El Nido, Palawan, Philippine
El Nido (officially the Municipality of El Nido) is a first class municipality and managed resource protected are in the province of Palawan in the Philippines. It is about 420 kilometers (260 mi) southwest of Manila, and about 238 kilometers (148 mi) northeast of Puerto Princesa, Palawan’s capital. According to CNNGO, it is the Best Beach and Island destination in the Philippines for its "extraordinary natural splendor and ecosystem
Situated in Bacuit Bay, El Nido, covering a land area of 465.1 square kilometers (179.6 sq. mi) in the northernmost tip of mainland Palawan, is bordered by the Linapacan Strait in the north, the Sulu Sea in the east, and the South China Sea in the west. It is composed of 45 islands and islets, each has its own unique geological formations. The highest peak is at Cadlao Island, towering up to 640 meters (2,100 ft.) above sea level.
Together with Sulu Archipelago, Sabah, and South China Sea, El Nido, being part of Palawan, is located in the tectonically active and seismically active Sunda Plate, a plate that is entirely separate from the PhilippineMobile Belt to which the rest of the Philippines belongs. The Permian to Paleogene rocks and limestone cliffs of El Nido are similar to those that can be found in ha Long bay in Vietnam, Guilin in China, as well as Karbi in Thailand, all of which are part of the Sunda Plate.
El Nido Resorts is a group of eco-resorts located in the El Nido-Taytay municipalities in northern Palawan, Philippines. The resorts offer genuine, local hospitality and unique and enriching experiences amidst the beautiful natural landscape.
El Nido Resorts is currently comprised of Miniloc Island Resort and Lagen Island Resort in El Nido, Apulit Island Resort in Taytay, and the newly opened eco-luxury property, Pangulasian Island Resort in El Nido.
El Nido Resorts has been operating responsibly in an ecologically gifted area. Embracing a strong commitment to sustainability, El Nido Resorts exercise stewardship over the flourishing diverse environment, stressing the importance of preserving nature to all who visit.
Numerous exciting, low-impact activities are offered to guests. These include snorkelling, scuba-diving, kayaking, hiking, and island-hopping to visit fascinating caves, emerald lagoons, and pristine white sand beaches. Lunch barbecues and romantic dinners may be arranged on private islands, and relaxing spa and massage services are available upon request. Guests can also simply relax on the beach or enjoy cocktails at the bar while enjoying fabulous views of the sunset.
El Nido Resorts has been globally recognized for embracing nature-based guest activities and sustainable menus, and for providing environment education programs for staff and guests, and employment opportunities for the local community.
El Nido Resorts has received numerous international awards as testament to its green practices and commitment to sustainable tourism, including the prestigious ASEAN Green Hotel Standard in 2010 and the Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Award in 2009. More recently, El Nido Resorts was a winner in the Sustainable Hotel Award – Sustainable Destination Category, the PATA Gold Award – Environmental Education Programme in 2011, and the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Tourism for Tomorrow Awards – Community Benefit Award this year.
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