascapes on earth!!!

  • March Declared Palawan Cherry Blossoms Month

    March Declared Palawan Cherry Blossoms Month

    Starting next year, the Balayong Festival will be celebrated the whole month of March when the flower-bearing tree is in full bloom.

    On Monday, November 27, the City Council approved an ordinance declaring the whole month of March as Balayong Festival, and amending the Section 1 of City Ordinance 288, designating it only on March 4.

    Under the ordinance, the city mayor will decide which particular date or dates during the month of March the fetival activities will be conducted.

    The mayor is also directed to encourage or allow the participation of international and local non-government ...

  • Seeing Puerto Princesa In Extremes

    Seeing Puerto Princesa In Extremes

    After Boracay, the next stop in my journey was Palawan, an island on the western edge of the country. Despite being only an hour or so away from Manila by plane, Palawan feels remote from the rest of the Philippines, and parts of it are actually closer to Malaysia. The geology is markedly different as well mountains tower over the seas and limestone karsts scrape the sky.

  • Sugatang Pawikan Nasagip Sa Puerto Princesa

    Isang pawikang may sugat sa palikpik ang nasagip matapos mapadpad sa Barangay San Manuel, Puerto Princesa City Martes ng umaga.

    Ayon sa pamilya Sumandi na nakakita sa pawikan, mahina na ito at hirap nang gumalaw nang madiskubre nila itong nakasabit sa lambat sa kanilang alimanguhan.

    Agad na humingi ng tulong ang pamilya sa barangay, bantay-dagat, at Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD).

    Ayon sa PCSD, isang green sea turtle ang pawikan na may bigat na 60 kilos. Posible umanong nanghihina na ang pawikan kaya ito napadpad sa tabing-dagat.

    Isang malaking sugat ang nakita ...