Palawan is the Philippines’ most exotic tourist destination with it’s deserted islands, limestone cliffs, coral reefs, misty mountains and teeming wildlife. Palawan is a paradise in the Philippines. Palawan is known for it’s name as the ‘Last Frontier’.
Palawan, an island province is surrounded by coral shelf that is home of colorful marine life and because of this, Palawan is declared as a nature sanctuary. Palawan has 1,768 island and islets. It’s land area is almost 1.5 heactare land and is rich in rainforests, majestic mountains, primeval caves, and untrodden beaches.
Because Palawan is rich in natural resources, it attracts local and foreign visitors. The enchanted beauty of the place is unsurpassed that tourist keeps on coming back. Palawan beach resort and diving spots are among te worlds best. Palawan is a diver’s paradise because of the reefs which surround the costs and coves teeming with a multitude of marine life.
Exotic animals exist in Palawan in which it cannot be found anywhere in the world. Flora and fauna like the mouse deer and scaly ant eaters are among the animals that cannot be found nowhere but only in Palawan.
Not only world-class beach resort and dive sites, Palawan has also enchanting scenery like caves, underground river, Wildlife Sanctuary and Honda Bay Islands.
Palawan Tourist Attraction
Calauit Island Wildlife Sanctuary: This sanctuary is devoted to wildlife preservation of animals coming from Africa such as zebras and gazelles, giraffes and elands and our own animals which can only be found in Palawan like bearcat, mousedeer and peacock pheasant. This santuary is has an area of 3,700 hectare
Coron Reefs: One of the enchanting scenery in Palawan in which tourist want to go. It has Seven enchanting lakes, perfectly surrounded by craffy limestone cliffs. It attracts tourist and nature lovers to this island in northern Palawan. This is one of the world-famous diving sites in the world.
El Nido Marine Reserve: is one of the most popular ecosystems tourist destination in the Philippines. Palawan is proud to have this popular diverse ecosystems such as rainforest, mangroves, white sand beaches, coral reefs, and limestone cliffs. Here divers can see the rarest marine mammal, the sea cows locally called “dugong”.
St. Paul Subterranean River National Park: A very attractive natural scenery in Palawan and One of the world’s wonders. The river stretches eight kilometers deep into an underground lagoon with crystalline waters. The captivating limestone cave reveals the stalactite pillars, rock formations and domed amphitheaters.
Tubbataha Reefs National Marine Park: Is reputed as the country’s best diving site and one of the world’s best diving spot. The reef is abundant in marine life and because of this it was named a World Heritage Site. The island consists of two islets with lots of soft corals and small cave. Divers can see Tubbataha shark, turtles and manta rays.