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El Nido Travel Guide, Philippines

El Nido, Philippines – Overview: Travel with an adventurer’s heart

El Nido is a virgin territory still maintained properly by its locals. Nature rules are followed in this idyllic province. Whether it’s the antediluvian appeal of the place or the white stretch of sand in the territory, El Nido represents many things to many people. There are countless beaches, caves, pristine beauty of nature and presence of multi colored waterline for both its locals and tourists coming from across the globe.


Situated 420 kilometers to the southwest of Manila, El Nido is a top of the line marine reserve park. The city holds 45 islands within its compass.


El Nido faces dry season from the month of November to May. During these months, rainfall is sparse or negligible and temperature reaches around 30-degrees. This place is moderately bent with the effect of maritime climate. The pacific sea breeze provides the much loved coolness to El Nido.

People and Language

El Nido’s primitive settlement was marked by Cuyunons and Taqbanuas. With the spread of time, Taqaloqs, Visayans and many other settlements migrated to this beautiful pastoral setting. Presently, Germans and Koreans are mainly flourishing in its Diaspora. Inter-racial marriage is common in this province. Filipino is the main language. However, English is spoken with lavish proficiency in many parts of El Nido.

El Nido Activities

While in El Nido, travel with an adventurer’s heart. There are plenty of activities to be undertaken in the city. Go for kayaking, snorkeling, raft boarding or scuba diving in the Pacific trenches. Look to explore a beautiful cavern, do windsurfing or climb on a cliff, you’ve got many options. You can even indulge in windsurfing or use your skills on the motorbike to enjoy the enchantment of this virgin territory.

El Nido Transport

Motor boats, paddle boats, jeepneys and tricycles rule the roads of El Nido. Major roads provide the city with circumvention traveling all through to the city of Princesa.

By air, you can reach Lio Airport, which is only one hour and fifteen minutes from Manilla. ITI and Sea Air are only two airlines that fly to El Nido. Ferries ply in the many wharfs that are a part of rural barangays, but at the same time a quality sea port is situated in Buena Suerte.

So, if you are an adventurer, your next trip should be in El Nido!

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