Las Cabanas Beach Resort – Best sunset in El Nido

Las Cabanas Beach Resort is known as to be the best place on the island of Palawan, Philippines to witness the most incredible sunsets.  There is so much more to the beautiful resort than just its charming sunsets. We were blown away by the wonderful service from the owner Bhing and her staff which made the resort feel like a breath of fresh air and a second home.

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WHY LAS CABANAS BEACH RESORT?

Just 3km outside the small town of El Nido you will find the X that marks the spot!  This paradise is the treasure most people seek when we searching for the ultimate place to go on holiday.  The corner resort has a beautiful view of the ocean, boats and surrounding islands. (One of the islands is even reachable to explore at low tide) Sea shells lap against the shore that stretches out onto the reef, perfect for snorkeling.

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THE ACCOMMODATION

Spaciously set in the beautiful gardens are eight unique, private solar paneled double rooms.  There are two free standing beach front cottages, two simplex garden double rooms and four double beachfront apartment style rooms. The apartments have inter-leading doors on the balcony which is perfect if you are travelling as a family or group.

We highly recommend room 4 which had its own garden and private loungers to relax in the sun. The cottage is close to the bar area, next to the beach and has a spectacular ocean view.

The resort offers a laundry service, hot water available on request and you will find Wi-fi at the bar.

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THE SUNSET

There is not a doubt that we witnessed some of the best sunsets at Las Cabanas Beach Resort. Watching the orange sun setting behind the beautiful islands in the ocean is breath taking. While scooting the streets of El Nido we constantly had locals asking us if we had seen the Las Cabanas sun set. Make sure you have enough space on your camera’s memory card and that the batteries are charged. This is one sunset you don’t want to forget!

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LAS CABANAS RESTAURANT

The restaurant, bar and garden is available to anyone who wants to relax on a bamboo hammock and sip on a cocktail. Some of the best food we had on the island came from this kitchen where you will often find the owner Bhing cooking with her staff well into the night to make sure her guests get the best of everything. The hand picked menu offers Filipino dishes, vegetable dishes and other well known main dishes. The Pancit Canton was delicious and a favourite for us, in fact we ordered it 4 times while we were there. If you planning a romantic dinner, Las Cabanas offers a chilled vibe with lanterns scattered around the beach and soft music in the background.

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Pancit Canton, A Philipino Dish.

Dinks include fresh juices, local beers, wine, traditional coconuts and a cocktail menu. (Make sure to try the Las Magaritas – they are delicious but potent!) The San Miquel local beers pairs perfectly with the famous sunset!

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Las Margaritas – Cheers!

24 HOUR SECURITY

We felt very safe during our stay in El Nido and we haven’t heard of any problems around Corong Corong beach. (Always rather safe than sorry) Each room at the resort had a lock up safe (to store your passport and valuables) and there is 24 hour security patrolling Las Cabanas Beach Resort.

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ATTENTION TO DETAIL

What makes the resort that extra bit more special than normal is Bhing’s attention to detail, which is her signature. Every little stone or orchid is strategically placed and the gardens are beautiful.  The service is first class!  Bhing is often seen chatting to guest and goes out her way to make your stay as relaxing as possible.  The resort staff are on the ball, always greeting with a friendly smile and helping hand.  Bhing is well known in El Nido and often gives back to the community.

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TOURS, RENTALS AND OTHER SERVICES

 Las Cabanas offer private tours, kayaks, sunscreen and Snorkeling gear for hire at a great rate.  There is also a fresh water garden shower available with a clean towel when you come off the beach.

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HOW TO BOOK?

If you would like to book a few nights at Las Cabanas Beach resort and experience this piece of paradise for yourself, click here.

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Have you been to El Nido?  Let us know what you enjoyed most about the island in the comments below. 

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Liza Williams

Born in South Africa, fascinated with culture and loves wood fire pizza.
“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away” Follow me on twitter: @soul_drifters

17 thoughts on “Las Cabanas Beach Resort – Best sunset in El Nido

  • December 13, 2017 at 9:53 am
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    This is great information and now its on my list to go! Im a total foodie and that Philipino dish looks divine! Nice tips and things to do!
    Thanks for sharing!

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  • December 12, 2017 at 8:56 pm
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    This resort looks like so welcoming and so near by the sea, good!!
    I can image myself spending a week here OMG A very informative review!

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  • December 12, 2017 at 8:21 pm
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    I love beach cabanas and these ones are so beautiful. The stonework inside is amazing and I love the hammocks. Plus, eating outside is always a bonus.

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  • December 12, 2017 at 1:01 am
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    The resorts looks wonderful. The rooms, the food (that Pancit Canton looks yummy!), and of course the sunset. Even the locals asked whether you’ve seen the sunset from the resort yet.

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  • December 11, 2017 at 7:33 pm
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    that is a really nice place to stay.. I love those that have private beaches. you get to be free and the beach will be clean too..

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  • November 16, 2017 at 9:20 pm
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    Wow! This resort is so picturesque and stunning and your pictures prove that, Lisa and Liza! I would love to explore this place more. When’s the best time of the year to go there?

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