Located on the western border of the Philippines is an island province called Palawan. It is an easily accessible place but it remains unknown by most of the international community.
The island province is made up of nearly 1800 islands and is an archipelago and is the largest concentration of islands in the world if you consider population numbers.
It is one of the most remote provinces in the Philippines and many of the southern islands are actually closer to the Malaysia mainland than they are to the rest of the Philippines islands. By land area Palawan is the largest province in the Philippines and its coastline spans for over 2000 kilometres and has numerous bays and coves. The terrain is very varied across the islands and there are many lush forests on them.
Many people would describe Palawan is a paradise and is a perfect place for people to come away and enjoy an atmosphere of tropical bliss. If you are looking for a place to escape from work and to relieve all of life’s pressures then Palawan is really the perfect place to do this.
It is one of the true national treasures in the Philippines as it houses some of the most diverse flora and fauna in the country. It also has a great many endangered species and geological wonders that will fascinate visitors and make for a great opportunity to go exploring.
There are flawless beaches with pristine sands in the area and the waters are crystal clear. For divers Palawan is a paradise in the underwater world in the region is utterly spectacular. The Philippines also has several contenders for world Heritage sites including the Palawan Underground River and the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River Park.
Simply as a tropical paradise, Palawan is a wonder, visit it for the first time and you will be blown away by its natural beauty. There are many places committed to conserving wildlife on the islands and there are numerous sites for diving. The conservation in Palawan means that it is a perfect escape from the big city and you will find yourself overwhelmed by the amount of nature that exists in this spectacular place.
As well as diving, fishing can be enjoyed in the waters around Palawan and it is arguably one of the best destinations in the world for a relaxing fishing trip. The sheer amount of nature in Palawan makes it a gem in the Philippines and a completely unique destination for travel. Everyone who has been to Palawan feels that it is something that should be shared and always recommend people to go there.
Travel to Palawan is very easy as there are large airports in the region. The Internet is a great resource for finding out about the different activities going on in the region and the best time for travel is from March to July.