Cheap Flights to El Nido Airport (ENI)
El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines is located on the northern tip of the Philippine Islands. It is a unique location because it is bordered by several seas. The South China Sea in the west, the Sulu Sea in the east, and the Linapacan Strait in the north. The jade green waters are beautiful and serene. There is a reason that El Nido is also known as "Heaven on Earth." If you are looking for a great deal on airfare to El Nido, look no further, Skyscanner has you covered with the cheapest flights, hotels, and car rental.
About El Nido Airport
This is a small regional airport with limited service to and from Manilla daily. The airline, AirSWIFT, is the leading airline that flies in and out of El Nido Airport each day. Other airlines that serve El Nido on a limited basis include:
The airport is small but offers a convenient lunch counter, a magazine shop, and access to WiFi. ENI is located less than a mile from the town of Villa Libertad. To get to El Nido Beach or Palawan, you can take the public bus, arrange for a taxi, or take a hotel shuttle. There are no rental car kiosks at this airport.
Things to Do in El Nido
The Palawan region of the Philippines is one of the most beautiful. It is primarily wooded and mountainous, with a peak of 2,100 feet above sea level. There are extraordinary limestone cliffs that overlook the sea on the eastern side of the inlet. These cliffs are home to the endangered species of bird known as the swiftlet. On the western side of the island, you will find one of the most pristine beaches you'll ever see. It is currently ranked 4th on Conde Nast Traveler's 20 Most Beautiful Beaches in the World. CNN has named it the Best Beach Destination in the Philippines due to its extraordinary natural beauty and unique ecosystem.
History buffs and armchair archeologists might be interested in visiting a dig site located on an adjacent island. Fossils and burial sites have been discovered dating back to the Neolithic age. There are several caves in the area where artifacts as old as 22,000 years have been found.
El Nido-Taytay Managed Resource Area is the largest protected marine sanctuary in the Philippines. The marine protection extends into the vast mangroves that take up several square miles of coastline. However, there is fishing allowed. Many charter companies are available to take you out for deep sea excursions.
Cheap Flights to El Nido Airport
Though El Nido Airport is small, there are many flights in, due to the robust tourism industry. The cheapest months to fly are May and September. Check out the flight options from the US to El Nido or closest available airport.