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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In El Nido, Philippines

Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In El Nido, Philippines

El Nido provides an escape into the unspoiled natural wonder of this striking vacation destination located in the northern part of Palawan Island. El Nido is peppered with majestic limestone cliffs and white sand beaches, lapped by turquoise waters teeming with a diverse marine life. Island hopping is a must when you visit El Nido. Visitors can pick their adventure; from frolicking in the warm azure of the Pacific Ocean, hiking through the lush jungles, exploration of the technicolor coral reefs on a snorkeling expedition, or simply savouring local delicacies. Experience authentic hospitality matched with unparallelled comfort when you book a stay at one of these 10 Airbnb vacation rentals near El Nido.

1. Sommer Eco Cottages, El Nido (from USD 30)

El Nido is entrenched in rich cultural heritage and a visit here would not be complete without visiting a local village. Alternatively, live like a local when you book a native cottage at the Sommer Eco Cottage that captures the simplicity and peaceful ambiance of village life. Situated along the mountain-side, the cottages are surrounded by a vibrant burst of color from the glorious gardens which blanket the area. Guest have access to the complimentary internet and the opportunity to soak in the natural wonder on a tour arranged by the host. These bed and breakfast cottage offers simple luxury and comfort.

Sommer Eco Cottages, El Nido
El Nido, MIMAROPA, Philippines
139 reviews
Private room in nature lodge 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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The roosters think the sun is rising at 3 am
It looks just like the pictures and is very secluded
It was nice to have free pickup from town on the first night and drop off in town on the other nights
But you have to be prepared not to find a high class hotel but a nice nature-Apartment
you have to climb on the top of the ill (only 5' walk) to have internet
Very clean beautiful and peaceful place
The houses were clean and good to stay
The rooms are basic but great Clean and with great fans
Nice and quiet and pefect for couples
But because of the eco materials and the really smelly chlor cleaner (especially in the bathroom)
wasn't working Joy and her husband were great hosts and helped us with tips and transport
really nice and peaceful Joy was a great host and was very accommodating
The hosts are so sweet
The host is very helpful and friendly
Roman was a great host
also got a house in Purto princesa
Located a 15 minute walk from Las Cabanas beach
It is around 20 minutes to the beach area where u can get a better wifi and food
It is about 15 min drive from el Nido
However it is not to far from Las Cabanas beach
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2. Nature served on a Silver Platter.C (from USD 167)

If you’re looking for an escape into the natural wilderness of El Nido without compromising the luxury of modern conveniences, then look no further than this bed and breakfast glamping site. Along with your stay, you will experience little touches of Filipino hospitality from the smiling farmers as they go about their day’s chores, the friendly driver as he transports you in a uniquely Filipino transport around the town, to the goodnight Filipino sweets awaiting you in your room. Each of these tents are handcrafted by Filipino artists and guest can visit the beach which is a mere 8 minute away from the site. Guest enjoy comfortable beds which are equipped with the necessary amenities to ensure that you have a leisurely stay. This is surely an escape into paradise.

Nature served on a Silver Platter.C
El Nido, MIMAROPA, Philippines
89 reviews
Room in nature lodge 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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3. Brother Island, El Nido (Private Island Retreat) (from USD 236)

Looking for ideas for your honeymoon? Couples retreat? Or perhaps, just a fun-filled family getaway? Head on over to Brother Island, the only exclusively private island in El Nido promising ultimate solitude in pure paradise, free from tourists. This little patch of tropical paradise boast lush vegetation, white sandy beaches and turquoise waters as far as the eyes can see. Guest enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the house with the meals heavily inspired by Filipino traditions and tastes. Snorkelling gear and kayak rental are offered to guest who also have access to the 24 hour coffee/tea bar. Not included in the price, but offered at the island are beach massages, island hopping tours, alcoholic beverages and more.

Robinson Crusoe Island = Brother Island, El Nido
El Nido, Philippines
105 reviews
Island 11 Beds 7 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
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The toilet does not automatically flush.
The toilets have no flushing system, so you have to fill buckets of water and dump it into the toilet to flush.
The toilet does not have running water and requires throwing buckets of water to flush.
The rooms were simple but clean and comfortable.
However, there is plenty of drinking water provided.
The waters are beautiful.
but you ARE staying in the host's house-
We ended up bring some liquor of our own to supplement.
He didn’t like me very much.
Stop thinking about it and step forward to a place you'll beber forget
, the days pass by really slowly and this place really makes you relax.
One of a kind place.
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4. El Nido Beachfront Villa (from USD 189)

Imagine waking up to the ocean as it laps the white sandy beach while the warm hues of the morning sun kiss your skin. Imagine no more, El Nido Beachfront Villa has all the come-hither nooks and crannies to ensure you get the most out of your beachside escape. The villa is located in Corong-Corong beach and guest enjoy unparalleled views of Bacuit Bay. The glorious gardens of the Beachfront Villa fringe the beach and guest are residing within walking distance of restaurants like La Plage Restaurant and Bella Vita, and a 10-minute ride to El Nido town. The Beachfront Villa offers 2 comfortable rooms, each with a queen-sized bed, ultra comfy beddings, aircon and a fully furnished kitchen.

El Nido Beachfront Villa
El Nido, MIMAROPA, Philippines
135 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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The view from the terrace is awesome
We really enjoyed the serenity without the internet TV or radio
Beautiful villa in front of the sea
Adorable charming house with a great view of the sunset
We booked the amazing Tour A with the tour group two doors down and were picked up for the tour right in front of our place
Everything is so lovely decorated and the villa is very clean
Housekeeping kept our beds neat and tidy and everything clean
Also the place was extremely clean and location superb
It was very quiet and we had no problems with
airbnb we have ever been Rooms are tidy and clean
are great hosts and really helpful
We've met another hostess Oriane and she help arrange taxi from airport and Private tours
They helped out with all our questions/requests
The host was very accommodating and extremely responsive
The host is insanely helpful and kind
the restaurants a few steps away from the villa were also very good
We were within a few minutes distance from many fantastic restaurants and just 5 min away from El Nido by tricycle
Perfect in every way possible
It is not far from El Nido center
but thats everywhere in el nido
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5. Villa 20 Meters away from the Beach (from USD 222)

Soak in the natural splendor of El Nido by booking a seaside escape to this beachfront wonder. A stay at this charming villa that provides a burst of color, from the orange hues of the striking sunsets over the shimmering turquoise waters to the stretch of white-sandy coastline. Each of the villas is intricately designed with local nuances while embracing modern luxuries. These thatched roofed villas feature a fully furnished bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen. The villas are stocked with all the luxuries to meet all your needs.

Villa 20 Meters away from the Beach
El Nido, MIMAROPA, Philippines
119 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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I love the open plan kitchen in the garden
Having air conditioning in the bedrooms
it has one restroom inside and one outside when we enter it smells like baygon
2 rooms with A/C and open living room with a small kitchen area
The boat rides starts right outside the place
The Villa was very peaceful and quite especially in the evenings
It is really well decorated and comfortable house
nacpan beach~~the house is clean and lovely~~hope we could came back soon
House is clean with excellent distribution
(La Plange was the best meal of our entire honeymoon) and extremely helpful with transportation and tours
give us lots of great local tips and was quick to respond when we had questions
and he was very responsive during our stay
a couple or family/friends Host was excellent and helped us arrange all of our excursions
The owner Isabelle was always at our service to help us withe good advices
was a huge plus Benjamin met us when we checked in to show us the place and offer any recommendations for our stay
but if we want downtown is only a 10 minute tricycle ride
There are some restaurants near by
Great space and location Quiet at night but within easy reach of good restaurants
Beautiful property in a beautiful location
There are a few good restaurants around the corner
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6. CED Pension Room # 2 - Amazing Native Bahay Kubo (from USD 49)

Surrounded by the dramatic colours of nature, CED Pension room offers guest an escape into tranquillity and comfort. The house and room have been intricately designed to depict a native Filipino hut and is built with a solid concrete infrastructure. Wake up each morning to the sounds of the rooster crowing and the aromatic smells of a home-made Filipino breakfast before heading off on your day’s adventure. After a fun-filled day enjoy a refreshing shower and feel the cool air from the aircon before settling into your comfortable bedroom.

CED Pension Room # 2 - Amazing Cabana Room
El Nido, MIMAROPA, Philippines
42 reviews
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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The accommodation was like the photos
On the upside the bed is very comfortable
wide-angle lens take the photo
Aircon was a relief after a long hot day
so it's a little different with the photo its not cheap in the town
it is clean and there is hot water
The bedroom was clean and cosy with a great wifi which I thin is rare in Palawan
The place was clean and walking distance to everything in the city
Then she helped coordinate the delivery
The host was very nice and helpful
he allowed us to check in earlier which was 3am and also allowed us to check out later
Staff was very friendly and always available
The next morning I woke up completely covered in mosquito bites
Good location in el nido
(approx 5 min walking distance) but not right in the middle of the bars and restaurants area
however every place in El Nido is
The place is located in a part of El Nido where all locals live
It's also quite noisy at night due to its location and the thin wooden wall
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7. 36ft Sailing Yacht "Serenite" (from USD 394)

How about something a little different? Life is meant for those unforgettable memories, and a stay at the Serenite Yacht will definitely leave your soul rejuvenated. Also, one of the best ways to enjoy the striking beauty of El Nido and it’s islands is by sailing on the gentle waters of the Pacific, passing by and enjoying the sights of the untouched beauty of the surrounding islands. A stay on the sailing yacht promises clean facilities and comfort aboard a fully functional sailboat. Guest can opt for their own private cabin with a double bed and bathroom, or to sleep underneath the starry sky while being anchored next to the beautiful islands of Palawan.

36ft Sailing Yacht "Serenite"
El Nido, MIMAROPA, Philippines
54 reviews
Boat 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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There is no shower - only a camping drip shower
The boat is in excellent shape for sailing and the double Genoa and Jib with roller reefing makes it easy to take advantage of the winds
We loved learning to sail - my boyfriend is an absolute convert - and getting off the beaten tourist trail in the small coves and against the impressive mountainous coastline was unforgettable
I did not sleep well and the toilet is not private
The boat is well equipped and very safe
The boat is clean and well kept
The boat is in great shape and very clean
and we can only engage everybody to do it before the crowd is coming
The wind was blowing agains us
He's a very friendly guy and is always smiling
He is also a great companion on the boat and serves delicious meals made by his wife
Florent welcomed us very well
A great host and nice sail boat
Palawan is a beautiful island and
The best way to visit el Nido
which was a bit of a squeeze but thoroughly enjoyed by all
We did a 6 day trip from Coron to El Nido with stops at beautiful bays
When you want to do something really special in El Nido
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8. Nature served on a Silver Platter.A (from USD 167)

For a paradisiacal escape into the unparalleled natural beauty of Palawan, be sure to book a stay at this glamping site. Situated in the hilltops with stunning views of El Nido mountain, this vacation rental offers a unique blend of culture, adventure, and nature. During your stay at this vacation rental, you will experience little touches of authentic Filipino hospitality. The glamping site features comfortable bedrooms, clean bathrooms, and activities to keep guests of all ages entertained.

Nature served on a Silver Platter.A
El Nido, MIMAROPA, Philippines
41 reviews
Room in nature lodge 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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the bed is so comfortable
The site is exactly like that in the photos
The traditional Filipino massage was arranged in front of our room and it was wonderful
The staff could not be more incredible
There is reliable internet to be had in the town though
The staff are especially good at looking after the guests
but I don't want to spoil the surprises :) thankyou elaine and the rest of the glamping family for everything
well designed luxurious tents
Meanwhile Elaine and her team without even asking gave us a bag of beach towels mats
Elaine and her team are so wonderful and amazing
all while being on the phone and trying to arrange alternative transportation for me
They really made us feel special
the deserts were just too good
Yet only a short motorcycle ride away from town
but still only a free ride away whenever we would like
I felt that that the motorcycle ride to Nacpan beach was a little expensive at 1500 pesos
And memories for a lifetime Experience an authentic slice of Filipino life at Aetas Glamping
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9. Mansion Buenavista, Room 7 (from USD 118)

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When you book a stay at the Mansion Buenavista, you get to enjoy unrivaled views of El Nido Town, El Nido Cliff and Cadlao island from the comfort of their private balcony. Enjoy the comfort of the queen sized bed with access to your private bathroom, fitted with pressurised cold and hot water. During the day, you can explore El Nido town, which is situated a 5-minute walk from the apartment; or if you wish to create those sun-kissed memories, take a 7-minute walk to the El Nido beach.

Mansion Buenavista, room 7
El Nido, MIMAROPA, Philippines
32 reviews
Room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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nothing was too much trouble
the room was spotless air conditioning and the shower were really good
A credit to the owners who are on hand to answer any queries or to make any arrangements I needed
The views from our room were great higher above the town
The AirCon worked splendidly and they cleaned the room everyday and left cold water and hot water carafes in the afternoon so we could make coffee/tea in our room They arranged an in-house massage...
The whole place was very clean
The place is very clean and has a great view
Warntje was really friendly and so helpful
As a host they both went the extra mile to help us with trips and that was what made us love the place so much
I highly recommend this mansion owners are really helpful and always available big and nice room
They were however so quick to respond and absolutely lovely about the whole thing
Great service super helpful with tours and transportation and provided awesome breakfast every morning
It is very well located in a quiet area but very close to the centre of El Nido
However a 10 minute walk to the beach area Very easy
Downtown El Nido is a quick 5 min trike ride (PHP 50 anywhere in town) but the location is removed enough not to be too loud at night
Location was perfect close enough but far enough from the hussel and bussel
Compared to downtown el nido hotels
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10. Sunset View Aircon Bungalow

Wake up to panoramic views of Bacuit Bay when you book a stay at these bungalows. Each of the bungalows has been designed to reflect a native Filipino hut, but every “hut” is equipped with all the modern comforts like a queen-sized bed, and amenities like a fully equipped bathroom and aircon. Situated on Corong Corong beach, guest can enjoy the views of the sunset from the comfort of their balcony.

Sunset View Aircon Bungalow 1
El Nido, Palawa, Philippines
61 reviews
Private room in bungalow 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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Paradise awakening

Can you hear that? It’s the sound of paradise calling. Enjoy a paradisiacal escape into the unspoilt wonders of El Nido, where you will be met with unrivalled hospitality and world-class service, culminating in a truly unforgettable getaway.

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