Have you been looking for an "out of the box" experience to try out unlike anything else? Perhaps you have been reading our blogs covering sardine dives or even shark dives, and thought, this is all great, but maybe a bit too hardcore for me. Well, we are bringing you an experience like no other: In The Philippines, you can rent your own exclusive private island resort! This article will go through all you need to know about renting an island resort in The Philippines, more precisely, renting a private island resort in Palawan. Let's get straight into it.
Where Can I Rent an Island Resort in the Philippines?
In regards to renting an island resort in The Philippines, you have a few alternative islands to pick from in Palawan, however Floral Island Resort really won our heart. There are primarily 2 ways you can get to Floral Island Resort:
Fly into Puerto Princesa, Palawan and endure a 5 hour zig-zag shared van ride up north to Canique Taytay Palawan port. The cost is roughly around PHP 600 (Approx $12) per person. From there, the island owners will arrange a 15-minute speedboat ride to the island.
A bit most costly, however you can fly directly into El Nido, Palawan with AirSwift from Manila. Once you land in El Nido, Palawan - the resort can arrange a private transfer to pick you up and drop you off at Canique Taytay Palawan port. The journey roughly takes 1 hour 15 minutes and costs PHP 3500 (approx $70) per van.
The Accommodation – Floral Island Resort
As mentioned, our choice and recommendation is to head over to the resort, located on Talacanen Island. This resort can accommodate as many as 16 guests, which is a great option for those looking to have a getaway weekend or host a small private wedding. The resort has only eight rooms available to be rented, making it an incredibly private and intimate place to be. You can view more detailed images of the rooms here.
What is included?
All meals (breakfast, lunch and 3-course dinner) are Filipino cuisine meals, all included part of the stay. Complementary coffee, tea and water is also provided. Drinks are separate, however reasonably priced: a beer, for example, costs approximately PHP 120 pesos (Approx $2.40).
Daily housekeeping, use of aquatic activity gear, boat transfers, and more are also part of the package. You can access additional services such as a massage (PHP 1800 pesos, Approx $34) that lasts around an hour and a half.
Why Rent a Private Island Resort?
Of course, renting a private island resort is an experience of its own, where you can relax, go snorkeling, kayaking, freedive, hike, and much more. Aside from this, having your own private island resort is the perfect place to host special occasion celebrations, to have your honeymoon, or, as noted above, to host a wedding. There’s nothing quite as relaxing as being alone on an island where all your responsibilities are on sleep mode, and your only job is to relax, enjoy the surroundings and take advantage of all that the island has to offer! Looking for other ways to relax around the Philippines? We’ve got you covered.
Convinced yet? Renting an island in the Philippines has never been easier. Floral Island resort is a great place to visit and create beautiful, long-lasting memories. The cost of renting will depend on how long you stay for and how many people. For a 5% discounted rate, you can use the Discount Code: Created2Travel, contact Floralislandresort@gmail.com directly and state the code to redeem your discount.