Top 16 Best Beaches in Coron

Last updated on April 15th, 2020 at 10:57 am

Best Beaches in Coron

Can’t get enough of beaches? Want to have an amazing vacation in Coron? We will write you our 16 best beaches in Coron. You may have seen Coron is popular for island hopping, coral reefs and diving. Coron is one of the most popular places to visit in the Philippines.

Read here where to stay in Coron and how to get to Coron!

Read here 10 Days Palawan Itinerary and best beaches in Palawan!

Read here full blog post how to get from El Nido to Coron and Busuanga airport to Coron!

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BEST TIME TO VISIT CORON

The best time to visit Coron is from December to May when it’s dry season. Just expect the prices to be high and more crowded because it is peak season. From June to November will be rainy season. Coron will be less crowded and prices will go down.

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Prices for accommodation will be expensive for the quality. Cheapest prices per a room starting for 1000 PHP (cheaper than 1000 PHP you can find a dorm). And don’t expect so much for this. Getting good places to stay in Coron 2000-4000 PHP for a room with breakfast included.

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Best Beaches in Coron

1. BANOL BEACH

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Banol Beach, Coron tourist spots, Coron travel guide

Banol is a beautiful beach perfect to stay a few hours and enjoy especially if you do in a private tour avoiding lunch time. Tours are stopping here for lunch and it can be crowded but still beautiful. Entrance fee 150 PHP. On the list of best beaches in Coron was our first one visiting.

2. CYC BEACH

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CYC Beach is part of the island hopping tour in Coron. The beach with white sand, mangrove trees and clear water is really beautiful. The landscape around is amazing with the rock formations. There is no entrance for visiting this beach in Coron.

3. BULOG DOS

Bulog Dos
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Bulog Dos is a beautiful sand bar is waiting for you two hours boat ride from Coron. Actually is closer from Culiyon Islands. It’s part of the tour with Banana Island and Malcapuya Island. The entrance fee is 150 PHP.

4. BANANA ISLAND

Banana Island
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Banana Island is a paradise island again Coron with white beach and clear water. The tours stop for lunch and it’s quite nice. If you want to avoid the crowd come before or after lunch to Banana Island. Entrance fee 250 PHP and 1000 PHP per person if you stay overnight.

5. MALCAPUYA ISLAND

Malcapuya Island

Malcapuya Island is a paradise island where you would love to relax. You can get here as a part of the tour or on your own private boat. It will take 1 hour and 30 minutes. You can stay overnight, there are a few tours offering sleeping in a bamboo hut. Entrance fee is 250 PHP.

6. DITAYTAYAN ISLAND

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Ditaytayan Island is an amazing sand bar is more than an hour boat ride from Coron. You can visit in a tour also expedition tours are visiting as we did. We enjoyed the island almost for ourselves flying the drone. You can also swim in the clear waters. Entrance fee 150 PHP. We enjoyed one of the best beaches in Coron for ourselves with nobody else around.

Read here how to get from Coron to El Nido!

More on the list Best Beaches in Coron

7. Black Island

Black Island, Best Beaches in Coron
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Black Island is far from Coron town more than two hours boat ride. Less time if you decide to take the boat from Salvacion or Concepcion. It’s an amazing island to enjoy the day. Apart from staying in the island you can visit the caves and there is a wreck in front of the beach. Entrance fee is 200 PHP.

8. Pass Island

Pass Island, Best Beaches in Coron
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To reach Pass Island from Coron you will have to ride a boat for 2 hours. Less time if you decide to ride a jeepney, van or tricycle to Salvacion and Concepcion. Amazing island with palm trees, white sand and clear water. You can stay overnight. The entrance fee is 200 PHP and 1000 PHP per person if you stay overnight.

9. CALAMBUYAN ISLAND

Calambuyan Island
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Calambuyan Island is close to Pass Island. And most of the people combine them. To reach to Calambuyan Island read the information above for Pass Island. Calambuyan Island is more popular for snorkeling. The entrance fee is 200 PHP.

10. MALTATAYOC ISLAND

Maltatayoc Island
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Maltatayoc is a perfect island to explore off the beaten path. It’s two hours far from Coron town. The island is perfect for snorkeling and you can stay overnight if you are part of an expedition tour in Coron. The entrance fee is 200 PHP. Did you know this island is on sale? If you have budget and you want to invest in paradise check it out!

11. DUMUNPALIT ISLAND

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Dumunpalit Island is one of the best islands that we have ever seen. It’s almost not getting tourists yet. You have to go to Maricaban port by motorbike, tricycle or van. From there you can get a boat 1 hour and 30 minutes to Dumunpalit Island. The boat costs 3000 PHP and the entrance fee is 200 PHP per person. The water is so clear and you can stay overnight if you are bringing a tent. In our list of best beaches in Coron could be Top 1 easily.

Read here how to get to Dumunpalit Island!

12. BALI BEACH

Bali Beach
Image from Visit Coron

Bali Beach is only 7 kilometers far from Coron town. It will take you 20 minutes to get there and you can go there by motorbike or tricycle. It’s a long beach and clean ideal to spend your day if you feel doing island hopping. The entrance fee is 50 PHP.

13. CABO BEACH

Cabo Beach
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Cabo Beach is only 8 kilometers far from Coron town. It will take you 20 minutes to get there and you can go there by motorbike or tricycle. It’s close to Bali Beach and there aren’t many stores around. Make sure you bring water and snacks if you decide to spend the day or a few hours. The entrance fee is 50 PHP.

14. OCAM OCAM BEACH

Ocam Ocam Beach
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Ocam Ocam Beach is a calm, quiet and remote beach located in the North part of Coron more than an hour driving to get there. You can stay overnight in the beach there are a few cottages. The entrance fee is 50 PHP.

15. MARCILIA BEACH

Marcilia Beach, Best Beaches in Coron
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Marcilla Beach is 20 kilometers far from Coron town and it will take you around 40 minutes to get there by tricycle or motorbike. If you have time to spend in Coron or you are renting a motorbike can be a great plan to do.

16. NORTH AND SOUTH CAY

North-Cay-Coron, Best Beaches in Coron
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North Cay is close to South Cay and you will find white sand, tropical palm trees and clear waters. It’s great for swimming and snorkeling. It will take two hours from Coron town. As we mentioned before it will take less time if you are leaving from Concepcion and Salvacion. There is an entrance fee 200 PHP.

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Let us know if we are missing any of your best beaches in Coron? Which one is your favorite beach in Coron from this list? If you have questions let us know in the comments below.

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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