The BEST ISLAND RESORT IN THE PHILIPPINES (2018) is For Sale located in Palawan - The World’s Best Island (2020)
We hide the real Name of the Resort because it is still operational so as not to hamper its Business. We choose this name of the Resort “The Best Island Resort in the Philippines” as its recognition in 2018 by Haute Grandeur Global Awards. The real name of the Resort and all pertaining details will be Disclosed when you give to us your Profile as an Investor / Buyer.
Best Island in the World 2020
No wonder the unspoiled jewel tucked between the islands of Mindoro and Borneo caught the eye of prestigious international travel publications. After ruling the readers’ votes for the fourth time, Palawan was recognized as the “Best Island in the World” in 2020 by New York-based magazine Travel + Leisure. It bested other world-class tourist destinations like Páros and Mílos (Greece), Koh Lanta (Thailand), Sicily (Italy), Maui (Hawaii) and Bali (Indonesia).
Moreover, this tropical paradise made it to the honor roll of the world’s best islands by Condé Nast Traveler for its 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards, ranking fourth in the Asia category. The renowned luxury and lifestyle magazine also featured El Nido as part of its “25 Best Island Beaches in the World” list for its 33rd annual survey last year.
LOCATION of the Property for Sale:
The Resort is in Cluster 2 in San Vicente, Palawan, that offers feet-in-the-sand luxury and adventure. Located in one of the fastest-growing tourism destinations in the Philippines and set in an exclusive part of San Vicente with unspoiled natural wonders and views.
The resort, which has already established a solid international clientele based over the last 8 years because of its breath-taking location and excellent service which has been conferred with more than a dozen international awards in 2018 - 2019 including the prestigious title for the 2nd year running, "Philippines Leading Resort - 2019" by the Oscars of the Travel Industry "World Travel Awards."
10 International Awards - 2018
2018 - "25th World Travel Awards" - Hong Kong. "Philippines Leading Resort"
2018 - "Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards"- Dubai. "Best Island Resort in the Philippines"
2018 - "World Luxury Hotel Awards" Bali-Indonesia "Luxury Beach Retreat
2018 - "Hotel of the Year Awards 2018" Ireland. "Top 100Resorts Worldwide" & "Best Eco-Nature Resort Worldwide" /
2018-"Global Luxury Hotel & Spa Awards." England "Best Premier Resort
- 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 - Tripadvisor.com - "Certificate of Excellence Awards"
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014-Tripadvisor.com-"Travelers Choice Award"
2018 - Tripadvisor.com "Hall of Fame Award"
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 - Booking.com- "Guest Review Award"
2018, 2017 - Asian Lifestyle Tourism Awards - China. "Best Nature Resort in South East Asia"
2017 - "World Luxury Hotel Awards" Switzerland. "Luxury Beach Retreat
- Asia" & "Luxury Island Resort -Asia"
2016 - "World Luxury Hotel Awards" Doha - Qatar. "Luxury Hideaway Resort - Country Winner"
• 28 Awards from the Philippines 2014-2018
• 2014 - 2018, Approved member of Zero Carbon Resorts/ Philippines.
• 2015 - 2018 WWF-Philippines -Approved partner
• 2016 - 2018 - Accredited Turtle Sanctuary by PCSD & DENR Philippines.
• 2017, 2018 Partner "Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network"
• 14 Accommodation all with Air-condition/ Satellite TV etc. (Accommodates maximum 65 guests)
• 1 Executive villa, 5 Premier villa, 2 Deluxe honeymoon cottages, 4 Superior cottages, 1 Junior suite room & 1 Superior room.
• 1 Restaurant/ bar with 2 eating areas, generator house, management house, staff house, and security house.
• Power house with Electric Generators.
• Smart repeater installed at the resort which provides phone/ Wi-Fi signal.
The official old address of the resort is Agtap Beach in Mayday Bay, due to the calm sea conditions in the protected bay. The name was changed 14 years ago to Turtle Bay due to the turtles that mate in the bay and lay their eggs on our beaches.
San Vicente in Palawan is one of the fastest-growing tourism destinations in the Philippines with
this Resort perfectly situated close to some of the best tourism attractions in the Philippines.
North of the resort is San Vicente, where San Vicente airport is only 25 minutes away by speed boat or 1 hour by local pump boat. Further north is El Nido, another famous tourist haven.
East of the resort is Port Barton, 15-20 minutes by speed boat or 45 mins away by pump boat. This tourism destination is famous for its islands and protected marine sanctuaries.
South of the resort is Sabang, 45 minutes by speed boat or 90 mins by pump boat. Sabang is home to the world famous 'Puerto Princesa Subterranean Underground River,' a tourist destination that was voted as one of the ‘7 Wonders of Nature’ in the World and also voted the Philippines No1 tourist attraction.
West of the Resort is open sea, where the sun drops into the sea for amazing sunsets.
The Resort is only 1-hour flight from Manila airport to San Vicente airport, then a 10-minute helicopter transfer or 25 minutes speedboat transfer to the resort. Alternatively, take a private helicopter or seaplane from Manila or Clark to the resort.
Currently, there are three airports that can service our guests: Puerto Princesa City International Airport, El Nido Airport and San Vicente airport which is currently being lengthened to take international flights in the near future. At present, San Vicente airport has direct daily flights from Manila International Airport via Sky jet and Clark International Airport via Philippines airlines
PALAWAN is officially the No 1 tourist destination again in the Philippines with the recognition of “Worlds Best Island” by Conde Nast Traveller Magazine and Travel + Leisure magazine winner in
Double Taxation is a question we get asked about with foreign ownership. Please see the website below as many countries have double tax treaties with the Philippines, so tax is only paid in the country the business is set up.
Forbes: Philippines among 7 countries seen as top tourist destinations after COVID-19.(Dated June 6 2020) https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1286936/forbes-ph-among-7-countries-seen-as-top-tourist-destinations-after-covid-19
Philstar.com: Philippines gets Safe Travels stamp from world tourism body. (24 September 2020)