Philippines is fast becoming the prime location in Asia for tourism due to the pristine white sandy beaches. Palawan is officially the No.1 tourist location in the Philippines, with recognition for the 2nd year running as 'Best Island in the World' by Travel & Leisure magazine and Conde Nast traveller magazine.
Palawan’s capital Puerto Princesa City opened an international airport in 2017. 3 Airports service our guest in Palawan, Puerto Princesa City international airport, El Nido airport and San Vicente airport which is 25 mins away by speedboat to the resort and due to be an international airport by 2021.
Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary is Palawan’s Premier Eco-friendly resort, set in 2 private coves with a 4.1km coastline, lined with coconut trees and 4 private beaches with its own waterfalls
Set in one of the largest unspoilt secluded coves in Palawan (118 hectares), surrounded on the north, east and south by tropical forest. To the west, open sea where we get 'Breath-taking Sunsets'.
Secret Paradise Resort is perfectly situated between Port Barton’s Marine Park and Sabang's world famous 'Puerto Princesa Subterranean Underground River', voted one of the ‘New 7 Wonders of Nature’ in the World.
Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary is an accredited Turtle Sanctuary by the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development and is a partner of WWF-Philippines.
Turtle Bay marine sanctuary is a large 28 hectares which we have been protecting for 12 years. The increase in beautiful corals, tropical fish and sea turtles has been a pleasure to witness. It is a great location for kayaking/snorkelling to see the many turtles and tropical fish in our 2 large house reefs. The far end of our bay opens up another world for divers with deep corals and sightings of manta rays, sea-cow and dolphins etc.
The endangered Green turtle and Olive Ridley turtles are the most common seen in Turtle Bay. Eggs are laid on our beaches from October to March and hatching is between November to May. All year round turtles swim in our protected "Turtle Bay", looking for their mating partner. 34 turtles laid eggs on our beaches 2018, with 2021 baby turtles hatched this year.
Our nature reserve is a large 118 hectares where we combine our accommodation and nature as one. Guest can witness seeing the monkeys, hornbills, kingfishers, parrots and amazing variety of colourful butterflies set in the breath-taking surrounding scenery.
Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary operate with a vision and mission of protecting endangered sea turtles and our surrounding large nature reserve. Highlights of the resort's success include international awards from United Kingdom, Switzerland, Ireland, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, China, Indonesia, Dubai, Qatar, Philippines and Tripadvisor, making it a truly world class international award-winning resort.