With lavish tropical greens and crystal clear sea waters, there’s truly no better therapy than a getaway at a beach resort. Lucky for us, we’re surrounded with plenty of sweet escapes just hours away. Palawan in the Philippines is without a doubt, one of the under-appreciated ones.
This sunny paradise boasts one of the world’s most incredible seascapes as well as an abundance of aquatic wildlife. Whether you’re simply seeking a tranquil time lazing on a hammock or an adventure diving in the waters, there’s something for everyone here.

Here are some of the best luxury retreats in Palawan, Philippines.

1
Two Seasons Coron Island Resort and Spa

Coron Island Resort and Spa in Palawan is located on the Malaroyroy Peninsula in Bulalacao Island. This undisturbed resort is the first eco-friendly resort here and is home to a variety of wildlife like turtles and giant clams. Its 42 bungalows either come with a tropical garden view or a beachfront view, all of which showcasr a blend of luxury and the essence of nature.

2
El Nido Pangulasian Island

El Nido Resorts is a collection of properties spread out across the El Nido and Taytay municipalities in Palawan, each on its own island. While they are all unique, Pangulasian Island — also known as the “Island of the Sun” — is where you can gaze at one of the best sunrise and sunset views. The 42 well-appointed villas here are tastefully designed and inspired by contemporary Filipino architecture.

3
Amanpulo, Pamalican, Cuyo Islands

Want the full luxury experience at Palawan? Amanpulo’s peaceful paradise is only accessible by a private propeller plane — a 70-minute journey from the Manila airport. Once you land, be prepared to be enamoured as you’ll be greeted by a sheathe of powdery white and emerald green, an iconic view of the island.

4
Cauayan Island Resort

Wake up to picturesque clear blue waters and a vast white sand beach. Here at the Cauayan Island Resort is the ideal location for a serene lifestyle vacation with its lush blooms and tropic ambiance. Adventure lovers can also look forward to activities like hiking in the rainforest surrounded by coconut trees.