Guest Post by Carmela Alvarez – Let’s Palawan
Family vacations are perfect occasions to connect with your children and explore the great outdoors together. Taking an exciting trip with the family does not only bring joy to the faces of the young ones but it’s also the best time to shrug off that heavy load you’ve been carrying on your shoulders.
However, as promising as the idea of family vacations might be, it’s not always smooth sailing. Sudden bursts of tantrums and weariness can shatter a perfectly pleasant get together it’s definitely not something we want to include in the itinerary.
So, how do you keep a relaxing family vacation from going down the drain?.. Pick the best destination. Select a travel spot that appeals to everybody in the group. My suggestion?.. Take your family on an island holiday in Palawan, Philippines!
Breathtaking sites, engaging activities, and an incomparable travel experience that you simply can’t get anywhere else is waiting for you here. So, if you’re planning a family vacation anytime soon, consider these 6 family vacation ideas in Palawan.
- The Thrill of Cable Rides
There’s no better way to experience the thrill of Palawan than travelling across the open waters of the island a few meters above ground and overlooking the view of the tropical paradise. If you’re looking for that extreme adventure during your trip, this is it. However, before venturing the fun cable ride, a bit of hiking is first required to reach the starting point, but the result is totally worth it.
Enjoy the scenic views of Palawan in a very unique and exhilarating way.
- El Nido’s Canopy Walk
Another galvanizing adventure on the list that you should try is the Canopy Walk. These metal paths and bridges allow you to have a stroll at a high vantage point. The Canopy Walk is perfect for those who would love to take a glimpse of the aerial view of the island but are inexperienced climbers. On the trail, you can enjoy the lush shade of greenery and the setting is as relaxing as the adventure itself. This hanging bridge exploit is definitely an adventure you should not miss out on.
- Island Hopping
No Palawan vacation is complete without an island hopping escapade. Since the place is known for its remarkable tropical setting, you must not miss out on this fun adventure with your family.
This is a great opportunity for everyone to explore the beauty of nature in the most entertaining and interesting way. The boat rides to the different stunning islands and lagoons will allow the kids to peruse the beach and its spectacular views, not to mention the handful of activities you can do together.
- Beach Related Adventures
Can a tropical vacation possibly be considered complete if you haven’t spent time on the beach? Nah…
With over 50 pristine beaches on the island of Palawan, you can go crazy over the multitude of activities that you can do on these long wide stretches of fine sand. Build sand castles with the kids! Engage in watersports! Settle in a spot under the shade for a delectable lunch by the coastline! Whatever you want to do, there will always be something here that you will enjoy.
- Underground River
The enchanting atmosphere of Palawan’s Underground River is beyond compare. Considered as one of the 7 wonders of the world, a journey to this enthralling island location with your family is something that you should not miss. The trip to the long navigable underground river of Palawan is a splendid avenue for everyone to explore the refinement of nature. Check out one of the world’s major tourist spot and be in awe of the fascinating natural wonder unfolding before your very eyes.
- En route to Nacpan Beach
Take a ride over to one of Palawan’s best beaches – Nacpan Beach. The coastline of Nacpan offers the solitude that is perfect for any family vacay. Take a long relaxing family stroll on its vast, powder-fine, sandy expanse. While you’re at it, don’t miss the chance to see the unique land formation of the famous Twin Beaches of Nacpan and Calitang. It only takes a few hikes, and you’ll get to see the amazing view of these two gorgeous beaches of Palawan.
Family vacations are one of the highlights in our year and something that we look forward to. It’s something that we plan for months and we always hope for a faultless experience. It might not be an effortless undertaking, but with an admirable destination in hand, going through this family affair should not be difficult. Really, all it takes is an exceptional venue.