Lagen: Your Heaven of Tranquility

Nestled between a lush four-hectare forest and a calm, shallow lagoon, Lagen Island, El Nido Resorts’ Eco-Sanctuary island resort, has the densest forest over limestone out of the 45 islands and islets of Bacuit Bay. Lagen Island serves as a sanctuary for a diverse variety of birds and mammals. Observe and delight in different endemic species flourishing in their natural habitat. Hike through Lagen’s forest trail which leads to a rewarding view of one of the coves on the other side of the island.


Lagen Island has a total of 51 rooms that incorporate timber recycled from old Filipino homes for floors and furnishings to evoke charm and quiet luxury. Designed for maximum tranquility and calm, all rooms feature full-height sliding glass doors that open to a private veranda. There are 20 Forest Rooms located at the fringe of the forest; 4 Forest Suites are located at the upper level of the Forest Room Complex. Each Forest Suite has a floor area of 70sqm that can comfortably house three, and features a bath tub and twin vanities. There are 18 Water Cottages built on stilts above the water, and nine Beachfront Cottages with a panoramic view of the cove. Each of these rooms can accommodate a family of 3 persons.

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Getting Here

AirSwift is located at Manila Domestic Airport Terminal 4, Andrews Ave, Pasay, 1300 Metro Manila

Airswift offers daily flights from Manila to El Nido, Palawan. Travel time is approximately 55 minutes using a 48 and 72-seater ATR aircraft. Upon arrival at Lio airport in El Nido, guests will be welcomed by the resort’s airport representative and will be guided to the Terminal Exit. There will be a 10 to 15-minute club car ride to the El Nido Resorts Jetty Lounge followed by a 40 to 50-minute boat ride to Lagen Island depending on tide and weather conditions.

Please see Airswift’s flight schedule here
** Please be guided that AirSWIFT afternoon flights(e.g. 1600H) from Manila going to El Nido and morning flights (e.g. 0720H) from El Nido going to Manila are not recommendable for Miniloc, Lagen, and Pangulasian Island Guests due to coast guard restriction on night navigation for the boat transfers going to and from our island resorts. Kindly refer to our regular boat transfer schedules

View boat transfer schedules for Lagen Island guests here.
Please be informed that the last boat transfer going to the resort is until 1600H due to sunset limitation and due to coast guard restrictions on night navigation for the boat transfers going to our island resorts.

Boat transfer schedules are based on AirSwift flights arrival and departure schedule. Subject to change without prior notice.

Please contact Lagen Island at +63 (02) 902 5980 or +63 (917) 843 7893 at least (2) days from your arrival date for final confirmation of the jump off point to the resort.

For your boat transfer schedule to Lagen Island, kindly email your reservations agent or call them at +63 (02) 902 5934 or +63 (917) 584 1576 at least (2) days from your arrival date for final confirmation.

From Puerto Princesa, Palawan to El Nido, Palawan:
El Nido is also accessible by land from Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. It takes approximately 6-hours to travel by land from Puerto Princesa City to El Nido, Palawan.

From Coron, Palawan to El Nido, Palawan:
Airswift airline offers flights from Busuanga airport (Coron) to El Nido, Palawan. Flight takes approximately 40 minutes.

From San Vicente, Palawan to El Nido, Palawan:
San Vicente, Palawan is also a jump-off point to El Nido, Palawan. It takes approximately 3 hours to travel by land from San Vicente, Palawan to El Nido, Palawan. Please note your island resort’s boat transfers schedule before booking your preferred van transfers from San Vicente, Palawan to El Nido, Palawan and vice versa.

For AirSWIFT passengers and guests staying near Lio Airport, club car transfers are located beside the Lio Airport Terminal Exit.

For guests staying in El Nido Town and Corong-Corong, transfers are available at the Lio Tourism Estate, El Nido Resorts’ Jetty Lounge. Guests must present their El Nido Resorts’ Room Vouchers to Estate Security to access the Jetty Lounge. Cut-off time for special arrangements is 1 hour before scheduled departure of the resorts’ complimentary boat transfers.

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