Aborlan, officially the Municipality of Aborlan, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 38,736 people. It lies in a vast plain between the Sulu Sea and the mountains, 69 kilometres south of Puerto Princesa City.
Known for its Seven Line coral reef, Aborlan in Palawan now hosts an impressive Marine Protected Area (MPA) spanning 79,000 hectares as part of a two-country initiative by WWF and Fondation Segré to rebuild the fish stocks of the Coral Triangle by changing the way people view protected areas.
What is the meaning of Aborlan Palawan?
The Parada ng Lechon (Parades of Lechon) is one of the festivities highlighted. They got this idea from the municipality's name Aborlan which means land with boars. The barangays joined in this activity and enjoyed the food they served called “boodle fight'. Aborlan has an indigenous tribe named Tagbanwa.
Top Things To Discover in Aborlan
The Government of Aborlan celebrates the Founding Anniversary with the Rakudan Festival. With Street Dancing Competition locally known as Kenda Ka’t Dalan, Mutya ng Aborlan (The Beauty pageant), Motocross Challenge, Sagwan Challenge, Aborlan Art Workshop and Painting competition, Agro Trade-Fair and Parada ng Lechon and so much more.
The Parada ng Lechon (Parades of Lechon) is one of the festivities highlighted. They got this idea from the municipality’s name Aborlan which means land with boars. The barangays joined in this activity and enjoyed the food they served called “boodle fight’.
St. Therese of Child Jesus Chapel
Parish of St. Therese Of The Child Jesus is a Roman Catholic Church located at in the town of Aborlan,Palawan
The TALAKAIGAN RIVER SYSTEM of Barangay Cabigaan, Aborlan, Palawan.
The river’s fresh, sparkling, and crystal-clear water continues to run downstream, Aside from being the main source of potable water, fertile soil surrounding the area allows healthy growth of variety of crops that benefit the indigenous people. The Talakaigan River System is part of the Aborlan Guba System and has a great potential to become a tourist destination
There, you can find Pintingan Falls, a 20 meter drop waterfall which is about 2 1/2 hrs away from the center of Aborlan
Sea Eagle Beach – Tigman
About 10 mins from Tigman
Aborlan’s Sea Eagle Beach at Tigman is a popular beach destination in Aborlan. It’s well-known for its white sand and crystal clear waters that are ideal for swimming, snorkeling, and other beach activities. To make things even better, a magnificent sea eagle can often be spotted soaring over the beach. With its breathtaking views, Tigman is the perfect place to relax, unwind, and escape the hustle and bustle of daily life.
A place to unwind, backpackers and beach lovers.
Cottages 300-500 Pesos
Smart: 09620788053 – Globe: 09771170299
Only 1 1/2 hrs fro Puerto Princesa
How to Get to Aborlan
The Cherry Bus leaves once a day and takes about 1 hr 45 mins from Puerto Princesa City .You can buy ticket at San Jose Terminal. You can drop off at any stops along the way.
Shuttle Van & Taxi
The van is the most convenient way to go from Aborlan to Puerto Princesa.
Vans: Cost about 600 php – Taxis cost about 1500 php
Can be arranged with your Front Desk Clerk and the San Jose Terminal.