About Gilligans

How to get there: Flights from Manila to Puerto Princesa Palawan

Puerto Princesa airport is a one hour and 10-minute domestic flight from Manila Airport. Try to book early morning or early afternoon flights where possible to make the best of your time in Palawan, and to avoid a night time boat trip to Gilligans. Try to book afternoon flights going back to Manila to avoid leaving Gilligans early morning. Our drivers are available 24 hours a day for our guests’ convenience. Most of our guests Most of our guests move from Port Barton to either El Nido or to Puerto Princesa. Other stops include the Underground River.
It’s a 3 hour van trip to Port Barton from the Puerto Princesa airport and only a 1 hour trip from the new San Vicente airport. Currently AirSwift and AirJuan are servicing San Vicente with limited flights, with Philippine Airlines starting bi-weekly flights to San Vicente from Clarke airport in Angeles City located 2 hours outside Manila in October. Whilst this may be inconvenient to some. It will save the inconvenience of delays in Manilas congested airport, and a possible overnight stay in Puerto Princesa then the 3 hour trip up the highway.
It’s a 45 minute boat trip from Gilligans to San Vicente and the new Airport.
We find Cebu Pacific and AirAsia to have the most competitive prices currently. Philippine Airlines also has several flights daily to Puerto Princesa. Expect to pay around $50usd sometimes more often less for the Manila-Puerto flights.. book early for the cheapest flights.
From the airport in Puerto Princesa, or any other place on Palawan, we can organise 12 seater air conditioned vans to take you up the coast to our homes in Port Barton. Many guests choose to take the side trip to visit the Subterranean River ( Underground River ) on the way to or from Port Barton. You’ll be met with complimentary drinks in Port Barton at our flagship home Villa Marguerita, from where we’ll take you on the 15-minute boat trip to Gilligans. Currently, the road from Port Barton, is difficult to pass as raid widening from the new airport continues, and the complimentary boat trip is much more fun than a van trip.

Paradise is waiting in Port Barton

Soak up the awesome atmosphere of Gilligans Hideout where you’ll find the air sweet and the breeze warm. The water shimmers sky blue and the nights are filled with stars, fun, food and romance.

Spoilt for choice in a stunning location with plenty of activities to keep boredom at bay.

This fully secure and remote guest house allows you to be yourself in the comfort and privacy of your own island home. Forget crowded hotels and noisy resorts. Relax and experience enchantment all around you. Step outside to the beach where the sand caresses your toes and the water is always warm.The gentle waves beckon. The palms whisper, ‘kick off your sandals and unwind’ The gentle breeze blows softly across your face. Time loses all meaning. The waves sparkle in the sun. You are at one with the sea, You don’t have to do anything, but enjoy the bliss that is found at Gilligans Port Barton.



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What Others Are Saying

  • Dennis M.

    Absolutely Beautiful and Relaxing

    Mal, the owner, was very helpful and insightful throughout the whole booking process. He gave a lot of advice, supplied info and answers to questions, and even made very helpful suggestions, in order to make the whole process of booking etc. very easy......

    - Dennis M.

  • Chris A.

    Great Vacation

    Wonderful place away from it all.... House is basic but comfortable. Location is amazing. Beach is great. Owner/caretakers were great throughout. Absolutely a great choice for someone looking for no-frills solitude. Hope to have the chance to stay there again....

    - Chris A.

  • JW v.

    Great retreat away from everything

    Beach villa fully supported by sun panels, water well/raiwater and caretakers - they were really great helping with everything and great cooking! The villa is lovely with the right touches. For example our kids loved playing with the toys that were stored in the living room. Loved the beach bar with amazing sun-sets......

    - JW v.