Palawan: The Most Beautiful Island in the World

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Among the Philippines’ most popular tourist destination is the Palawan island. Located in the MIMAROPA region, the island is called as Philippine’s last frontier. Home to the famous Puerto Princesa Underground River, Kayangan Lake and El Nido. Palawan does not only offers breath-taking beaches but other superb natural resources as well. All of which has been preserved and protected until this day.

For tourists looking for a place of adventure and a chance to unwind and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the Palawan is the best place to do just that. Indulge in the culinary tastes in the island and it’s relaxing and tranquil atmosphere that is purely Palawan. Here top three places you can visit.

1. Puerto Princesa

Considered as one of the 7 Wonders Of Nature, the Underground River is one of the main reasons Puerto Princesa city is flourished with tourists from all across the globe every year. And why wouldn’t they? It is one best example of nature’s magic. A journey to the underground river will let you witness a story that was molded for hundreds of years.

Puerto Princesa. Images by Culture Trip


2. El Nido

El Nido has some of the most beautiful view you can ever encounter. This cluster of islands is off the tip of the Palawan Island is full of mystical rock formations and surrounded by crystal blue waters. The Big Lagoon in El Nido is a breeding haven for fishes and crustaceans. It is set in the middle of karst limestone formations with pristine clear waters.

El Nido. Images by Culture Trip



3. Kayangan Lake

Lake Kayangan lies closed on top of a mountain. For tourists visiting this place, a 10-minute steep climb is a must. After this, you will be rewarded with a breathtaking scenery and crystal-clear waters. The lake Kayangan has been awarded as the cleanest lake in Asia.


Lake Kayangan. Images by Culture Trip


Palawan is overflowing with natural resources in its pristine and unexploited condition: virgin rainforests, superb mountains, primeval caves and breath-taking beaches. Marine life flourished and is preserved from exploitation and commercialism. Palawan’s water resources are world-class in quality and perfect for diving and fishing. The great waters of Palawan rustle up world-class water sports.