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Introducing Port Barton

On the west coast, the refreshingly quiet town of Port Barton is a low-key tourist haunt. The town itself is on an attractive beach with colourful sunsets. Even better beaches can be found on the islands scattered throughout the sheltered bay, and up the coast at Long Beach (both are accessible by boat from Port Barton and make good day trips). Quite a few travellers show up here and find the mix of laid-back travel scene and local colour enough reason to stay for a few days. It's certainly more relaxing than El Nido town to the north, and is a good place for families as the beach is sheltered and peaceful.

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