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Private Beachfront Home and Resort in Beautiful Port Barton Palawan.

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Last updated: 01/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Port Barton villa description

The whole experience at ' Villa Marguerita ' will be relaxing from the moment you arrive until the moment you leave. Island hopping, swimming, boating, fishing, walks to the several nearby waterfalls, bush walks, Bar-B-Ques on uninhabited islands, are just to name a few of the possible activities. Drinking freshly cut coconut juice or San Miguel beer, eating fresh seafood, sleeping, reading, relaxing,and walks along the beach are some other popular pastimes. Our caretakers Marilyn and Arnold are available to assist you with your needs where possible if requested. Laundry, cooking and cleaning services are available from our caretakers. You are welcome to do your own cooking or enjoy Marilyns Filipino home style cooking. You probably won't spend much time in the Villa apart from sleeping, most of your time will probably be in the entertainment area, the beach, or enjoying outside activities such as Island Hopping, kayaking, exploring the local area and Waterfalls.

How to get there: Flights from Manila to Puerto Princessa:
Palawan is a one hour domestic flight from Manila Airport. We find Cebu Pacific and Airphil Express to have the most competitive prices currently. Book in advance to receive the best prices. We usually pay around $60US each way, but this can double for late bookings.

The trip to Port Barton from Puerto Princessa is picturesque as it follows the east coast of Palawan and then weaves through the small villages that dot the countryside. You'll see a wide cross section of Filipino culture and life along this road. It's a 3 hour trip to Port Barton and Villa Marguerita. The Highway is good, little traffic and the trip goes quickly.
The last few kilometres of the road into Port Barton is being concreted and by 2016 the road should be completed. During wet season sections can be in poor condition requiring a 4x4. Most of the shuttle vans that service Port Barton handle the road without going into four wheel drive.
From Puerto Princessa to Port Barton: We can meet you at the airport and organize transport to our home or you can make your own way if you like.

Port Barton Area: Activities to entertain guests are many and have previously been mentioned. They include, paddle boats and glass bottom kayaks, Motor Bike, and Table Tennis, Island Hopping, Camping overnight on Islands, Fishing, Boating Swimming, Waterfall Hikes (several falls nearby) day trips to Underground River or to El Nido, Karaoke at night (but don't pack your disco clothes cuz there's not a lot on at night other than Fiestas and Town Dance nights mainly Ballrom and Latin) or you can safely walk the Beach or streets at night or in the afternoons you may do some bar hopping to see whats going on in the village while you enjoy the often stunning sunsets. We find getting out into the water on a boat is one of the most rewarding activities here, and the waters and islands are truly beautiful. Swimming is great to cool you off on hot days or try the shower we've attached to the coconut tree on the beach. Swimming is also great at the waterfalls…….definitely go to the waterfalls

The Palawan Region: Palawan is well known to Filipinos as being the undeveloped, unspoiled Paradise of their Country. Port Barton is located a scenic boat trip south of the well known El Nido famous for its Resorts and Magnificent Cliff Faces which plunge into its Crystal Clear waters and North of Sabang and the Famous Underground River of the Philippines. Port Barton is well known as a Holiday Destination in Palawan and from here you have access to dozens of Islands of the West Coast of Palawan. Fishing, diving, sightseeing, butterfly and bird watching, nature walks and a variety of other local activities are available to visitors such as cock fighting. Foundation day celebrations from January 28 to 30 is a great time to visit the Port Barton Area


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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 250 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Guest House
  • Guest House


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Car Available
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking is allowed outside the home only. You can smoke like a chimney outside but not inside please....moreless

  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 double

    Ideal for a small family...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Extra beds available...moreless

  • Room beside Main Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    Extra Beds available...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Extra Beds available...moreless

  • Our home comfortably sleeps 6 persons, however we have extra beds available for larger groups that aren' t too fussy about sleeping arrangements. We will accept up to 8 guests and sometimes more. We regard the home as a place to sleep and we use the large Entertainment area during the daytime and at night. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

  • Main bedroom ensuite: toilet

    No hot water available...moreless

  • Downstairs bathroom: toilet

    Limited hot water available...moreless

  • Each of the 2 Bathrooms has a shower, toilet and wash basin. We now have a solar hot water system,and at times water pressure doesn't allow hot water to reach the top floor shower with much flow, so you may need to use the old dipper and bucket method if you really want a hot shower. In a hot climate such as in the Philippines, we prefer cold showers to stay feeling fresh. It only takes a minute to get used to it!...moreless

Other Amenities

      • The rental fee includes housekeeping services. Cooking, washing and cleaning facilities are available if required. We can also include an Island Hopping Trip with a Beach Barbecue for a little extra. Email us for details about the charges and inclusions. We have a pocket wifi system that can support several computers. We'll provide $20 internet load, after which you will need to buy load from the internet provider. Internet is slow here and relatively expensive too. Ask us for more information if wifi is important to you....moreless


      • Books
      • CD Player
      • DVD Player
      • Games:

        Board games....moreless

      • Games For Kids
      • Music Library
      • Ping Pong Table
      • Pool Table:

        We've just renovated our pool table. It's not perfect but on a tropical Island it will do the trick....moreless

      • Satellite / Cable
      • Stereo
      • Television:

        We have a large screen TV in the entertainment area and a smaller set in the house....moreless

      • Toys
      • VCR
      • Video Game Console:

        Lots of Wii games available. We also have several board games and activities to keep families busy....moreless

      • Video Library:

        Mainly music videos....moreless


      • Adventure
      • Away From It All
      • Budget


      • Bay/Sound
      • Nude Beach
      • Rain Forests
      • Reefs
      • Waterfalls

      Local Services & Businesses

      • Babysitter
      • Groceries
      • Massage Therapist

      Leisure Activities

      • Beachcombing
      • Boating
      • Eco Tourism
      • Paddle Boating
      • Photography
      • Shelling
      • Sight Seeing
      • Walking
      • Wildlife Viewing

      Location Type

      • Beachfront
      • Mountain View

      Sports & Adventure Activities

      • Cycling
      • Deepsea Fishing
      • Fishing
      • Hiking
      • Kayaking
      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
      • Snorkeling
      • Sound/Bay Fishing
      • Swimming
      • Water Tubing


      • Dining:

        We have one dining table that will seat 14, and several other tables and chairs that will allow seating for close to 30 people. We sometimes cater for conventions and weddings. ...moreless

      • Dining Area
      • Seating for 14 people


      • Activities Guide
      • Basic Soaps
      • Bottled Water
      • Broadband Access:

        Bring your laptop, and we can provide the 'dongle' for connection. You will have to buy the load for internet. The internet is very slow in Palawan. You should not rely on good internet in Palawan....moreless

      • Ceiling Fans
      • Clothes Dryer
      • Garage
      • Internet:

        Wifi is slow and intermittent in Port Barton....moreless

      • Linens Provided
      • Living Room
      • Mobile Phone:

        Cell phone coverage is available but there is only a poor signal....moreless

      • Safe
      • Shampoo
      • Thermos Bottle
      • Toilet Paper
      • Towels Provided:

        We ask our guests not to use tanning oils as we are unable to remove the stains caused to towels sheets and bedspreads....moreless

      • Washing Machine:

        Appol is also our washing machine....She's a lovely girl....moreless

      • Wireless Internet
      • Wood Fireplace


      • 2 Ring Stove
      • Blender
      • Catering Available:

        You can organise your own meals or we can cater for all of your meals....moreless

      • Coffee Maker
      • Cooking Utensils
      • Dishwasher:

        We have Appol, our human dishwasher.........moreless

      • Freezer
      • Grill
      • Ice Maker
      • Kitchen:

        We have a very large kitchen that can feed hundreds, and you're welcome to use it for your own meal preparations if you like....moreless

      • Lobster Pot
      • Microwave
      • Oven:

        We have a pizza oven available....moreless

      • Pantry Items:

        We stock most condiments and oils as well as commonly used items such as flour, rice, milk and the like....moreless

      • Refrigerator:

        Our refrigeration is all run on solar power. We have 3....moreless

      • Stove
      • Toaster


      • Balcony
      • Barbecue
      • Beach Chairs
      • Beach Towels
      • Binoculars
      • Boat
      • Boat With Paddles
      • Child's Swing
      • Deck / Patio:

        The views are fantastic from our patio....moreless

      • Kayak / Canoe:

        We have several kayaks and paddle boats available for the exclusive use of our guests....moreless

      • Lanai / Gazebo:

        We have a beachfront gazebo with bean bag chairs for your comfort....moreless

      • Large Cooler
      • Lawn / Garden:

        Nice green grass and a pretty garden area....moreless

      • Motorboat
      • Outdoor Grill
      • Small Cooler
      • Walkway To Water
      • Water Sports Gear

      Forms Of Payment

          • Accept Credit Card

          House Cleaning

              • Housekeeper Included


              Write a review 4.9
              from 8 traveler reviews
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              My Standard Rate
              5 night min stay

              Rates are based on 6 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

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              • Taxes Not included


              We offer a package deal for groups of 6 and under for stays of 7 nights or more. The price is $780 per week and we'll include breakfasts and one Island Hopping day trip with a beach barbecue lunch for each week. You'll love the Island Hopping trip and lunch.

              Groups over 6 need to ask for a quote. Additional cost are incurred for groups over 6 as larger boats due to Coastguard safety requirements.

              A deposit of 25% of the booking fee is required to secure your booking, with the balance due at least 2 weeks before your arrival. We'll ask you to return your booking request form to confirm your dates, prior to booking your flights.

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              Last updated: 01/22/2015
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              146 Kilometres
              Nearest Airport
              Puerto Princessa
              6 Metres
              Nearest Barpub
              Villa Marguerita and others
              26 Kilometres
              Nearest Motorway
              1 Metres
              Nearest Restaurant
              Villa Marguerita and others
              1 Metres
              Nearest Beach

              Car: Not Necessary

              Our home is situated beachfront in Port Barton Palawan which is a little south of San Vicente the local government centre. Port Barton is north of the Underground River and south of El Nido. Port Barton is a 3 hour drive from Puerto Princessa, the capital city of Palawan, known as the last frontier of the Philippines.

              Our home is situated in a marine park area. Boating, island hopping and trips to the several waterfalls nearby are some popular activities. Trips to the Underground River and El Nido can be organised by our staff.

              Other Activities: Paddle Boating and Kayaking. Island Hopping, snorkelling, diving.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1997

              About the owner: My husband and I settled in Port Barton as we felt that this area was paradise and had the same potential as Boracay, without the crowds and overdevelopment. We have 2 beachfront homes in Port Barton Palawan, both listed in VRBO. We decided to rent the homes to help cover the costs of maintenance and to share the charm and beauty of this area. The feeling we have every time we arrive here is exciting. The home is simple but it's the freedom and peace we feel here. Cruising through the islands, swimming on our own beach and enjoying this very special place. I'm sure you'll feel what we feel.

              Why the Owner Chose Port Barton:
              My husband first visited Boracay 25 years ago before we found Port Barton. We both felt that Port Barton had the same potential as Boracay so I bought a Beach front lot there. Over the next few years we built the home and entertainment area and caretakers cottage. We love the home feel part of the community here. We hope you will also feel part of the community.

              The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
              Villa Marguerita and our other home Gilligans are unique in Port Barton as they are the only beachfront homes available for rent in Port Barton. The grounds are large ( 3000 sq. metres with a 50 metre beach frontage overlooking clean white sands and Port Barton bay and islands ) with some pretty gardens, several beachfront bar/entertainment/cabana areas to relax in and watch the sometimes magnificent sunsets out to the south China Sea. Our home is available for private rental only which includes exclusive use of the property excluding the caretakers cottage, so you won't be sharing the home with anyone else. This is the only home to boast 24 hours lights, fans and refrigeration as we use around 14 solar panels to power the home. Port Barton town power only runs from 5pm to 11pm, so everywhere else closes at 11. Our beer is definitely the coldest in town without a doubt, something very important to many people. Ours is the only home that can accommodate large groups as we have a commercial sized kitchen and an experienced cook that knows the meals to prepare for foreigners. Ideally the 3 bedroom home sleeps 6 however we can cater for larger groups. 8 is the maximum that our caretakers are happy to accept now. Exceptions are sometimes made, but for larger groups we recommend that some guests stay at the neighbouring resort Summerhomes. Our large kitchen can feed hundreds as we sometimes do when we invite local children for our legendary Christmas parties.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english, Tagalog



              • The picture tells it all!

                The picture tells it all!

              • The picture tells it all!

                The picture tells it all!

              • Your Private Beachfront Bar and entertainmeny area

                Your Private Beachfront Bar and entertainmeny area

              • Comfortable clean accomodation. Main Bedroom.

                Comfortable clean accomodation. Main Bedroom.

              • A great place to go fishing!

                A great place to go fishing!

              • Lots of activities including table tennis, pool table & board games.

                Lots of activities including table tennis, pool table & board games.

              • Sunloungers available for private guests use.

                Sunloungers available for private guests use.

              • We have a beachfront Cabana where you can relax for hours

                We have a beachfront Cabana where you can relax for hours

              • Your own beachfront bar to watch the sun setting.

                Your own beachfront bar to watch the sun setting.

              • Beachfront relaxation

                Beachfront relaxation

              • Seasonal seafood includes crabs, shrimp, lobsters and fish.

                Seasonal seafood includes crabs, shrimp, lobsters and fish.

              • The picture tells it all!

                The picture tells it all!

              • Our home has 3 bedrooms and Fantastic Ocean Views.

                Our home has 3 bedrooms and Fantastic Ocean Views.

              • Relax with a drink and enjoy the Beautiful Sunsets

                Relax with a drink and enjoy the Beautiful Sunsets

              • A Beachfront Holiday Home in Palawan Philippines.

                A Beachfront Holiday Home in Palawan Philippines.

              • Second bedroom

                Second bedroom

              • Enjoy the sunsets or candlelight in our Cabana

                Enjoy the sunsets or candlelight in our Cabana

              • Several waterfalls nearby.

                Several waterfalls nearby.

              • Our caretakers Arnold and Marilyn will take good care of your party

                Our caretakers Arnold and Marilyn will take good care of your party

              • Play a game of pool

                Play a game of pool

              • Lots to do on the beach.

                Lots to do on the beach.

              • Our home is powered by the sun. We have 24 hours fan rooms.

                Our home is powered by the sun. We have 24 hours fan rooms.

              • Port Barton is in a marine park zone.

                Port Barton is in a marine park zone.

              • Turtle hatchlings in front of our house.

                Turtle hatchlings in front of our house.

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              Date last modified - Thursday, January 22, 2015

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