Best Beaches In & Around El Nido

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  • 1. Corong Corong Beach

    Corong Corong Beach
    © Galeja

    Travel time from El Nido: approx 0.5 hrs

    Corong Corong Beach is located in the El Nido area and is home to some of the stunning scenery that Palawan Island has become known for. The prefect sandy beach is fringed with tall coconut palm trees and limestone rock formations tower above the crystal clear water at the northern end.

    The beach at Corong Corong is generally not as crowded as El Nido's other beaches. It also has more… read more »

  • 2. Seven Commandos Beach

    Seven Commandos Beach
    Allan Ascaño

    Travel time from El Nido: approx 0.5 hrs

    Located in El Nido, Seven Commandos Beach has beautiful white sands, turquoise waters, and dramatic limestone cliffs. Fringed with coconut palms this is the archeytpal tropical Southeast Asian beach.

    Before continuing, it is worth explaining the name, as I know you are probably wondering! They say that the name comes from World War II, when seven commandos were stranded here. There isn't really any more information than that, or whether it… read more »

  • 3. Duli Beach

    Duli Beach
    © Jakub Barzycki/123RF

    Travel time from El Nido: approx 0.5 hrs

    Set towards the north of Palawan island, Duli Beach is within easy reach of the tourist hub of El Nido, but far enough to keep the crowds away (around 25 km). In fact, chances are you'll have the place to yourself. This generous stretch of pristine beach is backed by palm trees and thick jungle covered hills beyond. With barely anything in the way of development this really is a… read more »

  • 4. Marimegmeg Beach

    Marimegmeg Beach
    © Galeja

    Travel time from El Nido: approx 0.5 hrs

    Marimegmeg Beach sits on the same stretch of sand as Las Cabanas just south of El Nido. In fact many consider them the same beach. Either way, Marimegmeg offers you a quiet stretch of paradise with a good range of facilities close at hand.

    Whilst Marimegmeg Beach may not be able to rival some of the island beaches with their pristine settings and pure white sands it is easy to get… read more »

  • 5. Las Cabañas Beach

    Las Cabañas Beach
    Tuderna

    Travel time from El Nido: approx 0.5 hrs

    If you are looking for a quiet stretch of paradise, Las Cabanas Beach is well worth the hike. You get to this beach on foot, and when you arrive, you will be greeted with a view of golden sands reaching out into crytaline turquoise waters. Beyond the fringing of coconut palms is a backdrop of mountains rising out of the forest and up to the clouds.

    On one end of… read more »

  • 6. Nacpan Beach

    Nacpan Beach
    Allan Ascaño

    Travel time from El Nido: approx 0.5 hrs

    Nacpan Beach stretches along the Palawan coast for four kilometers. Backed by a line of tall, swaying coconut palms the beach here is beautiful gold-tinged sand lapped by gentle turquoise waves.

    As you head south along Nacpan beach, you will pass what was once just a tiny fishing village before reaching the imposing limestone headland. Just before this the beach becomes a narrow spit and joins neighbouring Calitang Beach to… read more »

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