HOTEL MAYA is located in the island of Culion in Northern Palawan. Culion is part of the Calamianes Group of Islands which also includes Busuanga, Coron and Linapacan.
In 1906, Culion was declared by the American Commonwealth
government as a Leper Colony where all leper patients are supposed to be brought. Since 1906, Jesuits and SPC sisters were tasked to provide pastoral care of all the leper patients in the island of Culion.
Since leprosy is now curable, the island
of Culion is now very safe for tourists. Culion has a Museum which helps tourists to understand the unique history of this island. Several historical markers may also be found around Culion explaining the historical importance of the different
buildings and areas.
Culion is also very blessed with beautiful beaches and a great diversity of marine species. There are several pearl farms in the area which is proof of the very clean environment in Culion.