Palawan is voted #1 by Travel and Leisure for Y2020 with the score of 94.83 and Boracay at #14 (score 88.22).

Roughly 270 miles long and just 25 across at its widest point, on a map Palawan looks like an arm extending from the Philippines to Borneo. It’s dramatic at sea level, with mountains rising directly from the ocean palm-edged beaches. Though it’s difficult to reach from many parts of the world, once travelers get there they can dive in World War II wrecks, explore old-growth rain forests, and paddle one of the world’s longest subterranean rivers at Puerto Princesa. “The landscape and scenery are just gorgeous,” wrote one fan. “It offers the most beautiful beaches, resorts, and scenery anywhere.” (2020,

Watch this video to discover Palawan courtesy by youtuber Our Awesome Planet

And if you want more, here’s another video where some Palawan islands were featured. Courtesy by youtuber Finn Snow.

I hope you enjoy your visit to Palawan, Philippines. Let us know what you think.


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