Friday, 3 May 2013

Ariara Island, Palawan

Dream escapes Ariara

1. Ariara Island, Palawan: Barefoot Bliss Home to awe-inspiring limestone cliffs, thriving coral reefs, and majestic views (think the ending scene in The Bourne Legacy), Palawan also boasts hundreds of undiscovered islands, and among them, Ariara in the Calamian Archipelago. Seeing its paradise potential, British couple Charles and Carrie McCullough created an ultra-exclusive private island retreat, with eight contemporary yet eco-conscious cottages, suites, and villas (try the Jungle Villa built on stilts!) that can accommodate only up to 18 guests at a time.