Best Beaches in the Philippines
The Philippines boasts some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, famous for their turquoise waters and abundant marine life. You can explore secluded sandy stretches and towering limestone cliffs as you experience the best beaches in the Philippines. Here’s what you can expect to see and enjoy.
EL NIDO, PALAWAN
Both a beach and island destination, El Nido, is the kind of paradise on earth showcased on travel brochures. Voted one of the best beaches in the world by numerous travel publications and organisations, this idyllic spot is a must-see. The island is home to 50 beaches, various types of forest and hosts the country’s largest marine sanctuary. Hundreds of species of coral, marine life and birds coexist with marine mammals including dugongs and dolphins in this island paradise’s rich eco-system where mammoth cliffs overlook the crystal-clear water.
The island of Boracay is found around 300km from Manila and it’s well worth a visit to enjoy its pristine beaches and all the fun there is to be had there. A wide array of activities, including diving, water-skiing, snorkelling, hiking and helmet diving, as well as restaurants, clubs and pubs have made Boracay one of the Philippines’ most popular tourist spots.
The capital of the Palawan, Puerto Princesa is a haven for nature-lovers who want to soak up the sun and see some the country’s most beautiful wildlife. There are several beaches to choose from in Puerto Princesa, including Nagtabon, Sabang and Napsang, where you’ll experience the sands and sea as nature intended. If there was an ideal place to be shipwrecked – Puerto Princesa would be it!
You’ll fall in love with the tropical paradise that is Cebu. It’s home to must-see white sand beaches and unbelievably clear waters, palm trees and secluded spots. One of Cebu’s best beaches, which you simply have to add to your itinerary is found on Sumilon Island. A spectacular spot to explore, there’s something for everyone in this little piece of paradise.
These are just a few of the beaches you’ll see during One Life Adventure’s award-winning Philippine’s tour and Add-on optional extras.
This tour will take you to some of the country’s most idyllic tropical beaches. If you want to revel in the summer sun, the best time to visit is from March to June, but the cooler months from November to February are also popular. Escape to an untouched paradise!