Tucked 25 kilometres away from El Nido is an unspoiled, off-the-beaten-path destination which offers tourists a chance to enjoy breathtaking sights without having to worry about large groups of people.
Welcome to Duli Beach, one of the secluded beaches of El Nido which are sought after by tourists for two things: its beauty, and the serenity it offers to anyone who wants to take a break. If you’re wondering where the bluest waters are in El Nido, walk the beach’s 2-kilometre stretch and see for yourself. The beach is nothing short of quaint and primitive — large palm trees cover the area and luscious vegetation embrace the rock formations and hills nearby. Duli Beach also has great, big waves — perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy some leisure surfing!
Duli Beach is located in Brgy. Bucana, 25-kilometres away from El Nido town proper.
Opening Days and Hours
The beach is open anytime.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance fee is PhP 50 (USD 1) per person.
How to Get There
- Fly from Manila to Puerto Princesa via Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines, and Air Asia Zest.
- From the airport, board a van to El Nido.
- At El Nido, rent a motorcycle or a tricycle to bring you to Duli Beach.
- Backpackers/solo travelers
- Group of friends
Time to Spend
Suggested duration in this area is one to three days.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
Best time to visit Duli Beach is between January and March, when the weather is perfect for a lot of activities.
Duli Beach has its own restaurant and bar which serve dishes and refreshments. Guests can also bring their own food.
- Big Lagoon
- Nacpan Beach
- Seven Commandos Beach
- Matinloc Island
El Nido has plenty of hotels, inns, and guesthouses that cater to every traveler’s budget. Options include Ipil Suites, Garnet Hotel, Dayunan Tourist Inn, Raje Residence Hotel, Cavern Hotel, Peach House Garden, and Lualhati Cottages. Rates range from USD 25 to USD 90. You can also choose to stay in Duli Beach’s bungalows which cost PhP 2500 (USD 50) for two people, breakfast included.