The Philippines is a beautiful destination for travellers looking to explore its many islands, beaches, and tropical forests. With over 7000 islands to choose from, it can be difficult to narrow down the best places to visit. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of our top 10 must-visit travel destinations in the Philippines.
1.) Siargao Island – Siargao Island is a surfer’s paradise located in the southeastern part of the Philippines. It’s known for its white sand beaches, crystal clear waters, and lush jungle landscape. Siargao also has many unique attractions such as Cloud 9 Beach, Magpupungko Rockpools, and Sugba Lagoon.
2.) Coron – Coron is an island located in Palawan Province and is home to some of the most stunning natural attractions in the world. A few of these include Kayangan Lake (which is considered one of the cleanest lakes in Asia), Barracuda Lake (which has an underwater cemetery that you can explore), and Siete Pecados (seven islands connected by sandbars).
3.) El Nido – El Nido is a beach paradise located on Palawan Island that features crystal clear waters and dramatic limestone cliffs. You can go scuba diving or snorkelling around its many reefs or take boat tours around its numerous lagoons and coves including Big Lagoon, Small Lagoon, Secret Lagoon and Simizu Island.
4.) Bohol – Bohol is an island province with plenty of activities for visitors. The Chocolate Hills are perhaps its most iconic attraction—these hills are made up of over 1,200 perfectly conical mounds covered with grass that turn brown during the dry season—but there are also other natural wonders like the Loboc River Cruise and Man-made forest tour worth seeing too!
5.) Cebu City – Cebu City is one of the most vibrant cities in Southeast Asia with plenty of shopping malls, restaurants, bars and nightlife spots to explore; plus gorgeous white sand beaches such as Mactan Island Beach Resort where you can soak up some sun or go swimming with sea turtles!
6.) Baguio City – Baguio City is situated high up on Luzon Island at an altitude of 5,000 feet above sea level which makes it a great place to escape from the hot weather down below. Here you’ll find lots of tourist attractions like Mines View Park, Burnham Park and Wright Park where you can take picturesque views from different angles!
7.) Puerto Princesa Underground River – Located on Palawan Island this 8 kilometres long underground river was declared UNESCO World Heritage Site back in 1999 due to its unique geological formations and diverse wildlife species living inside its caves!
8.) Kalanggaman Island – This small island off the coast of Leyte offers visitors pristine white sand beaches surrounded by turquoise waters perfect for swimming or simply relaxing under coconut trees while enjoying breathtaking views all around!
9.) Vigan City – This city was established during the Spanish colonization period making it one of oldest inhabited cities in Asia with architecture reminiscent of this era still standing today including cobblestone streets lined with colonial buildings!
10.) Sagada– Situated high up in the northern part of Luzon island this mountain town is full of historic sites like Echo Valley (where ancient burial sites were discovered!), Sumaguing Cave (the longest cave system in the Philippines!) Hanging Coffins Church!
Whether you want to experience surf culture or explore stunning natural wonders, there’s something special about each location on our list that will make your trip unforgettable! Pack your bags now—the Philippines awaits your arrival!