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Splurge vs. save: 9 Coron resorts and hotels to book on your next vacation

By Kristine Abigail Lee Published Jul 05, 2022 8:14 pm

Summer or not, the beach is a go-to vacation spot for many travelers.

While there's the world-favorite Boracay Island, Coron, Palawan is fast becoming a favorite among tourists and celebrities. Wilma Doesnt had her honeymoon in Coron last January, while actresses Kim Chiu and Andrea Torres decided to celebrate their birthdays on the island—even Issa Pressman is a frequent guest at Sunlight Ecotourism Island Resort!

Coron is best known for its majestic limestone formations, beautiful lagoons, sparkling white sands, and World War II shipwreck diving sites, so it's no wonder a lot of hotels and resorts are popping up here and there. From 5-star to 3.5-star resorts, there are so many to choose from depending on your budget and/or preference.

Planning to visit the island soon? Take a look at these accommodations in Coron.

Busuanga Bay Lodge 

You're in for a luxurious treat here at Busuanga Bay Lodge.

Located in the province of Busuanga, Palawan, this boutique hotel gives you a mejestic view of the Palawan mountains and sea. They take pride in their farm-to-table food offerings, which they source locally from their own farm and from local farmers and greenhouse growers.

The hotel has over 41 guestrooms with 38 rooms and 3 types of private two-bedroom villas, with rates starting at P9,405 for an overnight stay.

They also offer variety of activities such as game fishing, kayaking, sunset cruise, and private tours in different islands. 

Bacau Bay Resort 

Get away from it all here at the Bacau Bay Resort.

This resort consists of 80 well-appointed rooms and provides activities—such as board games, sungka, lawn badminton, etc.—that a tourists can avail during their stay. They also have various facilities which includes a fitness center, restaurants, function halls, and a recreational information center.

The resort has three different room types; Deluxe, Premiere Suite, and the Presidential Suite. Price for the Deluxe type starts at P8,400.

El Rio Y Mar Resort 

The El Rio Y Mar Resort is known for its 500-meter beach stretch with the mangroves view. The resort five different room types; Casa Room, Cedar Cabana, Deluxe Room, Superior Room, and the cheapest, the Native Cabana which starts at P8,000.00, and P9,500.00 during the peak season. This resort also offers packages such as; the Wedding, and the Romantic Holiday packages.

Zuri Resort  

Zuri Resort is an another place you can consider when visiting Coron. This premier luxury resort is known for its spacious rooms featuring a modern finish of style and a home-away-from-home experience.

Here you can find a bay view deck and adult and kiddie pool, heated pool (Jacuzzi), pool bar, wellness gym, spa, game room, business center, grove’s point, souvenir shop, function hall, and two restaurants: Z Bistro and Zia Café.

The resort also has three types of rooms you can choose from: the Superior Room, Premier King, and the Premier Family room. The Superior Room starts at P6,860.

The Funny Lion 

Up for a "roaring" vacation? The Funny Lion is your best bet. Known for its contemporary safari-themed rooms that has everything you are looking for in a resort: a restaurant, a fabulous on the edge of a tranquil mangrove river, a spa, and a scenic rooftop bar.

It features 32 rooms including the Cub Room, King Room, and Pride room. The Cub Room, which fits two people, starts at P6,500 for an overnight stay.

Coron Soleil Garden Resort 

If you want to stay in Coron town, you have to check in at the Coron Soleil Garden Resort. It's a premium resort that offers personalized guest experience, including island hopping packages where you can explore other islands in Coron, Tapyas Hills, Maquinit Hot Springs, etc.

The resort has four room types: Superior, Deluxe, Poolside Premiere, and the Poolside Suite. The Superior room starts at P5,775 for an overnight stay.

Corto del Mar Hotel 

Located in the heart of Coron town, Corto del Mar hotel is a great place where you can explore the town through a banka or motorbike.

Its place has 32 bedrooms and suites with both Mediterranean and Filipino style combined. The hotel has seven room types available, where its Standard room type starts at P5,040 during the lean season.

Coron Westown Resort 

Coron Westown Resort is a premier resort that offers first class hotel rooms, along with the blended Filipino culture with modern amenities. The resort’s amenities include the swimming pool, restaurant cafe, and a bar and KTV lounge. Their Deluxe room starts at Php 3,118, but you could also avail of their Superior, Premium, Premium Deluxe, and Family rooms.

Vela Terraces Hotel   

Vela Terraces Hotel is a boutique hotel found in the middle of town near Mount Tapyas and Maquinit hot springs.

Vela Terraces offer adventure services such as island hopping and island tours. The hotel has four types of rooms; the Standard Poolside, price starts at P2,699.00, Deluxe Queen, Deluxe Triple, and the Family Room type.