Coron is a stunning paradise located in the province of Palawan, Philippines. It’s known for its breathtaking scenery from crystal-clear waters to limestone cliffs and island beaches, world-class diving and snorkeling that includes WW2 shipwreck sites, island hopping, and rich history and culture. Not to mention the warm and friendly locals that will make you feel right at home!
There are many resorts in Coron that offer a variety of amenities and activities, from budget hostels to luxurious island accommodations. Here are the best resorts in Coron, Palawan:
- 1. Two Seasons Coron Island Resort & Spa
- 2. Club Paradise Palawan
- 3. Sunlight Ecotourism Island Resort
- 4. Sangat Island Dive Resort
- 5. Busuanga Bay Lodge
- 6. El Rio Y Mar Resort
- 7. Two Seasons Coron Bayside Hotel
- 8. Coron Soleil Garden Resort
- 9. Bacau Bay Resort Coron
- 10. Tag Resort Coron
- 11. The Funny Lion
- 12. Discovery Island Resort and Dive Center
- 13. Coron Westown Resort
- 14. La Natura Resort
- 15. Hop Hostel
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1. Two Seasons Coron Island Resort & Spa
One of the highest rated resorts in Palawan, Two Season Coron Island Resort & Spa is the first eco-friendly luxury island resort in Coron. The island is 100% self-sustaining and features gorgeous Filipino-style high-ceiling bungalows fitted with top-notch amenities.
There are many things to experience at this resort. The island is a turtle and giant clam sanctuary, with a vibrant house reef, making it a haven for snorkeling and diving enthusiasts. It also has beaches on both sides of the island where you can relax and beach bum, a sandbar connecting to an islet, and lush tropical gardens. Aside from these, the resort also offers boat tours to the best Coron tourist spots, a historical tour to Culion Island, crystal kayaks, and various watersport activities.
Resort facilities include a 600-sqm adult and kiddie pool, a gym, a spa, a library, board games, karaoke, a beach bar with pool table, and a souvenir shop. Dining options include a restaurant serving continental dishes with highlights on fresh seafood and a bar with views of the east and west beaches.
Accommodations include six types of bungalows, including Mountain Bungalows, Seaview Bungalows, Hilltop Bungalows, Beach Bungalows, Island Tip Bungalows, and the Sandbar Bungalow — a unique room located at the tip of the island that connects to the islet of Bulog Dos.
2. Club Paradise Palawan
Club Paradise Palawan is an exclusive island resort offering an indulgent stay to its guests. Located in a 19-hectare private island along the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, it features white-sand beaches, colorful flora and fauna, and and a myriad of activities to make your stay in Coron memorable.
One of the highlights of staying here is discovering its house reefs, which is home to different soft and hard corals, different species of fish, and even cephalopods who come to breed and lay eggs. Giant clams can also be seen around the resort. Half an hour away from the resort is the Kyokuzan maru, one of the shipwrecks from WW2. Aside from these, the resort also offers day tours to other shipwrecks and Barracuda Lake in Coron, as well as Apo Reef National Park in Mindoro.
Aside from diving, Club Paradise Palawan also offers island hopping, half-day tour where you can enjoy an uninhabited island (Malpagalen, Dimalanta, or Diatoy Island), dugong watching, sunset cruise, hiking to the island’s summit, Calaui Safari tour, and food tour.
Resort facilities include a freshwater swimming pool, a beach area, a spa, a restaurant that serves local and international cuisine, and a bar that offers a wide selection of drinks as well as indoor entertainment.
There are a total of 50 accommodations in this resort, including the Sunset Villa, Sunrise Villa, Oceanview Suite, and Garden Suite.
3. Sunlight Ecotourism Island Resort
Undeniably one of the most beautiful resorts in Coron, Sunlight Ecotourism Island Resort is an 18-hectare luxury resort found in Culion Island, about 30 minutes away from the town proper. It features top-quality facilities, Maldives-inspired villas set over the water, and all types of activities for everyone to enjoy.
Enjoy a pampering stay with their luxurious water villas with Filipino interiors and balcony, designed so you can enjoy ocean views over the sunrise or sunset. Choose from the Cluster Villa Single, Cluster Villa Double, Studio Villa, Duplex Villa, One- and Two-Bedroom Villas, and Sirakan Villa.
When you’re not enjoying the comforts of your room, engage in other fun activities including snorkeling, diving, island hopping, various watersports, beach sports, glass-bottom boat ride, and yacht charter.
Facilities include a private beach area, a swimming pool, several dining options and bars, spa and sauna, a gym, KTV, and a playground.
4. Sangat Island Dive Resort
Sangat Island Dive Resort offers a picture-perfect paradise, with native-styled accommodations set along a white-sand beach surrounded by coconut palms, lush forest, and limestone rock formations. It’s ideal for those who want an exclusive getaway in Coron, as well as divers in all levels.
This dive resort offers one of the best scuba diving in the Philippines. It’s only minutes away 11 historic WW2 shipwrecks, as well as house reefs including the surrounding Sangat House Reef and Sangat Coral Gardens. Aside from scuba diving, this resort also offers a variety of activities including snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding, nature trekking, hiking, island hopping tours, and other excursions.
Its accommodations are equipped with modern conveniences for local and international guests. You can choose from the Crusoe Cottage, Beachside Chalets, Hillside Chalets, and the 2-bedroom Lambingan Villa which has its own private beach.
Other facilities include a beachside open-air restaurant and bar and traditional massage services.
5. Busuanga Bay Lodge
Nestled in Busuanga Bay, this boutique hotel offers stunning view of the mountains and oceans. It is also known for its top-notch facilities and service, making it one of the top rated resorts in Coron. It is ideal for casual vacationers, but especially divers of all levels as it is closest to the best WW2 shipwrecks and some of the least visited reefs in Coron.
It offers a variety of activities aside from diving, including game fishing, line fishing, stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking, private boat tours and land tours around Coron, sunset cruise, mountain biking, and trekking.
Facilities include an infinity pool overlooking Busuanga Bay, a pool deck bar, a clubhouse, indoor and outdoor spa with garden and ocean views, a fitness center, a private wine cellar, and a watersports center. Dining options include a pavilion offering all-day dining, a grill and bar restaurant, and the South Cay Beach Club which can be accessed via boat transfer 30-45 min from the resort.
Accommodations include 2-Bedroom Villa with private pool, Bayview Bungalow, Clubhouse Suite, Clubhouse Superior, Hilltop Suite, and Waterfront King. Each room has different furnishings but fitted with the same comforts, including airconditioning, plush bedding and down duvets, luxurious linens and towels, 42-inch HD LED TV with cable channels, mini-bar/refrigerator, in-room safety deposit box, and bath amenities. Welcome drink, daily breakfast, daily housekeeping, and turndown service are also included.
6. El Rio Y Mar Resort
This beautiful Coron resort is built along a white-sand beach, with lush forest hills at the back. Over the years, it has a gained a good reputation among couples and vacationers who are looking for a quiet, luxurious vacation in Coron, Palawan.
You can choose rooms that have either native or contemporary design, which includes: Deluxe Casa, Standard Native Cabana, Superior Casa, Superior Cabana, Premier Cedar Cabana, and Premier Cabana. Each room is fitted with modern amenities and have a veranda with a lounger, hammock, and/or dining set.
Facilities include two infinity pools with one offering a scenic view of Port Caltom and the mountains, an island spa and a floating spa, a gym, a sports room; a library and video room; a karaoke room that can accommodate up to 10 people, lounge, clinic, and dive center. Dining options include an alfresco restaurant that serves good food and good view and a reef bar where you can enjoy various drinks and even fish feed while lounging around the port.
This top-rated Coron resort offers a variety of complimentary activities including snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking, bottom fishing, and selected watersports. You can also head to the diving center to book a trip for dugong watching along the coastline of Busuanga Island or a fun dive to Tara Island, Kyokuzan Maru, or Apo Reef Natural Park, as well as other dive spots around Coron.
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7. Two Seasons Coron Bayside Hotel
This hotel resort is the only first-rate accommodation in Coron town proper, ideal for those who want to stay in the area for its convenient location and access to commercial establishments.
Two Seasons Coron Bayside Hotel offers spacious rooms and suites, including Standard Rooms, Bayview Rooms, Bayview Deluxe Rooms, and Panorama Suites. Each room is equipped with airconditioning, luxurious duvet, spacious bath, flat-screen TV, DVD player, mini-bar, coffee and tea making facilities, in-room safe, bathroom with hot & cold rain shower and complimentary toiletries, hair dryer, ceiling fan, and veranda.
Facilities include an infinity pool, a restaurant offering continental and international cuisine and majestic views of the Coron Bay, a skydeck jacuzzi lounge, a souvenir shop, and a conference room that can accommodate up to 130 people,
8. Coron Soleil Garden Resort
Coron Soleil Garden Resort is a premium resort ideal for leisure and business travelers. It is located within the Coron Soleil holiday accommodation complex, built at the foot of Mount Tapyas — close to town establishments and attractions.
It offers contemporary rooms with Filipino-inspired architecture and a taste of nature to provide you with a relaxing ambiance. Rooms include the Superior, Deluxe, Poolside Premiere, and Poolside Suite. Each room features luxurious mattress and linen, large windows, and a private balcony and furnished with airconditioning, coffee and tea making facilities, a wide writing desk, spacious closet, in-room safe, mini-bar, luggage rack, and complete bath and personal care.
It also has complete facilities to make your stay easy and convenient. This includes a swimming pool for kids and adults, a restaurant and pool bar, roof deck bar and penthouse, a sundry shop, a business center, events and conference facilities, and a poolside stage.
9. Bacau Bay Resort Coron
Bacau Bay Resort Coron is a premium hotel with an idyllic ambiance perfect for those who prefer a relaxing vacation, top-notch facilities, and great services. It’s located in Coron’s main thoroughfare and has its own private pier, making it ideal for island hopping tours and diving activities.
At this resort, you can spend your day lounging in the cashew-shaped swimming pools, rejuvenate with their spa services, or go on boat tours including an exclusive day tour to Paca Island. Other resort facilities include a restaurant, a pool bar, a cafe serving delicious brick-oven pizzas, a pier bar where you can savor your favorite drink while enjoying sunset views, and a fitness center.
It has 80 well-appointed rooms including Deluxe Room, Premiere Suite, and the Presidential Suite which is designed with lavish interiors and modern comforts for vacationing groups or families.
Bacau Bay Resort Coron also offers packages which includes tours, as well as honeymoon packages for couples.
10. Tag Resort Coron
Tag Resort Coron is a popular resort especially among casual and family vacationers. It offers a convenient location for exploration as it is only 10 minutes away from the town proper. It also has clean and modern facilities, friendly staff, and reasonable rates.
Facilities include a lagoon pool, a poolside lounge, a commercial strip where you can find shops and restaurants, a convention center, and a main ballroom that can accommodate up to 500 guests.
It has 112 well-appointed rooms and suites, each featuring a charming rustic design with indigenous Filipino art pieces and modern comforts such as airconditioning, satellite TV, mini-bar, gourmet Italian coffee machine with pods, hair dryer and bathroom slippers, and hygiene kits. Some rooms have a private sunning deck or private balcony.
11. The Funny Lion
The Funny Lion is one of the highest rated resorts in Coron based on online reviews. It is a contemporary safari-themed resort located in the outskirts of town, ideal for those who are looking for a fun staycation in Palawan.
Hotel facilities include an infinity pool overlooking a cove of mangroves and kayak trails, two jacuzzis, a spa, a restaurant serving Asian cuisine and seafood delicacies, and a rooftop bar where you can enjoy your choice of wines, spirits, and other beverages. To make your stay more exciting, this resort also holds Saturday Grill Buffet and Happy Hour which is available every day.
For overnight guests, choose among the Cub Room, King Room, and Pride Room which comes with a lanai or veranda. Each room has airconditioning, cable TV, phone, coffee and tea making facility, mini-refrigerator with free refreshing drinks, in-room safe, and bathroom with hot & cold shower, hair dryer, and organic shampoo.
12. Discovery Island Resort and Dive Center
This quiet getaway is located on a small island, a 5-minute boat ride away from the town proper. It’s popular for its location, as well as excellent services and reasonable rates.
Accommodations include Modern Room, Native Fan Cottage, and Family Fan Cottage. Each come with en suite bath room and private balcony. The native cottages are built on the hillside with pleasant views of the Coron Bay, while the modern rooms have a view of the mangrove area.
This Coron Palawan resort has a swimming pool, a restaurant and bar, a dive center and a kiosk where you can easily book boat tours. There are also plenty of hammocks and lounge chairs where you can relax and just enjoy the fresh sea breeze.
13. Coron Westown Resort
This hotel resort is a popular choices for budget travelers, families, and groups. It offers a convenient location — 25 minutes away from the airport and only 5 minutes away from the town proper, comfortable hotel rooms, and affordable rates.
Hotel rooms are equipped with modern amenities including airconditioning, premium spring beds, duvet blankets, 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels, safety deposit box, mini-bar and refrigerator, and coffee and tea making facilities. Bathrooms are spacious and stocked with bathroom amenities, with upgraded rooms fitted with a bathtub. Choose from Deluxe Room, Superior Room, Premium Room, Premium Deluxe Room, and Family Room.
List of resort facilities include three swimming pools perfect for adults and kids, a restaurant cafe, a bar and KTV lounge, and a business center.
This hotel resort also offers shuttle services, day tour and island hopping tours, and laundry and pressing services.
14. La Natura Resort
Enjoy a nature getaway here at La Natura Resort, a cozy family-run resort surrounded by lush forests and located about 10 minutes away from major tourist spots in Coron.
It has a total of 10 rooms, perfect for those looking for privacy and personalized services. Choose from Standard King or Family King Room. Each room features a large ceiling fan, bathroom with hot & cold shower, complimentary toiletries, LED TV, private terrace, and daily breakfast and water refills.
Resort facilities include a swimming pool and jacuzzi, a restaurant and bar with vegetarian and vegan options, massage area, security box at reception area, and luggage storage area.
For your convenience, this resort can help you arrange island hopping and land tours around Coron.
15. Hop Hostel
This affordable hostel in Coron is popular among budget travelers and backpackers. It offers the comforts of a hotel, including clean facilities, professional services, and complete amenities. It’s also located in Coron town proper, just minutes away from the boardwalk so you can still enjoy a quiet environment and be near the jump-off point for tours.
This hostel has a pool and garden where you can enjoy amazing views of the coastal town, a rooftop bar and restaurant with scheduled party and events, a mini-cinema, and a nook where you can watch movies, play board games, or just chat with fellow guests.
Accommodations include Superior Room, Economy Quadruple Room, and mixed and female-only dorms.
That concludes our list of best resorts in Coron Palawan! Do you have other recommendations? Let us know in the comment section below!
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Katherine Cortes is a 30-something freelance writer/editor. She likes beaches, snorkeling trips, and relaxing staycations (preferably with bath tubs!).