The long wait is finally over! Now, I will be tracing the northern borders of Palawan and will be spending my 30th awesome years on earth in El Nido. It’s a personal choice to go to this place and celebrate life.
El Nido is a first class municipality and managed resource protected area in the province of Palawan in the Philippines. It is about 420 kilometres southwest of Manila, and about 238 kilometres northeast of Puerto Princesa, Palawan’s capital. The 6-7 hours butt-numbing land travel is all worth it when you see the place.
I departed Manila past 9 in the morning and landed in Puerto Princesa Airport after an hour. Just in time for lunch so we headed to Badjao Seafront Restaurant to grab something to eat.
Badjao Seafront Restaurant is one of the best Restaurants situated in the capital city of the Palawan. This Restaurant offers the best dining experience to local and tourists, with its rustic and cosy ambience, to excellent exotic foods. Being famous restaurant, many local and foreign guests visit this place.
This restaurant is built above a mangrove habitat facing the breathtaking view of Honda Bay. To get to the restaurants one must cross a bridge with colorful swags in its post. This Restaurants interior and furniture is mostly made of bamboo, hardwood and other local native materials.
Palawan’s famous restaurant serving mouth watering Asian Dishes and freshest choice of seafood dishes. Badjao Seafront Restaurants has been cooking masterpiece dishes that suite every taste with an exciting and wide array of steak, sea foods and grilled.
Their highly recommended menu is Seafood Platter, a set meal featuring freshest catch of the day such as Crabs, Fish, Shrimp, Squids, Clams Shells and some seaweed. The platter is good for 2 to 3 persons.
For drinks, they have young coconut juice, fresh fruit juices, sodas, and some beer. For a special dessert they boast there, Mixed Fruit Platter, which includes chopped Bananas, watermelon, papaya and mango.
How to get there
There are two branches of Badjao Seafront Restaurant in Palawan; the first is located in Puerto Princesa Commercial district near the famous Fleuris Hotel and Badjao Inn. The second one is located in the small village of Sikat; it is where the restaurants named from. The second branch is one that overlooks a marsh with mangrove surrounds on it.
Badjao Seafront is located just 15 minutes from the town proper; guest can take a tricycle or jeepney going to this place. This restaurant is also 20 minutes from Palawan Provincial Capitol
Wallet Damage: Php 250-400