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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:

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Resort Activities

snorkelling, scuba-diving, kayaking, and hiking

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Standard Tours

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.

Awards

2017

Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List: Our Favorite Beach Resorts in the World – Pangulasian Island

2016

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for El Nido Resorts
Trip Advisor 2016 Travelers’ Choice: Best Hotels – Pangulasian Island
Trip Advisor 2016 Travelers’ Choice: Best Hotels – Miniloc Island
Trip Advisor 2016 Travelers’ Choice: Best Hotels – Apulit Island
Trip Advisor 2016 Travelers’ Choice: Hotels for Romance – Pangulasian Island
Trip Advisor 2016 Travelers’ Choice: Hotels for Romance – Apulit Island
Trip Advisor 2016 Travelers’ Choice: Hotels for Romance – Miniloc Island
Asean Corporate Sustainability Summit Awards “1st Runner Up for the Supply Chain Sustainability Category”
CEO Asia Sports Tourism Summit 2016: Top 10 Outstanding Eco-Adventure Tourism Destination in Asia (Gold Medalist) – Lagen Island
CEO Asia Sports Tourism Summit 2016: Top 10 Outstanding Eco-Adventure Tourism Destination in Asia (Gold Medalist) – Apulit Island
Conde Nast Traveler Gold List 2016: Our Favorite Hotels in the World – Pangulasian Island
Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Award 2016: Top Resorts in Asia – Pangulasian Island
World Travel Awards : Asia’s Responsible Tourism Award
World Boutique Hotel Awards: World’s Best Beach/Coastal Hotel 2016 – Pangulasian Island
World Boutique Hotel Awards: Southeast Asia’s Best Beach or Coastal Boutique Hotel – Pangulasian Island
SpaFinder Wellness Travel Awards: Best in Philippines – Pangulasian Island
SpaFinder Wellness Travel Awards: Best Hidden Gem – Pangulasian Island
SpaFinder Wellness Travel Awards: Best for Outdoor Adventure and Activities – Pangulasian Island
BDO American Express: Recognition, American Express Valuable Partner
Department of Tourism: Recognition, Recipient of ASEAN GREEN HOTEL Award – Miniloc Island
Department of Tourism: Recognition, Recipient of ASEAN GREEN HOTEL Award – Lagen Island
Department of Tourism: Recognition, Recipient of ASEAN GREEN HOTEL Award – Pangulasian Island

2015

Pacific Asia Travel Association GOLD AWARD – Environmental Education Campaign
Responsible Tourism Initiative: Finalist “ Most Inspiring Responsible Tourism Operator”
World Boutique Hotel Awards “ Southeast Asia’s Best Sustainable Hotel” – Pangulasian Island
World Travel Awards “Asia’s Responsible Tourism Awards”
Tourism InSPIRE Awards “Best Branded Accommodation”
Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice Top Hotels – Apulit Island
Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice Top Hotels – Miniloc Island
Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice Top Hotels – Pangulasian Island
Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice Romance – Apulit Island
Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice Romance – Miniloc Island
Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice Best Service – Pangulasian Island
Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice Luxury – Pangulasian Island
Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence – Lagen Island
Booking.com: Award of Excellence – Apulit Island
Booking.com: Award of Excellence – Miniloc Island
Booking.com: Award of Excellence – Lagen Island
Go Asean “ Top 9 Romantic Getaways in ASEAN”

2014

Asean Green Hotel Standard – Pangulasian Island
Winner – World Travel Award Asia’s Responsible Tourism Award
HICAP Sustainable Hotel Award Sustainable Communities
UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism
Five Star Alliance Best New Hotel Award – Pangulasian Island
Green Fins Top Dive Centers in Asia – Lagen Island
Green Fins Top Dive Centers in Asia – Pangulasian Island
Trip Advisor Top Hotels – Apulit Island
Trip Advisor Top Hotels – Miniloc Island
Trip Advisor Top Hotels – Lagen Island
Trip Advisor Top Hotels – Pangulasian Island
Trip Advisor Romance – Apulit Island
Trip Advisor Romance – Miniloc Island
Trip Advisor Service – Apulit Island
Trip Advisor Service – Miniloc Island
Trip Advisor Family – Lagen Island

2013

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.

2011

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.

2010

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.

2009

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.

2008

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.

2007

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.

2006

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.

2000

El Nido Resorts wins the PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association) Gold Award 2000 for Education and Training, Educational Program Category.