Astoria Palawan is a nod to the natural charm of the island
The jungle of Palawan island is so dense that despite the brackish water and tidal fluctuations of the sea, trees manage to grow along the coasts. On the premises of an eight-hectare resort, lush greenery also seems to be the theme. Astoria Palawan offers tropical-inspired suites, lazy rides along the waterpark, and even a boat-shaped treehouse—all of which are made using green materials and practices. Below is a suggested itinerary for those in need of rest and rejuvenation.
The Nest and More
The resort’s latest addition, The Nest, modeled after the flora of Puerto Princesa, has 52 lavishly furnished rooms and suites. Tropical blooms decorate the walls, while brightly colored furniture creates warmth in even the grandest of rooms.
Once you have checked in, make your way to the heart of the resort. Here, The Reserve, The Habitat, Fine Nest, Rise & Roast, and Halo Dome serve up a delightful array of local and international cuisines daily with delicious alcoholic concoctions to boot. Opt for alfresco dining to enjoy a panoramic view of the Sulu Sea before taking a cool dip in one of the resort’s pristine pools—choose from The Pod, The Premier Pod, or the Nestling Pool.
Palawan Waterpark By Astoria
Spanning 10,000 square meters, the Palawan Waterpark By Astoria provides endless ways to enjoy the water. It is the first of its kind in Puerto Princesa, with an abundance of activities for all types of traveler. Be sure to set aside an afternoon for checking out the Velocity & Vortex Water Slides, a giant Tumbling Buckets Zone, and a leisurely float along the St. Paul River Ride. Beyond the aquatic adventure, a retention pond is strategically designed to manage overflow from a nearby creek, doubling as an irrigation source for mango trees. Adding to the eco-conscious approach, a modern sewage treatment plant ensures responsible recycling of wastewater.
While the waterpark positions Astoria Palawan as a summer destination, travel enthusiasts have a plethora of options to choose from any time of the year. Sporty travelers can engage in paddleboarding, biking, volleyball, and table tennis, while those seeking a more relaxed atmosphere can play a round of billiards, board games, or videoke.
Mangrove Conference & Convention Center By Astoria
Overlooking the expansive Sulu Sea, the Mangrove Conference & Convention Center By Astoria is the perfect place to mix business with pleasure. This versatile venue boasts a generous 439 square meters of space, able to comfortably accommodate up to 450 attendees. Whether orchestrating a professional conference or an intimate gathering, this space elevates your event with its curated ambiance.
There is an enduring allure to island living. But more than showcasing Palawan’s clear blue waters and highly diverse flora, Astoria Palawan creates inviting nooks and spaces for travelers to discover the wonders of nature.