This Island is situated in the northern tip of Palawan. Due to its clear water and sand bar, the website named Daily News Dig in 2013 has included Linapacan Island as one of the top 35 waters to be swimmined around the world before dying. Based on the website's phase, the Linapacan Island is a must visit island in Palawan.
The Municipality of Linapacan was founded in 1954 and consists of 10 barangays. These 10 barangays namely, Barangonan (Iloc), Cabunlawan, Calibangbangan, Decabaitot, Maroyogroyog, Nangalao, New Culaylayan, Pical, San Miguel, and San Nicolas formerly belonged to Coron and separated to establish an independent municipality.
The Linapacan is a Cuyonon word that means “to step on” but there are rumors that the name was derived from a legend. They say that a beautiful woman was seen by Spanish missionaries walking along the beach and they asked who she was and answered Pacan. They discovered she was the wife of the chieftain and called her Reina Pacan and the word evolved into Linapacan.
So, what does Linapacan offer tourists and encourage them to come back once a while? The answer is simple, it's nature and the people. The nature that was totally preserved, protected and cherished by the local government with the help ofthe locals in the community Linapacan is rich in marine life and this is one of the major sources of the people to generate income for their daily needs.
The island is described as a paradise, nature on it’s finest. The white sand bar, the sun shining brightly at day time, the cold breeze from the waves, the stunning sunset, and a peaceful place that refreshes your body and soul.
Visit these top destinations and explore the islands.
This cave is located on an island of Barangay San Miguel, Linapacan and can be reached by riding a small boat. Inside the cave, you will be amazed by the main stalagmites, there are also other living creatures living inside like bats.
This island offers you a peaceful place with minimalist design, a private owned beach. It is the best get-away from city hotels. You can go camping and watch the stars during the night. On day time, you can go for island hopping, snorkeling, or sunbathing.
The Barangays of Linapacan are islands, that has whitesand bars, clear waters, rich marine life, and a great place to spend a vacation. The islands are only accessible through riding a small boat during day time, as there are no ferry boats in the area. There are many resorts that you can find online that are situated within Linapacan and from the neighboring islands. Booking online for hotels is popular and your trip will be hassle free. You can choose a place that you would like to stay. You can find restaurants that offer you mouth watering seafoods, Filipino dishes and many more! Nothing can beat the experience of having an ultimate, delicious meal.
You can also visit the fortress that was built during Spanish colonization in the 16th century. This protected the people from Moro marauders. The fortress is named Caseledan Port and Eli Port. Today, it is now called Kaseledan Heritage park.