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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Department Store
“Max restaurant is my favourite place to dine in. The food is delicious and affordable. This place is good for lunch and dinner. Ideal for families and big groups.”
  • 12 locals recommend
River
“First of all, I must say: Please be aware that sometimes it will take time to pick up guests from various hotels so please communicate with your tour guide about their time to pick you up and our address. Journey to Port Sabang is approximately 2 hours. - Cave entry requires government permits should be processed in advance, The names, age, nationality of each tourist is required. -Underground River-you’ll enter the underground river on a paddle boat, you will see an entrance in a stone cliff, half submerged by a saltwater lake that feeds directly to the ocean. Explore the longest navigable subterranean river in the world, completely underground, with unique rock formations all along the way. With a torch, you will see the important parts of this fascinating natural wonder. Please speak to your tour guide if you want spelunking and ziplining option at Ugong Rock. .”
  • 19 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Bar
“If you want to try the exotic crocodile delicacy and "tamilok" and have some beer or local wine go to ' Kinabuchs Grill and Bar. This is Puerto Princesa's local version of Hard Rock Cafe. In Puerto Princesa, Kinabuch is a popular joint for foreigners and tourists. Address: 369 Rizal Avenue Puerto Princesa Palawan, Philippines. (Opens daily from 5 PM -3 AM) ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A long-standing favorite in Palawan, Ka Lui is a no-meat restaurant, specializing in a variety of fish and seafood freshly sourced from Palawan waters. The interiors reveal an Artists’ haven with many picture-perfect nooks and corners. Reservations required. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
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  • 7 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Restaurant
“I've brought guests here who have said this place is one for the books. Go there at sunset, it's truly magical. Their 950peso family sets are hard to beat too!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“One of the oldest Commercial complex in Puerto Princesa, now developed as NCCC Mall, Basically you can buy anything from NCCC; food, fresh meat and fish products, veges, groceries, clothes, appliances, celphone, drugstore, etc... It is located in Lacao street, very accessible from Rizal avenue, where most banks and business establishments are situated.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Travellers can take a walk or run here, along with local families. Afterwards restaurants that serve local food abound. Great also for nightcaps. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Open Daily :10:00 am - 11:00 pm. A restaurant built on stilts above the clear waters and surrounded by a mangrove forest overlooking the ocean. The Badjao Seafront Restaurant serves a variety of seafood and Filipino dishes. Please call: +63 48 433 9912 for reservations ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
“ A perfect place to relax and breath fresh air. It has bakery with their known Baker's Hill Hopia and other products. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Park
“A place where crocodiles are taken care of and there are other different wildlife that you can in there. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
  • 4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Rent a scooter and explore one of the most beautiful beaches 40 minutes north from El Nido”
  • 5 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Natural Feature
“Kayangan Lake is one of the main attractions in Coron. It is also dubbed as one of the cleanest lakes in the Philippines. You’ll be surrounded by endless limestone cliffs while swimming in its crystal clear waters, an experience you should not miss.”
  • 3 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Trail
“Brave the 700 steps to the top of Mt. Tapyas It is the second tallest peak in Coron and is a popular first stop because of its accessibility. Mt. Tapyas may be reached on foot from the city center. At 210 meters, it is a dominant natural structure, towering over the town. It’s an easy climb; a concrete staircase leads to the summit. There are plenty of covered “rest stops” along the way so if you have the time, it doesn’t have to be that difficult. If you could, go in the late afternoon and catch the most breathtaking view of the islands during sunset. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“This beautiful beach is only 20minutes via scooter on a good road. You will be greeted by a wide beach and friendly locals. Depending on the season, you may want to rent a board and learn how to surf from the local guides. Weekends and public holidays tend to be busier, but still always a good spot for chilling at the beach. Watch out for the undertow when swimming, and always take precautions from safety guides. ”
  • 5 locals recommend