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Located in a tranquil and serene location, Playa Encantada Beach Resort offers pet-friendly accommodations in El Nido. The resort has a barbecue and children's playground. Certain rooms include a seating area for your convenience. A terrace or balcony are featured in certain rooms. If needed, we can arrange private transport (with fee) from Lio Airport or town proper to the Resort or vise versa. This resort has a private beach area and car hire is available. Guests can enjoy various activities in the surroundings, including snorkeling and fishing.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Playa Encantada Beach Resort has been welcoming guests since Apr 19, 2016

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Asian





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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 full bed
1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for El Nido
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  • Kyle
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    This place is perfect! There are just 3 cabins and a huge stretch of uninhabited beach. It's off the grid so don't expect wifi or anything like that. Rochelle and her staff are so friendly and accommodating, I felt like part of the family. And the...
  • Leda
    South KoreaSouth Korea
    It’s a great relaxed place with nature on your feet.
  • Paul
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    This place felt truly like a dream. Peaceful place, no tourists, cafes or restaurants , the closest village is 30min walking on the beach and is full of smiling locals. If you need to recharge and just be surrounded by nature, this place will...
  • James
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Unique experience. A chance to live like a local on a secluded beach. Rochelle was an excellent chef which is fortunate because there is really nowhere else to eat on the bay without taking a 40 minute walk into town or hiring a water taxi. Very...
  • Rigine
    We liked everything about Playa Encantada! The bungalows are great and spacious. We had the terrace facing the ocean where we see the sun and moon rise. During our stay we had the beach to ourselves and it was so peaceful and quiet.
  • Laurent
    Amazing hosts, very friendly and caring, beautiful place, very quiet, good food, very clean
  • Mélanie
    We loved our stay! Amazing food, friendly hosts! perfect if you want a remote location. highly recommended !
  • Isabelle
    We loved our stay here, it was a little slice of heaven! Rochelle and her family were such a great hosts and they cooked the best Filipino food we've had all trip. Such a beautiful spot for a quiet getaway.
  • Henry
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Playa Encantada is one of the best places we have ever stayed. Firstly, the location is superb. It is only accessible by boat, so it's really private. The beach is so quiet it almost feels private, and there is a coral reef where you can snorkel...
  • Arne
    Great spot directly at the beach with exeptional service and freshly prepared tasty food.

Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • Do the rooms have air conditioning?

    We only have fan rooms because we use solar panels.
    Answered on 8 January 2020
  • Is there air conditioning and airport pick up

    We are using solar powererenewalble energy and in this case we used only fans in the room. LIO Airport pick up is possible with private car or tuktuk with corresponding fees.
    Answered on 24 March 2023
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    April and may
    Answered on 7 September 2019
  • Is your private beach next to the property or do I need to use a means of transportation to go there?

    Answered on 7 September 2019

Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Italian • Seafood • Asian
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Resort Facilities at Playa Encantada Beach Resort
Great facilities! Review score, 9

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Airport shuttle
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden view
  • Ocean view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Darts
  • Playground
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Convenience store on site
  • Designated smoking area
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Car rental
  • Fan
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Filipino

House rules

Playa Encantada Beach Resort takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 12:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.


The entrance to the property is closed between 7:00 PM and 5:00 AM

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

8 - 17 years
Extra bed upon request
₱ 700 per child, per night
Adult (18+ years)
Extra bed upon request
₱ 700 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Playa Encantada Beach Resort of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Legal info

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Playa Encantada Beach Resort

  • The prices at Playa Encantada Beach Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Playa Encantada Beach Resort include:

    • Bungalow

  • Playa Encantada Beach Resort offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Snorkeling
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Darts
    • Beachfront
    • Couples' massage
    • Private beach area
    • Hand massage
    • Beach
    • Foot massage
    • Back massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Neck massage
    • Head massage

  • Playa Encantada Beach Resort has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Check-in at Playa Encantada Beach Resort is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Guests staying at Playa Encantada Beach Resort can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Asian

  • Playa Encantada Beach Resort is 15.5 miles from the center of El Nido. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.