The Philippines is one of the famous holiday destinations among the tourist. One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Philippines is Coron Island. The island is one of the island clusters of Calamian Island in the Northern Palawan. Coron is famous for its beautiful sea view among the tourists. The scenic Coron Island Natural Biotic Area located here is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List.
The climate in Coron is a tropical climate. The weather is generally hot and humid with an average temperature of 28 degrees centigrade. Coron experiences rainy season between May to November. During this period, rain is the most substantial and longest compared to other months. The best time to visit Coron would be during the dry season, around January to April. You can enjoy travelling on the island in the warm, dry weather in these months.
Francisco Bangoy International Airport – Francisco Bangoy International Airport is the main public airport serving Davao City and Davao region. This airport, also known as Davao International Airport, is the busiest airport in Mindanao Island. In the year 2018, this airport has served up to 4.4 million passengers annually. There is one airport terminal here which handles both domestic and international flights. Currently, the airlines operating in Davao International Airport include Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airline, Philippines AirAsia, Royal Air Philippines, Qatar Airways, Cathay Dragon, Xiamen Air and SilkAir. The city center is located about 15 – 30 minutes away from the airport. You can opt for taxis or jeepney as your means of transportation to and from the airport.
Francisco B. Reyes Airport – Francisco B. Reyes Airport is a Class 2 principal airport which serves only domestic destinations. The airport is named after a former Coron mayor of the same name. Located in Busuanga Island, it is the main airport serving Coron and Busuanga. Currently, five airlines are operating at the Francisco B. Reyes Airport which are Air Juan, AirSWIFT, Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and SkyJet. Travelling to the city from the airport is convenient with vans and shuttles available for about PHP 150 per person.
Coron has a warm and humid tropical climate with a distinct dry and rainy season. The temperature in Coron is generally stable around 28 degrees centigrade on average and can reach 38 degrees at maximum. The driest months in Coron is between January to April, while the most torrential and most prolonged rainfall usually happens between May to November. If you want to travel to the island in pleasant weather, January to April would be an excellent period to visit Coron. Indeed, it will be the best time to sunbathe, island hopping or relax while viewing beautiful sceneries of Coron!