1. How to get to El Nido?
In order to facilitate your arrival in Karuna, here are instructions on how to get here:
“Getting to El Nido From Manila / Cebu / Boracay”
Fly directly to El Nido (Lio Airport) with Air Swift
Flights can only be booked DIRECTLY through their WEBSITE. https://air-swift.com/
Take then a tricycle to El Nido (500 Pesos). Travel time is 40minutes, or avail our Airport Transfers, travel time 20 minutes. See post How to find Karuna?
“Getting to El Nido From Puerto Princesa”
Fly to Puerto Princesa with PAL, Air Asia or Cebu Pacific
You must then take a shuttle van / taxi / private car to El Nido.
As you walk out of the airport, many drivers will be standing outside the arrivals area. Book a shuttle directly with them to El Nido. There are usually 10-12 people per van. Drive time is about 5 – 6 hours. See post How to find Karuna?
Contact Atienza Interisland Ferries at 09284577623/09985326553/09399126840 (Coron) and
09988817226 (El Nido).
Another option is Montenegro Lines at +63437403206.Travel time is from 4 to 8 hours, depending on mode of transport.From the port we offer complimentary transport from and to the port,.
2. How to find Karuna?
Either from Lio aiport/El Nido Airport, or from PUERTO PRINCESA, you will come using the National Highway.
If you come from Puerto Princesa , Karuna’s property entrance will be at the right side, beside El Nido National High school. There is also a signage saying “Karuna” and an intercom below it. Follow the road driving upwards. There will be another Karuna sign, follow it. Go up the hill and keep right onto the paved road. This road will lead you directly to us.
If you come from El Nido town, our property entrance is on the LEFT side. There is also a signage saying “Karuna” and an intercom below it. Follow the road driving upwards. There will be another Karuna sign, follow it. Go up the hill and keep right onto the paved road. This road will lead you directly to us.
3. Where can I rent a motorbike?
Updated Motorbike rental rates and specifications as follows:
Honda beat 125Cc- 600/day
Mio Gravis/Honda Click 125cc -700/day
Aerox/Nmax 155cc- 1,100/day
For Car rental:
Navara Pick up- 2800/day
Gimny – 3,300/day
Mitsubishi Xander Automatic- 3,800/day
Please inquire at the Front Desk
4. Mode of payments.
Payments should be made thru the following channels:
Unionbank of the Philippines
Account Name: Karuna El Nido Villas
Swift Code: UBPHPHMM
Ma Cyril Radislao
As an alternative, you can also use Paypal payment and send it to email@example.com.
We also accept credit card payments. Please send us your full name and email address for us to send your payment link.
We can also accept international currency transfers (USD, EURO, GBP,
AUD, etc). Please contact us for details.
Kindly send us proof of payment once done and send
to firstname.lastname@example.org, or at Karuna El Nido's Facebook Messenger,
Instagram, WhatsApp, or Viber.
5. Is there a restaurant serving breakfast in the property?
Yes. We have an onsite restaurant which serves breakfast from 7am- 10:00 am. We also serve lunch and dinner. Last order is at 9pm.
The infinity pool is right in front the Restaurant.
6. What is the regular check in time?
Standard check in time is at 3pm. Standard check out time is at 12 noon.
Guests can leave their luggage at the Front Desk while waiting to check in.
As guests, you can also stay at The Restaurant and use the Swimming pool. You can also explore El Nido town and the nearby beaches, Corong Corong Beach and Vanilla beach. As an alternative, you can also opt for early check-in for a surcharge.
This is subject to availability.
7. Is WI-FI available at the property?
Yes. We have WIFI available in all rooms and is free of charge.
8. Are boat tours offered at your property?
Yes. You can book these boat tours (regular and private tours) at our Front desk.
Reserve at least one day in advance.
9. How far is Karuna in El Nido town?
Town proper is only 10mins away from Karuna El Nido Villas. We
offer COMPLIMENTARY pick up and drop off (Karuna-El Nido Town-Karuna) for in house guests.
10. How far is Karuna from the LIO airport?
Karuna is 20 mins away from Lio Airport by car/van. From Puerto Princesa, El Nido is 5-6 hours by van. We offer airport transfers. Kindly contact us.