A private island sanctuary
in a marine protected area
Palawan is widely acknowledged as one of the few remaining places on earth where you can still experience the natural world at its untouched best. Banwa's sought-after privacy is enhanced by the marine protected area it sits within, and its marine life and supporting ecosystem is thriving as a result.
When you charter Banwa, the island becomes yours. There's no compromise, and there are no guests unknown to you. Quite simply, it's your very own private island hideaway. The ultimate in luxury, tranquility and privacy, all set up to provide the most personalised level of service imaginable.Discover your island
Located in Northeastern Palawan in the Sulu Sea, Banwa's six hectares of lush, verdant landscaping and pristine white sand beaches provide a perfect environment for nature to thrive. Our island provides sanctuary for an incredibly rich and diverse number of flora and fauna species.Nature & conservation on Banwa
Banwa's natural beauty surrounds you at every turn. The tranquility and sense of sanctuary is only truly understood by those lucky enough to experience it for themselves. The strong links to the local community and our intrinsic connection to the ocean provided the inspiration for the naming of the island, and the culture and philosophies of the Tagbanwa people are strongly reflected in the overall ethos of Banwa Private Island.Explore & Discover Banwa