Travel Guide: Palawan, Philippines

Travel to Coron, Palawan


Coron is the third-largest island in the Calamian Islands in northern Palawan in the Philippines. It is home to one of the world’s best beaches, limestone cliffs, and cave pools. 

4 Day Itinerary

DAY 1: Coron Island Ultimate Tour

Kayangan Lake

Accessible by a steep 10-minute climb, the crystal-clear waters of Lake Kayangan are nestled into the mountain walls

Siete Picados

Isles of the Seven Sins, commonly known as Siete Pecados, is a group of seven islands known for its coral reefs and diverse species of colorful tropical marine life

Twin Lagoon

There are two sides to this photogenic lagoon where salt and fresh water meet. Boats dock in one half and and the other half is accessed by swimming through a narrow crevice.

Coral Garden

The colorful reefs and rich biodiversity makes this one of the best diving and snorkeling spots in the island. Explore explore a sunken WWII vessel.

Atwayan Beach by Journey Era
Atwayan Beach

Named after the shells, known locally as “tuay,” that abundantly cover the shore, Atwayan Beach is one of the best in Palawan with its powdery white sand and turquoise water.

DAY 2: Island Escapade Tour

The Malcapuya, Banana, and Bulog Dos Islands tour loop is a whole day tour which takes you across the Culion straight and into a group of islands teeming with natural wonders.

As your boat passes a natural channel you will see the pearl farms of the nearby islands and the seaweed plantations being harvested by the local community.

This tour does a loop of the three nearby quiet and peaceful islands of Malacapuya, Banana (known by its fruity shape) and Bulog Dos islets all of which have white sand beaches and beautiful clear waters.

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Malcapuya Island

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Banana Island

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Bulog Dos Island

DAY 3: Calauit Safari Tour + Black Island Side Trip

Malbato Chapel

Located on top of a hill overlooking the sea, the chapel boasts of its unique facade made of stones and sea shells.

Calauit Safari Park

Calauit Safari Park covers almost 3800 hectares. Formerly known as Calauit Game Preserve and Wildlife Sanctuary, it is home to various species of exotic African and endemic Palawan flora and fauna.

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Black Island

Fall in love with stunning cave pools, limestone cliffs, and hidden beaches of Black Island


  • Bring a reusable bottle. Plastic bottles are not allowed on the island
  • Bring aqua shoes to protect your feet from  sharp rocks
  • You can always book your tours on the day at the town proper but it’s best if you book in advance