Manila, Philippines — The Division of Tourism (DOT) celebrates the inclusion of Hidden Seaside in El Nido, Palawan in Condé Nast Traveller’s (CNT) “The 30 Finest Seashores within the World” characteristic. The record was made in mild of the pandemic, stating that “…whereas the world waits to seek out out after we can journey once more, now could be the time to consider a future summer season vacation visiting one of many world’s greatest seashores.”
“We’re elated by this international recognition of one among our seashores from the celebrated publication, Condé Nast Traveller,” stated DOT Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat. “Whereas the world waits for worldwide journey to renew, citations comparable to these will enormously assist maintain The Philippines within the bucket lists of vacationers all over the place.”
The journal wrote of Hidden Seaside as “…not fairly so hidden anymore, however this seashore nonetheless makes its mark as one of many world’s greatest. Palawan is crammed with pristinely lovely spots however Hidden Seaside – surrounded by imposing limestone cliffs and with startlingly bone-white sand – is separated from the turquoise ocean by a small keyhole-like opening, via which guests should climb as a way to entry the lagoon.”
CNT mentions that the characteristic covers the lesser-known seashores of the world, stating that “As a substitute of the standard sandy spots dotted with solar umbrellas and gaggles of vacationers, we’ve sought out areas that you might have to enterprise somewhat additional for, however that stay extremely lovely and fairly often crowd-free.”
Final 2019, Boracay topped CNT’s Prime Island Vacation spot in Asia class, together with Cebu and Visayas Islands, and Palawan putting second and fourth, respectively.
Extra just lately, The Philippines was named as one of many “Rising Stars in Journey” by Forbes Journal amongst six different international locations that “have the potential to grow to be main vacationer locations in a post-Covid world.”