DISCOVER THE PHILIPPINES

The Philippines - The home of more than 7,000 islands

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Situated at the very eastern edge of Asia, the Philippines are home to more than 7,000 islands, planning a trip to the Philippines can be a rather overwhelming and mind-boggling experience for any traveller. From the idyllic rolling hills of Batanes to breath-snatching, to the fabulous cascades of Lake Sebu, the Philippines is awe-inspiring destinations that are worthy of a traveller’s bucket list. Be it a sun-kissed beach or history buff you will surely find bliss as well as bring your innate sense of wanderlust in the city. The Philippines is not shy to offer a lot more fun for foreign and local wanderers as the country is rich in natural, cultural and historical treasures.

To help you travel we have rounded few of the best sites to visit in the Philippines.

El Nido, Palawan

Named as the most beautiful island beaches in the world by Condé Nast Traveler magazine in 2015, El Nido is one of the must-visit and must-return places in the Philippines. Be a part of the different island-hopping tours to enchanting lagoons, white sand beaches, and crystal clear waters, where you can do kayaking, swim, snorkel, or just relax and embrace the hidden beauty of Mother Nature. It truly has one of the world’s most amazing and picture-perfect seascapes. More than just a stereotypic beach destination, El Nido is also admired for its verdant jungle and steep limestone cliffs.

Boracay

It is the most popular beach in the Philippines. t’s every Filipino’s dream to visit this island located in the province of Aklan. It packs great features such as beautiful resorts, award-winning beaches and great adventures like motorbiking, horse riding, snorkelling, cliff diving, parasailing, kite surfing and scuba diving. If that also doesn’t suffice you can go with its beautiful sunset view, bright blue waters, off-white sand, and unforgettable nightlife which pulsates with many bars and restaurants serving food, drinks and fun until dawn which makes it a place not to miss.

Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, Palawan

If Mount Apo is for hikers, the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park is a heaven for the scuba divers. Known as one of the world’s best dive sites, this wonderful aquatic world is a protected sanctuary that serves as a home to the endangered hawksbill sea turtles, sharks, lionfish, vibrant coral reefs, clownfish and sea turtles. The reef system has over 600 species of fish and 300 coral species, as well as being a nesting site for hawksbill and green turtles and many species of bird. Diving can be challenging in the Tubbataha and there is only the small window of March to early June that the liveaboards can actually get out there when the sea conditions are calm enough.

Siquijor

Termed as one of the most mysterious places to visit in the Philippines, is a serene cove that is believed to be a breeding ground for sorcerers, witches and even mythical supernatural creatures. Although it is known that the rumours aren’t true. It is an incredibly safe and fascinating island that will impress even the most seasoned travellers with its laid-back feel and allure. However, people who come to this place will be astonished by the beauty of its parks, waterfalls and beaches like the Kagusuan Beach and Salagdoong Beach.

Situated at the very eastern edge of Asia, the Philippines are home to more than 7,000 islands, planning a trip to the Philippines can be a rather overwhelming and mind-boggling experience for any traveler. From the idyllic rolling hills of Batanes to breath-snatching, to the fabulous cascades of Lake Sebu, the Philippines is awe-inspiring destinations that are worthy of a traveler’s bucket list. Be it a sun-kissed beach or history buff you will surely find bliss as well as bring your innate sense of wanderlust in the city. The Philippines is not shy to offer a lot more fun for foreign and local wanderers as the country is rich in natural, cultural and historical treasures.

To help you travel we have rounded few of the best sites to visit in the Philippines.

El Nido, Palawan

Named as the most beautiful island beaches in the world by Condé Nast Traveler magazine in 2015, El Nido is one of the must-visit and must-return places in the Philippines. Be a part of the different island-hopping tours to enchanting lagoons, white sand beaches, and crystal clear waters, where you can do kayaking, swim, snorkel, or just relax and embrace the hidden beauty of Mother Nature. It truly has one of the world’s most amazing and picture-perfect seascapes. More than just a stereotypic beach destination, El Nido is also admired for its verdant jungle and steep limestone cliffs.

Boracay

It is the most popular beach in the Philippines. t’s every Filipino’s dream to visit this island located in the province of Aklan. It packs great features such as beautiful resorts, award-winning beaches and great adventures like motorbiking, horse riding, snorkelling, cliff diving, parasailing, kite surfing and scuba diving. If that also doesn’t suffice you can go with its beautiful sunset view, bright blue waters, off-white sand, and unforgettable nightlife which pulsates with many bars and restaurants serving food, drinks and fun until dawn which makes it a place not to miss.

Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, Palawan

If Mount Apo is for hikers, the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park is a heaven for the scuba divers. Known as one of the world’s best dive sites, this wonderful aquatic world is a protected sanctuary that serves as a home to the endangered hawksbill sea turtles, sharks, lionfish, vibrant coral reefs, clownfish and sea turtles. The reef system has over 600 species of fish and 300 coral species, as well as being a nesting site for hawksbill and green turtles and many species of bird. Diving can be challenging in the Tubbataha and there is only the small window of March to early June that the liveaboards can actually get out there when the sea conditions are calm enough.

Siquijor

Termed as one of the most mysterious places to visit in the Philippines, is a serene cove that is believed to be a breeding ground for sorcerers, witches and even mythical supernatural creatures. Although it is known that the rumours aren’t true. It is an incredibly safe and fascinating island that will impress even the most seasoned travellers with its laid-back feel and allure. However, people who come to this place will be astonished by the beauty of its parks, waterfalls and beaches like the Kagusuan Beach and Salagdoong Beach.