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Amanpulo

Pamalican Island, Sulu Archipelago, Agutaya, Palawan, Philippines

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Amanpulo

OVERVIEW

Insider Tip

Situated outside the typhoon belt, Amanpulo enjoys less rainfall than the rest of the Philippines. Generally, the dry season runs from November to May, with scattered showers between June and October.

Hotel Overview

Amenity highlights:

Loosely modelled after native bahay kubo dwellings with an open-plan, twin-roofed design, Amanpulo’s Casitas offer luxury accommodation with direct beach access via sandy footpaths, magnificent views of the turquoise sea from the hillside, or seclusion within the forest canopy.

What to expect:

Derived from the Sanskrit word for ‘peace’, aman, and the Filipino word for islet, pulo, Amanpulo is set on its own private island in the Philippines.This island retreat in the Philippines. Part of the Cuyo Archipelago, northeast of Palawan Island is exclusively accessed by private, intimate flights, landing on the island’s own airstrip.

Location

Pamalican Island, Sulu Archipelago, Agutaya, Palawan, Philippines

Airport:

MNL - Manila

ROOMS

Overview

Set on the beachfront, hillside or within the peaceful tree canopy of Pamalican Island, Amanpulo’s Suites and Villas offer the rejuvenative balm of sun, sea and sand. Loosely modelled after native bahay kubo dwellings with an open-plan, twin-roofed design, Amanpulo’s Casitas offer luxury accommodation with direct beach access via sandy footpaths, magnificent views of the turquoise sea from the hillside, or seclusion within the forest canopy. Broad wooden decks, hammocks in secluded bowers and pebble-washed walls are just some of the traditional Palawan Island elements included. Two Casitas have private plunge pools. Just steps from the beach in secluded settings along Pamalican Island’s shore, Amanpulo’s luxury Villas offer consummate privacy. Designed for seamless indoor-to-outdoor living, each one is arranged around an expansive swimming pool with outdoor lounging and dining areas, and one, two, three or four separate bedroom pavilions. All villas are staffed by a private chef and butler, and club cars (one per bedroom) invite independent exploration of the island.

Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bathrobes
  • Bottled water in room (complimentary)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Desk
  • Direct-dial phone
  • DVD player
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • In-room safe (accommodates laptop)
  • Internet access - wireless
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator
  • Turndown service

DETAILS

Property Amenities

  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Babysitting/Childcare
  • Banquet facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Beauty services
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Concierge services
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Fitness equipment
  • Internet access in public areas - wireless
  • Medical assistance available
  • Meeting room(s) (small groups)
  • Parking (free)
  • Picnic area
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant(s) in hotel
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Safe-deposit box - front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa tub
  • Supervised child care/activities

Number of floors: 1

Number of suites: 18

Number of rooms: 42

Dining

Locally-caught seafood and island-grown vegetables and herbs take prominence on Amanpulo’s menu. Served across venues from the Clubhouse Restaurant and Beach Club to private salas and beach barbecues, dishes can be centred around ingredients that guests pick themselves from Pamalican Island’s organic garden
CLUBHOUSE
FILIPINO AND INTERNATIONAL CUISINE; ALL-DAY DINING
BEACH CLUB
MEDITERRANEAN AND LIVE SEAFOOD; ALL-DAY DINING
NAMA AT THE LAGOON CLUB
PREMIUM JAPANESE RESTAURANT, OPEN FOR DINNER ONLY FROM OCTOBER TO MAY
PICNIC GROVE
HOME MADE WOODFIRED PIZZAS AND GARDEN-FRESH SALADS; LUNCH ONLY

Recreation

Whether it is sailing or scuba diving, windsurfing or simply frolicking in the water, Amanpulo offers an abundance of aquatic activities off the beaches surrounding the Pamalican Island, all available to novices and experts alike. On land, tennis courts and bicycles are complemented by nature walks, which take in the lush indigenous plants as well as the dozens of bird species that make seasonal homes on the island and the nesting sites of green and hawksbill sea turtles. At night, an astronomical refracting telescope helps get up close to the stars
  • Mountain biking
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Windsurfing