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Simizu Island

Simizu Island is a small island with stunning rock formations and white sandy beaches.

Simizu Island is a small island with stunning rock formations and white sandy beaches. As part of the El Nido islands in Palawan, it offers beautiful white sand beaches, crystal clear waters perfect for swimming and snorkeling, and stunning views that are perfect for any relaxing vacation.



Simizu Island is located in Bacuit Bay, El Nido, Palawan.


Opening Days and Hours

Simizu Island is open during the day, with island hopping starting as early as 09:00 until 16:00 in the afternoon.


Entry Fee and Bookings

The island has no entrance fee but charges guests an eco-tourism development fee of USD 4 per person, which is good for a 10-day stay on the island. Simizu Island is also included in tours such as the El Nido Island Hopping Tour A that costs USD 24 per person.


How to Get There

You can fly get to Simizu Island by flying in via the Puerto Princesa International Airport, then taking a tricycle ride from the airport to the San Jose Terminal. From the Terminal you can either take a 5-hour USD 12 van ride, or a 6 to 7-hour USD 10 bus ride to El Nido. From the El Nido town proper, you can ride a tricycle to your hotel and book a tour to visit the island.


Suggested For

  • Family with children
  • Newlyweds
  • Couples
  • Group of friends
  • Company outing
  • Solo travelers
  • Backpackers


Time to Spend

2 to 5 hours is more than enough to enjoy Simizu Island.


Popularity and Best Time to Go

The best time to visit Simizu Island is during the summer months of late March to early June.



  • Swimming
  • Sun bathing
  • Snorkeling
  • Island hopping
  • Eating by the shore
  • Fish feeding



Tour packages to the island include food meals of grilled fish and other seafood, pork belly, rice, and chopped fresh fruits.


Nearby Attractions

  • Matinloc Island Beach
  • Miniloc Island Beach
  • Taraw Cliff
  • Secret Lagoon
  • Small Lagoon
  • Big Lagoon



Accommodations near Simizu Island include Matinloc Beach Resort and El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island; average room rate starts at USD 300 per night for 2 persons.

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