The Philippines is one of the best destination that is easy to visit multiple times due to its more than 7,641 islands. The most difficult decision you make as a traveler, is figuring out which island to visit first. The Philippines is divided into the three main island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, representing different regions in the Philippines. With so many islands you’re almost guaranteed to find some of the best places in the Philippines to explore. From the stunning bays of El Nido to the beautiful island of Bohol, there’s a little slice of the Philippines that I’m sure you’ll love. Below, we mentioned some the most visited island in the Philippines.
There is a reason that Boracay is considered the beach capital of the Philippines . This tiny island in the west Visayas region is ideal for beach-goers who are after simple relaxation in the sun or water activities. White Beach, on the west side of the island, is one of the most popular beaches, with a lively reputation. Puka Shell Beach is on the tip of the island and is a favorite spot for shell collectors. Cagban Beach is a quiet spot with nearby caves that are rumored to still contain treasure chests. Diniwid Beach is a tiny beach at the north end of White Beach that has the best view of the island from a platform rock located there. This island is known for its many resorts, so finding a place to stay is easy. For a panoramic view of the island, take a day trip to Mount Luho, its highest point. Click here for travel guide.
Bohol / Chocolate Hills
The Chocolate Hills of Bohol are one of the most iconic locations and natural phenomenons in the Philippines. The geological formation of the chocolate hills will leave you in awe, even more so at sunrise or sunset! With over 1,200 hills rolling into the horizon, they are covered with lush greens except during the dry season where the grass turns brown and gives the hills their name. This has to be one of the most unique landscapes in the Philippines and maybe even the world!
Cebu Island is one of the most popular destinations in the Philippines. Cebu has an international airport which is Mactan international airport. Cebu is one the top touristic destination in the Philippines. Cebu is popular because of there beaches and island . Cebu is the best place visit because its not so traffic and polluted unlike big cities. Travelers can still enjoy whether solo, backpackers and group to visit cebu. Cebu is located in central Visayas (Region VII), is considered the port to some of the best diving and snorkeling in the Philippines. If you are an underwater enthusiast, Cebu is one of your best options for excursions that get you up-close to whale sharks, coral reefs, and sea turtles. Click here for travel guide.
Palawan is located in western part in the Philippines. It’s a long but narrow strip of some of the best beaches and marine life you will see in Southeast Asia. From Manila, it’s approximately a one hour plane ride to the capital Puerto Princesa. Palawan is relatively urbanized compared to the rest of the province, but you’ll meet a lot of foreigners here who now call Palawan their home. For many though, Puerto Princesa is only a gateway to the province’s more majestic features. The two places that are famous in there are Coron and El Nido Palawan. Many travelers consider the highlight of Palawan to be El Nido and Coron, with its spectacular karst scenery and popular island hopping tours. We suggest adding El Nido and Coron to your itinerary by default, and adding more places depending on how much time you have. Here are tips for some of the top destinations in Palawan.
Banaue Rice Terraces
The Banaue rice Terraces or called “Hagdan -Hagdan Palayan”, are one of the most striking things to see in the Philippines. The emerald-green terraces are an agricultural wonder in this area. Your most impressive view of the terraces is at sunrise, when clouds and fog lift off the mountain to reveal the intricate landscape of the terraces. Banaue created one of the unforgettable place in the Philippines. Its the place where you can meet people who wear such Ifugao and bring you back days ago how people lived there.