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Re: Affordable Private Island|NoaNoa Island, Palawan, Philippines
« Reply #15 on: March 16, 2017, 08:19:19 AM »
While this was tongue in cheek I would love to know how difficult it would be to arrange kosher foods there.
Probably next to impossible, it's probably easier to bring it yourself

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Re: Affordable Private Island|NoaNoa Island, Palawan, Philippines
« Reply #16 on: March 16, 2017, 08:26:05 AM »
Probably next to impossible, it's probably easier to bring it yourself
That is obvious the question is even that.
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Re: Affordable Private Island|NoaNoa Island, Palawan, Philippines
« Reply #17 on: March 16, 2017, 08:27:06 AM »
That is obvious the question is even that.

The question is technicalities or if it's a mandatory food charge with the stay?

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Re: Affordable Private Island|NoaNoa Island, Palawan, Philippines
« Reply #18 on: March 16, 2017, 08:27:40 AM »
The question is technicalities or if it's a mandatory food charge with the stay?
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Affordable Private Island|NoaNoa Island, Palawan, Philippines
« Reply #19 on: March 16, 2017, 08:31:55 AM »
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3360 is about $67 per day per person....

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Re: Affordable Private Island|NoaNoa Island, Palawan, Philippines
« Reply #20 on: March 16, 2017, 08:44:28 AM »


3360 is about $67 per day per person....
It's possible they'd waive it though...cant hurt to ask.
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Re: Affordable Private Island|NoaNoa Island, Palawan, Philippines
« Reply #21 on: March 16, 2017, 09:23:52 AM »
It's possible they'd waive it though...cant hurt to ask.
Definitely agree with you

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Re: Affordable Private Island|NoaNoa Island, Palawan, Philippines
« Reply #22 on: March 16, 2017, 10:00:31 AM »
Nice report and thanks for sharing, was just on Palawan in February amazing place but accommodated in El nido and took the boat tours.

FYI for everyone chabad (unofficial) just opend shop in El Nido but he's not really structured yet with food, he told me he will be but there is an Israeli  falafel place totally vegan NO HAASHGACHA.
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Re: Affordable Private Island|NoaNoa Island, Palawan, Philippines
« Reply #23 on: March 16, 2017, 11:30:31 AM »
Nice report and thanks for sharing, was just on Palawan in February amazing place but accommodated in El nido and took the boat tours.

FYI for everyone chabad (unofficial) just opend shop in El Nido but he's not really structured yet with food, he told me he will be but there is an Israeli  falafel place totally vegan NO HAASHGACHA.

You gonna share your TR with us?

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Re: Affordable Private Island|NoaNoa Island, Palawan, Philippines
« Reply #24 on: March 16, 2017, 11:31:27 AM »
@astrophy, amazing TR.  Palawan is on my travel bucket list, so I'm happy you wrote up this TR.

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Re: Affordable Private Island|NoaNoa Island, Palawan, Philippines
« Reply #25 on: March 16, 2017, 12:08:56 PM »
You gonna share your TR with us?

Yes a few people asked me already so yes I'll put up a trip report.

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Re: Affordable Private Island|NoaNoa Island, Palawan, Philippines
« Reply #26 on: March 16, 2017, 12:59:10 PM »
If there are only a couple rooms and they range in price from $150-$500, why is the whole island $6k?

The rental of the whole island gets you another large building with many more rooms and beds. I believe it also may include the spa and food.

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Re: Affordable Private Island|NoaNoa Island, Palawan, Philippines
« Reply #27 on: March 16, 2017, 01:10:02 PM »
While this was tongue in cheek I would love to know how difficult it would be to arrange kosher foods there.

The private island is owned by an American (Andy). He has lived there for 10 years and about three years ago they started to do a bed and breakfast. If you contact the island I'm sure they will quickly be able to tell you if they can arrange kosher foods. He goes to great length to get great produce, coffee, and meat. You are better off booking the island with them directly as they will include the boat ride for free that way. Also, if the island is not fully booked I assume they might be more likely to upgrade your room if you book directly.

I highly suggest you contact them for pricing before you try to book it on agoda. Compare the prices to make sure you are getting the best deal.

They own a bed and breakfast in TayTay as well. I cannot stress how amazing it is to go to a private island where they only allow a few guests at a time. If you are lucky like us.. you may be the only guests on the island for a few days depending on the season. The beach is really nice, but the reef is out of this world. No need to scuba. Exploring the island in the day is a lot of fun. You could probably run around naked and there really would not be one person who would see you... haha

We haven't done the Maldives, but there is just something about being on an island that has a lot of privacy. You can hire their boat to take you to some near by deserted islands. You will never be board, but if you want to be the type to just relax the spa is extremely affordable. We also never went hungry as their were amazing homemade snacks. I think I mentioned this, but also the wifi is unbelievably fast for a secluded island.

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Re: Affordable Private Island|NoaNoa Island, Palawan, Philippines
« Reply #28 on: March 16, 2017, 01:40:09 PM »
What a beautiful island and great scenery pics. What's your camera of choice ?

I think for this trip I used a Sony RX 100IV and the Sony 4K action camera. I eventually ditched the RX100 IV for the V and then upgraded to the 2016 Sony 4K action camera. I'm slowly working on my next set of travel videos from Peru, St. Lucia, and Barbados.

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Re: Affordable Private Island|NoaNoa Island, Palawan, Philippines
« Reply #29 on: March 16, 2017, 01:43:59 PM »
I the Sony 4K action camera.

Like it better than a GoPro?