More than just a beach resort, Amanpulo (peaceful island) is set on
a coralline island all its own. Pamalican floats in the brilliant-blue
waters of the Sulu Sea. Seven square kilometers of reef rim the island.
Beyond are sandbanks and a channel, where whales, dolphins and sea cows
have been known to stray. At its widest point, the 5.5-kilometer island
of Pamalican is only 500 meters across. Located among the Quiniluban
group of the Cuyo Islands, Pamalican is one of nearly 1,800 islands
in the province of Palawan. The largest province in the Philippines,
Palawan is about 600 kilometers south and southwest of Manila.
Amanpulo, (peaceful island) is set on a private island all its own.
Pamalican is part of the Quiniluban group, which makes up the northern
half of the Cuyo Islands. It's one of nearly 1,800 islands in Palawan,
the largest province in the Philippines. A low-lying coralline island,
Pamalican is covered with a sandy jungle of thickets and bush and rimmed
by seven square kilometers of pristine reef. At its widest point, the
5.5-kilometer tropical island is only 500 meters across.