El Nido, a town on the island of Palawan in the Philippines is the main base for exploring the breathtaking Bacuit Archipelago. The town is surrounded by towering limestone cliffs where tiny Swiftlets build their nests (hence the name, el Nido means nest in Spanish). El Nido is all about tourism and biodiversity, and this is where everyone comes to visit the sublime islands and islets dotted around the bay, you'll find some of the best scuba diving in the world here. Paradise found.
Island hopping is the order of the day, with one mesmerizing, white sand island after another to choose from. You can find tours easily and make El Nido your base for exploring the archipelago.
If you stay in El Nido, head to Maramegmeg beach for sunset or take a day trip to Nacpan Beach, a 2 mile-long sandy stretch of paradise. On the way back pass by the Nagkalit-kalit waterfalls for a refreshing dip. Absorb the local culture with a tour of Balay Cuyonon, a traditional village where you can see Cuyonon houses and learn about the roots of the local people. Surfers head to Duli Beach where the waves are pumping and the beach backs into the jungle.
Visit here between November and May to avoid the rain and cyclone season.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in El Nido. The hottest month in El Nido is September, when temperatures peak at 99 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 69 ˚F. The wettest month in El Nido is August with 18.26 inches of rain, while the driest month is March with 1.32 inches of rain.
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Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 188 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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