Matinloc Island, El Nido

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#5 of 18 in Nature in El Nido
Bask in crystal clear waters and swim to secret white sand beaches at Matinloc Island. Renowned as an area of extraordinary natural splendour, you’ll feel like you’ve found your very own piece of paradise here. Climb to the highest point on the island for incredible views of the surrounding archipelago. If you’re feeling adventurous, make your way to the island's "secret beach." Inaccessible by boat, visitors must swim underwater through a gap in the rock wall to reach the small beach, which is supposedly the very same spot that inspired Alex Garland's famous novel, "The Beach." Use our El Nido itinerary planner to add Matinloc Island and other attractions to your El Nido vacation plans.
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  • A natural spectacle is located in El Nido. We had to pay admission 100PHP (earlier it was free). Are still 5 stars from me
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  • The stop at Matinloc sanctuary is included into your tour but not the entrance (150 php). Not really worth the stop while comparing to other places but... Be careful with the stairs going up the littl...  more »
  • There is an entrance fee of P100 per pax. You can climb the rocks to get a better view of the sea. Beautiful but dangerous place to take pictures. Climb is steep but short.  more »
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  • Went here for a kayak and tent sleep over. Magnificent place and very quiet. Simple and basic.
  • Awesome scenery

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