Nacpan Beach offers an equally notable island experience.
From the 4-kilometer stretch of cream-colored sand, hundreds of swaying coconut trees, a fishing village, clear aqua water with small surfable waves—it’s the kind of paradise you’ve imagined.
Start your tour from El Nido in the morning or in the afternoon depending on your preferred time and enjoy a relax day in one of the most beautiful beaches in El Nido
We recommend the sunset in Nacpan beach .
Despite its popularity, the Nacpan Beach generally has few visitors. Hence, it is ideal for those who prefer to quietly reflect and relax while being one with nature. Tourists can simply lie on the beach or settle in hammocks if they want to do some sunbathing. They can also opt to rest in Nacpan’ s shady spots.
Aside from swimming, visitors can also do surfing, kayaking, and stand up paddleboard. Mask, fins, and snorkel can be rented for those who want to explore the crystal clear water.
There are restaurants along the coast that range from affordable to expensive. There are also snacks for sale along the beach’s entrance although the selection is limited.
Nearby tourist destinations
Nacpan is one-half of the popular twin beaches in the area—the other one is called Calitang Beach. The two beaches merge in a narrow sandbar that snakes into a lush hill, which offers an excellent view of Nacpan and Calitang. Tourists must trek to the southern portion of Nacpan to reach the hill where it meets with the smaller Calitang Beach. Calitang is also a stretch of white sand but its waves are calmer than those in Nacpan. It is a fishing village with multi-colored boats anchored along the shore.
Best Time to Visit
One would simply agree that island getaways and beach escapades need fully sunny and bright days and calm waters. Given such, it is highly recommended to visit Nacpan Beach during the country’s dry months from November to May. But since this is peak travel season, especially during the summer months of March until May, expect to bump into a crowd of tourists — although it does not get too busy compared to other popular beach destinations in the Philippines.