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El Nido is located around 480 km Southwest of Manila.

By air:

There are different possibilities to reach El Nido from Manila.

  • Manila to El Nido.

By air the far easiest way is by ITI (Island Transvoyager Incorporation). There are several daily direct flights from Manila to El Nido. It’s the private airline of the Ten Knots Resorts and their guests have priority. They also confirm just five days before departure. Price around 6,700 Php.

  • Manila – Puerto Princesa;

There are several airlines that have several daily flights to and from Puerto Princesa. Airport of departure in Manila depends on the airline.

    • PAL, Cebu Pacific, Zest Air, Air Philippines.

By road from Puerto Princesa:

Several bus companies as well as Shuttle Van operate several times to and from El Nido.

  • Bus:
    • RORO/Cherry: every four hours there is an Aircon bus. Bus fare ~ 483 Php/6hrs.
    • Eulenjoy Liner: non aircon / 8hrs
    • Royal Bus Line (RBL) / 8hrs
  • Shuttle van:
    • FortWally, Savior, Lexus, Eulen Joy Express 5hrs.
  • Car rental:
    • Pitstop rents cars one way.

If you want to rent a private shuttle van let us know so we can help you to arrange it. If you arrive in the morning by air in Puerto Princesa you can make it conveniently to the Resort at the same day. Price for the van is around 9,000 Php per trip.


Please note that due to transfer from El Nido to the Resort, we suggest that you take the early transportation choices in Puerto, so you will arrive in El Nido before 3pm.


Transfers to and from El Nido can be arranged during your stay.


Please also take note that in the case of heavy seas the Resort can also be reached by road. However, there is a 25 min. scenic hike through the Jungle involved. We will arrange pick up and luggage transport to the Resort so you can enjoy the beautiful hike through the jungle.