El Nido Resorts’ Eco-Discovery island resort, Miniloc, offers guests with a back-to-basics Filipino coastal village vibe with rustic or native design. In Miniloc, guests can swim with the 1.5-meter jack fish and get up close and personal with a variety of marine species just at its house reef. Miniloc Island is also a gateway to discover and explore the popular attractions around Bacuit Bay, such as the Big and Small Lagoons and Snake Island.
Tucked in a beautiful cove with a backdrop of sheer limestone cliffs. Reminiscent of a coastal village, Miniloc Island Resort’s quaint charm is enhanced by its crystal clear waters teeming with vibrant marine life. Daily flights are available from Manila to El Nido, Palawan which can be reserved through Charlotte Travel. Travel time is approximately 55-minutes using a 50-seater ATR aircraft. From Lio airport in El Nido, a 45-minute boat ride follows to take guests to Miniloc Island.
ROOMS & COTTAGES
Miniloc Island Resort has a total of 50 rooms that are all thatched-roofed and furnished with indigenous Filipino materials. Floors are wooden and walls are covered in woven bamboo slats, locally known as sawali. All rooms have a private verandah which offers excellent views of the sea and surrounding islands. Built on stilts, right beside Miniloc's dramatic limestone cliffs are the Water Cottages that accommodate a maximum of two persons each. Seaview Rooms are also located on stilts which has two levels and a floor area that fits four persons. Deluxe Seaview Rooms have been designed to showcase Miniloc Island as an eco-friendly resort. All rooms are wholly powered by solar energy, and installed with an efficient lighting system and ceiling fans. Garden Cottages are surrounded by tropical plants and just a stone's throw away from the beach. Cliff Cottages are built on the cliffside of the island, offering a panoramic view of the resort and Bacuit Bay. And lastly, Beachside Cottages are situated right in front of Miniloc's white sand beach where guests can enjoy the luxuries of the beach right on their doorstep.
Numerous exciting, low-impact activities are offered to guests. These include snorkelling, scuba-diving, kayaking, hiking, and island-hopping to visit fascinating caves, emerald lagoons, and pristine white sand beaches. Lunch barbecues and romantic dinners may be arranged on private islands, and relaxing spa and massage services are available upon request. Guests can also simply relax on the beach or enjoy cocktails at the bar while enjoying fabulous views of the sunset.
Miniloc Island is also known as the “Eco-Discovery” resort and it offers unique and exciting discoveries around the resort including snokeling with the Jacks, a day trip to explore Entalula Beach Club or explore the neighbouring lagoons on a private boat. Miniloc Island also offers a range of on-site, complimentary activities perfect for family and children including all sorts of sports and a Kid's Activity Center that'll entertain your kids with arts & crafts whilst mum and dad enjoy some alone time.