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Why still go to Boracay when El Nido, Palawan have it all? Lagen Island Resort in El Nido, Northern Palawan, is a four-hectare forest with enchanting lagoons that is an ideal vacation destination. For many people who are seeking for a place that will give total relaxation, then you have found the perfect place.

by Jane Dacumos on October 01, 2012

Why still go to Boracay when El Nido, Palawan have it all? Lagen Island Resort in El Nido, Northern Palawan, is a four-hectare forest with enchanting lagoons that is an ideal vacation destination. For many people who are seeking for a place that will give total relaxation, then you have found the perfect place.

Lagen Island is one of the islands in the quiet town of El Nido with elegant beaches and resort cottages and facilities. The natural setting of the island welcomes visitors with the breathtaking view of Bacuit Bay and the El Nido Sunset that paints the sky with glittering shades of gold, ochre and scarlet. The lush forest and scenic limestone cliffs is a home to diverse variety of flora and fauna. Here, guests can have a different commune with nature that will leave a lasting impression to them.

Lagen Island Resort has the complete amenities and recreational facilities that can accommodate the needs of tourists and guests. The resort has a total 50 accommodations that will suit the budget of the guests. It has an air-conditioned restaurant and a poolside bar. Recreational facilities include a swimming pool, spa suite, massage cabana, and a marine sports center. There is a boutique, game area, library, a garden chapel for intimate weddings, and a conference room that can accommodate up to 70 persons theatre-style. Complimentary wi-fi connection is available at the Clubhouse. Lagen Island Resort also caters to weddings, meetings, team-building and other corporate events.

Best Things to Do!

Lagen Island has a lot of activities to participate with. Guest activity coordinators arranged these activities according to guest preferences.

You can enjoy the beauty of the island in simple ways. You can have a walk around and just feel and breathe the fresh air. Play billiards, watch movie, read book, or engage in board games.

Spa offers different variety of massage that will meditate and rejuvenate the spirits of the guests. They can do Asian, European, and tropical face and body treatments, including the traditional Filipino hilot massage.

All diving sites of El Nido are easily accessible from Lagen. The resort can accommodate a complete line of diving equipment and offers a variety of dive courses. Snorkeling gear and kayaks are also available at the resort’s marine sports center.

One of the best ways to enjoy the island is by communing with nature. Diving and snorkeling will give you a glimpse of the how colorful El Nido’s marine life. One can captured the breathtaking view of enchanting lagoons with the stretch of white sand beach and crystal waters. Take a sunset cruise around Bacuit Bay and go stargazing. Stellar wonders like the North Star, the Southern Cross, and other heavenly formations in the Milky Way can be clearly viewed from El Nido. And if you want to nurture your mind be part of their educational presentations during the Be Green Cocktail Hour on weekends. If you want to explore the nearby attractions of the island, you can join any of their guided eco-tours.

Activities for children are available, including arts and crafts. Kids (and adults) will enjoy coconut-hat making. Children’s movies and games are available at the library. Play areas are provided at the beach clubs. Baby-sitting service is also available.

How to get there

Island Transvoyager Inc.(ITI) offers daily flights using a 19-seater Dornier aircraft from Manila to Lio Airport in El Nido. It is a 75-minute flight to El Nido, and from there a 40-minute boat ride to Lagen Island Resort.

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