Big Lagoon, El Nido

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The tranquil turquoise-green waters of Big Lagoon lie tucked between magnificent limestone cliffs fringed by tropical vegetation. Showcasing a kaleidoscope of marine life, the spot provides an excellent diving and snorkeling opportunity. Cruise into it with a catamaran and hop off the boat for a pleasant swim, or kayak around to explore all the shades of blue and caves under the dramatically ridged cliffs. Set in the midst of karst formations sheltering clear waters, the lagoon is a breeding ground for numerous fish and crustaceans. Tours usually include an adventure to the island's smaller lagoon nearby and fresh seafood treats. Make Big Lagoon a part of your El Nido vacation plans using our El Nido trip planner .
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  • I’m not much of a swimmer prefer to stay ashore. But, the shear beauty of the clear blue waters and the scenic view is enough to bring even the recluse to come out to enjoy the lagoon. Be prepared to ...  more »
  • Those who see absolutely plavan survival will these views he saw on tv. The trip from El Nido Laguna takes about 40 minutes. In the middle of the sea suddenly discovered a magical landscape that looks like a postcard. Breathtaking whom is one of the reasons to come to the Philippines and to El Nido. The small and big lagoon can be seen on A tour called Islands trip on this tour you visit small lagoon also do snorkeling and eat lunch on the boat. An experience not to be missed!!!
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  • You don’t have to get out and canoe for this one it’s large enough to go in on your boat, beautiful surroundings! We went in off season so it was too crowded!  more »
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  • The Big Lagoon is definitely as its name suggests - Big! When the tide is out, it may be fun to grab a kayak and also have shoes. I didn't have shoes and while it was bearable, you can still cut your feet or be a little uncomfortable. It is a great location for a little photo shoot!
  • i want to stay here i will never forget this place so very beautiful and clean more activities will do and the foods so good 😇💕
  • This place is paradise...the amazing view is reasonable to comeback.
  • Worth to be on the bucket list of place to be visited in el nido
  • Not much of snorkelling here. Water was too shallow when we reached here so our boat was not able to go in. Here kayak is available too.
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