El Nido Island Tours – A, B, C, D, and Yacht Tour

The most visited destination in Palawan, El Nido is known for its striking limestone cliffs, mesmerizing lagoons,  and hundreds of virgin beaches. Guests who stay on Floral Island Resort sometimes go to El Nido, which is one hour away, to experience one of the following island tours. Book your stay in Palawan with Floral Island Resort and experience one or more El Nido island tours with us!

El Nido Island Hopping Tour A

Islands included: Big Lagoon, Shimizu Island, Secret Lagoon, and 7 Commandos Beach

This is the quintessential El Nido tour, featuring the incredible lagoons, steep limestone cliffs, and charming white beaches! Explore the Big Lagoon, rent a kayak if you wish, and enjoy their dramatic backdrop of karst formations and sparkling warm water.

Slip into a small opening and enter the Secret Lagoon, a tiny island enclosed with limestone cliffs. And then relax at the stretch of sandy white beach at Seven Commandos. This was named after the Japanese commandos who inhabited the island after World War II.

Save the best for last! The final stop is at the fantastic Simizu Island, a huge limestone formation with pockets of lovely white-sand beaches. This completes your whole day tour in the stunning Bacuit Bay!

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El Nido Island Hopping Tour B

Islands Included: Pinagbuyutan Island, Cathedral Cave, Cudugnon Beach, Snake Island, and Entalula Island

This fun island tour is more diverse than the others, featuring caves, coves, historic sites, and wild forests—all set in stunning limestone islands! Entalula, Pinagbuyutan, and Snake Islands have beautiful rocky sceneries and virgin forests teeming with wildlife. If you’re up for an adventure, hike to the summit of Snake Island and see awesome views of Bacuit Bay!

The astonishing Cudugnon Cave is where pottery and jewelry from the Sung Dynasty was found. Travelers from Borneo used to cross the ancient land bridge that once connected Borneo to Palawan. Cathedral Cave, on the hand, features a huge cavern that resembles a cathedral, hence the name. Don’t miss the chance to access this using a kayak!

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El Nido Island Hopping Tour C

Islands included: Hidden Beach, Secret Beach, Talisay Beach, Matinloc Island, and Helicopter Island

This well-known island tour is a mix of cozy secret beaches, scenic diving sites, and a religious shrine, all situated near the outskirts of Bacuit Bay. Because much of the tour is located in open water, the wind and waves in this area can be tricky sometimes.

Shaped like a helicopter, Helicopter Island is a sea turtle nesting site with a dreamy long white beach. Star Beach is a great spot for snorkeling as it teems with colorful coral reefs and marine life. Matinloc Island, on the other hand, has this secret underwater passage to a beautiful sandy lagoon surrounded by steep limestones.

There’s also an optional visit to Matinloc Shrine, a sacred monument that was built in 1982 in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Privately owned, this spiritual oasis can be explored for an additional P100. Overall, Tour C offers a great combination of diverse islands in the majestic Bacuit Bay!

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El Nido Island Hopping Tour D

Islands included: Cadlao Island, Small Lagoon, Ipil Beach, Nat-Nat Beach, Bukal Island, and Paradise Beach

There’s no shortage of scenic views when you go on Tour D, which takes you to the most loved lagoon in Bacuit Bay along with four other destinations. Many of these have idyllic white-sand beaches with beautiful limestone formations, great snorkeling sites, and even sunset views!

The highlights of this tour are Small Lagoon and Cadlao Island. Shaped like the back of a camel, Cadlao Island is the highest (608m) as well as the largest in Bacuit Bay, spanning over 1,000 hectares. Cadlao is gifted with lush forests, powdery beaches, and a beautiful lagoon with snorkeling areas. Meanwhile, you can rent a kayak, explore the mesmerizing Small Lagoon, and enjoy the sights of dramatic limestone cliffs.

Other attractions included in this tour are Ipil Beach, Nat-Nat Beach, Bukal Island, and Paradise Beach. These are uncrowded serene beaches with the allure of the Philippine countryside as well as great views of the sunset. Compared to other tours in Bacuit Bay, Tour D is more laid-back and less crowded, but definitely just as memorable!

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El Nido Yacht Tour

Islands included: Cadlao Island, Star Beach, Seven Commandos Beach, and Small or Big Lagoon

Sail away to the best islands in El Nido with this affordable yacht experience. You’ll be picked up at your hotel and come aboard the bright red Seacret, a classy, 50-foot sailing Catamaran. As you cruise the blue sea from one island to another, you can tan your worries away on the deck or lounge on a bean bag or trampoline while sipping cocktails.

You’ll enjoy four tropical destinations in this tour. These include two breathtaking lagoons with clear turquoise waters (Cadlao Lagoon and Big/Small Lagoon) and two pristine white beaches lined with tall coconut trees. These islands are walled with astonishing limestone formations which El Nido is world-renowned for.

You’ll receive first class treatment with the assistance of the yacht’s cheerful crew. A well-prepared, delicious lunch will surely satisfy your palate and refuel you for the rest of the afternoon. On top of these, you’ll meet other guests and maybe make new friends! Overall, this yacht tour feels like a dream. It’s definitely worth the taking!

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Book Your Own Private Island at Floral Island Resort

Experience staying on a private island exclusive to your group (minimum of 6 guests, starts at about $1,250 per night) at Floral Island Resort, a Superhost and Guest Favorite with 5-Star Rating on AirBnb. The island resort is only 1 hour away from El Nido and sits in Taytay Bay just outside El Nido’s tourist traffic. Floral Island Resort is often fully booked and guests are encouraged to make reservations at least two months ahead of time.

At the pristine and secluded Floral Island Resort, you’ll enjoy a peaceful and serene tropical experience, with 12 unique island activities and 6 premium services, and have a variety of tasteful tropical dishes in various dining settings. We are a part of the Coral Triangle Initiative and are a proud supporter of marine conservation! You can even swim with giant sea turtles through our island hopping eco-tour.

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Your Secluded Beach Resort in Palawan: Floral Island Resort

Tucked away from the tourist traffic of El Nido, Palawan, is a secret hideaway: Floral Island Resort. The resort is just an hour’s drive away from El Nido Airport and is nestled on the island of Talacanen. The beach resort is secluded and offers an exclusive and private retreat for travelers seeking tranquility, luxury, and natural splendor. From beachfront accommodations, mouthwatering seafood dishes, and unforgettable island activities, Floral Island Resort promises a getaway like no other.

Only 1 Hour from El Nido

Situated just outside the bustling tourist hubs of Palawan, Floral Island Resort features a location that offers the perfect balance of seclusion and accessibility. Far from the crowds and noise, the resort provides a serene oasis where guests can unwind and reconnect with nature. Whether arriving by ship or air, the journey to Floral Island Resort sets the stage for an unforgettable escape, with breathtaking views of Palawan’s pristine coastline welcoming travelers to this secluded paradise.

Alternatively, Floral Island Resort is 4 hours away by van from Puerto Princesa Airport. This gateway to Palawan is known for its UNESCO World Heritage Site, the enchanted Puerto Princesa Underground River. This is the world’s second longest navigable underwater cave, spanning more than 8 kilometers. From Manila or Cebu, flights going to Puerto Princesa are about a half or a third of the price, compared to flights going to El Nido, Palawan.

Beachfront Accommodations

At Floral Island Resort, guests are treated to luxurious beachfront accommodations that blend seamlessly with the natural surroundings. From cozy beach cottages to spacious villas overlooking the turquoise waters of the sea, every room is designed to provide comfort, privacy, and uninterrupted views of Palawan’s stunning landscapes. Wake up to the sound of gentle waves lapping against the shore and bask in the golden glow of sunrise from the comfort of your own private paradise.

Exclusive and Private Beaches

One of the highlights of a stay at Floral Island Resort is the access to exclusive and private beaches. With pristine white beaches at your doorstep, you’ll have the opportunity to escape the crowds and immerse yourself in the untouched beauty of Palawan’s shores. Whether you prefer to lounge on a secluded stretch of sand, explore islands nearby, or snorkel in crystal-clear waters teeming with marine life, the resort’s private beaches and island hopping eco-tours offer endless opportunities for relaxation and adventure.

Delicious Seafood Dishes

No visit to Palawan is complete without indulging in the region’s renowned seafood cuisines, and Floral Island Resort doesn’t disappoint. From freshly caught fish to succulent shrimp and delectable crab, the resort’s culinary offerings showcase the best of Palawan’s coastal cuisine. Whether you’re dining at the beachfront restaurant or enjoying a private dinner under the stars, every meal is a culinary journey that celebrates the flavors of the sea.

Island Hopping with Giant Turtle Experience

Beyond its pristine beaches and beachfront accommodations, Floral Island Resort offers a wealth of island activities to satisfy the adventurous spirit. Explore the islands in Taytay Bay, kayak around the Floral Island, snorkel among vibrant coral reefs teeming with marine life, or hike to the island’s summit at sunrise or sunset to witness breathtaking landscapes bathed in golden light.

For a truly unforgettable experience, don’t miss the opportunity to interact with giant green turtles at the resort’s island hopping eco-tour. Learn about these majestic creatures, participate in conservation efforts, and swim with these gentle giants at the sanctuary. You’ll gain a deeper appreciation for Palawan’s rich biodiversity.

Book Your Secluded Beach Escape Today

Escape the crowds and discover the hidden gem of Floral Island Resort. With its secluded location, beachfront accommodations, delicious seafood dishes, and unforgettable island activities, it’s the perfect destination for travelers seeking a tranquil retreat in Palawan. Book your stay now and experience the beauty and serenity of this secluded beach paradise. Your secluded beach escape awaits at Floral Island Resort.

Eco-Friendly Island Retreat in Palawan: Discover Floral Island Resort

One-hour drive away from El Nido’s world-class tourist destination Bacuit Bay is the haven known as Floral Island Resort. Found in Taytay Bay and just 15-minutes boat ride from the mainland, this island retreat offers a unique blend of luxury, sustainability, and natural beauty.

For travelers seeking an escape, Floral Island not only rejuvenates the soul but also leaves a positive impact on the environment. Among hundreds of resorts in Palawan, Floral Island Resort stands out as a beacon of responsible tourism.

Embracing Solar Power

At Floral Island Resort, sustainability isn’t just a buzzword; it’s a way of life. The resort harnesses the abundant energy of the sun through its solar power infrastructure.

From powering guest accommodations to lighting up common areas, solar panels reduce reliance on fossil fuels, minimizing the resort’s carbon footprint. Guests can bask in the knowledge that their stay is powered by clean, renewable energy, contributing to a healthier planet for generations to come.

Championing Water Conservation

Water, a precious resource, is treated with the utmost care at Floral Island Resort. Through innovative conservation measures, including rainwater harvesting and efficient irrigation systems, the resort minimizes water wastage without compromising on guest comfort.

Visitors can indulge in private outdoor bathrooms and refreshing showers, all while knowing that every drop is used responsibly. By prioritizing water conservation, Floral Island Resort sets a shining example of sustainability in the hospitality industry.

Feasting on Local Produce

In line with its commitment to sustainability, Floral Island Resort sources the majority of its produce from local farmers, fishermen, and suppliers. Guests are treated to a culinary journey that celebrates the rich flavors and vibrant colors of Palawan’s bounty. 

From farm-fresh fruits and vegetables to sustainably caught seafood, every meal is a testament to the region’s culinary heritage. By supporting local producers, the resort not only reduces its carbon footprint but also fosters economic growth within the community.

Restoring Coral Reefs

The waters surrounding Floral Island Resort are teeming with marine life, including spectacular coral reefs. Recognizing the importance of these delicate ecosystems, the resort actively participates in coral reef restoration efforts.

Through a partnership with the Coral Triangle Initiative, guests have the opportunity to join guided snorkeling excursions aimed at replanting coral fragments and monitoring reef health.

By engaging visitors in hands-on conservation activities, Floral Island Resort promotes environmental awareness and fosters a deeper connection to nature.

Sustainable Sea Urchin Harvesting

For adventurous foodies, Floral Island Resort offers a unique dining experience – sea urchin harvesting. Under the guidance of experienced urchin harvesters, guests can venture into the crystal-clear waters to gather this Asian delicacy sustainably.

By regulating harvesting practices and promoting responsible consumption, the resort ensures that this culinary treat remains available for future generations to enjoy. It’s an opportunity to savor the flavors of the sea while supporting sustainable sea urchin harvesting practices.

Interactive Fish Feeding

One of the highlights of a stay at Floral Island Resort is the interactive fish feeding experience. Guests of all ages can participate in feeding sessions where they learn about the diverse marine life inhabiting the surrounding waters.

From colorful tropical fish to graceful rays, these encounters foster a deeper appreciation for the underwater world. By promoting responsible interaction with marine species, the resort encourages guests to become stewards of the ocean.

Protecting Giant Turtles

Floral Island Resort is not just a sanctuary for guests, but also a supporter of marine species sanctuaries, including the green turtle sanctuary in Debangan Island. Through its island hopping adventure, the resort shares its awe-inspiring encounters with these friendly and gentle giants.

Guests can learn about turtle conservation efforts, get close and personal with these wonderful creatures, and even swim with them. Believe it or not, these turtles love people too! By supporting the sanctuary, Floral Island Resort plays a vital role in safeguarding the future of these iconic marine species.

Experience the Magic

Floral Island Resort invites you to embark on a journey of discovery, where luxury meets sustainability in perfect harmony. Whether you’re lounging on pristine beaches, exploring vibrant coral reefs, or indulging in farm-to-table dining experiences, every moment spent at the resort is infused with a sense of purpose. Join us in preserving Palawan’s natural beauty for generations to come.

Book Your Eco-Friendly Escape Today

Ready to experience the magic of Floral Island Resort? Book your stay now and immerse yourself in a world where sustainability and luxury converge. Together, let’s create unforgettable memories while making a positive impact on the planet. Your eco-friendly island retreat awaits.