Highlights of Palawan

The island province of Palawan is often referred to as the ‘last frontier’ because it is one of the few remaining islands in the Philippines that has been largely untouched by logging and still has a substantial amount of primary rainforest. The island is now protected and has become a nature sanctuary offering, as well as the rainforest, outstanding dive sites, majestic mountains, primeval caves, pristine beaches and an archipelago within the larger archipelago that makes up the Philippines. Palawan is surrounded by a coral shelf that abounds with varied and colourful marine life. The island boasts exotic flora and fauna, like the mouse-deer and the scaly anteater, that are found nowhere else and the waters of Palawan are among the best in the world for diving and fishing. 

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Pamalican Island
Home to the luxurious private island resort of Amanpulo, Pamalican Island is the most famous of the Cuyo Islands, to the north-east of Palawan.
Puerto Princesa, Palawan, the Philippines
Puerto Princesa is Palawan's provincial capital, from which one can venture out to Honda Bay which consists of several islets with shallow reefs and fabulous beaches. 
Sabang, Palawan, the Philippines
Sabang, on the western coast of Palawan, is home to the world's longest accessible underground river system, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
El Nido, Palawan, the Philippines
El Nido occupies an area of 96,000 hectares and has a diverse ecosystem which is home to mangroves, white sand beaches, coral reefs, limestone reefs and myriad marine life.
Coron, Palawan, the Philippines
Busuanga is the largest in the Calamian group of islands that lie at the north of Palawan and is the gateway to a number of island retreats, chief among the paradisiacal idyll of Coron.