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El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island

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Miniloc Island, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313 Philippines
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Miniloc Island is a rustic and charming hideaway reminiscent of a coastal village. Miniloc Island is located in El Nido, in northwestern Palawan. It takes a 75-minute direct flight from Manila to get to El Nido or a 6-hour travel by land from Puerto Princesa City (Palawan's Capital City).Miniloc Island Resort is tucked within a beautiful cove surrounded by towering limestone cliffs and a vibrant coral reef. It is a gateway to popular activity sites in a breath-taking location known for its high biodiversity. The resort has 50 cottages and rooms built in traditional Filipino design over the water, beside the beach, or surrounded by garden and limestone cliffs.
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Property amenities
Free internet
Pool / beach towels
Restaurant
Canoeing
Diving
Free airport transportation
Meeting rooms
Spa
Wifi
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Game room
Snorkeling
Windsurfing
Entertainment staff
Table tennis
Board games / puzzles
Airport transportation
Couples massage
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Desk
Private balcony
Room service
Refrigerator
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Safe
Telephone
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Great View
Ocean View
Languages Spoken
English, Filipino
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belladg wrote a review 1 Dec
Quezon City, Philippines13 contributions
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We stayed at the end of the month of November. We were welcomed by the best and most hospitable staff ever. It was such a pleasant experience to be in a peaceful and most beautiful environment in a time of a pandemic. I felt like everything was back to normal though they were really on top in terms of safety precautions that they do. They require RT PCR for all guests and they do intensive cleaning before and after. The food was superb! The choices were enough and were really handpicked so they could only offer you ones that would seriously satisfy your palate. Imagine to be in an exquisite place with buffet for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!!! The staff in the restaurant also were so accommodating. Well, all their staff in the resort actually were very polite and hospitable. They would greet you every time they pass by and would offer help before you even ask. For the activities, you don't have to stress about it anymore as they are all laid out for you. They would bring you to beautiful lagoons and island, you would enjoy kayaking! And at the end of the day, do not forget to book their massage! Best massage ever. You would be in a hut in front of the beach so the sound of the waves were also so calming. Lastly, rooms are very clean! My number one priority in choosing a hotel/resort. I enjoy relaxing and sleeping after doing the activities during the day. (Though I opt to relax in the beach front just because I was at home the entire pandemic so... lol). Ok enough. Definitely worth your money! And I am ready to go back!!!
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Mikaela D wrote a review Nov 2021
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We visited here in the end of November. This is the best food buffet I've ever tasted in a resort! Every meal is full of choices and it blew my mind everytime. The staff was so warm and helpful. They assisted us all in every island hopping. The food is super worth it! I think I wouldn't be satisfied with any food anymore when I get back to Manila. That's how good it was!! The amenities were super worth it. We played pingpong, swam in the beach and the pool, and we went kayaking all afternoon. It was all super fun! For two days we did island hopping. It was kind of gloomy when we came but the weather cleared up at the second day. I would definitely go back. In fact I just wanted to stay lol. As someone who is extra careful and doesn't go outside during this pandemic, this travel bubble is perfect. All staff and guests were tested negative. This put our minds at ease. I even saw all staff disinfecting the rooms immediately when we left. Safety precautions were implied and we were super safe moving around the bubble only. I would definitely go back! Worth the money and safety of the people. Oh and another highlight is our lunch at Entalula (white beach) the staff brought us two bento boxes of food, appetizer, and desserts! It was heaven on earth.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Pao F wrote a review Nov 2021
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Amazing experience! Hassle free travel and accomodation. We booked a so called "travel bubble" which simply meant that there were a limited number of people in the resort with you at the time and that all necessary measures to ensure the safety of guests from Covid were taken. The activities, as well as the staff were all great and very hospitable. Will defintely come back and would recommend this place to friends. Great first experience in Palawan.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: Have breakfast before your flight, as there is no coffee or snacks in the lounge area. Our flight...
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thepriss wrote a review Oct 2021
Manila, Philippines27 contributions19 helpful votes
It was a wonderful and beautiful experience. True enough the staff really go out of their way to make your stay pleasant and memorable. They were always happy to attend to our needs. One time my husband left his slippers in one of the islands we went to and the staff went back to retrieve them! Amazing. They were also open to our other food and drink requests. Thank you so much, we woud love to come back. Thank you so much to Kuya Andy our boat guide, Kuya Jonell and Kuya Henry at the bar, Sir James the chef, Kuya Roy who is always smiling when he sees us and Kuya Jess.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Nia Y wrote a review Aug 2021
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The trip was absolutely incredible. Firstly, the servers were extremely accommodating and extremely friendly. In the first dinner, they had the sea grapes salad which was very fresh and delicious. There were also many other wonderful dishes that was available. In the next few days, the server that was accommodating us was helpful complied with all our requests. Secondly, the staff that were with us to dive were so helpful and inclusive. We had a senior citizen with us yet because of their help, she was easily able to partake in all the activities. They were also very well informed with the best places to take photos and see breathtaking views. Finally, the overall location was very convenient. The beaches were very clean, and the boat rides were the closest to the various activities. This was a trip we look forward to experiencing again.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from El Nido Resorts, General Manager at El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island
Responded 4 Aug 2021
Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time and effort to express your appreciation in TripAdvisor. Guest feedback such as yours has immeasurable value to us. We are so pleased to know you enjoyed your visit and that you were impressed with our resort and your experience here. We will surely pass along your nice words and commendations to the team. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!
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PRICE RANGE
US$500 - US$826 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
el nido resort miniloc island hotel el nido, hotel el nido, resort el nido
LOCATION
PhilippinesMimaropaPalawan ProvincePalawan IslandEl Nido
NUMBER OF ROOMS
50
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island
Which popular attractions are close to El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island?
Nearby attractions include Entalula Island (0.2 km), Big Lagoon (0.5 km), and Small Lagoon (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a spa, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and free instant coffee during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island?
Conveniently located restaurants include Vellago Restaurant & Beachbar, Roof Top Pizza, and TAGSHACK Shawarma & Kebab.
Does El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island have airport transportation?
Yes, El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Filipino.
Does El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.