Named after the shells -- known locally as “tuay” -- that abundantly covers the shore, Atwayan Beach is one of the best picnic locations in Coron where you can relax, frolic, and see breathtaking corals.
If you’re visiting Atwayan Beach to see something major, you may be disappointed — unlike the surrounding beaches, this small beach isn’t the place for diving but a place for some much-needed leisure time. Cozy picnic huts can be seen everywhere and they’re a great spot where tourists can take their lunch break while taking in the pristine sights around the location. The beach’s gentle, clean waters are great for anyone who wants to relax in the water, or for those who want to snorkel for a bit to see Atwayan’s stunning marine life.
Atwayan Beach is located in Busuanga Island, Coron, Palawan.
Opening Days and Hours
Atwayan Beach can be accessed anytime.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance fee in Atwayan Beach is PhP 100 (USD 2). Entrance fees are usually included in tour packages.
How to Get There
- Fly from Manila to Coron via Cebu Pacific or Philippine Airlines.
- From the airport, board a van to Coron town proper.
- At Coron, avail of Coron Tours.
- Backpackers/solo travelers
- Group of friends
Time to Spend
Tourists usually stay in this area for an hour.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
Atwayan Beach is a popular lunch stop for Coron tours. Visit an hour before lunch to avoid big crowds.
Most Coron Tours offer buffet lunches at various attractions.
- Calamian Island
- Kayangan Lake
- Sangat Island
- Twin Lagoon
- Skeleton Reef
Some of the best accommodations in Coron.include SeaHorse Guesthouse, Zuric Pension House, Koskosnus Garden Resort, Sunlight Guest Hotel, and Coron Westown Resort. Rates range from USD 30 to USD 120.