Puerto Princesa travel guide

Puerto Princesa Tourism | Puerto Princesa Guide

You're Going to Love Puerto Princesa

With a population of 222.673, Puerto Princesa is the largest city in Palawan, Philippines by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Puerto Princesa deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

When to visit Puerto Princesa

Puerto Princesa in September
Estimated hotel price
S$ 55
1 night at 3-star hotel
Puerto Princesa in September
Estimated hotel price
S$ 55
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Puerto Princesa

Plane

When flying to Puerto Princesa, you’ll arrive at Puerto Princesa (PPS), which is located 25 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Puerto Princesa from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 8h 30m.

Plane

When flying to Puerto Princesa, you’ll arrive at Puerto Princesa (PPS), which is located 25 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Puerto Princesa from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 8h 30m.

Airports near Puerto Princesa

Airlines serving Puerto Princesa

Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (189 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (511 reviews)
Philippine Airlines
Good (672 reviews)
Cebu Pacific
Good (135 reviews)
Philippines AirAsia
Good (90 reviews)

Where to stay in Puerto Princesa

Average rates range from around S$ 48 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to S$ 39 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Greenspace Palawan Hotel and Lola Itang Pension And Restaurant.

Where to stay in popular areas of Puerto Princesa

Most booked hotels in Puerto Princesa

Best Western Plus The Ivywall Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
S$ 113+
Hue Hotels and Resorts Puerto Princesa Managed by HII
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
S$ 59+
Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa
3 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
S$ 194+
Blue Lagoon Inn & Suites
3 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
S$ 26+

Hiring a car in Puerto Princesa

Expect to pay S$ 1.50 per litre in Puerto Princesa (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 17.93 and S$ 23.90. The most frequently booked car type in Puerto Princesa is Full-size (Toyota Fortuner or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Hyundai Eon or similar) is, on average, 40% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 1.50 per litre in Puerto Princesa (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 17.93 and S$ 23.90. The most frequently booked car type in Puerto Princesa is Full-size (Toyota Fortuner or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Hyundai Eon or similar) is, on average, 40% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.