Coron is one of the top tourist destinations in the Philippines. It was selected as one of the worlds’ beautiful islands. Coron is located in Palawan Province. Technically, there are two Coron in the Philippines. The first Coron is located at Busuanga Island, named Coron Town and the second Coron is the island itself, called Coron Island. Coron is well-known for the fishing and tourism industries.
Iloilo and Coron experience a dry and wet season. The dry season in Coron starts from May to June. Whereas, Coron has its wet season from July to October. The dry season is the peak season of the city. Many visitors will come around this period to avoid bad weather. The visitors can conveniently walk around the streets since the weather is excellent. However, the visitors will not be able to do the same during the wet season. That is the reason why the number of visitors decreases in this period.
Iloilo International Airport - Iloilo International Airport serves for Iloilo City, Iloilo Province and Western Visayas region. It owns a passenger terminal, a cargo terminal and a primary runway that supports wide-bodied aircraft. This airport handles for domestic and international airlines which include Air Juan, Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and Philippine AirAsia. Iloilo International Airport is situated about 18.1 kilometers from the city center. The taxi fare will be around 400 PHP.
Francisco B. Reyes Airport - Francisco B. Reyes Airport operates for the area of Busuanga and Coron. It is located in Busuanga Island, Palawan. It handles domestic airlines which are from Air Juan, Cebu Pacific Air by Cebgo, AirSWIFT, SkyJet, Philippine Airlines by PAL Express and AirAsia Zest by Zest Air. This airport has two terminals which meant for domestic flights. The distance between this airport and the city is about 16.6 kilometers. By taking a taxi, it will cost around 150 PHP.
Iloilo and Coron have a tropical climate. The average annual temperature in Coron is 27.2 degrees Celsius. Usually, at the early of the year, this city will be hit by warm and humid weather. It is an ideal time for visitors to enjoy doing water activities such as scuba diving and snorkeling. Coron will encounter heavy rainfall and thunderstorms towards at the end of the year. Visitors should study the weather forecast before traveling to the city.