Condé Nast Traveler announced the winners of its 2017 GOLD LIST with EL NIDO RESORTS’ PANGULASIAN ISLAND recognized as one of the selected winners in Our Favorite Beach Resorts in the World. The Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2017 recognizes the hotels around the world that the title’s editors and contributors visit time and time again – and daydream about long after checkout.
“This year’s Gold List is a collective love letter to all of those hotels and resorts around the world that set the standard for a life well-lived,” says Pilar Guzmán in her editor’s letter. “So while these stays are meant to take you out of the familiar, they nonetheless serve as the gold standard for how we should treat one another and ourselves – even when we are the ones making the beds”
Pangulasian Island is El Nido Resorts’ Eco-Luxury island resort in Bacuit Bay, El Nido. The resort is set fronting a pristine beach and against a backdrop of tropical forest. Also known as the “Island of the Sun”, Pangulasian has breathtaking views of both the sunrise and sunset. Frolic in the 750-meter stretch of white sand beach and be amazed by the marine sanctuary right at its doorstep. Discerning guests will be treated to luxurious amenities and impeccable and personalized service at Pangulasian Island. The resort offers a total of 42 deluxe accommodations built with contemporary Filipino and cutting edge “green” design.
There are eight Canopy Villas perched on stilts above the forest, and 24 Beach Villas and six Pool Villas close to the water. Each villa has a floor area of 65 sqm plus a 15 sqm private balcony, and can accommodate up to three persons. Villa features and amenities include Wi-Fi access, satellite TV, iPod dock, mini-bar, and coffee and tea- making facilities.
Conde Nast Traveler has also included Pangulasian Island in their 2016 Gold List for their “Favorite Beach Resorts in the World”. It is the only island resort from the Philippines that was acknowledged and awarded under the said class. Aside from being a part of Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List for two consecutive years, Pangulasian Island was also named as one of the Top Resorts in Asia in the recently concluded Reader’s Choice Awards.
Over 300,000 travelers and dedicated readers took part in the annual Reader’s Choice Awards survey – submitting thousands of ratings to help create a list of winning favorites. The highly coveted list celebrates and recognizes the “Best in the World” and is also longest-running recognition of excellence in the travel industry.