The Puerto Princesa International Airport

Puerto Princesa International Airport Palawan Location Island Civil Aviation Authority Terminal Arrival Departure Passenger Traffic Lounge Check Security Waiting Flight Schedule Airplane Aircraft Info The Puerto Princesa International Airport serves as a significant gateway to the rest of Philippines from the city of Puerto Princesa Palawan on Palawan Island. Operated by the Civil Aviation Authority, this airport currently can hold over 1000 passengers, and has a total of seven airlines to choose from. Small commercial aircrafts from Manila and Puerto Princesa can ferry tourist, traders and businessmen to northern tourism destinations using the Busuanga and El Nido airstrips. There are also direct flights from Manila to Taytay landing in the Judge Cesar Lim Rodriguez airport. With the plans of national a government to upgrade the capital city’s airport to conform with international standards as well as the expansion and improvement of airstrips in major tourist towns like Coron and El Nido, travel to Palawan will definitely Continue reading

Singapore Restaurant in Puerto Princesa

Singapore Restaurant PalawanDelight your taste buds with Singapore Cuisine with must try few famous and authentic dishes from Singapore in combination with Peranakan (Singapore and Malay Mix). This restaurant is the only Singapore taste in Puerto Princesa where you can crave for our chili carb, sambal prawn, laksa noodles, satay with side dish of cucumber and dip into sweet peanut sauce, cereal prawn, chicken curry, and fish head curry, chicken rice, Kaya toast, etc. They have variety of choices of flavorful Asian cuisine such as Chinese dumplings, Hong Kong chicken, Thailand Tom Yam soup and definitely Filipino dishes. Also enjoy for our mouth watery continental cuisine and international desserts. Singapore Restaurant’s menu includes items Continue reading

Balayong Festival in Puerto Princesa

Balayong Festival PalawanThe Balayong Festival is held every March in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. This event commemorates the founding anniversary of the Puerto Princesa highlighted by balayong tree-planting, street dancing and colorful floral parade depicting the Palawan Cherry Blossoms from which the festival derived its name. A merry mixture of socio-civic, cultural, historical, and sports activities are part of the run events. At the ‘Tabuan’ parade (tabuan means ‘marketplace’), farmers fisherfolks, market vendors, traders and buyers showcase the city’s best products and revel as a thanksgiving for blessings and bountiful harvest. Continue reading

Libis Bayview Hotel in Puerto Princesa

Libis Bayview Hotel PalawanLibis Bayview Hotel is a boutique hotel that has an awesome architectural design, with stylish interiors and exteriors, and great ambience for our guests to relax with. Whether you’re a tourist or traveling on business, Libis Bayview Hotel is a great choice for accommodation when visiting Puerto Princesa City. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. No less exceptional is the hotel’s easy access to the city’s myriad attractions and landmarks, such as Puerto Princesa City colesium, Robinson’s Place Puerto Princesa, Vietnamese Village. At Libis Bayview Hotel, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. Continue reading

Hibiscus Garden Inn Puerto Princesa

Hibiscus Garden Inn PalawanLocated in Palawan, this property is in the Manolo Extension of Puerto Princesa City. Guests at Hibiscus Garden Inn can visit local attractions including Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, Puerto Princesa Bay, Immaculate Conception Cathedral and Plaza Cuartel. Recently opened, this hotel offers guestrooms that are tastefully decorated and well equipped with standard amenities to make guests’ stay comfort. Offering comfortable accommodation and friendly services Hibiscus Garden Inn is the perfect place for both business and leisure travelers. Continue reading

Dolce Vita Hotel in Puerto Princesa

Dolce Vita Hotel PalawanLocated at the heart of Puerto Princesa City, Dolce Vita hotel is only 10-minute away from Puerto Princesa Airport. This hotel gives guests an easy access to local attractions including Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, Puerto Princesa Bay, Immaculate Conception Cathedral and Plaza Cuartel. With a cozy atmosphere, the hotel boasts 20 spacious guestrooms which are tastefully decorated and well equipped with all modern amenities to make your stay comfort. Offering warm welcome and high standards of accommodation, this modern style property is an ideal place for a comfortable stay. Continue reading

The Tagbanwa Culture

Tagbanuwa, Apurahuano, Tagbanua, Kalamian, Calamiano, Kalamianon, Kalamianen, Tangdula’nen, Silanga’nen, TagbanouaThe Tagbanwa (Tagbanuwa, Apurahuano, Tagbanua, Kalamian, Calamiano, Kalamianon, Kalamianen, Tangdula’nen, Silanga’nen, Tagbanoua) are the more dominant of the ethnic groups of Palawan. Mainly associated with dry regimes of cultivation, they are found in central Palawan and northward of the island. The area of concentrations are in Coron (4,366 NSO 1990), Aborlan (3,115 NSO 1980), and Puerto Princesa (1,415 NSO 1980). The known subgroups in the mainland are (1) Apurahuan, (2) Inagauan, (3) Tandula’nen, and (4) Silanga’nen, while (5) the Kalamianen of the Calamian island group constitute more variable groups that are marine-oriented. The estimated total population is 13,643 (NSO 1990). Continue reading

Floral Villarosa Hotel Palawan

Floral Villarosa Hotel PalawanLocated in Palawan, Puerto Princesa City Philippines, Floral Villarosa situated at Villa Rosa Road is a well-kempt environment, and conveniently just a stone throw away from the airport, restaurants, bars and the city center a great base from which to explore this vibrant city giving to this hotel a charm. Take advantage of a wealth to its unrivaled services and amenities, while lodging at this wonderful property, guest can enjoy its pool and garden, room service, bar and restaurant, the veranda, and High speed Wi-Fi internet access. Other services such as travel and tours, airline ticketing, information, massage (on call) and laundry are available to your request. Continue reading

The Kuyonen Culture

Puerto Princesa FestivalThe Kuyonen (Cuyonon, Cuyuno, Cuyo, Kuyunon, Kuyunin) are the ethnic elite of Palawan, and are concentrated in Puerto Princesa (20,940), Roxas (13,405), and on the islands of Cuyo (12,470) and Dumaran (6690). The Ratagnon of Mindoro may be a subgroup. The basic susbsistence activities are central Philippine in character. The total population is about 97,000, with about 89,000 (NSO 1980) of this found in Palawan. The Kuyonen comprise the ethnic elite in Palawan, the place having been historically the Spanish capital of Palawan prior to Puerto Princesa. It has been contended that the Ratagnon, a subgroup of the Mangyan of Mindoro, are probably Kuyonen that migrated to Continue reading

One Manalo Place Puerto Princesa

One Manalo Place Palawan When visiting Palawan, you’ll feel right at home at One Manalo Place, which offers quality accommodation and great service. The excitement of the city center is only 1 Km away. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations. If what you’re looking for is a conveniently located hotel in Puerto Princesa City, look no further than One Manalo Place. Only 1 Km away, this 3-star hotel can be easily accessed from the airport. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations. At One Manalo Place, the excellent service and superior facilities make for an unforgettable stay. To name a few of the hotel’s facilities, there are shuttle service, room service, Continue reading