Things to do in Puerto Princesa

By on February 23, 2013



Puerto Princesa is a first-class City and the Capital of Palawan. It is the largest City of the Philippines in terms of total area. It is a tropical paradise perfect for business with leisure trips in a bustling urban center. Few hours from the City proper are lush rainforest and white sand beaches. The month of April to June is the best time to visit Palawan when seas are calm and warm temperature.

The most popular natural attraction in Puerto Princesa Palawan is the Subterranean River National Park better known as Underground River. It is named by UNESCO as World Heritgage site. It is now part of the New 7 Wonder of Nature. This underground river is found mid-west of Palawan, some 50km north of Puerto Princesa. It features karst mountain landscape with 8.2km navigable underground river. It is undisputed to be the must-see attraction in Palawan.

Lodgings, hotels and places to stay in Puerto Princesa Palawan

Hibiscus Garden Hotel
It is a pleasant place, having bigger rooms which has its own hammock, lounge chairs and an admirable garden. Excellent service plus very efficient and friendly staff. Number 1 hotel on tripadvisor based on good reviews. Get more information

Dos Palmas Island Resort and Spa
It is an excellent place to pamper yourself with a grand vacation. It has a serene and beautiful place like the hotels in Bora Bora plus crystal clear water.
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Fun things to do in Puerto Princesa Palawan: Tours, attractions and places to visit

Honda Bay
Take a great island hopping trip. The coral reef and the fishes are breathtaking. Get a chance to swim with fishes, I’m sure you’ll love it.
Baker’s Hill
Get a reasonably priced warm home cooked meals. Afterwards take a walk in a beautiful and well-tended garden which has a lot of bird.

Firefly Watching
This is a unique attraction for you to visit. A romantic setting best done in a very dark night. You can experience seeing the trees sparkle like a Christmas tree.

Ugong Rock
You’ll enjoy an awesome zip line. Have fun in your outdoor climb. It is excellent and perfect for a first time spelunker.

Cleopatra’s Needle
This is a mystical mountain of Palawan. Traveling From Puerto Princesa, you will pass this mountain before arriving the Palawan Underground River.

Plaza Cuartel

It is a former military port in WW2 located just a few yards from the Immaculate Conception Cathedral.

Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center
This is a must-see place in Palawan. Entrance Fee is only PHP40. It is a breeding place for Philippine crocodiles.

City Bay Walk
Take a nice relaxing walking. You’d be greeted with fresh and cool air.

Palawan Museum
Visit and see the old Palawan Relics to discover it yourself. An excellent place to know the history of Palawan.

Mitra Farm
It has a good scenery and a warm place worth the visit. From there you can have an excellent view of the Honday Bay.

This Puerto Princesa Palawan lodging is also an adventure…

Sheridan Beach Resort and Spa
It has a very comfortable rooms and having tastefully chosen interiors. Take a room having excellent view. It is absolutely an excellent place for a honeymoon or a long holiday vacation.Get more information

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Palawan is worth the visit. Take your family and have a wonderful and memorable experience. Travel Now!

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Maryjane says:

My girlfriend and I have been planning this trip for almost a year. We stayed in a beautiful hotel in El Nido and we had a great experience in our 5 days vacation.

Maryjane says:

My whole family was having a vacation last summer in Palawan. We stayed in Coron for 2 days, in El Nido for 3 days and 1 day and a half in Puerto Princesa. Totally worth the experience. Thanks.