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Big Lagoon

El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
+63 919 333 2416
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El Nido Island Hopping: Lagoons and Beaches Including Lunch
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“sea urchins” (27 reviews)
“low tide” (31 reviews)
“rent a kayak” (34 reviews)
El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
+63 919 333 2416
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did Tour A and this was one of our stops. Big Lagoon is AMAZING. Make sure you bring cash to rent the kayaks (400 pesos). And go through the cave on the left hand side. One of our favourite stops on Tour A. Also...More

Thank Kelsey H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Pristine, waters. So clean (and wet.) In any case, El Nido island hopping is a must do. Be advised that your main point of entry is thru the Puerto Princessa Intn'l Airport but from there you have to hire a van (either shared or private)...More

Thank Temple N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Big lagoon is just like a river I think. Of course nice place to see, but after small lagoon, this feels a bit kind of a dissapoinment ...

Thank Harri K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Preferred the Small Lagoon, but the Big Lagoon is pretty beautiful as well. Best explored on a kayak, be sure to kayak all the way in (as most people tend to stay closer to the entrance), take in the serenity, views and nature (lots of...More

Thank Farah R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The big lagoon is something else. We went here on Tour A, and the sights were amazing. Swimming in here was excellent fun, we were lucky and seemed to time it perfect when no other boats were in the lagoon. We anchored in the middle...More

Thank Pedro1982
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like the small lagoon, this area is slowly degrading from too many people visiting it. Disappointing.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat wouldn't be able to enter the lagoon in low tied, so you better bring good water shoes to be able to walk inside or swim.

Thank Izaxi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It‘s really beautiful! Even with a lot of other boats I would totally recomment it to all my friends! Really relaxing swimming with a absolutely stunning view! Wather was a little bit warm but hey, it was totally worth it!

Thank KaZen4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely beautiful. This is a standard stop with one of the many tours provided. It is quite close to paradise; the only downside is that you won't be the only one around.

Thank suzymichigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning - if you have the peso to take a private tour and get this place to yourself with a kayak I would absolutely recommend. Be sure you take your mask and snorkel too. Excellent freediving.

Thank Jamie_Brennan1
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14 September 2017|
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Response from Eric V | Reviewed this property |
You should fly direct Manila to El Nido via Air-Swift. If you fly through Puerto Princesa, you can arrange for a private van or a 4x4 (+100USD one way for 4-5 people). We always recommend guests of Terra Nova - El Nido to... More
16 August 2017|
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Response from Around_The_World_A | Reviewed this property |
Palawan is absolutely save if you stay in the north (meaning Puerto Princesa and up) ... GO THERE, it's soooo beautiful!!! :-) ... we travelled there in February and would go back within a heartbeat. We took a flight from... More
31 January 2017|
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Response from thegreatalmond | Reviewed this property |
It seems that the more expensive one includes snorkel gears + kayak. It is rented separately (if you opted for the cheaper package) at 200-400 Php, depending on your haggling skills.