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El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Reviewed yesterday

Did as part of Tour A, is stunning, crystal clear water, beautiful scenery, just a stunning place to be.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Darren1872
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an awesome experience to visit and experience Big Lagoons of El Nido. Here you can get a close encounter with Lagoons and it is best to experience paddling a Kayak Boat.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarkyTrips2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a stop when we did combo tour A and B Rented a kayak for 300 pesos for 30 mins. Such a beautiful place, the water is so clear and blue. The surroundings are majestic. Was great to see this place and get the chance...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MVM101
Reviewed 1 week ago

looks amazing but find more trash floating each year so don't litter, can just float around in your lifejacket

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 748lee
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed the El Nido Island Hopping Tour. One of the stops was Big Lagoon. An amazing lagoon in the middle of the rocks with grean and blue water like from a movie :-) Rent a kayak and explore a whole area, you will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Spickova
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A real hidden beauty, though a fair few boats and tourist hanging about. Glad to see that they are trying to preserve the coral and marine life though!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tomsaxon89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the Highlight of Tour A is the Big Lagoon. Steep limestone cliffs, turquoise waters and a couple of mangrove trees make this a unique place. Due to its size, it is not as crowded as the Small Lagoon. It is best if you come...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Raskolnikow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Serene, scenic and sensational. Big enough to engulf the tourists and provide isolation in a paradise surrounding.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

they tell you it is amazing but you only understand it when you get there and rent a kayak! wow, just do not miss it, this is why Philipines are so amazing :-)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roberto F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place should have been recommended as one of the world wonders!it is so stunning when you enter that it takes your breath away..at some point we left the boat and we took a kayak to explore it and it was so beautiful that I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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4 April 2018|
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Response from kuchp2017 | Reviewed this property |
Big lagoon doesn't have any accomodations near it. It's like in the middle of the sea. Part of miniloc. You can only reach it by group/private tours. Places to stay in El Nido would be in town and surrounding areas. But... More
14 September 2017|
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Response from FrenchUSNomad | Reviewed this property |
You should fly direct Manila to El Nido via Air-Swift. If you fly through Puerto Princesa, you can arrange for a private van or a 4x4 (+100USD one way for 4-5 people). We always recommend guests of Terra Nova - El Nido to... More
16 August 2017|
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Response from Around_The_World_A | Reviewed this property |
Palawan is absolutely save if you stay in the north (meaning Puerto Princesa and up) ... GO THERE, it's soooo beautiful!!! :-) ... we travelled there in February and would go back within a heartbeat. We took a flight from... More