Coron Palawan 2012


Coron Tour
September 15, 16 & 17, 2012

Preparation:

1. Book air transportation in advance

Dian (and Jhe supposed to be)
Manila to Coron (Busuanga) – by Airphil P672 (2 pax) = P0 base fare
Coron to Manila – by Cebu Pacific P1,422.18 (2 pax) = P229.80 base fare

Ludette
Manila to Coron (Busuanga) roundtrip – by Cebu Pacific P4,112.16 = P2,678 base fare

See the difference of promo and regular fare 🙂

2. Accommodation & Tour Packages

Patrik & Tezz Guesthouse

http://www.coron.ph/
Package:  2 pax: P3000/person

DAY 1: afternoon/evening tour to Mt Tapyas and hotsprings
DAY 2: coron island hopping
DAY 3: transfer to airport
Inclusions are: Standard fan room, airport transfers, 2days  breakfast, 1day lunch buffet during boat trips, soft drinks, mt tapyas and hotsprings(van if 4pax and up, 2-3pax is tricycle, Coron island (siete pecados ,kayangan lake ,twin lagoon, banol beach), all entrance fees, boat, guide, life jackets

Patrik Sjostrand
Brgy 5
Coron-Busuanga
09279531407

See my Coron Accommodation & Tour in my next journal:
Patrik & Tezz Guesthouse/ Coron Island Tour

Ralphs Pension House

Package: 2pax : Php 4,250/pax (3d/2n)
Inclusions: van pick up from the airport to the pension, accommodation, welcome drinks, services of a tour guide, entrances to all destinations, banca and tricycle rides to all destinations, full board meals

DAY 1:
arrival– van pick up from the airport to the pension
coron tour: old church, municipal building, legislative building, coron coliseum, harbor center, luhalhati park and market
5pm proceed to majestic mt tapyas
6pm proceed to maquinit hostspring
dinner at the pension

DAY 2:
breakfast
tour: kayangan lake, twin peaks, twin lagoon, banol beach, marine siete pecados, snorkeling grounds, with live corals and a wide variety of fish
lunch at the beach
dinner at the pension
DAY 3:
breakfast
van back to the pension

Food is serve in buffet style. Veggies, fish, pork , beef and sea foods. All the rooms are fully airconditoned, with tv, private toilet and bath, free coffee, soap, tissue, towel, wi fi and free mineral water.

Jun Gutierrez
0915 4432 193

Apartelle de Gabrielle

Package: 2pax : Php 4,500/pax (3d/2n)
inclusions:
room accommodation – (standard room) air condition room, private rest room, flat television, and bath amenities provided.
airport van transfers – airport to hotel to airport
break fast – choose among filipino breakfast (like dasilog, tapsilog, tosilog, longsilog, hotsilog, chicksilog)
tours –  coron island tour, coron town tour,or  coron escapade,  or safari tour

coron town tour
maquinit hotspring
mt. tapyas trekking
souvenir shops hunting
lualhati park picture taking
cashew factory
coron island tour

(Option a)
kayangan lake
twin peak
siete pecados
coral eden
cyc island
isla bulugan

(Option b)
vivian beach
twin lagoon
ship wreck
siete pecados
cyc island
twin peak
add : 100 pesos for banul beach

coron escapade tour (optional)
coron safari tour (optional)

inclusions on tour: lunch, boat, boatman, guides, mineral water, entrances and life vest!

Castaway and Gran Vista

room rates/night:
single – P890
double/twin (2 people) – P990 or P495/person
triple (3 people) – P1,290 or P430/person
quad (4 people) – P1,660 or P415/person
family room (5-10 people) – P400/person

kids 8yrs and below, free if sharing bed with parents,  P250 if separate bed
discounts available for early birds booking 60 days ahead and long stays 7 days and up.
*rooms are charged based on number of occupants.
*inclusions: bed sheets, pillows, blankets.
*exclusions: no toiletries, no towels, no concierge service.

Electricity:
Solar power and generators. Lights from sunset to sunrise, fans until 2 am.

Air condition: not available, but enjoy fresh and cool sea breeze; the native materials, tree shades and natural surroundings ensure a comfortable stay and beautiful views

Food:
Granvista: Breakfast: P120-150 per person. Lunch/Dinner: P200-250 per person (depending on food). Own cooking is available only in the family cottages which have kitchens but guests must  wash their dishes and utensils and keep the kitchen clean. Kitchen fee at P100 per use. Restaurants are available in town, 5 minutes away.

Castaway: Breakfast P120-150 per person. Lunch/Dinner: P200-250 per person. Own cooking is available but guests must  wash dishes and utensils and keep the kitchen clean. Kitchen fee at P100 per use. If planning to cook, buy ingredients from town before sailing to Castaway or order fish/seafood in advance so our caretakers can buy from the neighbor fisherman. Enjoy fresh catch of fish, crab etc. You can also buy ingredients and have our caretaker cook for you, just pay P150 each time to cover gas and their efforts.

Airport transfer to/from Coron town or Granvista: P150 per person one way. Look for your name on signboards.

Boat transfer to/from town to Castaway on check in/out : Free if staying for at least 3 days in either resorts. If less than 3 days: P250 each way for maximum 3 guests and P500 for bigger groups

Tours
we organize tours only for our guests. Here are examples of tours for 4days/3nights (for 3days just take out day 3). Join other groups to share the high van/boat rentals.

Trip A
Day 1: airport direct to Calawit zafari then evening dip in Makinit hot spring, picnic dinner, overnight Gran vista
Day 2: Coron loop island hopping (CYC islet, banul beach, skeleton wreck, barracuda lake, twin lagoon, kayangan lake, siete pecados) ,overnight GranVista or Castaway
Day 3: Malcapuya loop (Malcapuya, Banana islands), buy pasalubong, Mt Tapyas sunset, overnight Gran Vista or Castaway
Day 4: goto airport

Trip B
Day 1: easy day, see town, buy pasalubong, late afternoon climb Mt Tapyas for a panoramic view of town, watch sunset, then evening dip in Makinit hotspring, overnight Granvista
Day 2: Coron loop island hopping (CYC islet, banul beach, skeleton wreck, barracuda lake, twin lagoon, kayangan lake, siete pecados) ,overnight GranVista or Castaway
Day 3: Malcapuya loop (Malcapuya, Banana, Bulog dos islands) overnight Gran Vista or Castaway
Day 4: goto airport

Gigi: 0908 583 2294 or 0919 649 6747
Jingjing: 0918 513 1365 or 0915 7166435 or 09399186878

KokosNuss Resort, Coron

Package: 2pax : Php 6,302 /pax (3d/2n)
Inclussions are: 2 nights aircon room, fullboard meals ( 2 breakfast, 2 lunch, 2 dinner), 1 day coron island tour, roundtrip transfer, entrance fees, City tour ( tapyas and hotspring with entrance fees.

KokosNuss Garden Resort
http://www.kokosnuss.info
(+63)-0919-7769544
(+63)-0919-4487879

3. Itinerary & Budget

Budget

DIY

P-1

P-2

DAY 1

2,499

2,899

Airport to Coron

150

150

0

0

Check-in Lodge

1000

350

Majika Lodge

0

Nanay Bath place

0

Darayonan/ Amor Pension

Lunch

100

100

100

100

Trike to Mt. Tapyas & Maquinit hot spring

300

300

400

Coron tour

400

Coron tour

Maquinit hot spring entrance

150

150

150

150

Dinner

100

100

100

100

DAY 2
Breakfast

100

100

100

100

Coron island tour

1500

650

Corongaleri

0

0

Snorkel rental

150

150

150

150

Lunch

150

150

0

0

Souvenirs
Dinner

100

100

100

100

DAY 3
Breakfast

100

100

100

100

Back to airport

150

150

0

0

4,660

2,450

3,799

4,199

Corongaleri.com.ph – min 5 pax

See my Coron accommodation in my next journal: Coron Itinerary & Budget

4. Food – Where to eat (recommended by Gideon)
a. Bistro Coron
b. Kawayan Lodge

Sources:
Items under Accommodation & Tour Packages are email response based on my queries for 2 pax (3d/2n).

http://www.pinoymountaineer.com/2009/08/philippine-travel-and-adventure.html
http://www.lakwatsero.com/travelogues/coron-revisited-the-coron-loop/
http://www.senyorlakwatsero.com/2012/03/12/coron-accommodation-cheap-lodges-guesthouses-resorts-and-luxury-hotels/
http://www.coronpackagetour.com/p/3-days-2-nights-package.html
http://www.pinoyadventurista.com/2011/07/packaged-or-diy-my-3d2n-coron-tour-for.html
http://diycoron.wordpress.com/category/3-understand-tour-cost-components/
http://www.e-philippines.com.ph/products-page/coron-palawan/3d2n-explorecoron-budget-travel-package/

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