Also known as Kalungpang or Calumpang Island. Formerly known as well as Masong Island. Local folks changed the name to Snake island due to its long sand bar (approximately 3 kilometers long). Most photographed island in Honda Bay. Tourist come in for free to visit the island for snorkeling, fish feeding and photograph taking. Currently, the Puerto Princesa City government has jurisdiction over the ...
"tail" or sand bar of the island in coordination with the DENR (Department of Environmental Resources) and the CENRO. Illegal structures in the island currently.
Snake Island News
The Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau (ERDB) is pushing to declare a fishing ban in certain areas around Snake Island in Palawan to allow the marine ecosystem to recover and the important fish species to repopulate the area and replenish the fish stock.
The ERDB, an attached agency of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), believes that declaring a fishing ban around the Snake Island is necessary even as an effort to rehabilitate the area hit by coral bleaching have shown an initial success.
The fishing ban "in identified areas" will save the coral reefs in ...
The Philippines is an archipelago of 7,107 islands and among all of them, 48 is situated in Bacuit Bay, El Nido making island hopping one of its major tourist activities. As we may all know, there is no better way to discover paradise than to immerse yourself with its wonder and allow yourself to get lost within its mystical world. Island hopping might eat up too much of your time and drain you all that energy but at the end of the day, the experience is something you wouldnt trade for anything as it is more valuable than any wealth in this world.
A Journey of 2 weeks in the Philippines, especially in Palawan island
- From El Nido to Coron.
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I 'll let you discover the magnificent places, landscapes from this little corner of paradise.
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Kedam - Shy Girl
I don't want to sound like I'm bragging but it's not me, it's the biggest media and travel sites who declared El Nido as one of the best island and beach destinations in the world. And there are still a lot of raves and accolades, but the list might not be enough.
What I am trying to say is, if you're planning to visit the Philippines, don't forget about El Nido. For Filipino travelers, El Nido should be the ultimate destination in your bucket list!
The Story of El Nido
Formerly known as Bacuit, the town was renamed El Nido in 1954, a name that derives from swiftlets' nest found in t ...
Beauty queen-turned-actress Charlene Gonzales was on point with her memorable answer during the Miss Universe pageant in 1994.
When asked about the number of islands in the Philippines, Charlene responded with a rhetorical question "High tide or low tide?" before she eventually explained that there are "7107 islands during low tide, and 7,108 during high tide."
Lo and behold, more than a decade after, here we are with a new set of numbers. The National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) has recently announced that there are 534 new islands in this archipelagic nation - P ...
Coron and El Nido Backpacking 2016.
- Green Lagoon Coron
- Kayangan Lake
- Twin Lagoon Coron
- Skeleton Wreck Coron
- Shimizu Island El Nido
- Matinloc Island El Nido
- Barracuda Lake
- Small Lagoon
- Big Lagoon El Nido
- 7 Commandos
- Snake Island