Sabang Beach, Sabang

4.2
#2 of 15 in Outdoors in Puerto Princesa
Beach Nature / Park
Home to a truly diverse and colorful range of marine life, Sabang Beach offers visitors great scuba diving opportunities, with a host of dive shops nearby. Though the white sands of the beach are minimal--disappearing almost completely during high tide--and swimming is difficult due to the volume of boat traffic and moored vessels, the aquatic life off shore is vibrant and varied. Snorkelers can charter a boat out to the offshore coral garden, though it can get quite cool in these waters, so consider wearing a thin wetsuit. Those looking for a more immersive marine experience can take lessons from huge number of dive shops near the beach, offering courses for divers of all abilities. Those looking to sample the fruits of the sea will find many eateries serving up fresh seafood. Plan to visit Sabang Beach and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Puerto Princesa attractions using our Puerto Princesa trip itinerary maker.
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  • The beach has soft yellow sand and the water is clear and warm. No seaweed, no rocks, no shells. At one point I was in the water for two hours talking with a colleagues. perfect.  more »
  • Good beach, traditional bars at the beach and you need arrive by motorbike. I prefer the tours by philippino boat , but this is another option if you dont like pay tour.. Nothing diferent this beach, ...  more »
  • Great experience snorkeling for marine fishes. They literally come to you and wait for hand outs of bread. Love to see clown fishes, tangs of all color variation, wrasses and I think I even saw a seah...  more »

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Where to stay in Puerto Princesa

The main urban area on the east coast provides the bulk of accommodations for visitors to Puerto Princesa. Choose from a rich variety of large resorts, relaxing spa retreats, and eco-lodges, with many nudged up as close as they can get to the beaches and offering sea views. More basic accommodations include side-street guesthouses and dormitory-style hostels, while wilder options can be found sitting in privileged places along the coast to the north and south.
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