El Nido Resorts Lagen Island

Subdued elegance in a spectacular setting

With a truly magnificent setting, this private island resort is carved against a backdrop of striking limestone cliffs looking out across a tranquil lagoon. The emphasis here is all about nature, marine activities and above all else complete and utter relaxation. Days can be spent enjoying the variety of complimentary activities on offer including snorkelling, island hopping to the nearby beach clubs, kayaking on the lagoons or just simply relaxing by the pool. A small spa offers a variety of pampering treatments and little ones will be well looked after at the kids club. Meals can be taken at the clubhouse buffet restaurant, from the a la carte snack menu at the pool bar, or even at the restaurant of the nearby sister hotel on Miniloc Island. Guest rooms are spacious with recycled timber floors and furnishings, but the real highlight here are the overwater bungalows, ideal to really treat yourself!

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Hotel Category
Deluxe
Location Type
Beach
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Tripadvisor rating 969 Reviews
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Hotel highlights

  • Nature trails and extensive water activities
  • Breathtaking limestone cliffs
  • Committed to sustainable tourism
  • Over water bungalows

Hotel Features

General Information

  • Check-in Time:
    14:00
  • Check-out Time:
    12:00
  • 50 rooms

Main Facilities

  • Diving
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Boutique

Board Basis Options

  • Full Board
  • Half Board
  • Bed & Breakfast

For Families

  • Babysitting
  • Kid's Club

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

El Nido Resorts Lagen Island

  • Beach
  • approx. two hours by plane and boat from Manila.
969 Reviews 90% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 732
  • Very Good 175
  • Average 36
  • Poor 16
  • Terrible 10

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Feb 17, 2020

Beyond amazing!

Westtown, Pennsylvania

Our trip to Lagen Island was seamless and beyond amazing! We rented a water cottage and stayed for 3 nights. The resort has a relaxing ambiance, nestled in stunning nature and clean. The staff are wonderful (the customer service was outstanding!) Special thanks to Athena & Love for coordinating our activities; to Ray, Gami and Jojo for the food service recommendations, especially our private sunset dinner on a sand bar! Such a unique experience! And last but not least, to Marlon - the best tour guide! He is very knowledgeable and ensured our safety throughout our island hopping, kayaking, snorkeling and rainforest tours! We learned and experienced lots in just a few days and were still able to relax. To the entire staff at El Nido Resorts Lagen “Matamang salamat!” So many wonderful memories of El Nido. We absolutely recommend this resort, especially as a retreat for couples!
Feb 16, 2020

Heaven on Earth

Qinhuangdao, China

For an impromptu vacation, this place beats even the most well planned ones. From the sales and marketing associate (Diane Garrol), who made last minute arrangements just so we can have some place to go for the sudden available time for us to spend, and went over and above her duties even though she was sick; to the head chef (Carlo), who made sure we had the freshest seafood available to us, even though it was not part of the menu, just because we requested it; to the tour guide (Lover), who went out of his way so that we get the best views and experiences; to Zander and his staff, who made sure that you felt at home and taken cared of, the moment you land at the airport, I'd say that this place never missed a beat. Everybody was so kind, courteous and accommodating. The resort itself was breathtaking. The rooms were well kept, clean, and very modern. There was internet access. It was all anyone could ask for. I would keep coming back every year if I could. And definitely recommend it to anyone, wishing to escape the monotony of everyday life! Lets go!
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El Nido Resorts Lagen Island

Facilities

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Swimming Pool

The swimming pool at Lagen Island sits in a prime position looking out to sea with spectacular views of the limestone rock formations. A spacious sun terrace with ample loungers and parasols provides the perfect spot to relax and soak up the sun.

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Spa

Lagen Island Spa offers a range of pampering face and body treatments. We highly recommend theFilipino hilot massage.

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Fitness Room

There is a small air-conditioned fitness room located on the upper level of the main building.

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Library

Located near to the spa, the indoor library is the perfect place to get lost in a good book or play some board games.

Nature Trail

Lagen Island has its very own nature trail where you are likely to see macaques and hornbills. The trail passes through the forest and ends in a private cove. We recommend setting off either early morning or late afternoon to avoid the heat of the day.

PADI Dive Centre

With over 20 dive sites in the area, the PADI dive centre at Lagen Island offers a variety of courses. Night dives and adventure dives are also available.

Guided Eco Tours

A number of complimentary eco tours are available at the hotel allowing you to explore the natural beauty of this area. Popular tours include Cathedral Cave, Snake Island and the famous Big and Small Lagoons. A wide variety of native wildlife can usually be seen on these tours.

Marine Sports Centre

The marine sports centre at Lagen Island offers complimentary snorkelling, kayaking, paddle boards, sunset cruises and island hopping to one of El Nido's sister hotels, Miniloc Island, and the beach clubs at Entalula and Dibuluan Island.

El Nido Resorts Lagen Island

Room Types

Forest Rooms and Suites 

Forest Room

Set close to the start of Lagen Island's forest, these rooms are located in two-storey buildings. There are two rooms in this category suitable for guests using a wheelchair. These rooms have ramp access and wider shower areas.

Size: 52 sqm

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Beachfront Cottage Interior 

Beachfront Cottage

Located right at the waters edge, the beachfront cottages have great views of the cove and sunset. These rooms are situated in duplex blocks and have easy access to the swimming pool and clubhouse.

Size: 53sqm

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Water Cottage

One of the most popular room types, each Water Cottage is individually built on stilts over the lagoon. Rooms 101-108 are located in the south of the resort with easy access to the arrival area and clubhouse, while rooms 109-118 are located in the north of the resort, further away from the main facilities but ideal for those requiring more privacy.

Size: 53sqm

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Forest Suite Interior 

Forest Suite

Forest Suites come with one queen bed. The lounge area has a DVD player and the bathrooms have a bath and separate shower.

Size: 70sqm

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
El Nido Resorts Lagen Island

Food & Drink

Clubhouse Restaurant

The Clubhouse restaurant serves international cuisine from sustainable menus including organically grown ingredients from the resort gardens. Breakfast and lunch are served buffet style with live cooking stations offering grilled meat and seafood. Themed evenings are also organised regularly.

Pool Bar

The pool bar offers a snack menu and wide variety of drinks against a backdrop of the waves gently lapping at the beach.

Board Basis Options

Bed & Breakfast

Breakfast is served at the Clubhouse Restaurant.

El Nido Resorts Lagen Island

Family Friendly Facilities

Kids Activity Centre

The kids club offers a variety of activities including arts and crafts, movies, toys and video games. Babysitting is also available.

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