Seven Commandos Beach is hands-down one of the best beaches in El Nido! A secluded paradise right around the corner from El Nido Bay is where 7 Commando Beach can be found and it’s not to be missed on your itinerary.
I have put together this complete guide of Seven Commandos Beach including how to get there and what to expect when you arrive at this tropical paradise.
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HOW TO GET TO SEVEN COMMANDOS BEACH
7 Commando Beach can only be accessed by boat on one of the El Nido Island Hopping Tours. More specifically, El Nido Tour A is the only boat tour that operates trips to Seven Commandos Beach.
I personally booked El Nido Tour A online in advance with Klook and it couldn’t have been easier!
El Nido Tour A is the most top-rated El Nido Island Hopping Tour with great reviews and thousands of bookings.
Tour A El Nido includes a full day of island hopping on an outrigger boat to Seven Commandos Beach, Big Lagoon/Small Lagoon, Secret Lagoon, Shimizu Island, and a BBQ lunch on the boat. All this for just $18 USD.
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Arriving at the beach
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SEVEN COMMANDOS BEACH
The first stop on Tour A El Nido is Seven Commandos Beach and what a place to begin. As our boat was pulling into the cove, I couldn’t believe the epic landscape in front of my eyes!
Azure waters, glistening white sands, coconut palm trees, and a few beachside shacks lining the shores. This is what the Philippines is all about.
We spent around 45 minutes on 7 Commando Beach, soaking up the sun and taking several dips in the ocean to cool off.
You can also purchase a fresh coconut from one of the beach hut vendors for as little as 50 pesos. Hold off on the plastic straws and help to reduce the use of single-use plastic.
There are some fun-fuelled activities to be had on Seven Commandos Beach such as playing a game of beach volleyball with your mates or flying out over the water’s edge on the tree swing.
If you want to get an Instagram-worthy photo, head to the cluster of palm trees at the eastern end of 7 Commando Beach and work some angles before continuing on to the next location on El Nido Tour A.
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The tree swing
An aerial perspective
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WHERE TO STAY IN EL NIDO
El Nido has hundreds of accommodation options to choose from, so I have narrowed it down to a few of the best places to stay to fit the needs of budget backpackers, luxury travelers, and everyone in between.
See the list of accommodations below that I personally recommend:
Luxury: Lagùn Hotel
Lagùn Hotel is one of the best and most modern hotels in El Nido featuring an outdoor swimming pool, terrace, restaurant, bar, and free wifi throughout the property. The rooms are fitted with a flat-screen tv, wardrobe, work desk, fridge, kettle, private bathroom and some with a balcony. A buffet breakfast is also included for all guests. Recommended for couples, families, and friends.
Mid Range: Sea Cocoon Hotel
I personally stayed at Sea Cocoon Hotel and can’t recommend this place enough! Located right in the heart of El Nido and just minutes walk to the beach. Sea Cocoon Hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, terrace, restaurant, bar, and a shared lounge. The rooms are spacious and modern with air-conditioning, large comfy beds, wardrobe, balcony, and private bathroom. A buffet breakfast is also included for all guests. Affordable place to stay for couples, families, and friends!
Budget: One Hostel El Nido
One Hostel is one of the best budget accommodations in El Nido with great reviews! Centrally located and within walking distance to the bus terminal, shops, cafes, bars, restaurants, and beaches. There are dorm rooms, double rooms, and quadruple rooms available with air-conditioning. The Hostel also has free wifi and a shared lounge area for guests to hang out. Perfect place to stay in El Nido for solo travelers, couples, and friends!
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FINAL THOUGHTS OF 7 COMMANDO BEACH
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