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If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine: it’s lethal
– Paolo Coelho

With emerald forests plunging directly into turquoise waters, edged with powdery white sand beaches and dark cliffs surrounding deep pristine lagoons, North Palawan is one of the Philippines’ most preserved regions with unspoilt nature and untouched wilderness: a region of outstanding natural beauty.

Photo: Nenith Nacarion, host at Flower Island Resort, who is a nature lover and an active protector of the beautiful surrounding flora and fauna with all her team.

The North Palawan Escapade by Secret Journeys is an 8 day and 7night excursion offering an exotic combination of locations across North Palawan to see the best of this stunning region while staying in the most charming and exclusive resorts of Flower Island and Miniloc Island Resort.
7 Nights / 8 Days in Palawan
Starting price 1,715 USD / person



Day 1
Arrival in Manila

Private transfer to the Hotel Celeste in downtown Manila.

Overnight at Hotel Celeste.

Day 2
Manila to El Nido

Breakfast at the hotel before heading to the domestic airport for your flight to El Nido.
You will be met off your flight by our driver who will take you to the jetty to board the boat for the 1hr cruise to Flower Island. On arrival at Flower Island’s west coast our driver will drive you the 1hr journey to the east coast and the location of the resort passing through lush forest and plantation along the way.
Settle into your beachfront bungalow on Flower Island and enjoy a lazy afternoon at the resort. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Flower Island.

Day 3 & 4
Flower Island

Two days enjoying full board relaxation at Flower Island A visit to a nearby pearl farm can be arranged along with a choice of activities including snorkeling, island hopping, sea-kayaking, forest and beach walks around the island…

Day 5
Flower Island to El Nido

Breakfast at Flower Island before heading to Miniloc Island in El Nido Bay. The journey will include a boat ride back to Palawan, a 4WD excursion crossing Palawan island to take a boat across El Nido Bay to Miniloc Island Resort.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Miniloc Island.

Day 6 & 7
El Nido

Fullboard El Nido Beach holidays at Miniloc Island Resort.
Enjoy sports, beach and water activities and resort guided tours.
Overnight at Miniloc Island.

Day 8
El Nido to Manila

Breakfast at the resort.
Transfer back to El Nido airport. Flight El Nido/Manila.
Transfer to Manila International airport and departure.

The Hotels

Hotel Celeste

Flower Island Resort

Miniloc Island Resort

Starting price 1,715 USD net per person based on 2 people sharing.

Rates valid from 1st October 2016 to 31 March 2017 – High season surcharge applies for the periods 15th December to the 10th January and the 23rd of January to the 31st of January.


The quoted rate includes:

  • all transportation air, land and sea in the Philippines, including return flights Manila/El Nido/Manila
  • 1 night at the Hotel Celeste Makati (deluxe room) with breakfast
  • 3 nights full-board at Flower Island (standard champagne fan bungalow)
  • 3 nights full-board with all scheduled activities at El Nido Miniloc (Garden or Cliff Cottage)

The quoted rate does not include:

  • International flights to and from Manila
  • Other meals in Manila; drinks; airport taxes

For other room categories, extended stays or for groups of more than 2 people please contact our Concierge on the following email address dream@secret-retreats.com.

Packing essentials:

  • Snorkel set
  • Fins
  • Water shoes
  • Sun hat and sun cream


Journey designed in cooperation with Nenith and with Asiaventure (License #117 00 2004 0044388)