5 Design-Driven Beach Hotels To Stay In El Nido, Philippines
1/5 Frangipani El Nido
This minimalist boutique hotel is adorned with gorgeous rattan pieces from homegrown Philippine furniture brand E Murio. But your eyes will surely be drawn to the suite’s floor-to-ceiling windows, which lovingly frame the island’s sparkling waters and jagged limestone formations.
Discover more at frangipanielnido.com
2/5 Lagùn Hotel El Nido
Aside from the eclectic interiors by Cecille Ravelas and local design work by Palawan’s Jama Mapun indigenous tribeswomen, the real highlight of this town hotel is its roof deck pool, which boasts a majestic karst mountain backdrop that epitomises El Nido.
Discover more at lagunhotel.com
3/5 Maremegmeg Beach Club
Built into the jungle behind it, this well-appointed cliffside beach resort with architecture by Milo Vasquez and interiors by Erik Lopez offers the best of both worlds—unadulterated ocean views from its chic rooms as well as direct access to one of El Nido’s most popular beaches. Its private infinity pool and deck are especially great for taking in the legendary sunset.
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4/5 Nacpan Beach Glamping
Nestled amongst palm trees right on the sand, this new establishment proves that the allure of sleeping near the sound of the surf is simply irresistible. Only 30 minutes land travel from the airport, guests in its nine tents are one of the select few who can either enjoy a dip in their private pool as well as swim off Nacpan beach.
Discover more at nacpanbeachglamping.com
5/5 The Birdhouse El Nido
If you are willing to walk hundreds of steps up a bamboo staircase into the jungle, you’ll be rewarded with access to this boutique hotel featuring only five luxury-suite tents, which are known as “nests”. Not only are you guaranteed to wake up to the absolute best views of Bacuit Bay, sunsets here come with yoga, too.
Discover more at thebirdhouseelnido.com
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