Nestled between a lush four-hectare forest and a calm, shallow lagoon, Lagen Island, El Nido Resorts’ Eco-Sanctuary island resort, has the densest forest over limestone out of the 45 islands and islets of Bacuit Bay. Lagen Island serves as a sanctuary for a diverse variety of birds and mammals. Observe and delight in different endemic species flourishing in their natural habitat. Hike through Lagen’s forest trail which leads to a rewarding view of one of the coves on the other side of the island.
Lagen Island has a total of 50 rooms that incorporate timber recycled from old Filipino homes for floors and furnishings to evoke charm and quiet luxury. Designed for maximum tranquillity and calm, all rooms feature full-height sliding glass doors that open to a private veranda. There are 20 Forest Rooms located at the fringe of the forest; 4 Forest Suites are located at the upper level of the Forest Room Complex. Each Forest Suite has a floor area of 70sqm that can comfortably house three, and features a bath tub and twin vanities. There are 18 Water Cottages built on stilts above the water, and nine Beachfront Cottages with a panoramic view of the cove. Each of these rooms has a 53sqm floor area designed for three.
Located where Lagen’s lush forest starts, the Forest Rooms are built adjacent each other on 2 complexes that offer upper and lower accommodations.
These cottages are individually built on stilts which are connected by a boardwalk. Each Water Cottage has a total area of 53sqm.
The Beachfront Cottages are located at the waterfront offering one of the best views of the cove and the famous El Nido sunset. Each cottage has a total area of 53sqm. It provides convenient access to the swimming pool and the clubhouse.
These cottages are the most luxurious rooms at Lagen Island. Apart from the standard in-room amenities, the Forest Suite has a bath tub, and it has a total area of 70sqm.
Lagen Island is known as an Eco-Sanctuary resort and it offers enriching encounters around the resort.
Lagen Island has a range of on-site, complimentary activities perfect for family and children:
Kids Activity Center
*Traditional Filipino Games
*Available Upon Request
From Manila via El Nido, Palawan
Airswift* (former Island Transvoyager Inc.), offers daily flights from Manila to El Nido, Palawan. Travel time is approximately 55-minutes using a 50-seater ATR aircraft. From Lio airport in El Nido, a 45-minute boat ride follows to take guests to Lagen Island.
Flight reservations may be made directly through Airswift. Regular flights depart Manila at 6:30AM, 9:55AM, 11:00AM and 2:00PM daily. Return flights depart El Nido, Palawan at 8:00AM, 12:00PM, 4:00PM and 5:35 PM daily.
Boat schedules are as follows:
From Lio Airport to the Lagen Island: 8:00AM, 11:40AM (Morning Flight), 12:45PM (Mid-day Flight) and 3:45PM (Afternoon Flight)
From Lagen Island to the airport: 6:00AM, 10:00AM (Morning Flight) and 2:00PM, 3:35PM (Afternoon Flight)
From Manila to Puerto Princesa, Palawan
El Nido is also accessible by land from Puerto Princesa City and from Taytay Town, Palawan. It takes approximately 6-hours to travel by land from Puerto Princesa City to El Nido, while it takes 1 ½ hours by land to travel from Taytay town to El Nido.