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Cheap Flights to Puerto Princesa (Palawan)

Cheap Flights to Puerto Princesa Palawan Airport

Puerto Princesa, located on Palawan Island in the western Philippines, has an underground river and massive limestone caves that travelers love to explore. There are also dive sites around Princesa Bay where you'll spot dolphins playing in the water. If you want to visit this beautiful coastal city, you can usually find cheap flights to Puerto Princesa Palawan Airport (PPS).

Facilities at Puerto Princesa Palawan Airport

The airport has two on-site cafes and several local eateries outside. Puerto Princesa Palawan Airport is sometimes closed at certain times of the day, such as between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Some of the major airlines that offer flights to Puerto Princesa Palawan Airport (PPS) are Philippine Airlines, Cabu Pacific, and Air Juan. If you're specifically seeking cheap flights to Puerto Princesa Palawan Airport (PPS), you might want to check out AirAsia, which typically has great deals. The airport is close to the city center, so you can tag down a tricycle to get around Puerto Princesa. Other methods of transportation include jeepney, bus, and taxi.

Things to Do Near Puerto Princesa Palawan Airport

Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is a distinguishing feature of the city because it houses an underground river. The 5-mile river flows through a cave and empties into the South China Sea. There is a clear lagoon located at the mouth of the cave. You may see monkeys and large monitor lizards hanging out on the beach by the lagoon.

Another fun activity in Princesa Palawan is island hopping. You can rent a boat at Honda Bay for an island-hopping adventure through the white sand beaches. For those who want a bigger thrill, there are many excellent diving spots in the area as well.

Two good neighborhoods to stay in while visiting Puerto Princesa are Sabang Beach and Puerto Princesa City Centre. Sabang Beach has a few resorts and a diving site. The city center has many hotels and restaurants. Top areas for shopping in Puerto Princesa are Rizal Avenue and Valencia Street. You'll find boutiques, souvenir shops, and handicrafts along Rizal Avenue. On Valencia Street, you'll find world-class department stores and confectionery goods.

Travel Tips for Puerto Princesa Airport

A higher number of flights to Puerto Princesa Airport (PPS) are booked around the time of the city's major events. One of the city's biggest events is Balayong Festival, which celebrates the founding of Puerto Princesa. Locals celebrate by planting balayong trees, dancing in the streets, and hosting a colorful floral parade. Ms. Puerto Princesa is crowned during the time of Balayong Festival. Other award ceremonies coincide with the week-long Balayong Festival too.

Types of cuisine served at restaurants in Puerto Princesa include Filipino, American, and international. Some of the city's best restaurants are found in Manalo Extension. You can buy a three-course meal for two at a restaurant for $10.40 on average. April is the hottest month in Puerto Princesa; it has an average temperature of 84.2 degrees Fahrenheit. The coldest month is January, but the temperatures are still warm with an average of 80.6 degrees Fahrenheit. The northeast monsoon blows through Puerto Princesa from October to April. The southwest monsoon sets in from June to October.

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