Palawan is fast becoming one of the world’s most popular vacation destinations. It is widely known worldwide of its diverse wildlife, clear turquoise waters, and lush rainforests.
Palawan is dubbed as the Philippines’ LAST FRONTIER which is also one of the largest provinces in the country!
Did you know that there are NO earthquakes in Palawan? And did you also know that it has been awarded as the BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD? Imagine!!!
Palawan is one amazing province in the Philippines that you should never miss to visit! But before taking a step on one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in the Philippines, make sure to get to know more about the province beforehand!
There is a lot more about amazing Palawan that most people don’t know. Here are the Top 10 Interesting Things You Need to Know About Palawan!
Palawan is known as the country’s last frontier.
This is because the island has managed to preserve its natural beauty, which is home to a wide variety of tropical flora and fauna. With more than a thousand islands and islets, Palawan is the perfect breeding ground for monkeys, bearcats, zebras and squirrels, as well as tropical plants and corals.
The term “last frontier” means that Palawan is the least exploited place in the Philippines. It also has the largest forest, coral reef areas and remaining mangrove areas. The endemics (species cannot be found anywhere else in the world) of Palawan are also relatively high. The island province has the most number of national parks and protected areas in the Philippines and has 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.