The Philippines is blessed with a speckling of idyllic tropical islands which are the ultimate getaways for exclusive and private holidays and chartering a helicopter guarantees first-class executive service and a tailored flight experience.
We look at some of the best island-hopping destinations in the Philippines you can reach by private helicopter.
Banwa Private Island - Island Exclusivity
Splash out on a stay at the world’s most expensive island resort and check-in at Banwa Private Island. The 15-acre secluded island resort sits in the archipelago of Palawan and features six beachfront villas with private infinity pools and Jacuzzis.
There are also 12 garden rooms and a top-level presidential suite. The island can accommodate up to 48 people and private Helicopter transfers can be organised to facilitate an incredible experience and stay in paradise.
Banwa offers exclusivity and is an ideal option for the ultimate in privacy and tranquillity. Enhanced by a marine protected area, the informal luxury combined with exquisite personalised service provides a private island sanctuary you've always dreamt of.
Floral Island Resort - Private Luxury
Indulge in the ultimate getaway and hire this private island in Palawan all to yourself and your friends and family. The hidden tropical island in Palawan, Philippines, can cater for up to 16 guests across 6 villas in quaint villas scattered across the small idyllic paradise.
Each booking includes full use of a restaurant, chill-out place, an overlooking massage hut by the beach, available exclusively for you to enjoy for the duration of your stay.
Guests can truly sink into relaxation mode, go island-hopping, kayak in turquoise waters, snorkel and indulge in pampering sessions at the spa. With warm VIP hospitality and tantalising food, this is a private island you won't want to leave.
You can reach and depart from this private getaway with your chartered helicopter and soak up stunning aerial views during departure and arrival.
The island offers limestone cliffs, white sand beaches, and crystal clear waters - Floral Island is a dream private island destination.
Tugawe Cove Resort - Remote Tropical Privacy
Nestled on isolated Caramoan Island, divine Tugawe Cove Resort remains off the well-trodden tourist trail due to its inaccessibility and this means its an ideal chart destination with sought after privacy.
Located in the south-central Philippines, the island is a nature lover’s dream, spilling over with dense forest, thundering waterfalls, vast lakes and dramatic limestone cliffs. Tugawe Cove Resort is perched on a hillside above Lauing Bay, offering stunning vistas of Sombrero, Loto and Litao islands.
Take full advantage of two infinity pools and excellent on-island dining while there are several accommodation options which include the premium Lakeside Family Cabana or the Lakeside Deluxe Casita.
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Amanpulo - Exclusive Island Getaway
In fitting with Aman’s laid-back luxury philosophy, Amanpulo encapsulates off-the-grid luxury. Sitting on its own private island – an 89-hectare Pamalican Island in the Sulu Sea – the only way to travel there is by air, via private helicopter or plane.
With a handful of delicately-designed villas dotting the island, each one built using natural materials, escape to the island bliss with white sand beaches and pristine reefs.
Exclusive experiences include a personal butler and private plunge pools while some of the top-end villas come complete with personal chefs.
YUGO is an official partner of Amanpulo and we are happy to provide customised flight transfers and stays for you.
Ariara - Luxury Holiday Retreat
Ariara is another delightful private island paradise in the pristine Palawan region of the Philippines.
The tropical island is speckled with 18 beach cottages and jungle villas, featuring a large bedroom, four-poster bed and walk-in wardrobe. There is an enormous marble bathroom with either a wooden bath or a marble bath hand-carved from a block of Romblon marble, and an open-air shower.
The fully staffed private tropical island ensures all the guests have a luxury stay, while guests even get their own private chef for an exclusive dining experience, while you are free to explore the 125 acres of untouched nature and pristine sand beaches.
Ariara is ideal for family get-togethers, special occasions and luxury holidays. Ariara is an easy private chartered helicopter ride away from Manila.
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