El Nido is one of the most popular spots in the Philippines and is located on the island of Palawan. This area is well known for the limestone cliff formations, turquoise waters and island hopping around Bacuit Bay. Spend at least 3 days here, giving yourself plenty of time to explore and relax! As you would expect, one of the top things to do in El Nido is the island hopping and you’ll want at least 2 days to spend sailing around to the different islands!

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Table of Contents show 1 TOP THINGS TO DO & SEE IN EL NIDO 2 1. Go on an Island Hopping Tour 3 2. Spend the day at Nacpan Beach 4 3. Watch sunset at Las Cabaños 5 4. Hike Taraw Cliff 6 5. Visit the Public Market 7 6. Enjoy the El Nido Town Proper 8 How to Get to El Nido Palawan 9 How to Get Around El Nido 10 Best Hotels in El Nido, Philippines 11 Where to Eat in El Nido Palawan 12 Best Time of Year to Visit El Nido 13 Environmental Tax in El Nido 14 Entrance Fees in El Nido 15 What is the Budget for El Nido? 16 Environmental Efforts in El Nido Palawan 17 ATM’s & Currency in El Nido


6 Epic things to do in El Nido, Palawan: Island hopping, white sand beaches, epic sunsets & more!


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