Small Lagoon, El Nido

4.5
#1 of 18 in Nature in El Nido
Enjoy the clear blue water underneath dramatic limestone cliffs fringed with lush greenery at Small Lagoon, a large pool of salt water on Miniloc Island in the middle of Bacuit Bay. Accessible only by swimming or kayaking through a very narrow 0.6-0.9 m (2-3 ft) wide gap in the rock, the remote lagoon offers scenery like that from a postcard, with water so clear that you can see the ocean floor. Rent a kayak moored outside the lagoon early in the morning, and get inside before crowds start paddling in. You can also rent scuba diving equipment, and make sure you bring a waterproof camera along to capture the scenery. Arrange your visit to Small Lagoon and discover more family-friendly attractions in El Nido using our El Nido trip planner.
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  • The small lagoon is truly amazing. The scenery is breathtaking and kayaking the small lagoon is incredible. We saw a turtle and the water is so clear  more »
  • Step of a turn to do absolutely. One of the most beautiful steps to do by boat from El nido. Oh, really!
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  • A beautiful place to discover in El Nido. But watch out for the world! You have to leave very early in the morning (7am for us) to access it without anyone. From 10am, the lagoon is filled.
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  • One of my favorite islands! We enjoyed kayaking🛶 🙂
  • My favorite island! I could kayaking there all days long. Plus, the water is so clear.💚💜
  • Ideal place for recreation, Philippines. Mesmerising views of nature. Nice resorts on these islands. Enjoyable stay with nice boat rides makes stay very comfortable.
  • This place should be without any comments. Very beautiful
  • I had an amazing experience at the small lagoon. Although it was a bit crowded, the place is truly beautiful. Hoping to be back again nextyear.
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