El Nido Resorts Est. 1990

El Nido Resorts, El Nido, MIMAROPA, Philippines

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El Nido’s four island resort options let you get your fill of the Philippines’ pristine waters, ancient limestone cliffs, and abundance of wildlife. 
Your experience in the sparsely populated Palawan, an archipelago of 1,000+ islands, will be dictated by your choice, whether it’s “adventure,” “discovery,” “sanctuary,” or “luxury” you’re after. Still, at the end of a long day of snorkeling at a marine sanctuary, El Nido is extremely invested in preserving the land for the future and enriching the surrounding communities. 
The Lowdown
Type
Beach / Lake / Waterfront Location
Hotel / Resort / Spa
Island
Views
Bay
Forest
Garden
Ocean
Style
Coastal
Eco
Elegant
Romantic
Tropical
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Group Getaway
Retreats: Corporate, Spa, Wellness, Etc.
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

El Nido Resorts is a group of sustainable island resorts in the El Nido and Taytay municipalities in Palawan, Philippines. The resorts offer genuine, local hospitality, and unique and enriching experiences amidst the beautiful natural landscapes.

We currently operate 4 properties in Northern Palawan: Miniloc and Lagen Island Resort both in El Nido, Apulit Island Resort in Taytay, and our newest eco-luxury resort, Pangulasian Island.

Apulit Island Resort
El Nido Resorts’ Eco-Adventure island resort, Apulit, set in Taytay Bay in North-eastern Palawan, offers exciting and exhilarating activities for the thrill-seeker. Guests may climb and rappel down the 60-meter limestone cliff, with birds’ eye-view of the whole island. Dive and discover sunken treasures just off the beach, with a Japanese ship wreck and a plethora of marine species to greet guests. Put on headlights and go spelunking in the different caves of Apulit, or hop on the banca as one go island hopping and snorkeling with the resort’s marine sports guides to identify and explain the different species around the area. The resort’s guest activities coordinators will help plan your adventure-filled holiday at Apulit Island.

Miniloc Island Resort
El Nido Resorts’ Eco-Discovery island resort, Miniloc, offers guests with a back-to-basics Filipino coastal village vibe with rustic or native design. In Miniloc, guests can swim with the 1.5-meter jack fish and get up close and personal with a variety of marine species just at its house reef. Miniloc Island is also a gateway to discover and explore the popular attractions around Bacuit Bay, such as the Big and Small Lagoons and Snake Island.

Lagen Island Resort
Nestled between a lush four-hectare forest and a calm, shallow lagoon, Lagen Island, El Nido Resorts’ Eco-Sanctuary island resort, has the densest forest over limestone out of the 45 islands and islets of Bacuit Bay. Lagen Island serves as a sanctuary for a diverse variety of birds and mammals. Observe and delight in different endemic species flourishing in their natural habitat. Hike through Lagen’s forest trail which leads to a rewarding view of one of the coves on the other side of the island.

Pangulasian Island Resort
Pangulasian Island is El Nido Resorts’ Eco-Luxury island resort in Bacuit Bay, El Nido. The resort is set fronting a pristine beach and against a backdrop of tropical forest. Also known as the “Island of the Sun”, Pangulasian has breathtaking views of both the sunrise and sunset. Frolic in the 750-meter stretch of white sand beach and be amazed by the marine sanctuary right at its doorstep. Discerning guests will be treated to luxurious amenities and impeccable and personalized service at Pangulasian Island. The resort offers a total of 42 deluxe accommodations built with contemporary Filipino and cutting edge “green” design.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Estimated Price Per Head

from $70 to $100

Additional Charges

1. Supplement for additional guests in excess of 10 persons:

Apulit Island, Miniloc Island, Lagen Island
PHP 3,050.00 nett per person

Pangulasian Island
PHP 4,270.00 nett per person
 
2. Wedding Reception Menu:

a. 5-course Set Menu
Apulit Island, Miniloc Island, Lagen Island
PHP 1,220.00 nett per person

Pangulasian Island
PHP 2,790.00 nett per person
 
b.Buffet Set Menu
Apulit Island, Miniloc Island, Lagen Island
PHP 1,450.00 nett per person

Pangulasian Island
PHP 2,990.00 nett per person

Insurance

N/A

Capacity

Seated
100
Buffet
N/A
Standing
100
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
1990
Curfew
12 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Corkage/Bottle Fee – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol For A Fee
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
Apulit Island Resort
Apulit Island has 50 water cottages that combine traditional Filipino architectural style with contemporary design. The cottages are all built on stilts, perched above the sea with an unobstructed view of Palawan’s azure Taytay Bay, surrounding islands, and dramatic limestone cliffs. There are 30 Water Cottages built around the main cove of the island. Each Water Cottage has a 26sqm floor area and can accommodate a maximum of two persons. 20 Loft Water Cottages are located on the western cove. Each two-level Loft Water Cottage has direct access to the sea from its private veranda. It has a total floor area of 60sqm and fits four persons.

Water Cottage - 2-person capacity
Loft Water Cottage - 4-person capacity

Mniloc Island Resort
Miniloc Island has a total of 50 rooms that are thatched-roofed and furnished with indigenous Filipino materials. Floors are wooden and walls are covered in woven bamboo slats, locally known as sawali. All rooms have a private veranda.

Garden Cottage - 3-person capacity
Cliff Cottage - 4-person capacity
Beachside Room - 3-personn capacity
Water Cottage - 2-person capacity
Sea view Room - 4-person capacity
Deluxe Seaveiw Room - 2-person capacity

Lagen Island Resort
Lagen Island has a total of 50 rooms that incorporate timber recycled from old Filipino homes for floors and furnishings to evoke charm and quiet luxury. Designed for maximum tranquillity and calm, all rooms feature full-height sliding glass doors that open to a private veranda. There are 20 Forest Rooms located at the fringe of the forest; 4 Forest Suites are located at the upper level of the Forest Room Complex. Each Forest Suite has a floor area of 70sqm that can comfortably house three, and features a bath tub and twin vanities. There are 18 Water Cottages built on stilts above the water, and nine Beachfront Cottages with a panoramic view of the cove. Each of these rooms has a 53sqm floor area designed for three.

Forest Room - 3-person capacity
Water Cottage - 3-person capacity
Beachfront Cottage - 3-person capacity
Forest Suite - 3-person capacity

Pangulasian Island Resort
Pangulasian Island has 42 deluxe accommodations built in contemporary Filipino architecture. There are eight Canopy Villas perched on stilts above the forest, and 24 Beach Villas and six Pool Villas close to the water. Each villa has a floor area of 65 sqm plus a 15 sqm private balcony, and can accommodate up to three persons. Villa features and amenities include Wi-Fi access, satellite TV, iPod dock, mini-bar, and coffee and tea- making facilities.

Canopy Villa - 3-person capacity
Beach Villa - 3-person capacity
Pool Villa - 3-person capacity
Kalaw Villa - 12-person capacity
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Amenities
  • A/V Equipment
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Wifi
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
The resorts offer genuine, local hospitality and unique and enriching experiences amidst the beautiful natural landscape.

El Nido Resorts is currently comprised of Miniloc Island Resort and Lagen Island Resort in El Nido, Apulit Island Resort in Taytay, and the newly opened eco-luxury property, Pangulasian Island Resort in El Nido.

El Nido Resorts has been operating responsibly in an ecologically gifted area. Embracing a strong commitment to sustainability, El Nido Resorts exercise stewardship over the flourishing diverse environment, stressing the importance of preserving nature to all who visit.
Awards & Notables 2015 Awards & Citations
Boutique Hotel Awards' Southeast Asia's Best Sustainable Hotel
Asia's Responsible Tourism Awards
PATA Gold Award Winner - Environmental Education Campaign
TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for Apulit, Miniloc, Lagen and Pangulasian islands
Tourism InSPIRE Awards Winner - Best Branded Accommodation

Conde Nast Traveler Gold List 2016: Pangulasian Island - Our Favorite Hotels in the World
USA Today - Apulit Island - 23 Stunning Ocean Views in Exotic Destinations
HerWorld Magazine - Pangulasian island - Weddings in Paradise: 9 Most Beautiful Beach Destinations in Southeast Asia
Daily Star UK - Apulit Island - Seven Eco-Friendly retreats that will take your breath away
The Huffington Post - Miniloc Island - 5 Overwater Bungalows Around the World: Bucket List
The Huffington Post - Apulit Island - 9 Hidden Islands You've Never Heard Of
Newsday - Pangulasian Island - Private Islands to Visit Now


 
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El Nido Resorts

El Nido Resorts, El Nido, MIMAROPA, Philippines



An island of one’s own. A tropical paradise of beautiful beaches and vibrant seas. A rainforest filled with wildlife, lush vegetation and colorful birds. A luxury cottage on the open water. What more could you want from a #bucketlistbirthday destination resort? More than one? Okay, we’ll give you that too. This collection of four islands in the Philippines offers adventure, discovery, luxury and sanctuary, all with a sustainable and earth-friendly approach.

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