Coron is the largest town in the Calamian Group off the coast of Northern Palawan which consists of Busuanga Island, Coron Island, Culion Island, Calauit Island and several other minor islands and coral islets. The Calamian Islands boasts of some of the finest natural attractions in the Philippines including numerous white sand beaches, towering limestone cliffs, and world-renowned dive sites.
Located about 300 kilometers southwest of Manila, Coron is accessible via air and sea transportation. Airlines that serve Coron via multiple daily flights between Manila and Francisco Reyes Airport in Busuanga include Cebu Pacific, AirphilExpress, and Zest Air. It takes about 55 minutes to 1 hour to reach Busuanga from Manila. Kindly check the respective airline websites for the fare and schedule. The airport is located about 28 kilometers from Coron town or approximately 45 minutes by land transfer. Upon arriving at Busuanga airport, there are vans ready to take you to the town proper and hotels in Coron Palawan for about P150 per person or P1500 for the entire van. Coron can also be reached via ferry. WG&A Super Ferry has weekly trips between Manila and Coron. The ferry stops at Coron on its way to Puerto Princesa City from. The trip at sea takes about 12 hours. Check with Super Ferry for fares and schedules.
Because of the many attractions and the improved accessibility, Coron’s popularity has increased significantly in the last few years. As a result, several hotels in Coron Palawan, such as the Coron Village Lodge and the Coron Gateway Lodge, have set up shop to serve travellers. There are also a number of resorts in Coron Palawan that offer a range of accommodations and activities. Some Coron Palawan resorts can even rival the amenities of other top notch resorts in Palawan such as the Miniloc Resort in El Nido.