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Hotel Description

At The Alternative Beach Cottages you'll be within a short 5-minute stroll of Pangulasian Island Dock and Observation Tower. Highlights at this beachfront resort include a private beach, a restaurant and free cooked-to-order breakfast.

All 4 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy balconies, in-room massages and portable fans. Additionally, room service, safes and desks are available.

At the resort's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Enjoy access to boat tours, kayaking and snorkelling. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities.

With a stay at this 3-star El Nido resort, you'll be 14.7 km (9.1 mi) from El Nido Dock and 14.8 km (9.2 mi) from El Nido Main Beach.

Cliff Cottage (Duplex)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$224* Per night/room 24 Oct. - 25 Oct.

Family Cliff Cottage

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Family Beach Cottage

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

74.0% of guests recommend out of 123 reviews


Property Features

Step outside to unwind on the white sand beach. Have fun in the sun at The Alternative Beach Cottages with summer activities such as snorkelling and kayaking. Free breakfast is available. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. This beach resort also offers a garden and a terrace. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star El Nido resort.

  • 4 guestrooms or units
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • On private beach
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


  • Parking:

Room Amenities

The Alternative Beach Cottages offers 4 forms of accommodation with a safe and portable fans. Rooms open to balconies. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a shower and a bidet. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested. Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available.

  • Private balcony
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Shower
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Safe
  • Bidet
  • Desk
  • Portable fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free cooked-to-order breakfast.

On-site venue – This beachfront restaurant specialises in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Spa Services

  • Massages on beach
  • Massages

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM.

Guests must transfer via boat to the property. Boat transfer from El Nido Bus Terminal to the resort leaves daily at 2 PM only. Guests who miss the boat must wait until the following day for the next transfer (refund of lost room night will not be provided). Contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM.


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for PHP 3000.0 per day.


  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No on-site parking is available. This property only accepts cash for all bookings and on-site payments.

  • Cash Deposit Required


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: PHP 3000.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Alternative Beach Cottages Resort El Nido
  • Alternative Beach Cottages Resort
  • Alternative Beach Cottages El Nido
  • Alternative Beach Cottages
  • The Alternative Cottages Nido
  • The Alternative Beach Cottages Resort
  • The Alternative Beach Cottages El Nido
  • The Alternative Beach Cottages Resort El Nido

You should know

  • To get to the property, guests need to transfer by boat. Transfers need to be confirmed by contacting the property at least 72 hours before travel at the number on the booking confirmation.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.