Excellent 8.7
Based on 143 reviews

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About this property


Located in Northern Palawan, El Nido Resorts Apulit Island - Taytay provides a perfect getaway for those seeking a tropical paradise. The resort lies within an unspoiled cove with an expanded white sandy beach lined with coconut palm trees. With its ideal location, the resort showcases the island’s richness of wildlife, tropical fishes, and scenic landscapes. El Nido Resorts Apulit Island - Taytay offers 50 water cottages decorated with traditional architecture in combination with contemporary design alluring guests to simply sit back and relax in the tranquility of the island. Guests may opt to swim or snorkel at the resort’s house reef which is abundant with marine life, or indulge in the newly built swimming pool. A 60-meter high limestone cliff is also available for rappelling with its great view of the cove. Al fresco dining is offered at the Clubhouse restaurant, or guests may spend their time with various facilities, including a massage cabana, a marine sports center, game area, a boutique, a beach bar, and the Octagon Pier – a platform used for private cocktails to weddings. Complimentary Wi-Fi access is available at the Clubhouse.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Garden
  • Massage(s)
  • Private beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Tours
  • Water sports (non-motorized)

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Mini bar
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Room service

Services and conveniences

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Gift/souvenir shop
  • Laundry service
  • Newspapers
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Shop(s)
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Babysitting service


  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Filipino
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The most convenient and direct access to Taytay is from Manila via scheduled flights. Taytay is also accessible by land from Puerto Princesa, which is a 4-hour drive.

Airswift Flight Schedules

Manila-Taytay Port: 06:30 AM, 09:55 AM (not applicable during lean season), and 11:00 AM.
Taytay Port-Manila: 12:00 PM (applicable during lean season), 04:00 PM, and 05:35 PM.

The flight schedule is subject to change without prior notice. To check for Airswift available flights, please visit their website.

To avoid sunset limitations and boat transfer restrictions, guests are required to take the scheduled flights as mentioned above.

Boat Schedules

Taytay port-Apulit Island: 10:30 AM (Morning Flight), 01:35 PM (Mid-Day Flight), and 03:00 PM (Afternoon Flight).
Apulit Island-Taytay Port: 07:30 AM, 11:30 AM (Morning Flight), and 01:00 PM (Afternoon Flight).

For special arrangements of van/private boat transfers, please contact the property directly.

The room rates are inclusive of:
-Roundtrip van transfers (El Nido-Taytay Port-El Nido) and roundtrip boat transfers (Taytay Port-Apulit Island-Taytay Port) on regular schedules for guests taking Airswift flights
-Full board meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), excluding drinks, at the Clubhouse Restaurant
-Standard tours and activities

The room rates are exclusive of airfares. Flight reservations can be made directly through Airswift.

Room amenities may be subject to change without prior notice.

Water Cottages can accommodate up to two persons, no extra beds available. Deluxe Water Cottage can accommodate up to four persons and any additional guests will be charged an extra fee.

Please inform the property about your flight details 3 day(s) before arrival or when the booking is made.

Room rates are inclusive of travel insurance for guests 7 - 65 years old. Optional insurance is available for guests under 7 years old.

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-6 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Guests over 6 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 14:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 12:00 PM
Distance from City Center: 230.0 km
Distance to Airport: 3.0 km
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Restaurants: 1
Number of Rooms : 50
Room Voltage: 220
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2010
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based on 143 reviews
  • Cleanliness 9.0
  • Facilities 8.0
  • Location 8.8
  • Room comfort and quality 9.1
  • Service 9.1
  • Value for money 8.0
  • Food and dining 8.3


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