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El Nido

Weather

In El Nido there are two climate seasons; from November until May it's the dry season, being the months of April and May the sunniest and with better weather conditions for diving. From June to October it's the rainy season although it rains occasionally in the way of tropical storms and being the months of August and September the wettest one.The average of temperatures ranges between 22 and 31 degrees Celsius. So don't forget to bring sunscreen, proper clothes to absorb humidity, sunglasses and a pair of flip flops.

Weather forecast

Money

There is BPI and Metrobank bank with ATM's in El Nido where you can withdraw money. Also you can find ATM in Corong Corong and Lio Beach. There are money changer shops, where you can change American Dollars and Euros. Anyway remind to withdraw money from any bank in Puerto Princesa or Manila or bring enough cash to enjoy your holidays. You can pay all your diving activities with credit card or cash.

Important

Drink bottled or purified water. For any activity departing to Bacuit Bay, as Island Hoping or Scuba Diving, there is a 200Php Eco Tourism Development Fee from El Nido Municipality, which is valid for 10 days and that you can buy in the Tourism office or with us.

Medical Facilities

There is a Rural Health Unit in Lisang Street where primary and secondary care is provided. Medical City is a private health center, which can provide complex services. There are no Hospitals in El Nido. Also you can find some pharmacies in town but if you require any specific medication better you bring it from home. Hospitals are located in Taytay and Puerto Princesa. The closest hyperbaric chamber is in Manila.

Moving around

To move around El Nido you have three options: by foot, as the town is not really big, by Tricycle which you can find in any corner, or renting a motorbike in any rental shop.

Telecomunications

There are no public telephones in El Nido. You can buy a prepaid sim card with Globe or Smart providers, which also offer 4G connection. WIFI Internet access with a rate of 2MBps in some establishments, so please, relax.

Public services

n El Nido you can find Post Office, Police (called Pulisya in Tagalog) and the Tourist Information Office, where you can get a map of the town.

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