Port Barton is a gem of The Philippines. While Palawan’s El Nido is one the most famous holiday destinations in the island, the popularity has drawn a flock of tourists and is mostly crowded nowadays. If you’re the type of person who’s seeking serenity from the hustle and bustle of your city, then look no further. Visit Palawan, 3.4 hours from El Nido and let the place do the trick for you.
When you arrive at your next paradise known as port Barton, make sure you check out these following attractions that are bound to make you fall in love with this laid-back, yet magical
Located at a 4 kms walk from Port Barton, Pamuayan Waterfalls is over an hour and half hike from the northern end of the beach. Make sure you watch out for the trails as some are unmarked and can confuse you. After a slight struggle of hiking through streams, trees and rice fields, you are welcomed with huge basin of cold and clear water that is continuously filled by the waterfall. Make the sighting more fun by climbing up the cliff and taking a dive in the natural pool.
Port Barton Beach
You will have no problems finding Port Barton Beach once you’re in the town. It can be called as heart of the place and whether you have a room set up at the beachfront or stay two streets behind it, you’re never away from the beach. Take advantage of the slightly sunset, swim, have a full body-massage, or drink beer while you stroll down the beach.
Care to have an insight of the divine underwater? Get a waterproof camera and phone and capture the beauty of the rich marine life. One of the best traditions that you can enjoy with your children as its deepest point is only two meters deep.
For normal boatmen, it’s just another “sandbar.” Yet, this small pile of white sand is quirky due to the size and full of amazing underwater sights that you will enjoy during your stay.
Located at about a 20-minute boat ride from Port Barton, Bigaho Waterfalls in Sitio Bigaho offers a sight of beautiful rocky cascades.
The name stands correct with the beauty of the island. Once you see the island with your own eyes, you’ll know how truly exotic the island is. It’s famous for its fine white sand and clear turquoise waters that make the experience surreal. The island also serves as the usual stopover for lunch in Port Barton Island Hopping Tour.
If you feel you’ve seen of the town, there’s Albaguen Island waiting to charm you over. One of the best interests of the island is its turtle sanctuary where you learn more about these reptiles.
Of course, there’s more to Port Barton and you will be able to find out more if you get in touch with the friendly locals around. In the meantime, make sure you also visit other sites and islands including, Paradise Island, Ausan Island and Smart Island.