A Hemingway-style getaway for lovers or small groups. No pretentiousness, all laid back. 1 hour by van from el nido town 30 min by boat. Website: www.airbnb.com/rooms/2944607
San Fernando is 1 hour away from el nido town by a bumpy road good for exploring with motorbikes.
Santeria is a small backpacker hangout up in a cashew grove. Simple huts and a great view of Daracuton bay. Website: www.santeria-elnido.com