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San Vicente is a small (34,000 in 2020) town in Palawan. It has a very fine beach 14 km (almost nine miles) long and, as of early 2015, is undergoing fairly extensive infrastructure development. Once the airport and some resorts open, it may become a major tourist destination.

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San Vicente is predominantly fishing and a farming municipality and is gaining recognition as a center of interest for tourism. San Vicente can offer a diverse range of attractions for adventure and nature enthusiasts.

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As with the general climate of the Philippine Archipelago, San Vicente's dry season begins in December, lasting until the month of May while the onset of the wet or rainy season is in June, usually drying up again in November. Northestern winds, the amihan prevail from November to May. Rough coastal waters characterize the season of habagat, or the south-western winds.

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It is 186 km (116 mi) from Puerto Princesa City.

  • 1 San Vicente Airport (SWL IATA). Flights from Clark International Airport and Manila. San Vicente Airport (Q7415359) on Wikidata San Vicente Airport on Wikipedia

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Alimanguan Beach in San Vicente

San Vicente's beachfront, popularly called the Long Beach, is being converted into an emerging tourist destination that will be the beneficiary of government spending on infrastructure. The Long Beach have two rocky cliffs interrupting the continuous expanse of approximately 14.7 kilometers of sugary white sand beach dividing it into three coves. It is the longest white sand beach in the Philippines.

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