El Nido Resorts ~ Apulit Island ~ Palawan

An idyllic getaway offering both relaxation and numerous activities on beautiful Apulit Island.

Apulit Island, located in Taytay - Northern Palawan, offers an idyllic getaway for those in search of a tropical paradise. The sprawling resort is set within a pristine cove with a wide expanse of white-sand beach lined with coconut palm trees. It boasts an unspoiled location and showcases a wealth of wildlife, colourful tropical fish, and scenic landscapes. Apulit Island’s 50 water cottages, built in traditional architecture mixed with contemporary design, invite guests to simply relax and bask in the serenity of the island.

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Complimentary Boat Transfer (Taytay Town Wharf to Apulit Island, v.v)
Complimentary Van transfers (EL Nido Aiport to Taytay Town Wharf, v.v.) on the regular airport shuttle
Full board meals at the Clubhouse Restaurant
Use of available non-motorized water sports equipment (hobie cat, windsurf, kayak, etc.)
Standard resort guided activities/tours (snorkeling at house reef with equipment, rappeling, cave exploration, island tour, etc.)

Guests can swim and snorkel at the resort’s house reef, which teems with marine life, or enjoy a dip in the newly built swimming pool. Another attraction is the 60 meters high limestone cliff which is great for rappelling, and offers a great view of the cove. Apulit Island offers al fresco dining at the Clubhouse restaurant. Facilities also include a massage cabana, a marine sports centre, games area, a boutique, a beach bar, and the Octagon Pier - a scenic platform used for private cocktails and even weddings. Complimentary wi-fi connection is available at the rooms and at the Clubhouse.

The El Nido Resort Apulit Guest Rooms

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 26 sqm floor area and can accommodate a maximum of two people.These are ideal for couples, where a 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.

There are also 20 Loft Water Cottages, built in two clusters of ten, and are located on the western cove. Each two-level Loft Water Cottage has direct access to the sea from its private veranda. These offer a total floor area of 60 sqm and will accommodate up to four people. A Double bed may be set-up in the loft and two Day beds may be set-up in the ground floor.


Wine & Dine at El Nido Resort Apulit

The resort’s restaurant serves only sustainable menus. During meals, guests will enjoy salad greens organically grown in their gardens. International cuisine and local dishes are offered at the Clubhouse Restaurant, and fresh seafood catch of the day is served, after being perfectly cooked on the grill. Private picnic lunches can be arranged at the West Beach and at nearby Isla Blanca. Enjoy a beach dinner on Apulit: A festive mood, powder-soft sand on your feet, and the sound of waves gently lapping at the beach create a memorable dining experience under the stars. Private dining options are also available. The friendly staff will gladly arrange private dinners in a wide array of romantic venues at Apulit Island. Dine by the beach, at Billionaire’s Garden, Rock Bar, Serena Bar, or Octagon Pier.

Activities at El Nido Resort Apulit

Apulit Island offers unique and enriching experiences amidst the beautiful natural landscape. A wide range of activities, from soft adventure sports to more leisurely pursuits, are arranged according to guest preferences, with the help of the resort’s guest activity coordinators. Relax on the beach, sample the local handicrafts at the boutique, enjoy a game of billiards or have a cocktail at the beach bar. Choose between a Swedish, shiatsu or Aroma massage for the perfect relaxing day.

For those feeling adventurous, there are 10 diving sites around the island. Apulit Island is a PADI Resort Center with a complete line of diving equipment, and offers a variety of dive courses. Snorkelling, kayaking, hobie-cat sailing, and windsurfing are also offered at the resort. Discover Nature while you snorkel at the house reef and swim with the friendly baby black tip sharks or the blue spotted stingrays. Kayak around Apulit Island and discover crevices and secret caves hidden amidst the limestone cliffs.

Take a sunset cruise around Taytay Bay, or go stargazing. Stellar wonders like the North Star, the Southern Cross, and other heavenly formations in the Milky Way, which may not be seen in the night skies of other countries, can be clearly viewed from Taytay. Other available activities include rappelling, and cave exploration. With so many activity options to choose from you will definitely fill your time during your stay at El Nido Resort Apulit.

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Boat transfers

Complimentary scheduled boat transfers vary from time to time subject to AirSWIFT Flight departures & arrivals. For this reason, we encourage everyone to visit the hotel's website for more information and updates. 

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