Preserved Natural Beauty
Jump on the clean white sand and getaway
into the natural beauty of Palawan
About El Nido
El Nido Resorts is a group of eco-resorts located in the El Nido-Taytay municipalities in northern Palawan, Philippines. The resorts offer genuine, local hospitality and unique and enriching experiences amidst the beautiful natural landscape.
El Nido Resorts is currently comprised of Miniloc Island Resort and Lagen Island Resort in El Nido, Apulit Island Resort in Taytay, and the newly opened eco-luxury property, Pangulasian Island Resort in El Nido.
El Nido Resorts has been operating responsibly in an ecologically gifted area. Embracing a strong commitment to sustainability, El Nido Resorts exercise stewardship over the flourishing diverse environment, stressing the importance of preserving nature to all who visit.
Numerous exciting, low-impact activities are offered to guests. Here are some of the activities worth doing while in El Nido:
snorkelling, scuba-diving, kayaking, and hiking
Visit fascinating caves like Cudugnon and Cathedral caves, emerald lagoons including the famous Big and Small Lagoons, and pristine white sand beaches. Lunch barbecues and romantic dinners may be arranged on private islands, and relaxing spa and massage services are available upon request. Guests can also simply relax on the beach or enjoy cocktails at the bar while enjoying fabulous views of the sunset.
El Nido Resorts has been globally recognized for embracing nature-based guest activities and sustainable menus, and for providing environment education programs for staff and guests, and employment opportunities for the local community.
El Nido Resorts has received numerous international awards as testament to its green practices and commitment to sustainable tourism, including the prestigious ASEAN Green Hotel Standard in 2010 and the Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Award in 2009. More recently, El Nido Resorts was a winner in the Sustainable Hotel Award – Sustainable Destination Category, the PATA Gold Award – Environmental Education Programme in 2011, and the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Tourism for Tomorrow Awards – Community Benefit Award this year.
El Nido Resorts wins the Community Benefit Award from the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Tourism for Tomorrow Awards, for being a driving force behind sustainable development of El Nido Municipality on Palawan Island in the Philippines for more than three decades now.
El Nido Resorts wins the PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association) Gold Award 2011 – Environmental Education Programme for the Be G.R.E.E.N. (Guard, Respect, Educate El Nido) Campaign.
El Nido Resorts wins HICAP’s Sustainable Hotel Award in the Sustainable Destination category at the 21st Annual Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP).
Miniloc Island Resort and Lagen Island Resort are both given the ASEAN Green Hotel Award for the 2nd time.
El Nido Resorts wins Wild Asia’s Responsible Tourism Award under the Mid-size to Small Accommodation Operators category. Wild Asia, a non-profit organization based in Malaysia, judged El Nido Resorts based on its practices that aim to protect and sustain the world’s natural and cultural resources while ensuring that it meets its potential as a tool for poverty alleviation.
Lagen Island Resort is named one of the Top Leisure Resorts in Asia in Smart Travel Asia’s Best in Travel Poll 2009.
Miniloc Island Resort and Lagen Island Resort are both given the ASEAN Green Hotel Award.
Travel + Leisure magazine named El Nido Resorts as one of “Our 15 Favorite Green Hotels” in its South Asia and Australia editions.
El Nido Resorts is a finalist in the Investor in People category of the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2007.
Lagen Island Resort is named one of the top Leisure Resorts in Asia in Smart Travel Asia’s Best in Travel Poll 2007.
Travel + Leisure magazine named El Nido Resorts as one of “Our 15 Favorite Green Hotels” in its US edition.
El Nido Resorts makes it to the prestigious Conde Nast Green List 2006.
Lagen Island Resort and Miniloc Island Resort are included in Smart Travel Asia’s Best in Travel Poll 2006, Top Leisure Resorts category.
2001 & 2003
Miniloc Island Resort gets Kalakbay Award for Resort of the Year Category “A” and Kalakbay Hall of Fame Award from the Philippine Department of Tourism.
Lagen Island Resort gets Kalakbay Award for Resort of the Year Category “AAA” from the Philippine Department of Tourism.
El Nido Resorts wins the PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association) Gold Award 2000 for Education and Training, Educational Program Category.