Cowrie Island, Puerto Princesa
(3.3/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
A shimmering turquoise treasure trove of reef-lined shores and golden beaches, Cowrie Island provides your final slice of paradise on a Honda Bay island hop. Known for some of the clearest waters in the area, the island makes a great spot to search for clown fish and starfish as you snorkel along the reef, before drying off in the heat of the day on secluded sands framed with shady cabanas. Hidden among the tropical palms, find thatched huts serving colorful cocktails, fruit shakes, and tempting buffet lunches. You can rent snorkeling equipment on the island. Arrange your visit to Cowrie Island and discover more family-friendly attractions in Puerto Princesa using our Puerto Princesa vacation trip planner.
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  • This small attractive, treed sandy Island was a great place to visit for a swim but not to snorkel as the water goes deep quickly. The best thing was the deep fried banana pancake - yum! 
  • What makes it great is the clear water with random star fishes and the white sand.The sand is white, but not that fine like in boracay, but still great. I was able to swim to my hearts content (I was ...  more »
  • This was one of the island on our island hopping tour lovely place to swim, snorkel, eat and had a massage after a long day hopping from one island to another. I enjoyed filming the fish and sea creat...  more »