Sabang Beach has a long stretch of fine light-brown beach that is conducive for just sitting down and watching other people get surprised by how big the waves are. It is a nice place to spend time while waiting for your underground river tour. It is really a wonderful and picturesque place; with fine sand beach and crystal clear waters. Sabang Beach is near the port where you will ride the boat g ...
oing to the underground river.
Sabang Beach Palawan News
The Philippine government's announcement last month on the temporary closure and rehabilitation of Boracay island was met with applause and controversy from different groups. Boracay, being the most popular island in the country, with its lively night scene, various water activities, and gleaming white sand was visited by over 2 million tourists in the past year alone. While I totally support the decision, we also know that we are bound to lose both revenue and visitors in the 6-month rehabilitation. Airlines have scaled down their flights to Caticlan and Kalibo. Tourists who had plans to visi ...
Palawan needs no introduction. Tourists fly to the Philippines to see its top-notching paradise islands. However, there is not much online articles available for budget travelers backpacking Palawan. Most resources are targeting weekend tourists who are prepared to spend for food and accommodations. In this post, however, I will share a suggested 2-week Palawan itinerary, budget, activities, and contact details based on my personal experiences; I hope that they will be helpful to those planning to explore Palawan.
A quick and relaxing one-hour flight on Philippine Airlines took the group to the island where nature flourishes like no other ??" Palawan.
Also, regarded as the Philippines' last ecological frontier, this destination is home to two prominent sites ??" the Tubbataha Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Puerto Princesa Underground River, one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature.
Puerto Princesa's Astoria Palawan extended its gracious hospitality as this eco-friendly beachfront resort served as the official home of the group while in Palawan. Aside from the staff's warm welcome, a perform ...
Hey guys! This is the last vlog footage I have from my two month backpacking trip through Southeast Asia. Enjoy!
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• Trip length and when did I go? 6 days in November 2016
• Places visited: Puerto Princessa, Sabang, El Nido
• How much did it cost me? MYR 1,000
At A Glance
• Day 1 - Puerto Princessa to Sabang. Arrival & transit in Manila. Took a morning flight from Manila to Puerto Princessa. Upon arrival in Puerto Princessa, I took a public jeepney to Sabang. Check-in to Cafe Sabang once I arrived there. Overnight in Sabang
• Day 2 - Sabang to El Nido. Half day tour to Puerto Princessa underground river. Check-out from guesthouse and took a shuttle van to El Nido. Check-i ...
A couple of weeks have already passed since I went on a Tao Expedition in Palawan, but I'm still hung up on the experience.
Palawan is beautiful, no one can argue with that.
In fact, in the latest survey of their readers, the Conde Nast Traveler has again included Palawan in the top 5 most beautiful islands in the world, where it once hogged the first place three years running.
While writing about my experience with Tao Expedition, though, I was distracted by a question from a couple of readers: is it possible to go on a DIY (do it yourself) tour of the Puerto Princesa Underground Riv ...