about us

Bougainvilla was built in 2018 with its goal, to channel positive vibe and bring the peace in each souls through its 13 home-feel cottages, peaceful sanctuary, bloomed lovely flowers and over 30 staffs always dedicated to assist and care. 


the bougainvilla

Bougainvilla Cottages is a product of its owner’s passion. Kaye Ignacio is a pure Filipina, raised in France and able to finish her studies in Singapore. She travelled around the globe, like most of the tourist savouring every moment, appreciating peace and tranquility, learning different culture and experiencing just everything one place can offer. Understanding the need of soul searching or being with their love ones on a special trip. They’re bringing this pleasure to those people visiting their beautiful paradise here El Nido. Offering comfortable and stress- free cottages serving as a safe haven for every each guest.


Kim Dumaran

frontdesk manager

Kim is a native Palaweño. Has been working in the resort industries for nearly a decade. She always put guest’s needs as her number 1 priority. You’ll always see her around with a smile in her face always ready to assist and care.

Bads Escudero

Maintenance Head

We call him “Kuya Bads” (kuya means big brother in filipino Dialect.) as he always take care of everything. Growing up in another province in northern part of Luzon Philippines, Kuya Bads has been working since a very young age. He’s specialized in all hard work. Anything or everything wrong in your rooms he’ll take care of it! 

Paul Gervacio


Most of our guests love Paul. He’s always accommodating, always setting the vibe good. Equipped with great drinks knowledge. His passion in great cocktail mixing and good attitude made him a true bartender.

our family

We have gathered the most colourful souls around the Island. And it didn’t took long for each one to blend with one another. As attitude is very important to us, these people have no other intention but to give their whole heart out in providing great care and assistance every each guests’s need.  

We take care of our staff as much as they take care of our guests. We admire their unique skills and talents. We help them grow… We send them to trainings every so often so that we can maximise the services we can provide you.

Chill Spot

The resort is show casing the arts and works of local Palaweños, as mainly 80% of staffs are locals. The whole construction of the resort were also handled by the people of Palawan.

Though almost everything are locally made and the team is made up of Palaweños, Bougainvilla still gives a world class staying experience.

we can be reach

We offer free shuttle daily from 7:00 AM until 10:00 PM from the resort to the main beach in town (vice-versa), so it would never be a problem reaching wherever your destination will be. Hassle- free check in and check out. We have it all covered. Just ask the front office officers and they will be happy to assist you with your needs. 

Bougainvilla Cottages is laying just 5-10 minutes walk from the main El Nido town. Trailing along side of Caalan beach, you can already cherish the wonderful view of the two of the most beautiful and famous islands near Bacuit Bay, which is Helicopter Island and Cadlao Island. You can already smell and feel the fresh breeze of air and see the heartwarming smiles from the faces of El Nido locals.

Working hours

Monday - Sunday: The Nectar Restaurant 6:00 AM until 10:00 PM (Last order is at 9:30 PM)
Front desk 7:00 AM until 10:00 PM

We are here

Sitio Caalan st., Baranggay Masaganda El Nido, Palawan
Fax:+63 20 8859 6598
Email: frontdesk@bougainvillacottages.com

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