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Mad Monkey Nacpan Beach

Enjoy the best of island life at Mad Monkey Nacpan Beach! Located just a 45 minute ride from El Nido, Mad Monkey Nacpan Beach is the perfect place for beach lovers to relax and soak up the sun. Meet dozens of other travelers from around the world at the beachfront bar and lounge area and be sure to catch sunset with a drink in hand. Our restaurant serves mouthwatering local and international dishes hot off the grill and our friendly staff will be happy to help you sort out all your travel needs.

Faciliities & Amenities

  • Beachfront
  • Bar & Restaurant
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Shared Dorms
  • Private Lofts
  • Glamping
  • Luggage Storage
  • Lock Boxes
  • Towels
  • Fans
  • Daily Tours
  • Nightly Events
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Based on 142 reviews




Who doesn’t love a HIFive?! While every experience we create at Mad Monkey is thoughtfully designed, we have clearly identified and will ensure to communicate FIVE amazing and authentic experiences in each and every one of our locations, that if taken part in the ‘Mad Monkey Way,’ will leave YOU feeling as though you have fully experienced and absorbed that location (awesome perks, deals, merchandise, & photo ops included). Keep reading to find out more about our HIFives at Mad Monkey Nacpan!

Mad Monkey Nacpan Beach Local Community Project

Your stay at Mad Monkey Nacpan Beach directly funds the Monthly Feeding Program at Calitang Elementary School.

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Our goal at Mad Monkey is to create meaningful and sustainable travel experiences for our guests. Find out how we promote responsible travel and provide socio-economic benefits to the communities in which we are located.

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Mad Monkey Nacpan Need to know

Nacpan Beach, Sitio Calitang, Barangay Bucana
El Nido, 5313 Palawan, Philippines


Where is Mad Monkey Nacpan Beach?

We are located 45mins from El Nido town. The property sits right in front of the ocean, cradled by coconut trees between the famous twin beaches of Calitang and Nacpan, next to a humble fishing village.


How to get to Mad Monkey Nacpan Beach

To get to Mad Monkey Nacpan Beach, the cheapest and most common route is to fly to Puerto Princesa since most major domestic carriers fly here daily. Another option is flying directly to El Nido via AirSwift – however direct flights are more expensive and are only advisable if you book your tickets far in advance.

Should you choose to fly into Puerto Princesa, you may take a bus (8hrs) or van (5-6hrs) to El Nido. When you reach El Nido town, you can take a tricycle to Nacpan Beach which will take you around 45 minutes.

After arriving at the main entrance, walk to the left for about 200 meters until you see the Mad Monkey Nacpan Beach signage.

Mad Monkey Nacpan Beach

My stay was pleasant. Location is remote but right on a very beautiful beach.Would like to specially thank Russel, who went above and beyond on keeping my birthday tradition of helping/feeding kids. On my birthday he gathered lot of kids from around the village with who I enjoyed the ice cream. Without his kindness it wouldn’t be possible. The smile on those kids faces made my vacation even more memorable!
Harshdeep singh
Harshdeep singh
05:42 17 Nov 22
Great location, with a stunning beach right in front of the hostel. The parties are insane fun, and facilities at the hostel are also on pint. Special shout out to Cody for making my stay extra special!
deepro guha
deepro guha
08:13 31 Oct 22
If you like to party by the beach, this is the best place to be!
Marya Dela Torre
Marya Dela Torre
10:26 17 Oct 22
I stayed at this Mad Monkey hostel, at the Nacpan Beach, for many days, almost a week spontaneously.To my opinion, it's the hostel life as it should be on the books. The quality of the beds are great with mosquito-nets, and the shared bathrooms are good and clean to use. On top of that, this hostel (Mad Monkey Nacpan Beach) is located next to the beach. You wake up with the sea, and at sleeping hours you can go to bed just after a short swim in the sea. To my experience as a world traveller, this is nowhere possible (because all the commercial resorts are taken over the best beach-places). Location is super.Especially I had amazing evening experiences in the bar. So I saw Cody cheering up the crowd as his life was depended on it. We had really enjoyed his daily-designed games and his personality marked my evenings during this holiday. Next to that we'd danced all night long on the tunes of DJ Brown Meister. He's great and he endless brought us in to the night.I will come again, definitely, also regarding the value for the price. I can recommend everybody to go here. Maybe a bit remote, but from downtown 'El Nido' it's easy to let you transport by shared van (around 600/700 pesos 1-way) or go by you're self with a rented scooter (around 1 hour driving, road near Nacpan Beach is al little but muddy, easy to find in downtown).As said, it's next to the beach, maybe a bit much sand but the spot (5 star resort location) and friendly employees of the hostel overrules everything. Wifi works, it was possible for me to work. Free kajacking is possible.
Yu Wong
Yu Wong
13:40 09 Oct 22
Perfect place too enjoy holidays with some friends ! if you like beach activities you’ll be at heaven, if you appreciate chillin you’re at the good place, and if you like to have fun Cody and the staff of MM will entertain you all time !
Tobias Kalff
Tobias Kalff
04:30 04 Oct 22
Pramise believe me beautiful place madmonkey ����the best
A very good location...good hostel, good vibes, very clean bathroom and nice bed bunks.very friendly staff..Cody (bar Manager); Appreciated are one of a kind manager...your time and talking to me and to other guest...playing with the guest and giving time to listen to the guest..
Jarrel Diangka
Jarrel Diangka
07:05 21 Sep 22
The best bar in NACPAN!
Lawrence Petrasanta
Lawrence Petrasanta
14:33 23 Jul 21
Good Memories only. Mad Monkey was amazing. Nacpan Beach is breathtaking! The best beach we've ever visited.
Nathalie F.
Nathalie F.
08:15 07 Jun 20
Great place to meet people and have fun
Had an amazing time at Mad Monkey. Bar and reception staff are super friendly and helpful. Also a great team of hostel reps here too! Jack and Mart are so good at getting everyone involved in the games in the evening and the DJ killed it.Had the most fun there couldn't imagine better reps.I went on the Island hopping with Mart and had one of the best days here on Philippines. A full 7 hour day trip , great music, and great vibes. We had a fun moment in one of the caves there- we we sharing our stories with the group - funny and touching moment. I highly recommend Mad Monkey to everyone.Best regards/lama girl :)
Alexandra Hindley
Alexandra Hindley
07:40 20 Mar 20