Banol Beach, a small attraction that is a common stop on Coron Island Hopping tours, is a place that offers tourists stunning sceneries and much-needed shade from the scorching sun.
When tour guides announce that’s its lunchtime, it only means one thing — a stop on Banol Beach. It may not as big and as popular as the other surrounding beaches and islands, but Banol Beach still has something to offer — a cool, shaded area and sights that you can take in while enjoying your quick lunch. The waters in this place are also crystal clear — tourists who want to go snorkeling will enjoy Banol Beach’s fascinating marine life. The impressive limestone formation marked with spots of greenery are also great for picture taking.
Banol Beach is located in Busuanga Island, Coron, Palawan.
Opening Days and Hours
You can visit the beach anytime.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance to the beach is free.
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
The average duration spent in this attraction is 30 minutes to an hour.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The ideal time to visit the beach is during noontime since it offers much-needed shade to tourists.
Lunch is usually provided by tours. You can buy cigarettes and some beverages from the small store near the beach.
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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.