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TravelPod Member ReviewsRoyal Oberoi Resort Hotel Puerto Princesa
Such an amazing place! You are literally treated like royalty while you are there's! Amazing food, amazing people and amazing views. Would come back in a heartbeat!
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... do three things - explore this island paradise to the extent that time permits (here for six days), see the world's longest underground river, a UNESCO World Heritage Site (not because it's the longest, but because it's beautiful), and to visit El Nido, which is near the top of Palawan and is the gateway to one of the world's most beautiful archipelagos.
When I got to Puerto at 6:30 am I headed to my pre-booked hotel, Hibiscus ...
... ready for the appointed time. The trouble was she neglected to tell half of the tour, so come the appointed time, half were ready, the rest not. We eventually left 1 hour later, some of us not impressed, especially with her line, 'they loved it so much, they couldn't pull themselves away', which should have read 'due to my laziness and total disinterest, some didn't know what was happening'. These tours stand or fall for two reasons in ...
16th - 17th Feb
The flight to Puerto Princesa was ok. We were only in the air for an hour. Whilst in the air I was able to see some of Philippines many islands. During the flight they came round and gave is some snacks and drink which I didn't think we would of got because it was only an hour flight. I didn't complain.
Once we touched down I went to the only conveyer belt to pick up my bag. As soon as I left the airport I was surrounded by people ...
... difficult when you feel no words, or even pictures, can accurately described how beautiful it truly is. The colour of the water changes faster than the tide. As it gets deeper the shades of blue move from sky blue to cornflower, turquoise to Tiffany blue, cerulean to sapphire. And just when you think you've narrowed down the exact colour, the wind moves and it changes right before your eyes. At times the water was a sheet of glass, completely undisturbed and the next the ...
... with just a bit too much speed and a rock was on the road, as I tried to avoid the rock, I swerved to the side and the bike fell on the left side. Luckily, Nathan and I were able to stand up (with a lot of pain and cuts) and people on motorcycles all stopped and helped us out. Also, we were quite lucky that there was a small hospital just about 0.5km away that we quickly went to. The hospital quickly attended us, gave us antibiotics and cured our wounds and finally banded us up. ...