El Nido, Palawan

What is El Nido, Palawan known for?


taytay

. Chinese (Chinese people) families moved into the area about the same period, first settling in Langeblangeban. The first Chinese settlers were named Lim, Chin, Liao, Edsan, Ambao, Que-Ke, Lim Piao, Yu His, Pe Phan and Pe Khen. During the Spanish colonization of the Philippines, the town was under the jurisdiction of the Municipality of Taytay (Taytay, Palawan), which was the capital of the former ''Province of Calamianes'' from 1818, and the ''Province

of Castilla'', the area of what is now known as northern Palawan, from 1858. It remained part of Taytay until 1916 when it formally became an independent municipality. The new municipality was then known as '''Bacuit'''. On June 17, 1954, Republic Act No. 1140 "Republic Act no. 1140". Chan Robles Virtual Law Library. Retrieved on 2010-10-20. was approved

economic sector. El Nido is a showcase of the Philippines' geological and biological diversity. In recognition of the importance of its unique ecosystem, the Philippine government made the entire area of El Nido first to a turtle sanctuary in 1984, then to a marine reserve park (marine reserve) in 1991, UNESCO:El Nido-Taytay Managed Resource Area. August 26, 2008.<


extraordinary natural

El Nido named Best Philippine Beach . ''ABS-CBN website''. Accessed May 15, 2012. for its "extraordinary natural splendor and ecosystem." Destination of the Month: El Nido, Palawan. ''Wow Philippines UK website''. Accessed May 15, 2012. Geography Situated in Bacuit Bay, El Nido, covering a land area of :''There is also a Brother Island in El Nido, Palawan in the Philippines.'' * '''''RPEN''''' (ENI) – El Nido Airport private – El Nido (El Nido, Palawan), Palawan * '''RPLA''' – Pinamalayan Airport – Pinamalayan (Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro), Oriental Mindoro


natural resources

at the center, and on the other side, the sea, with the fish and the squid in situated the middle, representing farming and fishing, the two main industries of its people. Protected Area status thumbnail A lagoon in El Nido (File:El Nido Palawan Big Lagoon.jpg) Establishment In 1984, the then Ministry of Natural Resources issued the Administrative Order No. 518, establishing a :''There is also a Brother Island in El Nido, Palawan in the Philippines.'' * '''''RPEN''''' (ENI) – El Nido Airport private – El Nido (El Nido, Palawan), Palawan * '''RPLA''' – Pinamalayan Airport – Pinamalayan (Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro), Oriental Mindoro


annual population

% . 2000 Census of Population and Housing:Palawan . Accessed


fine+natural

early mornings and late afternoons. The trail ends at the peak of the island and provides and an excellent 360-degree view of the Bacuit Bay and nearby islands. Vigan Island Located near Pangulasian Island, it is also referred to as, "Snake Island," because of the fine natural sandspit (s-shaped sandbar) that "snakes" off it shores. The sandspit is clearly visible only when the tide is low. On both sides of the sandspit are shallow swimming areas. Cudugnon Point


major products

-of-the-bird-nests Guardians of the bird nests . Accessed September 05, 2008. is also an economic activity, although it is seasonal. Coconut, palay, cashew, banana, and mango are its major products. Official Website of the Province of Palawan . Accessed August 28, 2008. Transportation Air Image:El Nido Airport, 2005-03-28.jpg thumb 230px


outstanding comedy

in Cadlao Island (El Nido#Places of Interest#Bacuit Bay#Cadlao Island) in El Nido in 1999 and 2009. * Leg 12 of ''The Amazing Race 5'' was shot in the ''Bacuit Bay'' of El Nido in 2004. * The "Desert-Island Special Challenge" or the episodes 59 and 60 of the 3rd season of the most-outstanding comedy program in South Korea, ''Muhan Dojeon (Infinite Challenge)'', was entirely shot in El Nido in 2007. * All 10 episodes of the 7th edition of ''Les Aventuriers de Koh-Lanta'', the French franchise of the popular reality American TV show ''Survivor (Survivor (TV series))'' was entirely shot in El Nido in 2007 and was aired to 7 million viewers in Europe. French TV reality show features Palawan's limestone cliffs. Accessed September 05, 2008. Palawan lands on list of high-end adventure sites. Accessed September 05, 2008. * Some of the scenes of the 4th installment of the Hollywood movie entitled Bourne Legacy (The Bourne Legacy (film)) are filmed in El Nido. ‘Bourne’ here because ‘you know how to make movies’ Inquirer Entertainment See also :''There is also a Brother Island in El Nido, Palawan in the Philippines.'' * '''''RPEN''''' (ENI) – El Nido Airport private – El Nido (El Nido, Palawan), Palawan * '''RPLA''' – Pinamalayan Airport – Pinamalayan (Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro), Oriental Mindoro


complex medical

municipality. It is capable of providing health services such as minor surgeries, and diagnosis and treatment of common diseases. Patients requiring more complex medical services are either flown to Manila or Puerto Princesa from El Nido or taken to the Taytay District Hospital, which is about 55 kilometers away. Antipyretic, cold and cough medicines, and other over-the-counter medicines as well as a limited supply of prescription drugs are available in El Nido. Security In charge of the overall security of El Nido is the multi-sectoral security network composed of the Philippine Navy, Philippine Air Force, and Philippine Army under the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Western Command in Puerto Princesa, the Philippine National Police Maritime (Philippine National Police), the Philippine Coastguard (Coastguard), the Provincial Government, the local government units, members of the local community, and the Palawan Tourism Council. Palawan website :''There is also a Brother Island in El Nido, Palawan in the Philippines.'' * '''''RPEN''''' (ENI) – El Nido Airport private – El Nido (El Nido, Palawan), Palawan * '''RPLA''' – Pinamalayan Airport – Pinamalayan (Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro), Oriental Mindoro


place commercial

Philippines *El Nido Airport *List of renamed cities and municipalities in the Philippines References :''There is also a Brother Island in El Nido, Palawan in the Philippines.'' * '''''RPEN''''' (ENI) – El Nido Airport private – El Nido (El Nido, Palawan), Palawan * '''RPLA''' – Pinamalayan Airport – Pinamalayan (Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro), Oriental Mindoro


beautiful white

, though some visitors may recognize it as one of the settings for the Scandinavian TV show ''Robinson Expedisjonen (Expedition Robinson)'', the predecessor to ''Survivor (Survivor (TV series))''. Dilumacad Island This island has a beautiful white sand beach stretching to some 300 meters that is ideal for picnic lunches during island-hopping trips. There is an underwater tunnel at its northern side and a fringing reef on its southern end. The island is also called '''Helicopter Island

El Nido, Palawan

'''El Nido''' (officially the '''Municipality of El Nido''') is a first class municipality (Philippine municipality) NSCB:El Nido Income Classification Accessed August 26, 2008. and managed resource protected area (Protected area) Destination: El Nido. Accessed 24, 2008. in the province (Philippine province) of Palawan in the Philippines. It is about northeast of Puerto Princesa, Palawan’s capital. According to CNNGo, it is the Best Beach and Island destination in the Philippines The Philippines' best beaches and islands. ''CNN Go website''. Accessed May 15, 2012. El Nido named Best Philippine Beach. ''ABS-CBN website''. Accessed May 15, 2012. for its "extraordinary natural splendor and ecosystem." Destination of the Month: El Nido, Palawan. ''Wow Philippines UK website''. Accessed May 15, 2012.

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