INTRODUCING EL NIDO
The pristine and protected Pangalusian Island Resort, El Nido, appears to float in the dreamy waters of Bacuit Bay. Here, the exclusive luxury resorts live in harmony with a rich tropical ecosystem of emerald forest and crystalline sea.
A spectacular and unspoilt island haven.
Things to do
Just a 25-minute boat ride from El Nido, the luxury retreat at Pangalusian Island features an elegantly curved 750-metre swathe of gleaming beach. At the west end of the island there is another highly secluded cove. Perfect for getting away from it all.
This natural paradise is a wonderful spa retreat too. A variety of Asian, European and tropical face and body treatments are available, including the traditional Filipino hilot massage. This ancient art of healing is designed to restore balance.
Explore the diverse and precious ecology of the island. Take a nature walk and meander through the lush landscape, discovering exotic flora and fauna. Meanwhile, a snorkelling adventure will see you encountering the dazzling sea life in this protected environment.
Try a trip to nearby Snake Island. The ‘snake’ is a curving sandbar and its shallow waters are heavenly to float in.
Top tip from SLH