El Nido, Palawan is one of the most marvelous top tourist destination when we talk about nature, turquoise beaches and summer time. It is one of the visited islands found in the Visayas Region because of its breathtaking god-given beauty. Planning your vacation with the help of different tour operators in the Philippines can be of great help for a convenient and memorable experience on this island especially for first-timers.

However, we all know that when excitement gets in the way, travelers can sometimes forget something. We can’t blame them because the feeling is very overwhelming. To be an efficient traveler, one must be prepared. Preparedness comes on our readiness on what to bring and what not to bring to avoid the hassle.

In this article, we have compiled some of the most important travel essentials that you should be including on your luggages when exploring the beauty that is called El Nido, Palawan.


Cash / Enough Money

Traveling can be very expensive. But at the end of the day, you should know how to budget your finances properly when going to El Nido. The right amount of money will make you survive and at least pay for your basic needs like the airfare, food, water and accommodation expenses. Just a tip, except for Puerto Prinsesa, there are no ATMs in El Nido, Sabang and the rest of Palawan. Therefore, make sure you have enough money when you need it the most.


Medicine Kit

Sometimes, Palawan can have remote places which have no access for medicine. In the event that you experience some health related issues while exploring the island, it is best to include paracetamol, ibuprofen, decongestants, vitamins and other medicine in your backpack. This is to prevent nausea, headache, jet lag, diarrhea and other diseases while away from home. Always remember that preparedness during this time will make you enjoy every minute of your vacation.



Communication is very important at this modern age where internet and social media is visible wherever you go. Powerbanks are ultra-saving devices that will help you in case you run out of battery while taking pictures using your mobile phones. Don’t get disconnected when touring El Nido, so make sure that you take with you enough supplies of powerbanks. Lastly, record all the wonderful moments that you’ll surely missed when you leave Palawan.

Comfortable Clothes and Decent Swimwear

Magnetized by the beauty of El Nido with its white sand beaches along with exciting water activities for everyone. To protect you against harmful elements and move freely, it is very important to have some comfortable clothes and decent swimwear.


With successful planning comes an ultimate vacation that you’ll surely not forget. To be on top of things when traveling, make sure to have these travel essential with you wherever you go.

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