Hidden Beach, El Nido

4.5
#4 of 19 in Beaches in Palawan Island
Discover a local gem at Hidden Beach, nestled among a scene of limestone cliffs, white sand, and coral reefs. Reach the little bay through the small crack between the rocks, and take your time swimming to the shore as the currents can be strong in the area. Snorkel in the crystal clear water, observing the rich marine life under you, or kick back on the white sand to soak up the sun. Surrounding cliffs will give you a sense of privacy, but plan your visit carefully if you want to avoid crowds. Make Hidden Beach a part of your El Nido vacation plans using our El Nido vacation builder .
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  • I love this together with the Secret Beach. The waves were strong and big when we went last December but we enjoyed swimming through the blue waters. The water inside the hidden beach is very crystal ...  more »
  • I'm not easily impressed by beaches but this was just absolutely amazing. Clearest water ever, warm, nice hidden spot literally. You have to swim to it from the boat over lots of coral but its worth i...  more »
  • Difficult for non swimmers like me to get there from where boats get docked in ocean, but if you have help then definitely worth it. It’s beautifully hidden like name suggests and definitely a must go...  more »
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  • A hidden treasure of El Nido Palawan. Avail of Tour C if you want to visit this beautiful place.
  • Bit ropey getting in and out if seas are rough but just let the tour guides pull / push you through. Get Tour C for 1400 PHP per person. 4 stops in all; secret beach, secret lagoon, lunch with snorkel and helicopter island. There is an additional stop at a small tapestry which we missed. This is 100 PHP to visit.
  • Don't get turned away by waves making it harder to get to this beach trough shallow water full of slippery rocks and sharp corals. The beach is really nice, untouched nature, with a jungle full of monkeys right above the beach, making this one unforgettable experience.
  • A bit of a challenge getting there but it was all worth it. 😍
  • Just amazing....enough said!!

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Long since established as a domestic tourist destination, El Nido's growing international reputation has led to a number of eco-tourism and resort-style options popping up in recent years. The main town on the west coast offers the greatest choice, with sprawling luxury resorts, hotels, and guesthouses all enjoying convenient access to the surrounding islands. Staying on one of the islands presents an exciting alternative, although you'll find the choice largely limited to luxury hotels.
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