El Nido Apulit Island Resort

4* out of 5 stars

The boundless beauty of the Philippines is all here at El Nido Apulit Island in Northern Palawan. Its surrounding landscape serves as a snapshot of the country’s natural charms; think coconut palms studding a white-sand cove where rugged limestone cliffs cascade to the tranquil Taytay Bay. It’s a habitat that supports fascinating wildlife and tropical fish, and one that rarely fails to invoke adventure and romance in its visitors.

This exclusive getaway comprises 50 water cottages built to traditional local specifications. The authentic architecture blends effortlessly with comfortable, modern fixtures and fittings to create a serene atmosphere in which to rest and relax. The afore-mentioned marine life thrives below your cottage and snorkelling in the house reef unveils more besides. There’s also a recently built swimming pool to keep you refreshed in the warm weather.

As you’d expect in this part of the Asia, food is fresh and delicious at El Nido Apulit Island. Onsite gardens yield organically-grown greens that join grilled catch-of-the-day seafood on an extensive menu at The Clubhouse Restaurant. Filipino hilot massages at the resort spa and ‘rappeling’ climbs on the cliffs highlight some of the more unique experiences at what is a unique resort. There’s also a beach bar, boutique and Octagon Pier – the ideal venue for anything from a cocktail to a wedding.

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Accommodation

Water Cottage

Water Cottages are ideal for couples where Double Bed or Twin Beds may be set-up. Each of Apulit’s 30 Water Cottages are built on stilts with a private veranda overlooking the scenic bay.

Loft Water Cottage

The Loft Water Cottage room has a loft and a staircase that can give you direct access to the water beneath the rooms. A double bed may be set-up in the loft and two day beds may be set-up in the ground floor.

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Food & Drink

Beach Dinner at Apulit Island

A festive mood, powder-soft sand on your feet, and the sound of waves gently lapping at the beach create a memorable dining experience under the stars.

Clubhouse Restaurant

Apulit Island serves only sustainable menus. During meals, guests will enjoy salad greens organically grown from the gardens. International cuisine and local dishes are offered at the Clubhouse Restaurant. Fresh seafood catch of the day are also offered on the grill.