Top reasons why Palawan is still among the best islands in the world

(Press Release)

Known for its crystal blue waters and fantastic diving spots, and admired by both local and international tourists for its breathtaking and pristine beauty, the island of Palawan is “every beach lover’s dream destination.”

Dubbed as the “best island in the world,” according to a survey conducted by a renowned international travel magazine, Travel+Leisure, this island paradise has topped the list of the top 25 islands across the globe, a title held in 2013, 2016, and 2017.

Its recent inclusion (2020) marks the fourth time the island holds this title. If you want to check out why, here are some of the great reasons:


Sun-glazed beaches

One of the reasons why tourists worldwide love Palawan is because of its white, sandy beaches. The island boasts of many untouched beaches that are surrounded by crystal clear blue waters. With the perfect tropical climate and year-round sunshine, it really is every beach lover’s paradise.


Evergreen nature trails

Palawan also offers plenty of hiking, allowing tourists to take in the beautiful greeneries, fauna, and one-of-a-kind natural formations such as the Underground River, a UNESCO Heritage site, and one of the world’s seven natural wonders. There is also the Crocodile Farm for those who want to get up close and personal with these amazing prehistoric animals.

Endless fun

Besides experiencing the island’s natural beauty, Palawan also offers several activities for fun-loving and adventurous tourists. Engage in snorkeling, scuba diving, canoeing, diving, and many more, and make the most of what the island has to offer.


The local culture

As is true for Filipinos, the people of Palawan are exceptionally friendly, hospitable, and amazingly laid back. Foodies get to also enjoy the taste of freshly caught local fish and shellfish.

Everything on the island just proves why it deserves the title. It’s no wonder why people keep coming back to the point that they want to live on the island their entire lives.


Whether staying a week or for a whole month alone, Palawan promises an experience that won’t be easy to forget. It’s not surprising then why Palawan deserved “the best island in the world.”  People just keep coming back for more.

CitiGlobal Realty and Development Inc., which offers affordable and income-generating properties, developed the Diamond Beach Residences (DBR) in Puerto Prinsesa to help Filipinos, especially Overseas Filipino Workers, live the good life on the island.

Located in unspoiled, emerging vacation hotspots in Palawan, DBR is a world-class beachfront development dedicated to breaking the norm that leisure properties are offered only to a privileged few. And that ordinary hardworking Filipinos also deserve a piece of their own paradise.

DBR is only one of CitiGlobal’s real estate developments to revolutionize the Filipino mindset on leisure properties while giving new investment opportunities for ordinary working-class Filipinos.

To learn more about CitiGlobal, visit its website or send them an email at for inquiries. If you have properties to offer, you may reach them via Viber (0949-889-3252).