However, after we crossed the bridge, my friend just wanted to stay on the beach and perhaps swim, but I goaded him to walk with me to the zip line. From out of nowhere along the shore, two guys appeared and insisted on accompanying us to the zip line. I think to lead us the way for a fee, which was somewhat useless, as I have been there many times. We tried to ignore them as I didn’t want to ruin the surprise for my friend who didn’t want to go zip-lining. Finally up, we were immediately strapped and ready to go. You speed down the 800 meters long- Zipline above the sea. It is entirely an adventure, and you come back out to the beautiful beach.
After the adrenaline kick, we walked back towards the village along the coast. You can also go back the way you came in, but we decided to walk directly along the coast, where you have to cross the not that deep river and then climb some boulders before reaching back the main beach in front of the hotels. We rewarded ourselves another swim in the ocean, which alone would be reason enough to visit Sabang. The water there is shallow, and you can walk in on the sand for quite some time before it gets deeper. While there’s always a warning for the undertow, there’s nothing to fear as long as your feet can reach the ground.
We spent some time swimming and just lying in the sun before we went to a beach-side restaurant for lunch. After that, it was already time to get back to the hotel and take a quick shower. We walked to the Lexxus booth and soon were headed back to Puerto Princesa, where we arrived two hours later.
The van has its final stop at the nearby market and not at the bus terminal. We took one of the many tricycles to go to the big Robinson’s Mall, where I enjoyed a massage chair and where we also had dinner (and more Mango fruit shake). Then we took another tricycle back to our hotel in Puerto Princesa, the Acacia Tree Garden. We signed in for their free airport shuttle for the next day and then just relaxed, after packing our bags.