Puerto Princesa travel guide

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You're Going to Love Puerto Princesa

With a population of 222,673, Puerto Princesa is the largest city in Palawan, Philippines by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Puerto Princesa

Puerto Princesa in June
Estimated hotel price
C$ 20
1 night at 3-star hotel
Puerto Princesa in June
Estimated hotel price
C$ 20
1 night at 3-star hotel
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How to Get to Puerto Princesa


When flying to Puerto Princesa, you’ll arrive at Puerto Princesa (PPS), which is located 16 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Puerto Princesa from Canada departs from Vancouver and takes around 26h 30m.

Airports near Puerto Princesa

Airlines serving Puerto Princesa

Philippine Airlines
Good (269 reviews)
Cebu Pacific
Good (45 reviews)
Philippines AirAsia
Good (30 reviews)

Where to stay in Puerto Princesa

Average rates range from around C$ 53 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 51 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Westville Tourist Inn and Greenspace Palawan.

Where to stay in popular areas of Puerto Princesa

Most booked hotels in Puerto Princesa

Hue Hotels and Resorts Puerto Princesa Managed by HII
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
C$ 75+
Microtel by Wyndham Puerto Princesa
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
C$ 72+
Deep Forest Garden Hotel
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
C$ 29+
Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
C$ 164+
Blue Lagoon Inn & Suites
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
C$ 20+
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Renting a car in Puerto Princesa

Expect to pay C$ 1.61 per litre in Puerto Princesa (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 19.24 and C$ 25.65. Mini (Hyundai Eon or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Puerto Princesa, while also 34% cheaper than other types, on average.