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Sabang Beach

Sabang Beach is a small and beautiful village in Palawan that is popular in part because of its proximity to the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park.

Aside from the national park, Sabang Beach is also renowned for the breathtaking rainforest and wildlife habitat that surrounds it, making it a perfect location for hikes and bird watching activities.



Sabang Beach is located in the western coast of Palawan, in Barangay Cabayugan.


Opening Days and Hours

Sabang Beach is open daily at any time of the day.


Entry Fee and Bookings

You need to pay an environmental fee of USD 3, the proceeds of which goes towards the maintenance of the place. Another option is to book your tour via a travel agency, which costs around USD 25 per person and includes the environmental fee, lunch, transportation, and tour guide.


How to Get There

You can fly in via the Puerto Princesa International Airport. You can then take a tricycle going to the San Jose jeepney terminal, where you can then take a bus or jeepney to Sabang – the whole trip can take around 3 hours and cost around USD 4 to 5. At the same time, tour packages that include airport transfers are also available.


Suggested For

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


Time to Spend

You can tour the island for 3 to 5 hours but you can stay longer if you want to try other activities.


Popularity and Best Time to Go

The best time to visit Sabang Beach is during the summer months of March to early June. Although bigger crowds are expected during this time, you can also better appreciate the beauty of the beach and caves during the summer season.



  • Sightseeing at the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park
  • Waterfall tour
  • Swimming
  • Massage
  • Caves discovery
  • Cruise along mangroves



You can find restaurants and food places near Sabang Beach that offer different cuisines such as Western, Asian, Filipino, and local street food.


Nearby Attractions

  • Ugong Rock
  • Palawan Heritage Center
  • Palawan Museum
  • Honda Bay
  • Tubbataha Reef
  • Coron Reef
  • Sabang Beach



You can opt to stay in hotels and resorts located in Puerto Princesa, but the nearest accommodation to the park is the Nitivos Beach Resort, which costs USD 26 per night.

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