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After island-hopping, El Nido offers an array of activities to fill your days. At night, the sun goes down, but the fun doesn't end.

Explore the Land

Explore the island with a motorbike, catch a world-class sunset, hike to the waterfalls...

Duli Beach - Go on an adventure! Hire a tricycle or rent a motorbike and take the scenic route to reach Duli Beach. Hang out all day, soak up the remote beach, and enjoy the surf!

Nacpan Beach - See for yourself the #10 Best Beach in the World according to TripAdvisor's 2016 Traveler's Choice Awards--just 30 minutes and a tricycle or dirt bike away. Along the way, you might want to take a detour to two local waterfalls: Nagkalit-kalit Falls and Bulalacao Falls.

Las Cabanas Beach - Just a 5 to 10 minute tricycle ride from MaryGold Beachfront Inn. Be merry at the beach bar, zoom over the water via zipline, and stick around for a sunset that can't be missed. If you're lucky, you might catch one of the beach's crazy full moon parties.

Trek - Hire a guide to take you up the town's karst cliff or take the view in from the canopy walk.

Explore the Waters

With over 30 dive sites ranging in depth from 6 to 40 meters and at least 10 PADI-certified dive centers in town, El Nido is an underwater playground for novice and advanced divers alike.

Kayak & Standup Paddelboard - Embark on a DIY tour and find yourself paddling through lagoons and El Nido's many remote islands. Pitch a serene afternoon picnic or camp overnight.

Scuba Diving - Located just east of the third best dive site in the world, Tubbataha Reef, El Nido will wow you with its amazing display of coral reefs, fish, cuttlefish, sharks, and Palawan's very own giant sea turtles. 

Freediving - Ditch the scuba gear and take a course in the most natural way to explore the ocean's wonders.

Overnight Camping and Exploration Diving - Take a 2 to 3 day trip up north of the island and discover exactly what beauty is when you doze off and wake up to an island you can call your own.

Explore the Night

Thanks to an eclectic mix of locals and expats, El Nido is home to a multicultural bar and restaurant scene.

Sava Beach Bar - The El Nido nightlife's newest and hippest addition.


Republica Sunset Bar - A Spanish tapas bar with an incredible viewdeck for watching the sunset.

Beach Shack and Marimegmeg Beach Bar - Come for the sunset and stay for drinks and chill tunes.

Pukka Bar - With its big crowds, neon colors, and booming reggae music, it's impossible to miss from town beach at night.

Altrove Italian Restaurant - Pizza, pasta, and wine! Just brave the line.

El Nido Boutique & Art Cafe -- An El Nido institution, rent gear, check mail, touch base with other travelers, or enjoy some live music here.

Lio Tourism Estate - A strip of assorted restaurants fronting a private beach.

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