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About Pangulasian Island

Pangulasian Island is El Nido Resorts’ Eco-Luxury island resort in Bacuit Bay, El Nido. The resort is set fronting a pristine beach and against a backdrop of tropical forest. Also known as the “Island of the Sun”, Pangulasian has breathtaking views of both the sunrise and sunset. Frolic in the 750-meter stretch of white sand beach and be amazed by the marine sanctuary right at its doorstep. Discerning guests will be treated to luxurious amenities and impeccable and personalized service at Pangulasian Island. The resort offers a total of 42 deluxe accommodations built with contemporary Filipino and cutting edge “green” design.


Pangulasian Island has 42 deluxe accommodations built in contemporary Filipino architecture. There are eight Canopy Villas perched on stilts above the forest, and 24 Beach Villas and six Pool Villas close to the water. Each villa has a floor area of 65 sqm plus a 15 sqm private balcony, and can accommodate up to three persons. Villa features and amenities include Wi-Fi access, satellite TV, iPod dock, mini-bar, and coffee and tea- making facilities.
08. Pangulasian Island - Canopy Villa Veranda

Canopy Villa

Canopy Villas are perched 15-18 meters from the ground. The villas are accessible by buggy or by stairs leading to a wooden boardwalk that wind through the forest. You’ll get a healthy workout climbing the stairs, but be rewarded with the most expansive and most magnificent view of the turquoise seas and the enchanting islands of El Nido. The Canopy Villa is the only accommodation type that offers a bath tub.

Beach Villa

The Beach Villas provide immediate access to Pangulasian’s pristine beach. These are also conveniently located near the resort center where the infinity pool, beach bar and poolside grill are located.
06. Pangulasian Island - Pool Villa Facade

Pool Villa

Each Pool Villa has a 22 sqm private pool connected to the balcony. Enjoy fabulous views of Bacuit Bay from a more secluded, quiet location. Bask in the serenity of the island as you hear the gentle lapping of waves while relaxing in your private pool.
10. Pangulasian Island - Kalaw Villa Private Pool and Sala

Kalaw Villa

For ultimate privacy, book the Kalaw Villas located in a secluded cove at the West end of Pangulasian Island. This cluster of four private villas, share an 85 sqm lap pool and a 55 sqm Kalaw sala which can be used for private dinners and intimate gatherings.



Pangulasian Island appeals to the highly discerning traveler looking for exclusivity and bespoke pampering. Take a private sunset cruise, indulge in a romantic dinner by the beach, or relax at the spa with our luxurious treatments.


22. Pangulasian Island - Beach Area

Dine at a Private Island

25. Pangulasian Island - Sunset View from Beach

Enjoy Sunrise to Sunset


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. From Lio airport in El Nido, a 25-minute boat ride follows to take guests to Pangulasian 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, 12:00NN, 4:00PM, 5:35PM daily.
Boat schedules for Pangulasian Island Guests are as follows:
From Lio Airport to the Pangulasian Island: 8:00AM, 11:40AM (Morning Flight),
12:45PM (Mid-day Flight) and 3:45PM (Afternoon Flight)
From Pangulasian Island to the Lio airport: 6:00AM, 10:00AM (Morning Flight) and 2:00PM, 3:35PM (Afternoon Flight)
From Puerto Princesa, Palawan to El Nido, Palawan:
El Nido is also accessible by land from Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. It takes approximately 6-hours to travel by land from Puerto Princesa City to El Nido, Palawan.