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About Apulit Island

El Nido Resorts’ Eco-Adventure island resort, Apulit, set in Taytay Bay in North-eastern Palawan, offers exciting and exhilarating activities for the thrill-seeker. Guests may climb and rappel down the 60-meter limestone cliff, with birds’ eye-view of the whole island. Dive and discover sunken treasures just off the beach, with a Japanese ship wreck and a plethora of marine species to greet guests. Put on headlights and go spelunking in the different caves of Apulit, or hop on the banca as one go island hopping and snorkelling with the resort’s marine sports guides to identify and explain the different species around the area. The resort’s guest activities coordinators will help plan your adventure-filled holiday at Apulit Island.


Apulit Island has 50 water cottages that combine traditional Filipino architectural style with contemporary design. The cottages are all 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. 20 Loft Water Cottages are located on the western cove. Each two-level Loft Water Cottage has direct access to the sea from its private veranda. It has a total floor area of 60sqm and fits four persons.

Water Cottage

These cottages are on stilts and are ideal for couples. Each Water Cottage has a private veranda overlooking to the sea, and can fit up to 2 persons.

Loft Water Cottage

Perfect for families or group of friends, the Loft Water Cottage can fit up to 4 persons. It has stairs that gives you direct access to the sea.



Apulit Island is also known as the Eco-Adventure resort. It offers unique and exciting experiences amidst the beautiful natural landscape of Taytay, Palawan.

Rappel off 60-meter Limestone Cliff

Explore Apulit’s Caves

Isla Blanca Adventures

Apulit Island has a range of on-site, complimentary activities perfect for families and children.
  • Swimming
  • Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Badminton
  • Soccer
  • Sand Sculpture Making
  • Billiards
  • Darts
  • Table Tennis
  • *Scavenger Hunt
  • *Traditional Filipino Games
*Available Upon Request


Getting There


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AirSwift is located at Manila Domestic Airport Terminal 4, Andrews Ave, Pasay, 1300 Metro Manila
Airswift, offers daily flights from Manila to El Nido, Palawan. Travel time is approximately 55-minutes using a 50-seater ATR aircraft.
Flight reservations may be made directly through Airswift. From Lio airport in El Nido, guests will take 90 minutes van ride to Taytay Town Port and followed by a 45 to 75 minute boat transfer to Apulit Island depending on tide and weather conditions.
Airswift flights from Manila to El Nido, Palawan for Apulit Island guests are at 6:30AM and 11:00AM.
Return flights to Manila from El Nido, Palawan for Apulit Island guests are at 4:00PM and 5:00PM
To avoid sunset limitations and boat transfer restrictions, Apulit Island guests must take the following flights mentioned above.
Boat schedules for Apulit Island Guests are as follows:
From Taytay Port to the Apulit Island: 10:30AM (Morning Flight), 1:30PM (Mid-day Flight) and 3:00PM (Afternoon Flight)
From Apulit Island to the airport: 5:00AM, 7:30AM, 11:30AM (Morning Flight) and 1:00PM (Afternoon Flight)
Boat transfer schedules depend on the arrival time of Airswift flights.
Please contact Apulit Island at +63 (02) 902 5994 or +63 (917) 843 7903 at least (2) days from your arrival date for final confirmation of the jump off point to the resort.
From Puerto Princesa, Palawan to Taytay, Palawan:
Taytay Port is also accessible by land from Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. It takes approximately 4-hours to travel by land from Puerto Princesa City to Taytay, Town.
Apulit Island has (2) two pick-up locations from El Nido, Palawan.
For AirSWIFT passengers and guests staying near Lio Airport, van transfers are located beside the Lio Airport lounge.
Van Transfer Schedule from Lio Airport to Taytay Port: 7:30AM and 12:00PM
Guests without AirSWIFT flights, there will be a charge of Php 500 per person.
For guests staying in El Nido Town and Corong-Corong, van transfers are available at the El Nido Resorts’ Central Office.
Van Transfer Schedule from El Nido Resorts Central Office to Taytay Port: 8:00AM and 12:00PM
Please be at your preferred pick-up location at least 15 minutes before the estimated time of departure.
The transfer will take 90 minutes van ride to Taytay Town Port and followed by a 45 to 75-min boat transfer to Apulit Island depending on tide and weather conditions.