Tourist Spots in the Philippines

The Philippines is blessed with many natural resources and there are hundreds of destinations to choose from. But for the best of the best, heres a top five list of the must-see tourist destinations in the Philippines.

Puerto Galera | Philippines

Mindoros waters and Puerto Galera is a divers paradise with reefs that is considered one of the best in the world. Four hours south of Manila via boat and a ferry, Puerto Galera in the island of Mindoro is home to the famous White Beach which has a wide array of accommodations, restaurants, nightlife and beach activities to choose from. There is also Sabang Beach which is likewise famous for diving and its vibrant nightlife. For those who are more serious about having a quiet time, you can try Aninuan and Talipanan Beach.

The Cordilleras | Philippines

The Cordillera region is located in the mountainous central area of Luzon, and is home to the famous Banaue Rice Terraces as well as the hanging coffins of Ifugao. Baguio city is the regions center, which is also a good tourist destination in itself with its numerous parks and other attractions. The Banaue Rice Terraces encompassed by the provinces of Ifugao, Benguet, Mountain Province and Apayao, is a UNESCO world heritage site because of its historical significance and sheer magnificence.

The Ilocos Region | Philippines

The Ilocos region occupies the northwestern face of Luzon Island in the Philippines. This belt, which includes the provinces of Pangasinan, La Union, Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte, is a great destination if you wou would like to soak up some culture, history and of course, some fun in the beach! Pangasinan is home to the natural wonder, Hundred Islands Natural Park, a group of 124 islands with three developed for tourism. La Union is known as the surfing capital of the north, with waves especially suited for surfing in San Juan. Ilocos Norte is home to UNESCO world heritage site Vigan, a Spanish colonial town that was thankfully spared from bombing during the war. Ilocos Norte is known for being the hometown of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos, whose body still lies in wake for the public to see in his native Batac. It is also home to centuries old churches as well as the famous white sand beach, Pagudpud.

Bohol | Philippines

Bohol is nestled between the Visayas and Mindanao region of the Philippines and is home to pristine white beaches as well as the worlds smallest primate, the Philippines Tarsier. It is also famous for the natural formation Chocolate Hills, a collection of small which look like little chocolate kisses that extend beyond the horizon.

Boracay Island | Philippines

Of course, no trip would be complete without a visit to Boracay Island, considered one of the best beaches in the world. Some tourists visit the Philippines for the sole purpose of experiencing this island alone. The island is known for its clean white sand beaches, crystal clear waters, numerous watersport activities, top-end resorts, restaurants and other R&R facilities.

 

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