Ten Reasons to Visit Coron


Coron is Coron! A place of vivid and unparalleled beauty… of panoramic seascape and landscape!

It is among my favorite places in the Philippines blessed with rich and colorful marine life, stunning limestone cliffs, pristine white sand beaches, picturesque lagoons and lakes, amazing underwater ship wrecks and beautiful turquoise seascape.

Let me give you ten out of countless reasons to visit Coron.

1. Kayangan Lake and Cove

The iconic Kayangan Cove, the most photographed spot in Coron and the clean and beautiful lake inside! Here, what you usually see on images is what you get.

2. Twin Lagoons

A narrow opening in between the limestone karst separates this two lagoons with mesmerizing gradients of turquoise and blue. Pretty amazing!

3. Japanese Ship Wrecks

At least eleven known Japanese ship wrecks lie in the depths of Coron. An underwater museum of history and a visual treat to scuba divers who love to experience the thrill of penetrating creepy wrecks!

4. Malcapuya Island

A longs stretch of fine white sandy beach, Malcapuya Island will make you believe that there is indeed a slice of paradise on Earth!

5. Coral Gardens

Coral-covered seabed everywhere! Soft and hard, brain and table, sponges, hydroids and crinoids! Colorful!


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Coral Gardens + Skeleton Wreck⛵️

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6. Bulog Dos

Another beautiful island with fine white sandy beach and lesser crowd.

That summer feeling. Bulog Dos Island. #Coron #Palawan #Philippines

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7. Barracuda Lake

A sacred lake and an abode to a lone freshwater barracuda. But scuba divers go here for the thermocline experience. Free divers, of course, to free dive! 🙂

Free diving in a mysterious Lake. On this picture I’m around 6 meters deep. Great experience! Coron Island, Philippines 🇵🇭

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8. Mount Tapyas
Sunrise or sunset overlooking the contours of Coron’s magical landscape!

9. Calauit Island Safari

A piece of Africa in the Philippines! 🙂

Nature’s love.

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10. Black Island

Black Island? But it has fine white sand!

There are other natural attractions of Coron in case these ten still do not entice you. Trust me, Coron doesn’t need Nickelodeon to convince you to visit Coron.

For more information on Coron, check out my Coron Travel Guide.


*Originally Published: 12-May-2014 | Updates: 09-Sep-2019; 18-Feb-2020


  1. I seriously hope that the citizens would put up a great fight against this “crime” to environment.

  2. Tama!

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