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Make your mini
getaway at Apulit Island.


Apulit Island has 50 cottages that combine traditional Filipino architectural style with contemporary design. The cottages are built on stilts, perched above the sea with an unobstructed view of Palawan’s azure Taytay Bay, surrounding islands, and dramatic limestone cliffs. There are 30 Water Cottages built around the main cove of the island. Each Water Cottage has a 26sqm floor area and can accommodate a maximum of two persons.

  • Twenty Loft Water Cottages
    Twenty Loft Water Cottages, built in two clusters of ten, are located on the western cove. Each two-level Loft Water Cottages has direct access to the sea from its private veranda. It has a total floor area of 60sqm and fits four persons.
  • 09. Apulit Island -  Loft Water Cottage Living Room Area
  • Water Cottage
    Water Cottages are ideal for couples where Double Bed or Twin Beds may be set-up. Each of Apulit’s 30 Water Cottages are built on stilts with a private verandah overlooking the bay.
  • 08. Apulit Island - Loft Water Cottages
  • Loft Water Cottage
    The Loft Water Cottage room has a loft and a staircase that can give you direct access to the water underneath the rooms. A Double bed may be set-up in the loft and two Day beds may be set-up in the ground floor


Getting There

1. From Manila via El Nido, Palawan
Island Transvoyager Inc. (ITI) offers daily flights from Manila to El Nido, Palawan. Travel time is approximately 55-minutes using a 50-seater ATR aircraft.
Flight reservations on ITI may be made through El Nido Resorts. From Lio airport in El Nido, guests will take an hour and 30 minutes van ride to Taytay Town Port. A 50-minute boat transfer to Apulit Island from Taytay Town Port follows. Guests are provided with light snacks along the trip.
ITI flights suitable for passengers booked at Apulit Island are the 7:00AM or 11:00AM (Manila- El Nido) flights; while return flights to Manila depart El Nido, Palawan at 05:00PM. Passengers with international connecting flights may opt to take the 9:00AM flight out of El Nido, which jumps off from Apulit Island at 5:00AM.
2. From Manila to Puerto Princesa, Palawan
Taytay is also accessible via Puerto Princesa City. Taytay Town Port is a 4-hour drive from Puerto Princesa City. El Nido Resorts arranges van transfers from Puerto Princesa for a minimum fee of PhP 2,000.00 per passenger per way, inclusive of light snacks. The shuttle leaves Puerto Princesa Airport at 10:00 AM and arrives in Taytay Town Port at 2:30 PM daily. Likewise, the shuttle leaves 10:00AM from Taytay Town Port and arrives in Puerto Princesa at 2:00PM daily.