Pamalican Island, Philippines

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 snorkelling 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

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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.

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Insider's View

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.

Enjoy a leisurely walk around the whole island, which takes around 30-40 minutes, stopping for dips in the turquoise seas along the way - paradise found!

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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.

Amanpulo's home, the private island of Pamalican is surrounded by white sand beaches, turquoise waters and a coral reef three hundred metres 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 42 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 at the Beach Club.

There are spectacular views from the restaurant and swimming pool out to sea and the neighbouring, undeveloped Manimoc Island. The surrounding waters provide a wide variety of marine life and dive sites. Water sports are abundant, with snorkelling, scuba diving with PADI certification available, windsurfing, sailing, fishing, boat trips and beachcombing. From December to March you can also give kite surfing a whirl. There is also a great kids club to keep the little ones happy whilst you enjoy the stunning surroundings.

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Amanpulo's 42 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. 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 18 fully staffed one, two and four-bedroom private holiday villas with their own private swimming pools nearby to the resort. All villas include: private swimming pool, separate bathroom, outdoor lounge, kitchen as well as your own butler and private chef.


Amanpulo is a great place for families and there is an excellent kids’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 Picnic Grove on the beach and delicious, fresh International and Filipino food at The Clubhouse Restaurant. The Beachclub also severs up daily caught fresh seafood and Mediterranean cuisine There is a fabulous 30 metre swimming pool, two tennis courts, snorkelling, windsurfing, hobie cats, kayaks, fully equipped gym, PADI dive centre, kite and surf centre, luxury boat fleet, kids club, library and the peaceful Amanpulo Aman spa for pampering massage and beauty treatments.


Complimentary activities at Amanpulo include tennis, snorkelling, windsurfing, hobie cats, hiking, kayaks, nature walks, gym and use of the kids club. Additional activities include massage, tennis coaching, kite surfing 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 kilometres south of Manila, Pamalican is five kilometres long and only 500 metres 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.

How to get there

There are direct daily flights to Manila from most Asian and international gateway cities. Singapore to Manila is a 3½ hour flight, Bangkok is 3¼ hours, Hong Kong is 2 hours and Tokyo to Manila is just under 4 hours. Guests are met at Manila’s international airport and taken to Amanpulo’s lounge. From there, they are flown to Pamalican Island on the next scheduled flight, a 1 hour journey.

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