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The PhilippinesSlow travel on paradise islands 

  • Boutique travel
Experience the best of the Philippines while staying at carefully chosen luxury accommodation. Among the 7,641 Philippine islands, we will take you to Palawan - ranked as the best island in the world! Begin in buzzing El Nido, where you'll set off on an incredible Bangka excursion around picture perfect lagoons and beaches. Make the most of your downtime in the comforts of your private island in C...

Experience the best of the Philippines while staying at carefully chosen luxury accommodation. Among the 7,641 Philippine islands, we will take you to Palawan - ranked as the best island in the world! Begin in buzzing El Nido, where you'll set off on an incredible Bangka excursion around picture perfect lagoons and beaches. Make the most of your downtime in the comforts of your private island in Cauayan. Here, enjoy a relaxing massage in a glass bottom room, while watching baby sharks swim beneath you! Continue your luxury getaway in Coron. An exclusive villa tucked in the private beachfront property of San Nicolas. From here, head to our hidden gem - Black Island, an unspoiled and rarely visited snorkeling paradise!

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Trip highlights
  • Snorkeling and diving
    Snorkeling and diving
  • Island
    Island
  • Relax
    Relax
  • Beach
    Beach
  • Sailing activities
    Sailing activities

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Day 1: Arrival in Manila

Are you ready for an epic luxury adventure? 

• A private driver will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel in the heart of the business district

 Visit the city center, stroll through its streets, and eat in one of the many rooftop restaurants

• In the evening, enjoy an all-Filipino fiesta buffet dinner while watching a 45-minute cultural presentation

​• If you’re keen, dance with the performers and try our traditional dance of Tinikling

Visited:
Manila
Accommodation
Discovery Primea (Manila)

Day 2: Welcome to your private island

​Experience the best of El Nido... minus the crowds!

• Transfer to the airport for your flight to El Nido, a unique tropical microcosm with the most captivating natural scenery!

​• Once there, transfer to your private island resort

​• Enjoy utmost luxury and relaxation in your own private piece of paradise at Cauayan Island Resort

Visited:
Accommodation
Cauayan Island Resort (El Nido)

Day 3: Island hopping in el Nido 

Grab your swimsuits and let's go!

• Start with a sumptuous breakfast overlooking the stunning beachfront views
​• Set off on an exclusive boat group tour to Bacuit Bay

• Visit the Big or Small Lagoons, Abdeens Reef, and Cadlao Lagoon

Lunch will be cooked on the boat and you will stop at one of the small islands to enjoy delicious grilled fish, meat, and vegetables. Fresh fruits in season will be offered for dessert.

• Finish the day with some downtime at sunset

Visited:
Accommodation
Cauayan Island Resort (El Nido)

Day 4: Explore the beaches of El Nido

More hidden beaches to explore...

• Today, explore the best beaches of El Nido by boat

​• Swim, sunbathe, kayak or snorkel at Hidden Beach, Secret Beach, Matinloc Reef, Helicopter Island and Balenawed

• Lunch will be cooked on the boat and you will stop at one of the small islands to enjoy delicious grilled fish, meat and vegetables. Fresh fruit will be offered for dessert

• Finish the day with some downtime at sunset

Visited:
Accommodation
Cauayan Island Resort (El Nido)

Day 5: A day at leisure

Today, you get to relax in paradise...

Enjoy a free day to relax at the comforts of your luxury accommodation

• Lounge at the infinity pool• You can also rentkayaks to explore the surroundings of the island• Several hiking trails are available if you desire to have a more active day

• The resort has a wonderful Spa where you can enjoy a glass-bottom viewing of the baby sharks while enjoying your 2-hour signature massage!

Visited:
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Accommodation
Cauayan Island Resort (El Nido)

Day 6: On your way to Coron

On to your private piece of paradise...

Travel to Coron and get ready to see a whole different side of Palawan!

• Take refuge at a private beach in San Nicolas, an exclusive beachfront property

• Cheers to endless cotton-candy sunsets!

• Enjoy a long stretch of white sand
beachfront perfectly lined with coconut trees all to yourselves!

Visited:
Accommodation
San Nicolas Private Beach ()

Day 7: Explore Black Island

Another day of epic adventure!

• Set off on a spectacular adventure to Black Island on your private boat!

• This rarely visited majestic black rock landscape is a snorkeling paradise! • A sunken ship from World War II can be easily accessed from shore

​• Do not miss this experience!

Visited:
Accommodation
San Nicolas Private Beach ()

Day 8: Free day in paradise

There's a lot more to see and explore!

• Enjoy your exclusive resort’s amenities including free use of kayaks, stand-up paddles, and snorkeling gear; or take advantage of the offered excursions

• Go sailing and swim along sandbars in the middle of the sea

Soak up the sun on your private beach

Take akayak and go around exploring the mangroves nearby

• End the day with another great sunset!

Visited:
Accommodation
San Nicolas Private Beach ()

Day 9: Flight back to Manila

Say goodbye to paradise...

​• Transfer to Coron airport for your flight to Manila

​• Check-in at your hotel and have the rest of the day free to explore more of the city center

• Being just walking distance to many shops, restaurants, and sights has its benefits!

Visited:
Manila
Accommodation
Discovery Primea (Manila)

Day 10: Flight back home

Thanks for coming and see you again soon ;) 

• At the appropriate time, a private transfer will take you to the airport for your international flight back home

​• We hope you leave our archipelago with a head full of wonderful memories! 

Safe travels!

Visited:
Manila

Manila

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

SeasonPrice Per Adult
Average trip price
All year round $3,870

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to the trip itinerary
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

Not included in the price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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