5 Must-Try Glamping Spots in Palawan

Palawan is considered one of the most beautiful islands not only in the Philippines but in the world. The island’s stunning, white-sand shores, cerulean waters, vibrant underwater ecosystems, and towering limestone formations all contribute to its wonder. Many local and foreign tourists make their way to El Nido, Coron, Puerto Princesa and other parts of the island to experience its beauty first-hand.

If you’ve already been to Palawan, you might want to have a different experience when you return. Glamping has become popular over the years; it combines the best of both worlds — natural and the comforts of a hotel (in some cases). When you “glamp” you get to be with nature but not give up comfy beds, tables, electricity, and others.

These are glamping destinations in Palawan. The tents provide comfortable accommodation for a good night’s sleep or just a place to relax and unwind. The facilities and services will make you feel like you’re staying in a hotel.

Nacpan Beach Glamping

Nacpan Beach is one of the many beautiful beaches in El Nido. The kilometers-long white sand beach is powdery and the waters clear but a bit rough. The area has undergone development over the years, but these changes haven’t taken away from its beauty. If you want to spend a night in style, Nacpan Beach Glamping is the accommodation you’d want to stay in.

The premium you pay provides you with queen-sized beds that are soft and comfy. The inside is immaculate you’ll feel like you’re staying in a hotel room and not a tent. There are pouffes, a table, lights, air conditioning (during the summer months), fans and other amenities. You can use the shared toilet and bath within the area. Walk around the garden and enjoy the ambiance after going to the beach. There is also a beach bar for some drinks or snacks. Booking here comes with a complimentary sunset sailing trip. Hang out by the campfire at night, play games or try learning origami.

The Birdhouse

Located in El Nido, this glamping spot was the brainchild of a couple who was traveling the world but decided to settle down in El Nido after experiencing its beauty. The Birdhouse provides a comfortable glamping experience. They have three, uniquely designed suites with a private bath. The tents have views of the ocean and the countryside, which create a relaxing ambiance and the ideal getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life.

The facilities of the Birdhouse include a garden, luggage storage, restaurant, concierge, tour desk, laundry, and a bar. Your booking comes with a free breakfast. You can avail of the airport shuttle or join the yoga classes. The class starts at around 5PM and its location provides views of the beautiful sunset in El Nido. You can book an island hopping tour from the Birdhouse as well.

Aetas Glamping El Nido

Aetas Glamping provides guests with a comfortable experience and stay in one of the luxury tents. This accommodation in a forested area provides you with the peace and quiet you are looking for. The recent developments in the town have led to the rise of tourist numbers. Get away from the crowds by booking a night or two here.

The tent has its own toilet and shower. It has a distinct style because the owners used materials such as bamboo, river stones, and grass to make it. Some of the facilities that make the experience worthwhile include a pool, restaurant, and garden area just to name a few. Some of the activities include getting a full body massage, cooking classes, live music, rent a bike, watch movies, play board games and others.

Toby and Thelma’s Island Camping Adventure

Your jump-off point to reach this campsite is Port Barton. The 25 minutes boat ride will take you to a secluded area and camping grounds. This is the ideal getaway for those who want to experience nature and still have some comforts. The accommodation is properly ventilated and screened for a comfortable night’s sleep. It comes with a bed, chairs and extra room, and most importantly, it has a view of the beach and sea. Go kayaking, play volleyball, get a tan, watch the sunset and sunrise, or go snorkeling during your stay. This is the place to just do nothing, forget your worries and recharge lost energy before returning to work.

Cabanas de Nacpan Camping Resort

This glamping accommodation is located in a farm that is a couple of kilometers away from Nacpan Beach. It provides guests with a comfortable getaway from the crowds gathering in town and in the famous island-hopping destinations. The tents are comfy with their own beds, fan, table, and carpet; it has a cozy atmosphere that feels like home. It is better to use the motorcycles offered or bring private transportation to get to this accommodation and get out.

The site has a bar and restaurant where you can order food and drinks. There’s no Internet so take the time to disconnect to connect with nature, make new friends or enjoy the moments you have with family or a significant other.

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