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Pangulasian Island Resort

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Private beach, free beach cabanas, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, soundproofing
Villa (Beach Villa) | Bathroom | Free toiletries, hair dryer, dressing gowns, bidet

Overview of Pangulasian Island Resort

Pangulasian Island Resort

4.5 star property
El Nido beachfront resort with outdoor pool, restaurant
9.6 out of 10 Exceptional
9.6/10 Exceptional

84 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
El Nido, El Nido, Palawan, 5313
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Free beach cabanas
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach bar
  • Room service
  • Business centre
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Furnished balcony
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Puerto Princesa (PPS) - 102.4 miles/164.9 km


  • Art Café - 141 min drive
  • Bulalo Plaza - 142 min drive
  • Amianan, Pangulasian Island - 1 min walk
  • Maremegmeg Beach Club - 147 min drive
  • The Beach Shack - 148 min drive

About this property

Pangulasian Island Resort

Pangulasian Island Resort offers a private beach where you can enjoy free cabanas, beach umbrellas and beachside drinks, plus you'll have access to on-site scuba-diving, snorkelling and windsurfing. The outdoor pool provides fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can indulge in massages and body treatments. Amianan Restaurant serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious resort include a bar/lounge, a fitness centre and a snack bar/deli. The WiFi and family-friendly amenities get good marks from fellow travellers.


English, Filipino

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 42 units


  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must transfer via aeroplane and boat to the property; guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
  • The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • This property is located on an island and is accessible only by boat. Guests must arrange land transport on their own to El Nido if traveling from Puerto Princesa (approximately 6-hours drive). The property provides scheduled boat transfers between El Nido Resorts Jetty Lounge and Pangulasian Island. The boat departs from El Nido at 8:45 AM, 11:45 AM, 12:45 PM, and 3:45 PM. The boat departs from Pangulasian Island at 6:30 AM, 9:30 AM, 1:30 PM and 2:30 PM. The property recommends that guests arrange boat transfers prior to booking their flights.
  • Guests must arrange land transport to El Nido if traveling from Puerto Princesa. Please note that it takes approximately 6 hours.
  • Customers may be requested by the property to provide documentation of recent travel history (such as showing passport immigration stamps) and/or complete a health declaration.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (6 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding, but may not be eligible for free breakfast
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 6:30 AM–9:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach bar
  • Room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Ecotours
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Windsurfing
  • Cave exploring nearby
  • Boat tours nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting room
  • Conference space (86 square feet)


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Free beach cabanas
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Fitness centre
  • An outdoor pool


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • No lift (single-level property)

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dressing gowns

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony

Freshen up

  • Partially open bathroom
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Amianan Restaurant – This restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: PHP 10000.00 per stay

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Destination fee: PHP 200 per person, per stay
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) gala dinner per adult: PHP 5300
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) dala dinner per child: PHP 0 (up to 6 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) gala dinner per adult: PHP 6400
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) gala dinner per child: PHP 0 (up to 6 years old)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Children under 11 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some on-site facilities.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
This property does not have lifts.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
This property accepts credit cards and cash.
This property does not permit drones.

Also known as

El Nido Cove
Pangulasian Island El Nido
Pangulasian Island Hotel
Pangulasian Island Hotel El Nido
El Nido Resorts Pangulasian Island Palawan Island
El Nido Cove Resort And Spa
El Nido Cove Resort Palawan Island
El Nido Cove Hotel
El Nido Resorts Pangulasian Island Palawan
Pangulasian Island Resort El Nido
Pangulasian Island
Pangulasian Resort El Nido
Pangulasian Island Resort Resort
Pangulasian Island Resort El Nido
Pangulasian Island Resort Resort El Nido

Frequently asked questions

Does Pangulasian Island Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Pangulasian Island Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Pangulasian Island Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Pangulasian Island Resort?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Pangulasian Island Resort?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Pangulasian Island Resort?
You can check in starting at 3:00 PM. Check-out time is noon. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Pangulasian Island Resort and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as kayaking, windsurfing and snorkelling. Additional recreation on-site includes ecotours. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the resort's other amenities, which include a private beach and a fitness centre. Pangulasian Island Resort also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Pangulasian Island Resort?
Yes, Amianan Restaurant offers local cuisine.
Does Pangulasian Island Resort have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony.
What's the area around Pangulasian Island Resort like?
Pangulasian Island Resort is a short 12-minute walk from Marimegmeg Beach and 3 minutes' walk from Observation Tower.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities


10/10 Exceptional

The only place to stay in El Nido
If you wrote down a list of exactly what you were looking for in a hotel/resort in El Nido, Pangulasian ticks all the boxes. The key thing that makes all the difference is its proximity to the main attractions, Big Lagoon, Small Lagoon, etc. So when I left the resort in a speed boat at 7am, the tourists from the main island do not arrive until 9am or 10am. I had small lagoon all to myself for a full hour and no one showed up. I also enjoyed secret lagoon for a full hour before anyone showed up. These are some of the most beautiful places in the world, and you don't want them ruined with the sight of florescent kayaks and life vests. El Nido has put restrictions on the number of people that can visit each site, and the combination of sites that can be visited on the same day. So you will need to stay here at least 3 nights as you can't go to big and small lagoon on the same day. Pangulasian is a spacious beautiful resort on its own private island. The staff are friendly, the rooms are relaxing, the views are heavenly, it really is paradise. Like the Maldives but with views of nature and more greenery. The resort also has a small trail to a view point where you can watch the beautiful El Nido sunrise and sunset. Finally if you're an early bird, you can go snorkeling right in front of the resort and see sharks. Not just one small shark from a distance. I saw 7 different sharks right in front of me. Don't worry they are not dangerous, and fear you more than you fear them.
3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful, stunning, outstanding service and staff!
ElizabethEdward, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Outstanding, breathtaking, excellent service and the best resort I have ever been!
ElizabethEdward, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

My family and I had an amazing vacation at Pangulasian Resort. The natural beauty of the island and the resort are second to none. The staff at the resort are warm and attentive, and the day spa is divine. A wide range of water activities are available, as well as a breathtaking private beach. The only area that requires improvement is the food quality (the cocktails were fantastic, though). I can’t wait to return!
Candice, 4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A truly unique place and exactly as gorgeous as seen in the images. Get a beach villa. There are tons of activities provided by the hotel to explore nearby lagoons, and islands. I cannot recommend it enough. We stayed three days and I would have loved to extend. We also came during what should be the rainy season, but it also meant enjoying cooler weather and this is the tropics so no such thing as cold! The hotel says that you need to arrange your bookings with them for connecting boats but in fact its so so well organized from the instant you book your ticket with Air Swift to El Nido airport. Air Swift is a great airline and El Nido airport is wonderful clean and slick resort airport. It's a smooth and VIP service. They take your bags, give you a sticker and place you in the lounge and you're pampered all the way until you arrive to a very hospitable staff reception. The only fault in this beautiful, romantic and enjoyable spot of a hotel is that the food was not that good, breakfast was fine but I suffered for lunch and dinner options. It was really barely acceptable and very pricey and for a remote location it really needs to get better especially for that price.
3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Best resort I've ever been to. The service is amazing and the place is beautiful. I proposed here, and I would like to especially thank Jenn, Jeff, Alvin, Mikka, and everyone else who helped out. Your efforts were truly commendable. Thank you and I hope to go back soon!
Paul Stendahl, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Best of the palawan hotels
Great honeymoon. Lovely island. The staff is phenomenal and goes above and beyond. The rooms were great and the entire property was very nicely managed. The food is great. The complimentary activities are really nice and well worth the costs. Would definitely recommend to all.
2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great honeymoon spot
Was there on honeymoon. The island is beautiful. The staff are great and incredibly helpful- they went above and beyond. The rooms are fabulous and very nice. The property is lovely. The complimentary activities were perfect. The food was delicious and many options. We had a great stay and would recommend anyone go there. Perfect for families or couples. Also worth mentioning that the operations were seamless and was very easy to travel to thanks to the resort.
Maya, 1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

The accommodations are luxurious. I like their emphasis on environmental awareness
Joyce, 3-night family trip
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