This is one of the major tourist destinations for visitors. Honestly, it does not matter what kind of activity you were interested in, you will surely find a lot of great activities here. El Nido actually consists of 45 small islands and islets, many of which have spectacular limestone cliffs that attract rock divers from all over the world.
El Nido is known mostly for the incredible water sports it offers. Many people come here for diving, kayaking, snorkeling, and scuba diving. There are even some competitions that occur annually within this region.
There are some great places to enjoy the beaches. You will find several spectacular spots to go, but you should avoid the main beach. Unfortunately, garbage has been collecting in this area for quite some time and oil from boats has been seeping into the bay. It is recommended to people that they not swim in this area. However, there are many other great locations around these islands that offer you a heavenly experience in the water.
Besides the water sports, there are many other great things to do in El Nido. One of the favorite things to people like to do is mountain biking. For a very inexpensive price, usually less than $20 or $25 per day, a person can rent a spectacular mountain bike and follow one of the great forest trails or dirt tracks. These trails had through such things as rivers, hot springs, mangroves, cave areas, beaches, rice fields, and coconut groves, giving you one of the most unusual mountain biking experiences of all time.
There are tours that are available that will take you island hopping, you can get up close and personal with many of the great cliffs and reefs of the area. A barbecue lunch is usually offered with this.
For those who would love to rock dive but have never tried to sport, there are classes that will teach you on the intricacies of the sport. They teach great techniques while ensuring for your safety. There also diving and scuba diving classes that are offered as well, giving you the opportunity to see the world underneath the water around this island area. You can also learn how to kayak if you so desire. All of these are offered at a very inexpensive price, to include equipment.
You will find no better places in the world to eat, sleep, or find great items to take home with you. There are a few different fast food style restaurants, including Yummy Burger, El Nido Fast foods, and a large number of barbecue stands where you can get many different styles of cooked meats.
The Altrove Trattoria offers an incredible oven baked pizza and you will find no better coffee and bagel then at the V & V Bagel Café. The Spider restaurant serves a wide variety of barbecued foods, and it is quite common to see the chef mingling with customers while they eat. He or she will even make you a special sauce for your foods to meet your pallet.
There are a very large number of hotels and resorts on El Nido. The accommodations run all the way from five-star to simple campsites for people that are looking to enjoy the great outdoors. Some offer bungalows on the beach, such as Lorenzo, with a few being in the heart of the town center of El Nido, including the Peak House Garden Pension.
Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Vellago Resort offers accommodation in El Nido. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar.
All rooms have sea views and a seating area where you can relax.
There is a 24-hour front desk at the property.
You can engage in various activities, such as island-hopping tours, kayaking and snorkelling.
Offering free Wi-Fi access, A Place to Remember El Nido is situated along the coastline within a 3-minute walk from El Nido Wharf. It operates a 24-hour front desk and offers cosy rooms equipped with a fridge.
Fitted with parquet flooring, the air-conditioned rooms feature en suite bathroom that comes with hot/cold shower facility and free toiletries. Rooms also include an in-room safe, minibar and a TV with cable channels.
A Place to Remember El Nido has a tour desk that can assist guests with sightseeing and travel arrangements. Laundry, massage and airport shuttle service are also available on request at additional charges.
A Place to Remember Restaurant serves a selection of international dishes, while the bar offers a variety of hot and cold beverages.
The property is within 5 km to El Nido town centre, while the famous El Nido View Deck is just 2.5 km away
Tucked away in El Nido, Aqua Travel Lodge provides well-appointed accommodation featuring fully air-conditioned rooms. Guests also enjoy free WiFi access throughout the property.
Offering ample natural light, all the rooms come furnished with a cable TV and cool tile flooring. Some rooms feature a private balcony. Bathroom facilities are en suite.
Aqua Travel Lodge houses a 24-hour front desk with luggage storage space. Free parking facilities are offered to those who drive. Other amenities include a shared lounge, a tour desk and an outdoor terrace.
The accommodation does not house a restaurant however meals can be freshly prepared and served in the room upon request.
This beachfront property is about 14 km away from Artcafe. El Nido Airport is 10.4 km away while El Nido Ferry Terminal is within 14.5 km away.
Balay Paragua is a bed and breakfast featuring rooms offering a balcony with mountain views and free WiFi in its common areas. A 3-minute walk to Bacuit Beach, the property has a 24-hour front desk and provides massage services for a fee.
Located in El Nido, Balay Paragua is 30 m from El Nido Municipal Hall and St. Francis of Assisi Church. Lio Airport is a 20-minute drive away.
Each room is fan-cooled or air-conditioned and has a seating area and outdoor furniture. Private bathroom comes with a shower and free toiletries.
Other facilities offered include a ticket service and a tour desk. Welcome drinks are served to guests upon arrival and complimentary coffee or tea is available in the mornings. Breakfast can be arranged at a surcharge.
Buena’s Haven Travelodge located right in between Las Cabanas beach and El Nido town, which are about a 5-minute drive away each. It is just a minute’s walk from El Nido Beach and a 2-minute walk from the Corong Corong seafront. It provides free parking and free Wi-Fi access in its public areas.
The property is just a minute’s walk from the nearest convenience store.
Offering mountain views, rooms are cooled with air conditioning and a fan. The attached bathroom offers hot and cold shower facilities, a bidet and toiletries. Select rooms also feature sea views.
On-call massage services are available. Ticketing, laundry and airport shuttle services can also be arranged. Guests can get assistance with bicycle rental and island and inland tour arrangement.
Situated just a 5-minute walk from the beach, Chariz Inn offers simple and comfy accommodation with free WiFi access in its public areas. It operates a 24-hour front desk and provides complimentary parking on site.
The property is within 230 m from El Nido Municipal Hall and 450 m from El Nido View-deck. El Nido Ferry Terminal is 700 m away.
Fitted with wooden furnishing, rooms come with a fan, air conditioning, a clothes rack and freshly-laundered bedding. Rooms include an attached bathroom with shower facility, towels and a spray bidet.
At Chariz Inn, guests can chill out at the common lounge area equipped with TV. Laundry and shuttle services are available, while tours and water sport activities can be arranged.
Housing a restaurant, guests can sample a selection of local dishes on site
Only 2.9 km from the peaceful Sabang Beach, Dayunan Tourist Inn is tucked away in El Nido. It offers clean and comfortable rooms, free WiFi access at all common areas and free parking facilities.
This affordable accommodation is situated about 3.6 km from Puerto Princesa Underground River. Puerto Princesa Airport is located 52.4 km away.
Rooms are simply furnished and fully air-conditioned. A flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with hot-water showers are included in all the rooms.
A 24-hour front desk will be happy to assist you with laundry/ironing services and travel arrangements. Airport transfers and shuttle services are offered at an additional charge.
While Dayunan Tourist Inn does not house a restaurant, popular local eateries including Art Café and Blue Azul Restaurant are both situated just a 3-minute walk away.
A few steps away from Corong Corong Beach , Desert Rose Hotel features cosy rooms with a private terrace boasting sea views. It also has a tour desk, which organises excursions to tourist attractions. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.
Desert Rose Hotel is a 5-minute ride from Las Cabanas Beach and a 10-minute ride from El Nido Town. Puerto Princesa Airport is a 6-hour ride away. On-site parking is possible.
Simply furnished, all rooms come with air conditioning, a seating area and a wardrobe. Their en suite bathroom is fitted with hot and cold shower facilities.
Guests can enjoy local and international dishes at many famous restaurants located within a 1-hour ride away.
A 2-minute walk from Corong Corong Beach, Doublegem Beach Resort offers air-conditioned rooms with a sea view. This beachfront property features a 90 m private beach area, on-site water sports including kayak and body boards. Free WiFi is available in public areas.
The resort is a 10-minute drive to the city centre and a 15-minute drive to El Nido Beach. It is a 15-minute walk to El Nido Public Market. Puerto Princesa Airport is a 6-hr drive away.
Rooms feature a balcony with sea view. They are fitted with a seating area and flat-screen cable TV. All rooms have an en suite bathroom with shower facilities, and daily housekeeping is included.
The property features a 24-hour front desk, where massage services, luggage storage and tour information are available. For guests’ convenience, the resort provides airport shuttle at a surcharge and bicycle rental services. Tours to lagoons, beaches, top snorkelling sites, caves, Helicopter Island, Shimizu Island, and Matinloc Shrine can also be arranged.
Breakfast, lunch or dinner can be served on the beach upon request. Local dining outlets can be found within 4 km.
Featuring a large and open wooden deck overlooking El Nido Bay, El Gordo’s Adventures and Guesthouse provides dormitory and private rooms with free Wi-Fi. On-site water sport facilities and a 24-hour reception are available.
Located in a fisherman’s village and away from the bustling tourist district, El Gordo’s is separated from the rest of the city by a foot bridge and rocky trail. A 2-minute walk from the guest house is the Sitio Tandul Basketball Court. It takes 3 minutes to walk to El Nido Bay and 5-minute to walk to El Nido Port. El Nido Airport is a 30-minute drive away.
Boasting views of the sea, fan-cooled rooms are equipped with a mosquito net and wooden flooring. Towels and linens are provided.
Guests can explore the surrounding area by bicycle or kayak and relax with a cold drink and snack on the deck after. Shared kitchen facilities are available, while the common lounge comes with a flat-screen TV and DVD player.
Art Café and Blue Azul are 2 local dining options located within a 15-minute walk of the guesthouse