Honda Bay is an island located in the western part of Palawan, Philippines. Starfishes are one of the island’s main inhabitants and at the same time, are one of its main attractions
Aside from starfishes, guests would also enjoy and love the island’s breath taking scenery and activities fit for the whole family.
Honda Bay is located in the western part of Palawan and is around 30 minutes away from Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.
Opening Days and Hours
Honda Bay is open during the daytime when the boats are also willing to take you on a tour to the island and nearby attractions.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Honda Bay does not have an entry fee but there is an environmental fee of USD 2.89 that needs to be paid upon entry. Alternatively, you can find tour packages that include Honda Bay for as low as USD 30 per person.
How to Get There
You can fly in via the Puerto Princesa International Airport, and ride a tricycle from the airport to your hotel. You can then take a tricycle going to the Honda Bay wharf to grab a boat ride. Tricycle rides cost around USD 1 for 2 persons, while boat rides cost around USD 20 depending on the package.
- Solo travelers
- Group of friends
- Families with kids
Time to Spend
3 to 5 hours to explore the island.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The best time to go is during the summer months of March to mid-June, but also expect a big crowd during this time.
- Island Hopping
- Reef watching
- Starfish watching
There are plenty of restaurants nearby that serve different types of cuisines such as local, western, Asian, etc. Must-try restaurants include:
- Viet Ville
- Puerto Vista Restaurant
- Amos Café Bar
- Aloha Pizza Garden and Bakery
- Baker’s Kitchen
- Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Park
- Tubbataha Reefs
- Baker’s Hills
- Cowrie Island
- Firefly Watching at Ihawig River
- Plaza Cuartel
- Palawan Butterfly Ecological Garden and Tribal Village
- Coron Reef
Puerto Princesa offers a lot of hotels and resorts that go for as low as USD 20 per night, such as Microtel Puerto Princesa, Dos Palmas Island Resort and Spa, Globetrotter Inn, and Panja Resort.