Summer is indeed upon us. The scorching heat of the sun prods us to pack our bags, take that dream vacation and simply unplug ourselves, even just for a while. Apulit, Miniloc, Lagen and Pangulasian Islands of El Nido Resorts are well-known for beautiful scenery and mesmerizing crystal blue waters. Now it offers guests 27 more activities to make an El Nido Resorts stay even more worthwhile.
For the adventurous, new hiking trails beg to be explored at Miniloc, El Nido Resorts’ eco-discovery resort, and at Dibuluan island, one of its private beach clubs. Lagen Island, the eco-sanctuary resort, also offers a “Papawikan” caving activity wherein guests get to explore stalactites and stalagmites firsthand.
Those who opt to stay in the water can enjoy various diving and snorkeling spots assisted by an El Nido Resorts guide who knows where to find the most magnificent and spectacular views of marine life. The resorts also provide a large, basket-like woven boat called, “coracle” as an alternative to paddle boards and kayaks.
Those who wish to just wile away the time without leaving their island can do so very comfortably at Pangulasian, the eco-luxury resort, which has a gaming area with billiards and ping-pong tables complemented by many spectacular views. Miniloc, in the meantime, offers guests unlimited sangria for P1,098 only per person during its happy hour from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
For all guests, dining beneath the stars at a rainforest dome, above a breakwater or nearby private islands is an option at day’s end. Dinner at a sandbar may be arranged to include pit-roasted lechon for a group and paella cooked on the sand.
For the more active, a newly built gym at Miniloc and early morning zumba classes at Apulit, the eco-adventure resort, are options. From sunrise kayak rides to the lagoons or rock climbing activity at the beach club, there is something for everyone at El Nido Resorts.
Moreover, the rest of the world is noticing El Nido Resorts’ one-of-a-kind charm. Lagen Island was recently included in National Geographic’s new book, The World’s Most Romantic Destinations while Pangulasian Island, was also recognized as one of the selected winners in Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2017: Our Favorite Beach Resorts in the World. The Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2017 recognizes the hotels around the world that the title’s editors and contributors visit time and time again – and daydream about long after checkout.