Best places to stay in Coron
Coron is one of the most unspoiled areas in the Philippines, and many tourists head here looking for paradisiacal beaches of fine white sand.During the Second World War, Coron was a place where intense battles took place, and it has become famous for the divers who move through its waters day and night, swimming among the many wrecks that are everywhere, lying on the bottom of the sea, surrounded by beautiful coral reefs. Coron is also famous for its beautiful and lonely beaches; in this small paradise you can sunbathe, learn history and live all kinds of land and sea adventures.
The municipality of Coron is made up of 23 different barangays, which are divided between Busuanga Island , Coron Island , and other small islands of the Calamian Archipelago .If you want to visit the municipality we recommend you to stay in the city of Coron itself -Coron City-, since it has a very wide range of hotels where you can stay, and it will offer you all kind of services and comforts.From there you can hire excursions to the nearby islands, small lost paradises, climb the mountains and dive among the remains of the shipwrecks, discovering small treasures hidden in the waters.
Stay in Coron
Coron has the widest range of hotels to stay in, and is the gateway to the area.The city is easily accessible from other places in the Philippines, by ferry or plane, and once there you can rent all kinds of vehicles or move around the island with public transport.
Coron is a small and quiet fishing village with a lot of charm, which has a fairly busy port, used by fishermen, cruises and fishing trips and ferries to nearby islands.From the harbour area you can hire excursions to any of the other islands, as well as go diving and fishing around Coron. Right next door are the best diving sites in the area, and you can’t visit this site without at least one good dive a day.
You can also climb Mount Tapyas, the mountain just behind the city, which has wonderful panoramic views of the peninsula and surrounding islands. Other places to visit are the mangrove forest, where you can practice in kayak and the beaches Banol and Beach 69, with beautiful soft sand and clean waters where you can swim and dive, which are among the best in Coron.In the north of the peninsula there is a tourist attraction called Calauit Safari Park, which has been declared a wildlife sanctuary; here you can see a great variety of animals and birds, and even giraffes walking around the area. 20 minutes away by car there are the Hot Springs, salt water springs that spring up from the ground at a temperature of 40ºC.There are also several hot springs, jungle hikes, horseback riding, hiking trails and excursions on mountain bike for the more adventurous
If you have tired of so much adventure and want to fill bags and shopping bags, we recommend the Pier Market area, full of stalls and shops that sell lots of products.Most of the good restaurants are located along the promenade; they have all kinds of Filipino food, but many of them also start cooking European dishes.these restaurants will offer you magnificent views overlooking the bay.Coron also has a good offer of night bars, most of which you will find along the main avenue, along with the most excellent hotels in the area, which will make your stay as comfortable as possible.
Other places to stay
If not want to be in the part central of Coron can lodge in Popototan Island a island incredible and a site fantastic where dive, famous by have sunk between their waters a boat Japanese of the Second War World In Popototan Island may practice also all type of sports water as the kayak of sea -great form from see the island from the water-, but also will be able to do routes and hiking, or simply relax in a of the virgin beaches full of palm trees.
Coral Bay Beach and Dive Resort has all kinds of rooms to choose from, just a few seconds away from the clear waters.the resort restaurant has all kinds of food and delicacies that will delight you, and you can also enjoy the bar, shop in the main store, and hire one of the many tours they offer.
Bulalacao Island is another excellent location to stay if you want to visit Coron.It is home to heavenly waters, full of marine life and also wrecks and limestone rock formations, among which you can dive and snorkel , discovering a thousand hidden treasures.The Two Seasons Coron Island Resort and Spa will offer you all kinds of activities: fishing, windsurfing , scuba diving, fitness center , spa , excursions… this beach hotel has luxurious bungalows where you can stay with wonderful views of the area, and a few seconds from the restaurant and bar of the complex.
Dimakya Island, exceptionally remote and small, represents a true paradise. Club Paradise Resort is the island’s hotel, which has fought to preserve the look and natural resources of the area, so it is a good place to stay.The tour guides of the area, available at the hotel, will take you to the best sites.
Dimakya resort also offers wreck diving and snorkeling, entertainment rooms, swimming pool, and accommodations with exceptional views.