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El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’d only write a review for big lagoon but I also recommend the secret lagoon, hidden beach and miniloc island. These are included in tour A and tour C. I had so much fun with my husband! 😍

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank SteifHitch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big Lagoon is definitely worth a visit. I covered it as part of Tour A along with other destinations. Great scenery, nice and calm, great for canoeing and snorkeling (at one spot near entry)

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Chanpreet K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This part of the island hopping tour is the best - you hop on a canoe and go i to this picturesque lagoon to admire the view. You can also go through a small canyon, swim, some even snorkel there.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank 536ievak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s our nth time to visit El Nido and probabably our 4th time to include Big Lagoon on our private island tour. Still feels like the first time I saw this place. Breath taking for me❤️

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 729dpf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our last spot on our Tour A trip. It was busy when we arrived. So many people and boats. We rented a kayak for 250php and went into the lagoon. The entrance bit was busy but keep going. It opens up to a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank NOMADasaurus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The views are breathtaking, and it’s a must visit, and part of Tour A. You are pretty much forced to rent a kayak because it’s a long swim where the boats are docked. So make sure someone who knows how to steer one sits in...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank drchasev
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great views and amazing kayaking thru it all. Go early to avoid the crowds, and swimming is memorable.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank drewfernandes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here as part of tour A. Even though it's not as busy as it used to be prior to the new tourism regulations. There were still about 10 other boats. We hired canoes to paddle onto the lagoon. There were 250php for a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank RockieHazel
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On tour A. Must pay additional 200 pesos for a permit. Kayak rental is 250 pesos for single, 300 for two person kayak. It is a beautiful large lagoon with smaller lagoons on the sides, cave tunnel and jungle and limestone walls all around. Birds...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 274leenat
Reviewed 10 October 2019 via mobile

We took tour A. I’m at a loss of words for the divine beauty this place holds. Scenic, serene and peaceful even with the crowds. This place is Magical!!! An exciting experience for everyone. You can swim into the lagoon with lifejacket or rent a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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4 April 2018|
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Response from kuch1two9 | Reviewed this property |
Big lagoon doesn't have any accomodations near it. It's like in the middle of the sea. Part of miniloc. You can only reach it by group/private tours. Places to stay in El Nido would be in town and surrounding areas. But... More
14 September 2017|
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Response from FrenchUSNomad | Reviewed this property |
You should fly direct Manila to El Nido via Air-Swift. If you fly through Puerto Princesa, you can arrange for a private van or a 4x4 (+100USD one way for 4-5 people). We always recommend guests of Terra Nova - El Nido to... More
16 August 2017|
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Response from Around_The_World_A | Reviewed this property |
Palawan is absolutely save if you stay in the north (meaning Puerto Princesa and up) ... GO THERE, it's soooo beautiful!!! :-) ... we travelled there in February and would go back within a heartbeat. We took a flight from... More