We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Matinloc Island

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: El Nido, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
El Nido Island Hopping: Hidden Beaches and Shrine Tour Including Buffet Lunch
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 187 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 76
  • 40
    Very good
  • 6
  • 3
  • 0
Great destination in Tour C

Great destination in dailyTour C. It has tha moat beauiful hidden beach which is worth te tour alone.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Namur, Belgium

Similar Things to Do in El Nido

Add Photo Write a Review

187 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 125: English reviews
Namur, Belgium
Level Contributor
373 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great destination in dailyTour C. It has tha moat beauiful hidden beach which is worth te tour alone.

Thank raobert
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its a must see scenery when youre at the top of limestone.its an overlooking scenery of the crystal blue greenn water of the island..if you have your drone,then this is the perfect spot for your perfect mandatory photo!loving the view!😍

Thank crizchan
Level Contributor
34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This is a great place to snorkel. There are just so many different types of fish. They have big spools of fish. I had a great time. You must come snorkeling.

Thank Tamara F
Level Contributor
46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Getting to the island is an experience that won't be forgotten soon. Depending on the tide you either paddle or wade out to the boat to take you to the island. The boat trip is lovely and staff are happy to take plenty of photographs of you. You are met by lots of staff on arrival and presented with a... More 

Thank Linda D
Level Contributor
272 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We went here as part of our tour c... I surely wouldn't mind change places with the owner of this island!!! ;-) ... "Climb" on top of the island and you'll be able to enjoy a beauuuutiful view...

Thank Around_The_World_A
Level Contributor
36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

From the boat we swam to the little cave. That has an image of Mary. Then pass by a shrine and went up to an abandoned house of the owner. then we climb up to a craggy mountain which is just spectacular when we reached the peak. Never ever forget your cam.

Thank e t
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Matinloc Island is part of Tour C in El Nido. We were lucky when we arrived at the island as there was only one small group in there, but unfortunately they have occupied the best spot for picnic lunch. We still had a good place for lunch, so it's okay. But before that, we climbed into the rocks and upon... More 

Thank Anika_018
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Twas a very solemn place. Climbing on the rocks to see the beautiful view of the calm water. Its like you are on the top of the world. Very nice panoramic scene.

Thank _macapagal_vaquer
Bratislava, Slovakia
Level Contributor
18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Stunning beach, bit of crowdy, but the clearest water I ever seen! We had a lunch here, you can also swim here, not only snorkling:)

Thank Petra19111989
Manila, Philippines
Level Contributor
62 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

What you need to know about this place: 1. It was an underdeveloped resorts. 2. It used to be free but now you have to pay P100 for the entrance fee. 3. There's a shrine inside and an abandoned building. 4. You can climb and see the view of the nearby islands. If you want a better view, you can... More 

Thank Vino_Vino14

Travellers who viewed Matinloc Island also viewed

El Nido, Palawan Island
El Nido, Palawan Island
El Nido, Palawan Island

Been to Matinloc Island? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Matinloc Island and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Matinloc Island staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?