Are you planning a vacation in El Nido Palawan? El Nido is known for its white sand beaches, colorful coral reefs, wonderful limestone cliffs. It is the gateway to the Bacuit archipelago.
AirSwift provides regular direct flights from Manila to El Nido Airport, which is also called Lio Airport. It is a privately owned airport that services residents, tourists and visitors from Manila to El Nido.
A popular alternative airport in going to El Nido is the Puerto Princesa International Airport, in Puerto Princesa City, which is roughly 5 to 6 hours away by land travel. The international airport in Puerto Princesa City is a public airport with domestic airlines offering affordable fares going to Palawan. Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and AirAsia operate regular flights to Puerto Princesa using Airbus 320 planes.
San Vicente Palawan Airport is another option for tourists who do not want to travel 5 to 6 hours going to El Nido from Puerto Princesa City. San Vicente Airport is also a public airport like the Puerto Princesa International Airport. San Vicente is beginning to become a popular gateway to El Nido as it is only around 2 to 2.5 hours away by land travel (compared to 5 to 6 hours travel time from Puerto Princesa to El Nido).
San Vicente is another haven of stunning white sand beaches and clear blue waters, rich marine life, colorful coral reefs and a lot more. Tourists are encouraged to stay for a while before travelling to El Nido as San Vicente has its own natural attractions that are perfect for escaping the busy environment of the metropolis. Experience the the country’s longest white sand beach and enjoy the unspoiled beauty of nature.
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To cut the travel time in going to El Nido, tourists can fly from Puerto Princesa International Airport to San Vicente Airport.
From San Vicente, El Nido can be reached in approximately 2 to 2.5 hours onboard shuttle van from San Vicente Palawan. Backpackers can also easily commute from San Vicente to El Nido.