Palawan’s most talked about new all-villa holiday destination for discerning guests seeking the ultimate in contemporary luxury, privacy and bespoke service, is set to reopen post the region’s enforced Covid-19 shutdown.

Peter Nilsson, Chief Executive Officer reopen Banwa Private Island

Banwa Private Island is from 1st May, 2020 delighted to welcome Peter Nilsson to spearhead the relaunch of the exclusive island as Chief Executive Officer of the island and its management company. A Swedish national with a distinct Scandinavian demeanor and affable view on life, Peter is a seasoned hospitality executive with 25 years of experience in leadership roles at luxury hotels and resorts in Asia, Indian Ocean, South Pacific, Europe and Russia.

Located within a marine protected area and home to an abundance of rare and vivid flora and fauna, the 6.5 hectare island has six magnificent beach-front villas, each with their own infinity pool providing the utmost in privacy and tranquility. World-class amenities include a stunning open kitchen restaurant and terrace bar, a spa pavilion featuring floodlit tennis court, gym, massage suite, Pilates/yoga studio and juice bar. There’s a dive centre and short-game golf course too.

Remote, yet not removed, the island is accessible via helicopter or seaplane direct to the island from Manila, or via private jet to San Vicente or Puerto Princesa. Banwa Private Island is the result of a meticulous 10-year development.

A further announcement will shortly follow with regards to Banwa Private Island’s official date to reopen.

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