El Nido Garden Beach Resort is a 3-star beachfront property set between a lush forest and the Bacuit Bay. It perfectly captures the magnificence of the island as it defines a new way of blending nature with traditional and contemporary architectural designs. With only 10 rooms on offer, this small boutique resort has the best panoramic views of both the mountains and the sea. It is the best beach resort for young adults who love to have fun as the location is perfect for bar-hopping and night parties.
Similarly-priced properties close to town include the Mahogany beach resort and Buko beach resort. Both have nicer rooms and better beach, but the swimming pool in El Nido Garden Beach Resort is by far the largest and the garden with the beautiful mountains at the backdrop is unparalleled.
[expert_review] El Nido Garden Beach Resort is a perfect place for young couples and small families. The resort offers sufficient amenities and good quality service. There is 24-hour security, luggage storage at the front desk, car park, room service, and Wi-Fi in public areas.
There is an air-conditioned restaurant perfect for when you want to cool down after a hot summer’s day. The bar is also quite nice, as they offer home-made cocktails and a good selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The resort’s signature spa is also highly-recommended. Restorative treatment for face and body is available through exfoliation, detoxification followed by a rejuvenating whole body massage.
Although the beach is not good for swimming, it is still enjoyable with non-motorized waters sports equipment that can be rented at the resort. The beach also serves as a docking area for boats going to different islands in the Bacuit Bay archipelago. This means that guests of El Nido Garden can easily access the famous islands and travel time is significantly less compared to other properties in El Nido.
All rooms in El Nido Garden have standard amenities like tea and coffee-making facility, mini fridge, balconies, flat screen TV’s with cable channels, free bottled water, hair dryers, in-room safe and minibar.
[pros_cons] El Nido Garden Beach Resort is overall a great place to relax and stay at, especially if you just want to take in all that gorgeous views of the mountains and the bay. Neighboring resorts in town itself do not compare in terms of the quality of service and amenities so the higher price for this property is justified. So if you like the area around the resort, and if you prefer a beachfront with a very nice swimming pool, El Nido Garden Beach Resort is the best choice.
However, if your priority is bigger rooms with more modern amenities and more exclusivity, consider booking Mahogany or Buko beach resort. These two resorts provide fewer accommodations but are located a bit farther from the area of El Nido Garden, as they are located in Corong-Corong which is 5-10 minutes drive from town.
This room is equipped with 1 single bed and a double bed, so it can accommodate 3-4 people. Room is 20 sqm in size and has a pool view.
This room is good for couples with a queen-sized bed. The room size is 20m2facing the pool but with sea view from the balcony. This room is closest to the beach but not facing the beachfront directly.