- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 8
Description from the owner
Palawan was unaffected by the recent typhoon and our 2 homes in Port Barton were also unaffected. It's business as usual for Gilligans Port Barton and our other listing Villa Marguerita.
Gilligans Hideaway Guesthouse is a holiday home with a relaxed beach house feel, situated in a pristine beachfront location with 2 acres of grounds, 185 metres of semi private beach and no neighbours for 200 metres.
The view from Gilligans is outstanding. You'll probably spend hours of your time on the front veranda or our beachfront bar table or our new Cabana looking out to the stunning views of the beach and the warm blue waters of th...Read more
Gilligans Port Barton Palawan
Port Barton, Palawan, Philippines
Additional Location Information
Flights from Manila to Puerto Princesa:
Palawan is a one hour domestic flight from Manila airport . There are several airlines that service the Manila to Puerto Princessa route, i.e. Cebu Pacific, Zestair, Air Phillipines, Tiger and lastly Philippine Airlines. Book as early as possible to obtain the cheapest flights. As the planes fill the prices increase. Expect to pay from $30 US to $90 US each way. Try to book morning flights to Palawan and afternoon flights back to Manila for convenience.
Port Barton is located on the west coast of Palawan between El Nido and the renowned Underground River. The trip to Port Barton from Puerto Princesa is picturesque as it follows the east coast of Palawan and then weaves through the small villages that dot the countryside. You'll see a wide cross section of Filipno culture and life along the road. It's a pleasant 2 and a quarter to 3 hour trip to Port Barton, and Gilligans Hideout is a 20 minute boat trip from our sister home at Port Barton. Don't be put off by the drive. The road is scenic and most is highway with very little traffic. All of the major resort areas of the Phillipines have significant travel times, and Port Barton is no different, and it's worth the trip!
From Puerto Princesa to Port Barton:
The daily jeepney from Puerto Princesa to Port Barton leaves before 8.30 AM every day and costs only Php 300 per person whilst a good quality 4x4 airconditioned Shuttle Van can be organised for a direct trip from the airport to Port Barton for around Php 4500. We have an old 4X4 Pathfinder utility available for groups of 3 or 4 without aircon for Php 4000. The last few kilometres of the Port Barton road is still in poor condition, so a 4x4 is recommended. We can organise the transport for you once we've received your booking request form and confirmed your booking.
Monkeys and native animals can be seen along the scenic route which travels north over Palawans beautiful mountains and beside its fantastic coastline.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Waterfront
Last updated on August 23, 2014
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Additional notes from the owner
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Gilligans has 3 bedrooms is best suited for up to 6 persons but we have an extra bed available in the largest bedroom which has a divider for privacy for another 2 guests in a double bed. We accept a maximum of 8 guests.
The weekly rent for up to 6 covers the rental of the home, housekeeping, basic breakfasts for up to 6 persons, an Island Hopping adventure for up to 6 persons including a Beach Barbecue lunch, (Not applicable for short term stays under 5 days).
Groups over 6 are asked to self cater as our caretaker finds difficulty coping with the extra responsibility. Island hopping is not an inclusion for groups over 6 persons as a larger boat is required for groups over 6. Larger groups should consult with our office for pricing.
We recently installed a small solar powered hot water system, but we can't promise hot showers for large groups, and if it's rainy.....boil the kettle...
Price also includes use of paddle boats, kayaks, hammocks, sun loungers, cabanas etc, and our assistant or a driver meeting you at the airport if you require this. Transport from Puerto Princessa to Port Barton is not included. Approximate one way prices for transport to Port Barton in Philippines Pesos are P 300 for the Jeepney, or P4500 for the 7 seater private air conditioned shuttle van or P 4000 for our old windows down 4X4 island car Nissan Pathfinder utility which seats 4 passengers.
Rent prices for short term stays for up to 6 persons for under 7 days are charged at GBP 90 per day or $ 140 USD up to the weekly rate.
Additional day trips on the water can be negotiated with the staff. Approximate cost for a day trip island hopping and a lunch for up to 6 persons is Pesos 2500 ( around $60 )
If you are happy with the services of our staff, they will gratefully accept gratuities. A laundry service is available for a small extra charge and clothes dryer is available. All laundry is done by hand in Port Barton. There are 3 staff at Gilligans, our caretakers Alvin and Estrellia and our boatman. We suggest that a tip of 500 Pesos each ( around $20 ) would be the minimum that you should consider. They will not ask for a tip but will be very appreciative of your help. Please remember that the rental does not cover our staff working for you apart from basic housekeeping and preparation of breakfasts and the Island hopping day trip, so you should tip them if you have requested extra services or if you find their service exceptional
- Ceiling Fans
- Towels Provided
- Housekeeping Optional
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- DVD Player
- Stereo or CD player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Balcony or terrace
- Swing set or jungle gym
- Boat available
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - yes
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - no
- Wheelchair accessible - no