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El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Reviewed today

A small but amazingly beautiful lagoon with green crystal clear water. Felt like staying there forever! Paradise!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Madalena F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came first here and it was amazing , beautiful Try to come as early as you can ( at the end with a lot of people it wasn’t as pretty)

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Enanaa
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice and beautiful lagoon. There is a small cave also as a bonus. Passage to the lagoon can get crouded if there are lots of boats in the harbour. But it is still worth going and marvering the beauty.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Artman1a
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of tourists but El Nido managed to tone it down so I was able to kayak with ease. The water is super clear and the rock formation is awesome. Most of my experience in Small Lagoon is good because we had a good tour...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank thekimsioco
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful places I have seen, now with government measures it's not too busy, I loved it, even better in my opinion that the big lagoon

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank marujilla80
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get me back here soon.... really loved this place. Pictures are not enough to capture the beautiful lagoon. How it was strategically placed in the middle of the mountain. Once you enter the passage way, you will really feel the difference how calm the water...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jigs1012
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the Small Lagoon you will come only with day boat trip. When you come here, you must buy yellow kayak - 200peso and go to small lagoon. That's all. Enjoy.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pataskop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my favourite spot on the Tour A island hopping trip. It was beautiful and tranquil, we hired a kayak when we got to the spot and made our way to a small entrance in the rock which opened up into a beautiful lagoon,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Leanne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in El Nido a couple of weeks ago. It appears that since the authorities moved the Small Lagoon to Tour D the level of interest has decreased. The travel agency I booked Tours A, B and C through were not running Tour D...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Steven S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to feel the jurney to the bottom of the world , just be on the boat which takes you deep to the cave.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Megan H
3 January 2019|
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Response from jaethird | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can hire a private boat tour (P5000-8000;$120-150). Tours now need to pick between the two, as their way of controlling traffic in these areas.
4 April 2018|
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Response from 26maggio13 | Reviewed this property |
we stayed in a coron coron hotel and from there we booked a private tour. departure from coron coron beach
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13 March 2018|
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Response from lizsal52 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the MaryGold Beachfront Inn. The staff arranged for our private outrigger island hopping tour. The outriggers were waiting for passengers right in front of the MaryGold and was very convenient. There are many... More