Pamalican Island, Philippines
The uber-luxurious Amanpulo is set on its own stunning, peaceful and remote island, Pamalican. The private casitas are designed to reflect the local style and truly enhance an exclusive hideaway stay on this paradise island.
At a Glance
Amanpulo seems to have something for everyone, from families to honeymooners
The attention to detail at this serene retreat makes a stay at Amanpulo a guaranteed exceptional experience
Experience snorkeling for the first time from the white sand shores, on the house reef, of this exclusive resort
Enjoy early evening sundowners on the terrace of Amanpulo's marble top lobby bar
Stay above the tree-line in one of the four tree-top casitas
Head out to the Kawayan Bar - a private bamboo platform moored off the coast - for a romantic picnic or a day just chilling out with some great cocktails.Scott Dunn team
To start planning your vacation to Amanpulo
Amanpulo's home, the private island of Pamalican is surrounded by white sand beaches, turquoise waters and a coral reef three hundred meters from the shore. Amanpulo is the epitome of rustic chic and this remote island is the prefect escape from the real world.
The resort has 40 casitas, designed as modern versions of a traditional Filipino house, are set on the beachfront or perched on the hillside offering incredible sea views. You will be given your own golf buggy which you have full control over to explore the winding tracks of the island.
The keyword at Amanpulo is relaxed, and the various restaurants all offer a laid back environment in which to enjoy stunning cuisine and fabulous service. Highlights include private romantic dinners on the beach, gourmet barbecues, picnics and sumptuous fresh seafood while lounging on the deck cushions at the Beach Club.
There are spectacular views from the restaurant and swimming pool out to sea and the neighboring, undeveloped Manimoc Island. The surrounding waters provide a wide variety of marine life and dive sites. Water sports are abundant, with snorkeling, scuba diving with PADI certification available, windsurfing, sailing, fishing, boat trips and beachcombing. There is also a great kids club to keep the little ones happy whilst you enjoy the stunning surroundings.
Amanpulo's 40 Treetop, Hillside and Beach Casitas all have wooden floors, rattan furniture and subtle interiors which blend into the island's environment. They all have a sprawling wooden sundeck with loungers and modern comforts such as flat screen TVs, ipod docking stations and DVD/CD players. The 29 Beach Casitas have private pathways that lead directly onto the white sand beach and the four Treetop Casitas are located higher up the hillside above the tree line so that they have views out to the ocean beyond but for totally uninterrupted views, the five Hillside Casitas have unimpeded vistas and the two Deluxe Hillside Casitas have both sunrise and sunset views from their hilltop position. For those wanting even more space and privacy, there are also seven fully staffed one, two and four-bedroom private vacation villas with their own private swimming pools nearby to the resort. All villas include: private swimming pool, separate bathroom, outdoor lounge and kitchen.
Amanpulo is a great place for families and there is an excellent children’s club which has indoor and outdoor distractions including arts and crafts, movie nights, tree planting and organic gardening. Children over 8 years can enjoy diving and there are also plenty of watersports available for children old enough. Some of the restaurants have kid's menus and children will love the wood fired pizza ovens on the beach for lunch. Highchairs, cots and babysitting are also available.
Amanpulo has four fantastic places to eat including pizza at The Windsurfing Hut on the beach and delicious, fresh International and Filipino food at The Restaurant. There is a fabulous 30 meter swimming pool, two tennis courts and pro, snorkeling, windsurfing, hobie cats, kayaks, fully equipped gym, PADI dive center, luxury boat fleet, kids club, library and peaceful spa casitas for pampering massage and beauty treatments.
Complimentary activities at Amanpulo include tennis, snorkeling, windsurfing, hobie cats, hiking, kayaks, nature walks, gym and use of the kids club. Additional activities include massage, tennis coaching and scuba diving.
Location & Directions
Pamalican Island, Philippines
Amanpulo on Pamalican is part of the Quiniluban Group of Cuyo Islands, situated in the north of the Philippine province of Palawan. Located 288 kilometers south of Manila, Pamalican is five kilometers long and only 500 meters across at its widest point. An archipelago of more than 7,100 islands in the heart of Southeast Asia, the Philippines enjoys a wealth of natural resources, a rich history and a unique culture.
When to go
Amanpulo has a tropical climate and is situated outside the typhoon belt. This means that it enjoys less rainfall than the rest of the Philippines. Generally, the dry season runs from November to May, with scattered showers between June and October. January is usually the coolest month, with temperatures averaging about 25°C, and May the hottest, with an average temperature of about 28°C.