Travel and Leisure, an international lifestyle website, has recognized El Nido, Palawan as this year’s “World’s Best Island for Beaches and Natural Attractions,” among other popular destinations around the world.


The said recognition was given to El Nido since it dominated the popular votes based on the travel experiences of readers from across the globe. They scored the top islands according to the friendliness of the people, food, value, activities and sights, romance, and natural beauty.

Readers hailed Palawan as a “magical place” and “the cleanest island in the Philippines,” thanks to locals “passionate about preserving the natural beauty of the island.”


This year, two islands in the Philippines landed on the top with Boracay on the 10th spot.

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