Calamian Islands Philippines Resort Sangat Island Reserve in Coron Palawan

Written on November 12, 2009 – 3:49 pm | by Etravel |

Sangat Island Reserve is located in the Calamian Islands which is the western-most islands of the Philippines which are famous for its pristine natural beauty and mystic appeal.

Guest’s accommodations are provided by way of the resort’s ten individual cottages and villas. All cottages have spectacular views of the beach and the Bay of Coron. Guests can watch the sunset and the sunrise in their very own wooden decks. There are Beachfront cottages where guests will be lulled to sleep b y the soft whisper of the waves while at the Cliffside cottages, guests will wake up to the sounds of nature especially the island’s birds. All cottages are constructed by the locals and uses local materials as well. While the cottages look native, the amenities and features inside are modern with full bathroom and shower facilities and very comfortable beds. In order to minimize damage to the ground cover, all cottages are built on stilts with overhanging decks and hammocks for daytime relaxation. The Villa which is the Lambingan Villa is secluded. This accommodation is perfect for nature lovers. The villa is has its very own beach which is right next to the resort’s common beach. The only access to Lambingan is by boat and the villa has its own kayak. The Villa is built into the natural limestone formations, which actually enclose the lower deck except for the entrance leaving a prime beach view. The Lambingan Villa is ideal for families, honeymooners and wildlife lovers. Meals can be cooked at the villa by the staff but guests can also dine at the resort’s restaurant.

The resort’s restaurant dishes out international cuisine which is served buffet style. The menu is always a combination of fresh sea foods, meats, vegetables, salads and fruits. The bar serves tropical drinks as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and closes when the last guest will leave. The resort also has a gym for guests who simply can’t do without sweating it out at the gym. Relaxing massages can also be had either at the massage center or at the comfort of your room.

Sangat Island Reserve boasts of natural white sand beaches and pristine blue waters with fresh water swimming at the nearby lakes. Water activities at the resort include swimming, snorkeling, boating, kayaking and diving. The resort offers guests with a wide variety of boats to use. Other things to do at the resort are taking a dip at the nearby hot spring. The Old Tagbanua trails lead through the forest maze to unveil the fabulous natural environment for a first-hand experience. Take a short walk into neighboring valleys or brave a trek into the islands interior. The thick jungle undergrowth of the island hides a multitude of nature’s secrets, untouched during the development or operations of the resort. Sangat Island is home to a number of endangered and endemic birds including the Palawan Hornbill, the Palawan Flowerpecker, the Yellow Throated Leafbird, the White Vented Shama and the Blue Paradise-Flycatcher.



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