Royal Oberoi Resort Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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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After two delayed flights and a pitiful amount of sleep we arrived in Palawan, the Philippines. The flights were turbulent and the landings were rough, but we arrived safe and sound and now we had to get to El Nido somehow. It had crossed our mind at some point that the most fun way to get there would be by bike. Not push bike, of course, motorbike. And so we set about looking for something to ride to the northern part of the island. When we left the ...
... racing, even a fashion show! We planned to meet up with him in Vietnam and came back to our hostel for the night. On Thursday the weather was lovely! I say lovely. Lovely if you like 29° and 85% humidity at 10 in the morning!!! We got breakfast and took our first malaria pills of the trip in preparation for going to the Philippines. After looking through the information that came with the tablets, we were quite nervous as to what would happen to us. 1 in 10 get vomiting ...
... this. When we got to Sabang, our tour guide (not really a guide, more a minder) registered us, paid the environmental fee we all have to pay (about $1), and had us wait in a holding area on a pier, with hawkers all around selling hats, pearls, sunglasses, and a whole bunch of other things. The wait was only about 20 minutes. Then we took a 20-minute bangka (boat) ride to a beautiful beach, walked about five minutes on a boardwalk through ...
Sabang was a nice place, and i dont meant to take away from its already floundering tourism, as Puerto-Sabang day tours are sapping the pesos straight out of Sabang. But this place really isn't all that specacular in my opinion.
The obvious attraction is the underground river, which is pretty nice, high roofs of limestone in a winding underground passage by boat is pretty cool, but the point of the river being a natural wonder is its length. And you barely delve into that ...
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 ...