Described as heaven with glittering clear waters breaking on the brilliant white sands, Coron, Palawan is a tranquil fishing town on Busuanga Island on the warm Western Pacific islands and one of the most amazing places in the Philipines.
Black limestone cliffs surround coral sand beaches and harbor with some of the best diving, snorkeling, and unblemished land in Asia.
In this article, we will look at where to stay in Coron, Palawan, and explore some of the best beachfront resorts Coron has to offer. If you plan a trip is better to book between October and May, as is the best time to visit.
As a dedicated travel writer, I have personally stayed at and evaluated each of the hotels and accommodations listed in this article, providing readers with an honest and objective assessment of each property.
Without further ado, let’s discover some of the best Coron resorts.
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1. Cashew Grove Beach Resort
Cashew Grove Beach Resort is a small private resort offering 12 luxury native-style cottages and rooms positioned on the beach and around the pool.
The resort gives an exclusive opportunity to escape from city life’s hustle and bustle and take it easy in a serene and beautiful location.
The resort has a fully equipped dive shop run by Dugong Dive Center, which offers dive training and day trips to various dive sites, including Apo Reef.
During my stay at this resort, I was impressed by the comfortable and well-appointed rooms, which came equipped with air conditioning, housekeeping services, and a safe.
In addition to offering breathtaking beach views, the resort also provided free WiFi access, complimentary breakfast, bicycle rentals, and airport transfers, ensuring that guests could make the most of their stay.
2. Two Seasons Coron Island Resort and Spa
Two Seasons Coron Island Resort and Spa is a 5-star eco-friendly resort and is just a charming boat ride from Coron Town. It is located on the exquisite Malaroyroy Peninsula in Bulalacao Island.
The resort offers a blend of luxury and raw nature. The Two Seasons is also a turtle and giant clam sanctuary and is known as the first environmentally friendly, luxury resort in Coron Island.
You can also find a sandbar connecting to a small island, a vibrant house reef, lush tropical gardens, a 200-meter west-side beach, and another 200-meter east-side beach with a mangrove swamp.
If you decide to walk by, don’t forget to bring your water shoes for rocky beaches as you might cut your feet.
Luxuries throughout, it has been thoughtfully designed with high-ceiling bungalow suites that carry a distinct contemporary Filipino tropical design.
3. Bacau Bay Resort Coron
One of the things that really stood out to me about this place was the resort’s exclusive private pier, which made island hopping and diving adventures incredibly convenient.
Additionally, the resort also offered private day tours to Malcapuya Island, providing a unique and unforgettable experience for guests.
Bacau Bay provides 80 modern contemporary rooms with a touch of luxury and guarantees to indulge all the senses while capturing Filipino hospitality at its finest.
All rooms have a full range of amenities, including; air-conditioning, WIFI, safety deposit box, a balcony for added luxury, and much more.
The resort facilities include a swimming pool, dive shop, spa, ballroom, fitness suite, and children’s center to keep the whole family happy.
4. Sunlight Eco Tourism Island Resort
Sunlight Eco Tourism Island Resort describes itself as ‘where freedom begins’ and is nestled in the stunning clear waters of Culion, Palawan, just 45 minutes from Coron town.
It is one of a few Palawan island resorts that take your breath away due to its natural beauty.
In my opinion, what sets this place apart is that it is one of the largest privately-owned island resorts in the region, boasting a sprawling 18-acre property featuring lush hills, gently sloping gardens, and pristine beaches.
Additionally, the resort offers an impressive array of services, ensuring that guests have everything they need for an unforgettable stay.
The resort’s Maldivian villas are architectured to have an ocean view of either sunrise or sunset. Each one is finely decorated with a Filipino-themed interior, expansive windows, and large balconies that capture the ocean’s beauty.
5. KokosNuss Garden Resort
KokosNuss Garden Resort is a reasonably priced resort in the area at around $30 a night but is still known for being a place where you can relax. Less than 1km from the center of Coron and local bars, guests can experience what it’s like to be a local.
KokosNuss Garden offers pleasant rooms, tasty food, and a captivating garden, as well as excellent tours.
The resort has 26 cottages, bungalows, and hotel rooms, with modern or traditional Filipino-style decor. All of their rooms are spacious, cool & airy, comfortable, and well equipped
The restaurant is well-priced and offers homemade specials, including fresh seafood, and incorporates Filipino, Asian, and European-style cuisine. Guest can enjoy an al fresco dining experience.
6. Coron Soleil Garden Resort
Coron Soleil Garden Resort offers a tranquil and plush hideaway, with chic contemporary Filipino-inspired design and interiors inspired by nature with wood and stone textures.
The entire complex is spacious and relaxed, showcasing an impressive view of the mountainside. The resort has 27 stylish rooms, 4 superior rooms, and 10 deluxe rooms. The resort also has deluxe poolside villas, with 8 poolside villas and 5 poolside suites.
All of the suite rooms feature the convenience of a full-service unit, fully equipped kitchenette with microwave oven, mini-refrigerator, electric cordless kettle, dinnerware, and tableware.
7. H2O Beach Eco Resort
H2O Beach Eco Resort is run by a Swedish and Philippine team and believes in safeguarding the nature around them. The resort offers the last untouched frontier of Coron, and the resort staff maintains that the wild and marine life will always come first.
H2O Beach is a product of ECO resort living with sustainable solutions to meet guests’ modern needs. The resort was built with great care and only used local natural materials.
Powered by the use of the sun and wind, the resort even uses its own spring water.
The eco-resort offers wildlife tours, secluded beaches, or kayaking around the stunning waters of the resort.
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8. Pirates Diving Resort Coron
Pirates Diving Resort is a small and unique boutique resort of 10 properties with garden bungalows and exceptional treehouse suites.
Rooms are complete with a private bathroom, and some suites at the hotel also have a balcony.
The resort is built in a distinctive style using a mixture of modern and traditional materials such as thatched grass roofs.
The resort has a 5 star PADI dive center, an on-site bar, beachfront and offers multiple activities for everyone to enjoy.
You can find the Twin Lagoon just 3.1 miles from Pirates Diving Resort, while Kayangan Lake is only 3.7 miles away.
9. Huma Island Resort and Spa
Huma Island Resort and Spa is embraced in the clear blue waters and is a first-class holiday destination.
The resort has 81 thatched-roof villas with high ceiling bamboo design, private sundecks, and a glorious view of the Azure Pacific. The rooms have a colorfully plush interior with contemporary furnishings and include outdoor jacuzzis with exceptional sunset views.
Unique to Huma Island, Kapuruan Spa has 5 overwater spa villas with glass floors allowing guests to gaze into the sea below. Offering luxury Asian Spa Treatments that will pamper you from top to toe and provide complete cleansing and relaxation.
Guests can also enjoy 7 dining venues that provide an array of cuisines for everyone to enjoy.
10. Coron Underwater Garden Resort
Coron Underwater Garden Resort is situated on an idyllic island 5 minutes away from Coron town.
It features an extensive water park for watersports such as jet skiing, speed boating, kayaking, banana boats, and stand-up paddleboards. Check this link for more information about paddleboards.
You can also enjoy access to the beach, and the resort’s free WIFI, complimentary breakfast, and worry-free airport transfers.
All the resort’s rooms have views of the sea, mountains, or poolside, and balconies are available.
Guest reviews speak of peace and tranquility at the resort and speak high praises of highly attentive staff.
An affordable resort with the taste of island hopping and highly popular with its guests.
11. Sangat Island Dive & Resort
Sangat Island Dive & Resort occupies the majority of Sangat Island’s southwestern region and is the only resort in the Philippines that is 100% solar powered!
With 14 room accommodations that are native-inspired, you can reside in chalets, villas, or even cottages.
You can view 11 historic WWII shipwrecks at this illustrious diving resort that are located mere minutes from the island’s beachfront.
In addition to scuba diving, this eco-conscious resort offers rock climbing, birdwatching, and massage therapy.
Located near many other islands, Sangat allows guests to visit neighboring islands as a special resort adventure.
On these island-hopping adventures, you can go sightseeing, visit historical areas, and indulge in shopping.
12. El Rio y Mar Resort
El Rio y Mar Resort has 34 room accommodations, including the one and only Deluxe Room. The Deluxe Room is rustic yet minimalistic in style and has one king-sized bed with two pull-out beds.
Each of the accommodations is located near the island’s restaurant, Al Fresco. In addition to Al Fresco, El Rio y Mar Resort has a reef bar: Port Carltom’s Reef Bar.
Staying true to its name, the resort’s nearest beach is only minutes away. A karaoke room, a dive center, a sports room, and two infinity pools are only a fraction of available amenities.
Resort guests can look forward to snorkeling, hiking, bottom fishing, amongst other water sports.
13. Marina del Sol Resort & Yacht Club
Marina del Sol Resort is stationed at Busuanga Island, Palawan, in an ideal spot for travelers and tourists.
This resort is located at the tip of the island’s peninsula, which features the Filipino and international restaurant The Bay Restaurant and Bar.
Accommodations for this resort include the Seaview Villa, Seaview Cottage, and the Sunset Casita. Each of the room types has Bayview windows and king-sized beds.
Marina del Sol’s Yacht Club offers a membership that includes an all-day happy hour, complimentary resort entrance, a 50% discount voucher for Accommodations, and Eco-Friendly Sports Equipment Rentals. The club also offers short-term memberships.
14. La Estancia Busuanga
La Estancia Busuanga is privately owned and offers an exclusive private island experience. Established on a private estate, this resort is known for its dive sites, waterfalls, and verdant wildlife.
This resort offers many dining options ranging from the beachfront view at Basin Cabana to their intimate poolside dining.
It is no surprise that one of this resort’s top suites is the Honeymoon Suite, as it was rated the top beach resort for honeymoons in Busuanga in 2019. Other awards include Top 20 3-star Hotels in Palawan and the Top 50 Beachfront Hotels in the Philippines.
15. Club Paradise Resort Palawan
Club Paradise Resort Palawan is an exclusive island resort in Coron, positioned alongside the Biosphere Reserve. It is a tropical paradise located amongst some of Coron’s most well-known tourist attractions.
The resort is close to some of the most exhilarating dive sites and adorns pristine white sand beaches. The rooms are full of rustic charm with clean minimal touches and have a long list of features.
The resort is multi-award-winning with a total of 32 awards and has even been featured in Forbes Traveler Magazine. The Club Paradise Resort could well be the best hotel in Coron.
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There you have a list of the best beach resorts in Coron Palawan with some of the most luxurious, idyllic, and affordable accommodations options available.
Whether you are a seasoned traveler or seeking that once-in-a-lifetime holiday, this place has it all on offer for you.
You can stay on the mainland of Coron or explore the nearby Coron Islands. It is a genuinely tropical delight filled with new adventures and dreamy landscapes.
Many of these resorts are jam-packed with spas, poolside rooms, beachfront access, and activities to keep your days fun-filled. You will never want to leave.
As you can see, there are many things to do in Coron. Don’t forget to take pictures on the huge rocks at Twin Lagoon, or relax and unwind on a bamboo raft.
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